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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 20 29 $25,740 $28,040
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 20 29 $26,715 $29,015
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $29,435 $31,835
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo 19 26 $31,550 $34,500
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $30,735 $33,135
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo 19 26 $32,850 $35,800
5-Door Wagon Manual GT 20 29 $27,040 $29,340
5-Door Wagon Automatic GT 20 29 $28,015 $30,315
4-Door Sedan Manual 20 29 $24,510 $26,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 29 $25,485 $27,685
5-Door Wagon Manual 20 29 $25,810 $28,010
5-Door Wagon Automatic 20 29 $26,785 $28,985
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo HP 19 26 $34,985 $38,685
5-Door Wagon Automatic 850 Turbo HP 19 26 $36,435 $40,135
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $26,940 $29,240
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $27,915 $30,215
5-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $28,240 $30,540
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $29,215 $31,515
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 26 $34,920 $37,995
2-Door Coupe Touring 17 26 $38,031 $41,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,510
$34,920
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,710
$37,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$445 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 57.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.5 100.2
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 58.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.9 108.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 75.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 183.5 200.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 53.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.7/33.2 15.3
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0" x TBD 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5" x TBD 10.9 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.3 20
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.65
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 42.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 40.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Temp T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 495 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3232 3843
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5" 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5" 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Temp 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4700 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code B5254-S LD8
Displacement 2.4L/148.6 CID 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 6100 275 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.07 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.30 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 1.63
Trans Order Code M56H NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo 850 Cadillac Eldorado
Body Style 4dr Sdn 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .767 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .787 0.76
Suspension Type - Rear Delta Link Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
 
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