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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan E250 BlueTEC Luxury RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid RWD E400 Sport 24 30 $52,731 $56,700
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Luxury 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Sport 17 26 $57,102 $61,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Sport 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
2-Door Coupe RWD E350 21 30 $48,546 $52,200
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E350 19 28 $55,986 $60,200
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E350 21 29 $50,871 $54,700
2-Door Coupe E550 RWD E550 18 26 $54,870 $59,000
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E550 17 26 $62,589 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E63 AMG 16 23 $86,276 $92,770
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E63 AMG S-Model 16 23 $92,786 $99,770
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E63 AMG 15 21 $95,204 $102,370
4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Luxury 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E250 BlueTEC Luxury 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Sport 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E250 BlueTEC Sport 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD Luxury 18 26 $39,663 $42,195
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Performance 18 26 $41,322 $44,195
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Premium 18 26 $46,558 $49,795
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD Luxury 18 26 $41,449 $44,095
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Performance 18 26 $43,098 $46,095
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Premium 18 26 $48,334 $51,695
2-Door Coupe RWD 18 27 $37,322 $39,495
2-Door Coupe RWD Performance 18 27 $40,948 $43,795
2-Door Coupe RWD Premium 18 27 $44,875 $47,995
2-Door Coupe AWD 18 26 $39,212 $41,495
2-Door Coupe AWD Performance 18 26 $42,818 $45,795
2-Door Coupe AWD Premium 18 26 $46,745 $49,995
4-Door Sedan Luxury RWD 20 30 $47,940 $51,000
4-Door Sedan RWD 20 30 $42,619 $45,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 19 28 $44,509 $47,100
4-Door Sedan Performance RWD 20 30 $53,669 $57,400
4-Door Sedan Premium RWD 20 30 $57,783 $61,800
4-Door Sedan Luxury AWD 19 28 $49,820 $53,000
4-Door Sedan Performance AWD 19 28 $55,539 $59,400
4-Door Sedan Premium AWD 19 28 $59,653 $63,800
4-Door Sedan Vsport RWD 16 24 $55,230 $59,070
4-Door Sedan Vsport Premium RWD 16 24 $64,580 $69,070
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TCC's Bottom Line What, me worry? The Mercedes-Benz E-Class reasserts its alpha status with a tighter forehead, a greener turbodiesel, and a pair of all-wheel-drive AMGs. The 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan scales up the ATS' handsome profile and spot-on handling, and tops it off with a winning Vsport edition.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 45 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 34.60
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 50.90
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 36.90
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 56.00
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 35.00
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.40
Front Hip Room (in) - 54.50
Second Hip Room (in) - 47.70
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 99.0
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73 74.10
Track Width, Front (in) 63 62.00
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 192.1 188.50
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 56.00
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.7 63.00
Wheelbase (in) 113.2 113.40
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 10.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 12.40 x 0.90
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.7 12.40 x 1.20
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.9 35.40
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.81
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.1
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45HR17 P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA QYO
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45HR17 P265/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QYO
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4200 3915
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 x 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 850 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Twin Turbo Diesel I-4 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Diesel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 369 @ 1600 275 @ 4900
Engine Order Code NA LFX
Displacement 2.1 L/131 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 3800 318 @ 6800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 34 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 45 27
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.37
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 4.06
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.23 3.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.55
Trans Type 7 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.06
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cadillac CTS Coupe
Body Style Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front Strut Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - 1.00
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 1.14
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.2 (Est) 8.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 5
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 10.9
Crash Test Ratings
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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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