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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan w/Cloth
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Cloth 18 24 $28,800 $29,995
4-Door Sedan w/Leather 18 24 $31,244 $33,610
4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic 17 26 $50,183 $57,400
4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro AWD 17 25 $56,795 $65,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,800
$50,183
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,995
$57,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$500 / month
$957 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.5 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2 99.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 4.8
Length, Overall (in) 194.0 198.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 113.0
Liftover Height (in) 26.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 17.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.47 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 12.3 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 23.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 40.2
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.3 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T205/65R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3770 3682
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 3600 235 @ 2700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 6000 230 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.00 4.096
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.999
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.091
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.665
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.407
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.742
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac Catera Audi A8
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Trapezoidal link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Track-Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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