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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $24,973 $27,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L w/Navigation System 19 27 $26,760 $29,950
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,973
$31,771
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,950
$34,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$466 / month
$570 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 56.0 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 37.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.5 98.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 192.9 194.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 108.1 107.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 70.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.3 14.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.10 11.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.35 11.3 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 13.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 34.1
Steering Type Pwr-Assisted Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.11 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size 135/80R16 P225/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P225/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3770
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 300
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5500 200 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System PGM-FI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 216 @ 5000 192 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/196 3.0L/181
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 24
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.846 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.502 1.62
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.200 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.608 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.534 2.86
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 0.947 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura TL Cadillac Catera
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.07 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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