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Selected Style 2012 Cadillac XTS 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
5-Door Wagon 6.2L 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
4-Door Sedan 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
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$59,106
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$63,215
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$1054 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line With its ZR1-derived powertrain, the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V stuffs 'Vette excitement into a track-ready Cadillac coupe, wagon or sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) - 42.4
Passenger Capacity - 5
Front Hip Room (in) - 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) - 36.1
Front Head Room (in) - 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) - 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 98.0
Second Head Room (in) - 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) - 62.1
Wheelbase (in) - 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) - 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) - 191.3
Height, Overall (in) - 57.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 14.7 x 1.1
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 15.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 18.0
Steering
Steering Type - Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 37.9
Tires
Front Tire Order Code - Q42
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P285/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code - Q42
Front Tire Size - P255/40YR19
Spare Tire Size - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4222
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) - 19 x 9
Spare Wheel Size (in) - NA
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type - Gas V8
Fuel System - Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 551 @ 3800
Engine Order Code - LSA
Displacement - 6.2L/378
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 556 @ 6100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 19
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.33
Trans Order Code - MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.15
Trans Description Cont. - Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.15
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.53
Trans Type - 6
Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Summary
Body Style - 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name - Cadillac CTS-V Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - 1.00
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear - Independent SLA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 11.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 1
Crash Test Ratings
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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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