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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 12 18 $100,980 $114,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport GT S 12 18 $112,785 $128,165
4-Door Sedan Automatic Executive GT 12 18 $109,912 $124,900
4-Door Sedan w/1SA
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/1SA 15 23 $40,368 $43,175
4-Door Sedan w/1SB 15 23 $43,173 $46,175
4-Door Sedan w/1SC 15 23 $43,641 $46,675
4-Door Sedan w/1SD 15 23 $45,043 $48,175
4-Door Sedan w/1SE 15 22 $47,381 $50,675
Pricing
Invoice Price
$100,980
$40,368
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,750
$43,175
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1913 / month
$720 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Cadillac DTS makes no apologies for being big, though it could use a more modern transmission and better crash scores.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Full Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 59.2
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 61.9 56.9
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.6
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 121 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 56.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 60.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 198.9 207.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.7
Wheelbase (in) 120.6 115.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.6 74.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 62.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 18.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24 18
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR18 P235/55SR17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QCH
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/40ZR18 P235/55SR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCH
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4099 4009
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 339 @ 4250 295 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LD8
Displacement 4.2L/259 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 7000 275 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 15
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.62
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.13
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Maserati Quattroporte Cadillac DTS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) anti-roll bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) anti-roll bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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