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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 Luxury Sedan SLS
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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
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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 194.0 201.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 55.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 15.7
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 11.9 x 1.3
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.43
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.3 42.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 40.5
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Speed Sensitive
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P235/60SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P235/60SR16
Spare Tire Size T205/65R15 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3770 3970
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 880
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 138
Engine
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
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac Catera Cadillac Seville
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
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
 
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