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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 5-Door HB
Invoice Price
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$1250 / month
$652 / month
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2014 ELR brings extended-range electric-car virtues to the Cadillac lineup, but its Volt-like appeal diminishes as the price balloons. If you can afford it, the 2013 Chevrolet Volt is one of only a handful of plug-in hybrids on the market, and among the best.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 35 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 40 mpg
Number of Passenger Doors 2 4
EPA Classification Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 34.70 36.02
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.90 53.90
Front Leg Room (in) 42.20 42.05
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.90 53.73
Second Leg Room (in) 33.60 34.10
Front Head Room (in) 36.90 37.80
Second Hip Room (in) 48.60 51.21
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.20 56.52
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 90.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.00 177.10
Height, Overall (in) 55.90 56.64
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.40 62.10
Wheelbase (in) 106.10 105.70
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.70 70.40
Track Width, Front (in) 62.10 61.20
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.5 10.6
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 16 x - TBD - 11.50 x - TBD -
Brake Type Regenerative Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 17 x - TBD - 11.80 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.3 9.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 36.00
Steering Type Electric Pwr Electric Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 2.80
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.36 15.4
Front Tire Size P245/40R20 P215/55R17
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code RBO 5GN
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40R20 P215/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code RBO 5GN
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4050 3781
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Displacement 1.4L/85.3 1.4L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 84 @ 4800 149
Engine Type Gas/Electric Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System - TBD - Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 273
Engine Order Code LUU LUU
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 35
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy - TBD - 93
Battery Range (mi) 37 38
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 33 37
EPA MPG Equivalent - City - TBD - 101
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 40
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 82 98
Trans Type 1 1
Drivetrain Front wheel drive Front wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MKA MKA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Body Style Coupe Hatchback
Vehicle Name Cadillac ELR Chevrolet Volt
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Watts Link Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front HiPer Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 1.5 5.0
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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