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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 525i 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 525i 19 28 $37,765 $41,300
4-Door Sedan 530i 20 30 $41,495 $45,400
4-Door Sedan 545i 17 25 $50,960 $55,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,778
$37,765
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,490
$41,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$825 / month
$688 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.3 99.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 113.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 14.0
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x 0.55 12.2 x .9
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 12.6 x .8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 37.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45WR18 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code QKR NA
Front Tire Size P245/45WR18 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QKR NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3850 3428
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 395 @ 4800 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code LS6 NA
Displacement 5.7L/348 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 6000 215 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 4.35
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.66
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Tremec NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 3.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 2.50
Trans Order Code M12 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V BMW 5 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Performance w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Performance NA
 
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