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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 17 27 $27,367 $29,270
4-Door Sedan 3.6L 17 26 $29,891 $31,970
4-Door Sedan MT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 20 29 $30,384 $33,325
4-Door Sedan MT 20 29 $30,384 $33,325
4-Door Sedan MT Summer Tires 20 29 $30,566 $33,525
4-Door Sedan AT Navigation System 20 29 $32,204 $35,325
4-Door Sedan MT Navigation System 20 29 $32,204 $35,325
4-Door Sedan MT Summer Tires & Navi 20 29 $32,387 $35,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,367
$30,384
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,270
$33,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$488 / month
$555 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 97.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 190.1 189.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 107.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.0 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) 11.9 x 1.3 12.2 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 17.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.37 2.77
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P235/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3509 3483
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 8.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 194 @ 3300 233 @ 5000
Engine Order Code LP1 NA
Displacement 2.8L/170 3.2L/196
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 6500 258 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.48
Trans Order Code MV1 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 3.93
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.70
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.98
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Aisin NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 4.01
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS Acura TL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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