Compare 2005 Lexus GS 430 vs 2005 Cadillac STS

2005 Lexus GS 430
2005 Cadillac STS
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 23 $41,736 $47,975
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4-Door Sedan V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 17 24 $37,485 $40,525
4-Door Sedan V8 17 26 $43,498 $47,025
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,736
$37,485
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,975
$40,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$800 / month
$675 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 116.7
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 58.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 196.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 62.3
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 116.4
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 13.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.47 - 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)
11.6 x 1.26 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 18.21
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P235/50R17
Spare Tire Size
P225/55VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q11
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P255/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q11
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3715 3960
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 10.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 3400 252 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA LY7
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5600 260 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.60
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.43 3.02
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.21
Trans Order Code
NA M82
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 430 Cadillac STS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -

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