Compare 2011 Cadillac CTS-V vs 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2011 Cadillac CTS-V
2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
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5-Door Wagon 6.2L
2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
Pricing
Invoice Price
$58,306
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$62,360
N/A
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1039 / month
$0 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Cadillac CTS-V packs the Corvette ZR1's powertrain, and much of its excitement, into fashionable Coupe, Sedan, or Sport Wagon variants that are track-ready but day-to-day comfortable.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
19 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.5 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Second Hip Room (in)
53.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
58.0 -
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.4 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 -
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
192.0 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.7 x 1.10 -
Brake Type
Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.0 x 1.26 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.9 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA -
Front Tire Order Code
Q42 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
285/35R19 -
Rear Tire Order Code
Q42 -
Front Tire Size
255/40R19 -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4398 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
NA -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.4 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
556 @ 6100 -
Engine Type
Supercharged Gas V8 -
Fuel System
SFI -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
551 @ 3800 -
Engine Order Code
LSA -
Displacement
6.2L/376 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 (Est) -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- TBD - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 (Est) -
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 -
Trans Order Code
MN6 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 -
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 -
Trans Type
6 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon -
Body Style
5 Door Wagon -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
W/Magnetic Ride Control -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.94 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
W/Magnetic Ride Control -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent SLA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-

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