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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon 6.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 19 $58,306 $62,360
4-Door Sedan 14 19 $58,306 $62,360
5-Door Wagon 6.2L 14 19 $58,306 $62,360
4-Door Sedan Prestige
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Prestige 14 19 $70,774 $76,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$58,306
$70,774
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$62,360
$76,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1039 / month
$1268 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Cadillac CTS-V packs the Corvette ZR1's powertrain, and much of its excitement, into fashionable Coupe, Sedan, or Sport Wagon variants that are track-ready but day-to-day comfortable.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Midsize
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.5 97.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 192.0 193.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 57.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 112.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 79.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 58.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.7 x 1.10 13.0 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) 15.0 x 1.26 15.2 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.9 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.49
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code Q42 HP5
Front Tire Size 255/40R19 P265/35R19
Spare Tire Size NA P265/35R19
Front Tire Order Code Q42 HP5
Spare Tire Order Code NA 3F4
Rear Tire Size 285/35R19 P265/35R19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4398 4486
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 19 x 9
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 19 x 9
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0 19 x 9
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.4 15.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 190
Engine
Engine Order Code LSA NA
Displacement 6.2L/376 5.2L/318
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 556 @ 6100 435 @ 6800
Engine Type Supercharged Gas V8 Gas V10
Fuel System SFI FSI Direct
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 551 @ 3800 398 @ 3000-4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 (Est) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 (Est) 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - TBD - 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 2.34
Trans Order Code MN6 G0R
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 4.17
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Audi S6
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) W/Magnetic Ride Control NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) W/Magnetic Ride Control NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 11.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
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