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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS
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Body Style

Trim

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
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,012
$28,957
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,965
$31,305
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$522 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - 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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 11.65 x 1.1
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.3
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
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 300
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 120
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
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) 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
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Regal Cadillac Catera
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
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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