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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan AT (AK)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,778
$43,060
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,490
$48,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$825 / month
$806 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.3 99.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 193.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 110.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x 0.55 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x 0.57 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QKR NA
Front Tire Size P245/45WR18 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code QKR NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45WR18 P245/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3850 3984
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17" x 8.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17"
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17" x 8.0"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 6000 300 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 395 @ 4800 260 @ 5000
Engine Order Code LS6 NA
Displacement 5.7L/348 3.5L/212
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.48
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Tremec NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 1.57
Trans Order Code M12 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.60
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 2.70
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.07
Trans Type 6 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V Acura RL
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Performance w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Performance w/Coil Springs
 
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