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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
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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 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
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 40.2
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 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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
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 Multi-link Trapezoidal link
 
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