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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L 22 30 $24,041 $25,850
2-Door Sport Coupe 3.2L 19 26 $26,273 $28,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Automatic 1.8L 23 30 $27,203 $29,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Manual 1.8L 22 30 $27,203 $29,250
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 20 25 $30,365 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $31,481 $33,850
4-Door Wagon 2.6L 20 25 $31,760 $34,150
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L 19 26 $34,736 $37,350
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 26 $35,294 $37,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 27 $36,410 $39,150
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 26 $36,689 $39,450
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 19 27 $37,805 $40,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 16 21 $47,802 $51,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,351
$24,041
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,650
$25,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$511 / month
$431 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 33.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 84.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 45.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 51.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 52.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 68.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.1 171.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 54.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 57.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 9.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.3 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.0 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.37 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 35.3
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P225/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P225/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3509 3250
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
Displacement 3.2L/194 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 6000 189 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3400 192 @ 3500-4000
Engine Order Code LA3 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 1.72
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Getrag NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.61
Trans Order Code M35 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 4.46
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent 3-link
 
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