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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 4-Door Sport Sedan Linear
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport Sedan Linear 23 34 $24,929 $26,425
4-Door Sport Sedan Arc 23 30 $28,760 $30,485
4-Door Sport Sedan Aero 20 28 $30,766 $32,685
2-Door Convertible Arc 21 29 $37,715 $39,995
2-Door Convertible Aero 21 30 $40,078 $42,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,731
$24,929
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,385
$26,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1256 / month
$440 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 90.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 56.3
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 35.1
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.61 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 177.7 182.5
Height, Overall (in) 50.4 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 69.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.6 max 4.4 min 14.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.3 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.0 11.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 16
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39 35.4
Steering Type Speed-sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/50WR18 P205/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/50WR18 P205/55R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3647 3175
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 140
Engine
Displacement 4.6L/279 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 6400 175 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI Turbocharged MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4400 195 @ 2500
Engine Order Code LH2 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60 1.18
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 .66
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.02 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.21 1.88
Trans Order Code MX0 MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 .89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac XLR Saab 9-3
Body Style 2 Door Conv 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA double wishbone - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) SLA double wishbone - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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