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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.2L *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $45,105 $48,500
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $46,826 $50,350
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $47,198 $50,750
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 25 $47,430 $51,000
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 18 24 $49,522 $53,250
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $53,754 $57,800
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $55,242 $59,400
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,102 $61,400
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $75,144 $80,800
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 14 21 $76,818 $82,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,778
$45,105
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,490
$48,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$825 / month
$808 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.3 97.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.90
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 189.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 112.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x 0.55 12.3 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 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Speed sensitive rack & pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/45WR18 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code QKR NA
Front Tire Size P245/45WR18 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code QKR NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3850 3691
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 115
Engine
Displacement 5.7L/348 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 6000 221 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 395 @ 4800 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code LS6 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.49
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Tremec NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 2.42
Trans Order Code M12 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 3.95
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Performance w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Performance w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link
 
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