Compare 2004 Lexus IS 300 vs 2004 Cadillac CTS

2004 Lexus IS 300
2004 Cadillac CTS
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300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans 18 25 $25,901 $29,435
300 4-Door Sedan Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
300 5-Door Wagon Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 26 $28,351 $30,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,901
$28,351
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,435
$30,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$491 / month
$511 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
30.2 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.2 98
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.6 190.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.46 60.0
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 113.4
Liftover Height (in)
25.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 70.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.1 12.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x 1.26 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.09 x 0.47 11.7 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 35.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.37
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QWJ
Front Tire Size
P215/45ZR17 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
P215/45ZR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QWJ
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45ZR17 P225/55HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3255 3509
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.9 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 5800 220 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
218 @ 3800 220 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA LA3
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.2L/194
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Getrag
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.091 3.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA M35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.57 3.57
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.34
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 300 Cadillac CTS
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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