Compare 1998 Cadillac Catera vs 1998 Cadillac Seville

1998 Cadillac Catera
1998 Cadillac Seville
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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 Luxury Sedan SLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS 17 26 $39,037 $42,495
4-Door Touring Sedan STS 17 26 $43,155 $46,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,800
$39,037
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,995
$42,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$500 / month
$708 / 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 Head Room (in)
38.4 38.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 58.0
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
37.5 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.2 88.4
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 57.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 59.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
194.0 201.0
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 112.2
Liftover Height (in)
26.7 27.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 75.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 62.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 15.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.47 11.6 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Power
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 11.9 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.8 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 40.5
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.43
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
36.3 42.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR16 P235/60SR16
Spare Tire Size
T205/65R15 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR16 P235/60SR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 3000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3770 3970
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.6 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 138
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 880
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
192 @ 3600 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/181 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6000 275 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.96
Clutch Size (in)
N/A N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Catera Cadillac Seville
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Semi-trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32

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