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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
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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
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
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 192.9 194.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.3 14.5
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 18.0
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 13.5
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P225/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3770
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 300
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5500 200 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Acura TL Cadillac Catera
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.07 1.02
 
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