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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan AT (HI)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,060
$45,778
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,365
$49,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$825 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 111.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.6 191.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 14 x 0.57
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) 12.6 x - TBD - 14 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 17
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.1
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/50VR17 P245/45WR18
Spare Tire Size T155/70D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QKR
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR17 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3984 3850
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17" - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 5000 395 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA LS6
Displacement 3.5L/212 5.7L/348
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6200 400 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.78
Trans Order Code NA M12
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.60 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70 2.66
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.48 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Tremec
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 2.90
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Acura RL Cadillac CTS-V
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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