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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan V6
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Engine

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 18 27 $38,353 $41,020
4-Door Sedan V8 17 26 $44,431 $47,520
45 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
35 4-Door Sedan 18 25 $37,538 $40,840
35 4-Door Sedan AWD 17 24 $39,829 $43,340
35 4-Door Sedan Sport 18 25 $40,105 $43,640
45 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $43,322 $47,150
45 4-Door Sedan Sport 17 23 $45,888 $49,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,353
$43,322
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,020
$47,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$684 / month
$786 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.3 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 116.7 105.2
Second Hip Room (in) 55.6 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 58.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 44.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.6 70.8
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 196.3 192.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 116.4 114.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 14.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.6 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.1 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 20
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.21 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/45R17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code Q11 NA
Front Tire Size P235/50R17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P145/80D17
Front Tire Order Code Q11 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3960 3948
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9 10.1 w/0.9 Reserve
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.6L/217 4.5L/274
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 6500 335 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 252 @ 3200 340 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LY7 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60 1.52
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.02 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.37
Trans Order Code M82 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.0
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.83
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac STS Infiniti M45
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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