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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
F 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 19 27 $29,966 $33,295
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $31,019 $34,465
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 27 $33,233 $36,925
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 27 $35,748 $39,720
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 18 25 $37,962 $42,180
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $54,594 $60,660
250C 2-Door Convertible Manual 18 26 $37,072 $41,190
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 29 $38,124 $42,360
350C 2-Door Convertible 20 27 $41,976 $46,640
Pricing
Invoice Price
$58,306
$54,594
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$62,360
$60,660
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1039 / month
$1011 / 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 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
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 58.0 -
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 13.6
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 -
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
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
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
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.86
Trans Type 6 8
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 2.93
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
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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