Compare 2016 Cadillac CTS vs 2016 Lexus GS

2016 Cadillac CTS
2016 Lexus GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GS 200t 4-Door Sedan F Sport RWD 21 30 $42,421 $45,615
GS 200t 4-Door Sedan RWD 22 33 $42,421 $45,615
GS 350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $46,937 $50,470
GS 350 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 29 $46,500 $50,000
GS 350 4-Door Sedan RWD F Sport 19 28 $46,500 $50,000
GS 450h 4-Door Sedan Hybrid 29 34 $58,666 $63,080
GS F 4-Door Sedan 16 24 $78,529 $84,440
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,944
$42,421
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,560
$45,615
Monthly Payment Estimate
$793 / month
$760 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Cadillac CTS sedan is a stunning luxury sedan that drives as well or better than its European rivals. The 2016 Lexus GS F rivals the Germans for top-level handling, but hybrids and the turbo-four GS 200t pack fewer thrills.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.40 38
Second Hip Room (in)
53.30 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.90 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.0 99
Second Head Room (in)
37.50 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.80 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
45.70 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.80 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.40 36.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.40 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
195.50 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.20 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.70 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
114.60 112.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.20 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 18.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 14
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 12.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
RHN NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R17 P235/40VR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RHN NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R17 P265/35VR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3808 3805
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000-4500 258 @ 1650
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 5600 241 @ 5800
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
SIDI Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 4.60
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 1.86
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.06
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.69
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.72
Trans Order Code
M5N NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS Sedan Lexus GS 200t
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 7.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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