Compare 1998 Cadillac Catera vs 1998 Audi A8

1998 Cadillac Catera
1998 Audi A8
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4-Door Sedan w/Cloth
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
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 4.8
Length, Overall (in)
194.0 198.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 17.6
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 23.7
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.8 15.6
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3770 3682
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 Compact
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
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
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Catera Audi A8
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
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