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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 29 $26,413 $28,980
4-Door Sedan 3.2L w/Navigation System 19 29 $28,370 $31,130
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Type S 19 29 $28,552 $31,330
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Type S w/Navigation System 19 29 $30,510 $33,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,750
$26,413
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,000
$28,980
Monthly Payment Estimate
$500 / month
$483 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 56.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 96.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 53.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 108.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.1 192.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 14.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.1 x 0.35
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) - TBD - 11.8 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 36.8
Steering Type Pwr-assisted Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P205/60VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3568 3494
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3400 216 @ 4700
Engine Order Code LA3 NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.2L/196
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 6000 225 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.653
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.563
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60 1.021
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.470
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.02 1.846
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.21 1.551
Trans Order Code M82 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS Acura TL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-sway bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-sway bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.07
 
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