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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
2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
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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 N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg N/A mpg
Number of Passenger Doors 4
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 192.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 58.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.7 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 285/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code Q42
Front Tire Size 255/40R19
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Order Code Q42
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4398
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.4
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Engine Type Supercharged Gas V8
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 551 @ 3800
Engine Order Code LSA
Displacement 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 556 @ 6100
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 (Est)
Trans Order Code MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30
Trans Type 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78
Body Style 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) W/Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) W/Magnetic Ride Control
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD -
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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