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Selected Style 4-Door Manual Sport *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Sport 21 31 $25,669 $27,550
4-Door DSG Sport 22 31 $26,768 $28,650
4-Door DSG Luxury 22 31 $30,643 $32,830
4-Door DSG VR6 Sport 18 27 $36,638 $39,310
4-Door DSG VR6 4Motion 17 25 $37,849 $40,420
4-Door Manual PZEV Sport 21 31 $25,864 $27,760
4-Door DSG PZEV Sport 22 31 $26,963 $28,860
4-Door DSG PZEV Luxury 22 31 $30,874 $33,080
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD N/A N/A $37,639 $39,830
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD Luxury N/A N/A $40,852 $43,230
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD Performance N/A N/A $41,135 $43,530
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Performance N/A N/A $43,115 $45,625
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Premium N/A N/A $48,875 $51,720
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD N/A N/A $39,434 $41,730
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD Luxury N/A N/A $42,647 $45,130
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD Performance N/A N/A $42,931 $45,430
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Performance N/A N/A $44,911 $47,525
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Premium N/A N/A $50,670 $53,620
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD 16 26 $33,230 $35,165
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Luxury 16 26 $35,782 $37,865
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Performance 18 27 $37,577 $39,765
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Performance 18 27 $39,278 $41,565
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Premium 18 27 $44,287 $46,865
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD 18 26 $36,254 $38,365
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD Luxury 18 26 $38,806 $41,065
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD Performance 18 26 $39,373 $41,665
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Performance 18 27 $41,074 $43,465
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Premium 18 27 $46,082 $48,765
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Eco Lux Collection N/A N/A N/A N/A
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,669
$33,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,550
$35,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$459 / month
$586 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line You give up quite a bit of functionality in the name of style with the 2010 Volkswagen CC, but it offers a premium look and feel at an affordable price. The 2010 Cadillac CTS takes an edgy, American approach to European performance-and style, with the stunning CTS Sport Wagon.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.4
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.3 98
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 188.9 191.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.8 59.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 113.4
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 13.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 12.4 x 1.0
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) 12.3 x - TBD - 12.4 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.0
Steering Type Electromechanical pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/45R17 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - QCH
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P235/45R17 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - QCH
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3300 3861
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 270 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System TSI SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1700-5000 223 @ 5700
Engine Order Code - TBD - LF1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 26
Transmission
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 3.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 2.33
Trans Order Code - TBD - MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94/3.09 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 0.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 4.15
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.53
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen CC Cadillac CTS Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link fully independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/telescopic shock absorbers NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front McPherson concept Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/triangular wishbones, coil springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 (2009) 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.5 9.8
 
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