Compare 2009 Cadillac STS vs 2009 Chrysler 300

2009 Cadillac STS
2009 Chrysler 300
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4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
STS 4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
STS 4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SB 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
STS 4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SA 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
STS 4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SB 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
STS 4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SC 17 26 $44,034 $46,845
STS 4-Door Sedan V8 AWD w/1SG 15 22 $52,964 $56,345
STS 4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SE 15 24 $52,964 $56,345
STS 4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SG 15 24 $52,964 $56,345
STS-V 4-Door Sedan 13 19 $76,069 $81,795
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4-Door Sedan 300C AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan 300C AWD 16 25 $36,324 $39,175
300 4-Door Sedan 300C Hemi Executive RWD 16 25 $34,468 $37,135
300 4-Door Sedan 300C Hemi RWD 16 25 $34,468 $37,135
300 4-Door Sedan 300C SRT8 RWD 13 19 $40,861 $44,160
300 4-Door Sedan LX RWD 18 26 $24,794 $26,665
300 4-Door Sedan Limited AWD 17 25 $34,368 $37,025
300 4-Door Sedan Limited RWD 17 25 $32,270 $34,720
300 4-Door Sedan Touring 18 26 $25,168 $26,915
300 4-Door Sedan Touring AWD 17 25 $29,886 $32,100
300 4-Door Sedan Touring Executive RWD 17 25 $27,916 $29,935
300 4-Door Sedan Touring RWD 17 25 $27,916 $29,935
300 4-Door Sedan Touring Signature AWD 17 25 $29,886 $32,100
300 4-Door Sedan Touring Signature RWD 17 25 $27,916 $29,935
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,034
$36,324
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,845
$39,175
Monthly Payment Estimate
$781 / month
$653 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Cadillac STS isn’t a standout for looks, but you’ll appreciate the way it drives. Still turning heads after five years on the road, the 2009 Chrysler 300 is one of the kings of cool in the large sedan market.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.6 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 59.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.9 106.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 40.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
196.7 196.8
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 58.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
116.4 120.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 15.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.0 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 1.3 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 19.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.2 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.9 38.9
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.90
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QKP TRS
Front Tire Size
P235/50SR17 P225/60R18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QKP TRS
Spare Tire Order Code
SGC TBC
Rear Tire Size
P235/50SR17 P225/60R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4125 4280
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 625
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
DI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
272 @ 5200 398 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LLT EZD
Displacement
3.6L/220 5.7L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 6300 370 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.19
Trans Order Code
MX7 DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac STS Chrysler 300
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.3 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Touring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Touring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -

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