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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$58,306
$54,594
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$62,360
$60,660
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1039 / month
$1011 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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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 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Sub-Compact
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 52.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.5 85.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 54.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 30.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 192.0 183.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 55.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 107.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 58.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.7 x 1.10 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) 15.0 x 1.26 14.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.9 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.91
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 13.6
Tires
Front Tire Size 255/40R19 P225/40YR19
Spare Tire Size NA T135/70R18
Front Tire Order Code Q42 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 285/35R19 P255/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code Q42 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4398 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 9.0 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
Displacement 6.2L/376 5.0L/303
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 556 @ 6100 416 @ 6600
Engine Type Supercharged Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 551 @ 3800 371 @ 5200
Engine Order Code LSA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 (Est) 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - TBD - 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 (Est) 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 2.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 2.72
Trans Order Code MN6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 2.93
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.46
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 4.59
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.86
Trans Type 6 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.68
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Lexus IS F
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) W/Magnetic Ride Control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) W/Magnetic Ride Control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 10.4
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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