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Selected Style 4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS 17 26 $39,037 $42,495
4-Door Touring Sedan STS 17 26 $43,155 $46,995
4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic 17 26 $50,183 $57,400
4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro AWD 17 25 $56,795 $65,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,037
$50,183
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,495
$57,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$708 / month
$957 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.2 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.4 99.8
Second Hip Room (in) 57.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 4.8
Length, Overall (in) 201.0 198.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 113.0
Liftover Height (in) 27.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7 17.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 0.4 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
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 12.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 23.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5 40.2
Steering Type Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.43 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.7 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/60SR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60SR16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3970 3682
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 138 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 880 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 4000 235 @ 2700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.6L/279 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5600 230 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.999
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.11 3.091
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.665
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.407
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.742
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 4.096
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac Seville Audi A8
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-trailing Arm Trapezoidal link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Spring w/Track-Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Spring w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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