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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD 18 27 $36,765 $38,905
2-Door Coupe RWD Performance 18 27 $41,093 $43,950
2-Door Coupe RWD Premium 18 27 $45,020 $48,150
2-Door Coupe AWD 18 27 $38,560 $40,805
2-Door Coupe AWD Performance 18 27 $42,869 $45,850
2-Door Coupe AWD Premium 18 27 $46,796 $50,050
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD 18 26 $37,048 $39,205
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD Luxury 18 26 $39,621 $42,150
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Performance 18 26 $41,317 $44,190
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Premium 18 26 $46,516 $49,750
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD 18 26 $38,844 $41,105
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD Luxury 18 26 $41,407 $44,050
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Performance 18 26 $43,094 $46,090
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Premium 18 26 $48,292 $51,650
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Luxury 18 27 $36,944 $39,095
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Performance 18 27 $40,956 $43,340
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Premium 18 27 $45,634 $48,290
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD Luxury 18 26 $38,669 $40,920
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Performance 18 27 $42,751 $45,240
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Premium 18 27 $47,429 $50,190
4-Door Sedan 320i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 335i 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 335i 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
2-Door Coupe RWD 328i 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
2-Door Coupe AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
2-Door Coupe RWD 335i 18 27 $41,490 $45,100
2-Door Coupe AWD 335i xDrive 18 27 $43,055 $46,800
2-Door Coupe RWD 335is 18 26 $47,930 $52,100
2-Door Convertible 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
2-Door Convertible SULEV 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
2-Door Convertible 335i 23 33 $49,770 $54,100
2-Door Convertible 335is 18 26 $56,210 $61,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD 335i xDrive 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 3 25 33 $45,680 $49,650
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 335i xDrive 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa SULEV 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 320i 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 320i 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
4-Door Sedan AWD 320i xDrive 23 35 $31,785 $34,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,765
$29,945
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,905
$32,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$648 / month
$543 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Strikingly handsome, fun to drive, well-built, and competitive on pricing and features, the 2013 Cadillac CTS continues the brand's good reputation. The 2013 BMW 3-Series is safe, fuel-efficient, and well-connected, yet it delivers the class-leading performance and handling that enthusiasts have come to expect.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 34.60 37.700
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.90 55.100
Front Leg Room (in) 42.40 42.000
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.50 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.00 35.100
Front Head Room (in) 36.90 40.300
Second Hip Room (in) 47.70 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.00 55.100
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.0 96.000
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.500
Length, Overall (in) 188.50 182.500
Height, Overall (in) 56.00 56.300
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.00 60.300
Wheelbase (in) 113.40 110.600
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.10 71.300
Track Width, Front (in) 62.00 60.300
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.5 17.000
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.40 x 0.90 11.800 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) 12.40 x 1.20 12.300 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 15.800
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 15.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.40 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.81 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/50R18 P225/50R18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code QYO NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/45R18 P225/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code QYO NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3898 3295
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.6L/217 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 318 @ 6800 180 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 4900 200 @ 1250 - 4500
Engine Order Code LFX NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 36
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 - TBD -
Trans Type 6 8
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 - TBD -
Trans Order Code MX0 205
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.06 - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS Coupe BMW 3 Series
Body Style 2 Door Coupe Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.7 6.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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