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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 20 $54,190 $58,900
4-Door Sedan 14 20 $51,430 $55,900
2-Door Convertible 13 20 $62,145 $67,550
5-Door Wagon 6.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 19 $58,306 $62,360
4-Door Sedan 14 19 $58,306 $62,360
5-Door Wagon 6.2L 14 19 $58,306 $62,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,430
$58,306
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$55,900
$62,360
Monthly Payment Estimate
$932 / month
$1039 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line Stunning performance is still the calling card for the 2011 BMW M3; the weight it's gained may just be a sign of its success. The 2011 Cadillac CTS-V packs the Corvette ZR1's powertrain, and much of its excitement, into fashionable Coupe, Sedan, or Sport Wagon variants that are track-ready but day-to-day comfortable.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Small Station Wagon
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 96.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 36.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.4 192.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.7 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 72.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 25.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 58.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD - 15.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x - TBD - 14.7 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 12.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 37.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA Q42
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18 255/40R19
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA Q42
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/40ZR18 285/35R19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3726 4398
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 19 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3900 551 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LSA
Displacement 4.0/244 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 414 @ 8300 556 @ 6100
Engine Type Gas V8 Supercharged Gas V8
Fuel System Direct Injection SFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 19 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 14 (Est)
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.63
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.06 2.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.58 1.30
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40 1.78
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW M3 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs W/Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs W/Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.94
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.6 - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 - TBD -
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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