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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 19 27 $46,546 $50,050
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $48,872 $52,550
4-Door Wagon 3.5L 18 26 $48,639 $52,300
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $50,964 $54,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $47,476 $51,050
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $54,312 $58,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $56,637 $60,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,074 $81,800
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,660 $62,000
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,818 $82,600
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,546
$46,367
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,050
$50,675
Monthly Payment Estimate
$834 / month
$845 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.2 111.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 112.4 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.7 191.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 57.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 12.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 14 x 0.57
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 14 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 17
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size 245/45HR17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QJL
Front Tire Size 245/45HR17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QJL
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3703 3850
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 2400-5000 395 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS2
Displacement 3.5L/214 6.0L/366
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 268 @ 6000 400 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 2.97
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.43
Trans Type 7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Tremec
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 (Comfort Mode 2.23) 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.07
Trans Order Code NA M12
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cadillac CTS-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.05
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Arm Multilink Independent
 
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