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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
5-Door Wagon 6.2L 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
4-Door Sedan 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$59,106
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$290,000
$63,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4833 / month
$1054 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Bentley Mulsanne delivers the height of refined luxury, power, and design--at a price. With its ZR1-derived powertrain, the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V stuffs 'Vette excitement into a track-ready Cadillac coupe, wagon or sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 11 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 36.1
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 98.0
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 219.5 191.3
Height, Overall (in) 59.9 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.0 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 128.6 113.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 13.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 15.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 14.7 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.4 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 37.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P265/45R20 P285/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA Q42
Front Tire Size P265/45R20 P255/40YR19
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA Q42
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5699 4222
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x - TBD - 19 x 9
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x - TBD - 19 x 9.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 752 @ 1750 551 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LSA
Displacement 6.75L/412 6.2L/378
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 505 @ 4200 556 @ 6100
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 13 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11 14
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.15
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.53
Trans Type 8 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Manual Shift NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.33
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Bentley Mulsanne Cadillac CTS-V Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Air w/Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Air w/Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 14.3 11.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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