Compare 2001 Buick Regal vs 2001 Cadillac Catera

2001 Buick Regal
2001 Cadillac Catera
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 20 30 $21,012 $22,965
4-Door Sedan GS 18 28 $24,146 $26,390
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $28,957 $31,305
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,012
$28,957
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,965
$31,305
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$522 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 54.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 37.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.8 98.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
196.2 192.2
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 107.4
Liftover Height (in)
29.8 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 70.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 14.5
Brakes
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)
10.9 x 0.4 11.26 x 0.47
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.3 11.65 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 33.5
Steering Type
Variable-Effort Pwr Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 36.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70R15 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R15 P225/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3438 3770
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
102 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 300
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 200 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 192 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
L36 L81
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.0L/181
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 24
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.62
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 2.86
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Buick Regal Cadillac Catera
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Sport w/Coil Springs

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