Compare 2019 Cadillac CTS vs 2019 Lexus GS

2019 Cadillac CTS
2019 Lexus GS
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo AWD 21 29 $46,545 $48,995
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Luxury AWD 21 29 $51,960 $54,695
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Luxury RWD 22 30 $50,060 $52,695
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo RWD 22 30 $44,645 $46,995
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury AWD 18 26 $53,860 $56,695
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury RWD 19 29 $51,960 $54,695
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Luxury AWD 18 26 $59,085 $62,195
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Luxury RWD 19 29 $57,185 $60,195
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Twin Turbo V-Sport Premium Luxury RWD 16 24 $68,205 $71,795
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Twin Turbo V-Sport RWD 16 24 $58,610 $61,695
CTS-V Sedan 4-Door Sedan 14 21 $82,645 $86,995
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GS 300 F SPORT RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GS GS 300 F SPORT RWD 21 30 $47,773 $51,450
GS GS 350 AWD 19 26 $47,350 $50,915
GS GS 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $50,488 $54,355
GS GS 350 F SPORT RWD 19 27 $48,885 $52,610
GS GS 350 RWD 20 28 $47,657 $51,245
GS F RWD 16 24 $78,678 $84,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,545
$47,773
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,995
$51,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$817 / month
$858 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
5.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Cadillac CTS-V is arguably the greatest American performance sedan ever, and we will miss it dearly when it's discontinued after 2019. The 2019 Lexus GS is a handsome mid-size luxury sedan with value on its side.
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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
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
45.7 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.0 99
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 38
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
195.5 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 112.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 62
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 18.4
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 14
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 17.4
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
RHN NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3814 3805
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 19 X 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 80
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 5600 241 @ 5800
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
SIDI Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000-4500 258 @ 1650
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 1.86
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.72
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.69
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
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 4.60
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.82
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS Sedan Lexus GS
Suspension
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 - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 7.4
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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2019 Cadillac CTS
  • 2019 CTS stocked to meet demand
  • Factory rebate up to $8,500
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2019 Lexus GS
  • 2020 Lexus GS is available; 2019s sold out
  • Cashback: Up to $1,500 off
  • Financing: From 2.9% for 60 months
  • Leases: None available

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