2020 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2018 Lexus IS 300

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What is the main difference between CT5 and IS 300?

Two Sedans with some similarities, but otherwise different in most aspects such as the model year, horsepower, fuel economy, and ground shadow size. First of all, there is a difference in model years. The is 2 years newer. Also, the 2018 IS 300 has a more powerful engine and gets 2 mpg less than the 2020 CT5. And finally, the CT5 is slightly larger than the IS 300. Among similarities are the body structure, market segment, starting price, height, and maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, RWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, RWD
  • 3.5 L, Auto, AWD
MSRP
MSRP
$36,895
$38,210
Engine
Engine
2.0L/-TBD-
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo
Horsepower
Horsepower
237 hp
241 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
6.9 sec
City MPG
City MPG
23 MPG
22 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
32 MPG
32 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
26 MPG
26 MPG
Width
Width
79.8 in
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
74.1 in
71.3 in
Length
Length
193.8 in
184.3 in
Height
Height
57.2 in
56.3 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
116 in
110.2 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
99.7 ft2
91.3 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
39 in
38.2 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
42.4 in
44.8 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
56.7 in
55.9 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
36.6 in
36.9 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
37.9 in
32.2 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
55.7 in
53.4 in

Costs

2020 Cadillac CT5

2018 Lexus IS 300

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$1,950
$1,950 - $2,300
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$254 (2020 Cadillac CT5 4dr Sdn Luxury)
$159 (2018 Lexus IS IS 300 RWD)
Lease Due
Lease Due
$2,999
$3,999
Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$14,093
$11,673 - $12,023
2020 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2018 Lexus IS 300 - Front Left Comparison2020 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2018 Lexus IS 300 - Front Left Comparison
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2020 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2018 Lexus IS 300 - Dashboard Comparison2020 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2018 Lexus IS 300 - Dashboard Comparison
2020 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2018 Lexus IS 300 - Side Comparison2020 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2018 Lexus IS 300 - Side Comparison
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