Compare 1997 Oldsmobile Aurora vs 1997 Cadillac Catera

1997 Oldsmobile Aurora
1997 Cadillac Catera
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 26 $32,340 $35,735
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4-Door Sedan w/Cloth
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Cloth 18 25 $28,515 $29,995
4-Door Sedan w/Leather 18 25 $30,390 $32,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,340
$28,515
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,735
$29,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$596 / month
$500 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 54.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.0
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 96.7
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 54.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.6 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 107.4
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 70.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 5.0
Length, Overall (in)
205.4 193.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.1 16.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.94 x 0.43 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.83 x 1.27 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 18.0
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.2 36.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.5 13.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.9 34.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R16 P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60R16 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60R16 P225/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3958 3770
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.2 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
970 300
Engine
Fuel System
SFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4400 192 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
L47 L81
Displacement
4.0L/244 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5600 200 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.86
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.13 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.62
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.48 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Oldsmobile Aurora Cadillac Catera
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.98 .59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Arm Multi-link

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