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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,773
$52,612
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,720
$58,460
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1012 / month
$974 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Cadillac CTS-V is about as close as you can get to a four-door Corvette; Cadillac manages to beat top German sports sedans with a track-ready sedan that doesn’t forget about comfort.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 14 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 52.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.9
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 30.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 54.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 85.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 107.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.6 183.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 13.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 1.02 13.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 1.26 14.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 16.9
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.91
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.1 13.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 57.1 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA T135/70R18
Front Tire Order Code Q42 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35YR19 255/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code Q42 NA
Front Tire Size P255/40YR19 225/40YR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4222 3780
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 19 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 556 @ 6100 416 @ 6600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System NA DI/SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 551 @ 3800 371 @ 5200
Engine Order Code LSA NA
Displacement 6.2L/376 5.0L/303
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.72
Trans Order Code MN6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.15 2.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15 1.46
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 4.60
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.86
Trans Type 6 8
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V Lexus IS F
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Sport NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Sport NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.3 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.6 10.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 4 (2009)
 
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