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Selected Style 4-Door Automatic Komfort FWD SULEV *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Automatic FWD Komfort 22 31 $26,861 $28,755
4-Door Automatic FWD SULEV Komfort 22 31 $26,526 $28,395
4-Door Automatic FWD PZEV Komfort 22 31 $26,861 $28,755
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
$26,526
$33,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,395
$35,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$473 / month
$586 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line 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 22 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.1 98
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 188.0 191.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Height, Overall (in) 59.7 59.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 113.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 61.82 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 35.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.0
Steering Type Electromechanical Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCH
Front Tire Size P235/45HR17 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA QCH
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/45HR17 P235/55HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3455 3861
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000 223 @ 5700
Engine Order Code NA LF1
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 270 @ 7000
Engine Type Turbocharged gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System FSI SIDI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 4.15
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.53
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again Tiptronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.33
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06/3.14 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.90 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat Wagon Cadillac CTS Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Wgn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.5 9.8
 
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