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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
5-Door Wagon 6.2L 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
4-Door Sedan 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD Journey 19 27 $34,187 $36,900
4-Door RWD Sport 6MT 17 25 $38,436 $41,500
4-Door RWD Sport Appearance Edition 19 27 $37,282 $40,250
4-Door RWD Limited Edition 19 27 $42,085 $45,450
4-Door AWD x 18 25 $35,665 $38,500
4-Door AWD x Sport Appearance Edition 18 25 $38,759 $41,850
4-Door AWD x Limited Edition 18 25 $42,639 $46,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$59,106
$34,187
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$63,215
$36,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1054 / month
$615 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line With its ZR1-derived powertrain, the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V stuffs 'Vette excitement into a track-ready Cadillac coupe, wagon or sedan. Forget that the 2012 Infiniti G Sedans are somewhat practical four-door designs; they can provide all the sensory thrills and dynamic satisfaction of full-fledged sports cars.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 34.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 40.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.0 99.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 69.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 191.3 187.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 57.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 13.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.7 x 1.1 12.1 x 0.6
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 12.6 x 1.1
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) 18.0 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.9 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35YR19 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code Q42 NA
Front Tire Size P255/40YR19 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size NA T145/80D17
Front Tire Order Code Q42 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4222 3628
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 9.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 551 @ 3800 269 @ 5200
Engine Order Code LSA NA
Displacement 6.2L/378 3.7L/225
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 556 @ 6100 328 @ 7000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 19
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 3.19
Trans Order Code MN6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 4.92
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 2.04
Trans Type 6 7
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.77
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V Sedan Infiniti G37 Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Magnetic Ride Control NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Magnetic Ride Control NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.6 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 5
Crash Test Ratings
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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