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
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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 113.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 17.6
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.47 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 23.7
Steering
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
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR16 P225/60R16
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
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3770 3682
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/181 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6000 230 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
192 @ 3600 235 @ 2700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
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,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 3.665
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Catera Audi A8
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Track-Rod

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