2001 Cadillac Catera 4-Door Sedan Specs

4-Door Sedan
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/24 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.0L
EPA Class Mid-Size
Style Name 4dr Sdn
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD


EPA Classification Mid-Size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3770
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 107.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.4
Length, Overall (in) 192.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3
Liftover Height (in) NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code L81
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 3600
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 6000
Displacement 3.0L/181
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.00
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.26 x 0.47
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 1.1
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR16
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
Driver & front passenger Next Generation airbags
Front side door airbags
3-point seat belts for all seating positions
Front seat belts-inc: pre-tensioners/web clamps, height...
Rear outboard seat belts w/height adjustments
Child seat restraints for outboard passenger positions
Child safety rear door locks
Child lockout rear windows
Full-range brake & engine traction control
Brake/transmission shift interlock
Side door impact beams
Steel safety cage construction
Daytime running lamps


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 50,000
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 300
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA