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Compare 1998 Cadillac Catera vs 1998 Saab 900

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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
3-Door Coupe S Turbo Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual S 21 27 $23,610 $24,500
2-Door Convertible Manual S 22 28 $32,665 $36,395
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic S 19 25 $23,610 $24,500
2-Door Convertible Automatic S 20 26 $32,665 $36,395
5-Door Sedan Manual S 22 28 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan Automatic S 20 26 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan S Manual w/Sunroof S 22 28 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof S 20 26 $24,273 $26,955
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual w/Sunroof S 21 27 $23,610 $24,500
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 25 $23,610 $24,500
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $27,911 $30,995
2-Door Convertible Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $37,765 $42,195
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $27,911 $30,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $28,811 $31,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $28,811 $31,995
2-Door Convertible Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $37,765 $42,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,800
$23,610
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,995
$24,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$500 / month
$408 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.5 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2 89.7
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 52.28
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.7 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 67.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 56.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 194.0 182.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 56.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 24.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 11.34 X 0.87
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 10.16 X 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.3 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 34.4
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P195/60R15
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 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3770 2980
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 -TBD-
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 90
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/181 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 6000 185 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI Turbo Charged EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 3600 194 @ 2100
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) N/A -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.12
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.00 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.76
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.38
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac Catera Saab 900
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
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 H-Formed
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
 
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