Compare 2011 Cadillac STS vs 2011 Cadillac CTS

2011 Cadillac STS
2011 Cadillac CTS
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4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA 18 27 $44,679 $47,280
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SA 18 27 $44,679 $47,280
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SB 18 27 $48,024 $50,820
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SB 18 27 $48,024 $50,820
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SC 18 27 $53,279 $56,380
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD 16 26 $33,401 $35,345
2-Door Coupe RWD 18 27 $36,254 $38,365
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Luxury 16 26 $36,288 $38,400
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD 18 27 $36,349 $38,465
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD 18 26 $36,425 $38,545
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Performance 18 27 $37,748 $39,945
2-Door Coupe AWD 18 27 $38,050 $40,265
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD 18 26 $38,144 $40,365
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD Luxury 18 27 $39,236 $41,520
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD Luxury 18 26 $39,312 $41,600
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Performance 18 27 $39,449 $41,745
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD Performance 18 27 $39,467 $41,765
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD Performance 18 26 $39,543 $41,845
2-Door Coupe RWD Performance 18 27 $40,450 $42,805
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD Luxury 18 26 $41,031 $43,420
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Performance 18 27 $41,168 $43,565
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Performance 18 27 $41,244 $43,645
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD Performance 18 26 $41,263 $43,665
2-Door Coupe AWD Performance 18 27 $42,246 $44,705
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Performance 18 27 $42,964 $45,465
2-Door Coupe RWD Premium 18 27 $44,613 $47,210
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Premium 18 27 $45,171 $47,800
2-Door Coupe AWD Premium 18 27 $46,408 $49,110
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Premium 18 27 $46,555 $49,265
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Premium 18 27 $46,966 $49,700
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Premium 18 27 $48,350 $51,165
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,679
$33,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,280
$35,345
Monthly Payment Estimate
$788 / month
$589 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Attention-getting style, solid driving dynamics, quality materials, and a very competitive price put the entire 2011 Cadillac CTS lineup on level-or-better footing with most of the competition.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
55.6 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.9 98.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
196.7 191.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
116.4 113.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 13.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 1.3 12.4 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.0 12.4 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.2 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.9 35.0
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50VR17 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
QKS QCH
Front Tire Size
P235/50VR17 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
QKS QCH
Spare Tire Order Code
SGC NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3973 3849
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Fuel System
DI SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
272 @ 5200 223 @ 5700
Engine Order Code
LLT LF1
Displacement
3.6L/220 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 6300 270 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.33
Trans Order Code
MX0 MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac STS Cadillac CTS Sedan
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.3 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent SLA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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