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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Linear
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Linear 23 31 $24,524 $25,995
4-Door Sedan Arc 22 30 $28,387 $30,090
4-Door Sedan Vector 22 30 $30,677 $32,590
2-Door Convertible SE 22 32 $37,395 $39,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,750
$24,524
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,000
$25,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$500 / month
$433 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 35.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 90.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.1 182.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 15
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.4 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) - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 35.4
Steering Type Pwr-assisted Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QWJ - TBD -
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P215/55R15
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QWJ - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P215/55R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3568 3175
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 6000 175 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI Turbocharged MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3400 195 @ 2500-4000
Engine Order Code LA3 NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 31
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.02 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.21 - TBD -
Trans Order Code M82 MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS Saab 9-3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-sway bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-sway bar w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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