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2018 Cadillac CTS-V
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 14 21 $82,170 $86,495
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4.0 TFSI Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4.0 TFSI Premium Plus 16 24 $75,516 $81,200
4.0 TFSI Prestige 16 24 $75,516 $81,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$82,170
$75,516
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$86,495
$81,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1442 / month
$1353 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Cadillac CTS-V scorches the earth, and leaves the E63 and RS7 with some burn marks. The Audi S7 and RS 7 are like habanero and ghost peppers—among the hottest cars you’ll find anywhere.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.2
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
45.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 37
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 36.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
197.6 196.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 55
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 64.3
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 114.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 75.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 64.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 24.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.37 x 1.10 14
Brake Type
Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.35 x 1.41 15.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 19.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
11.2 - 15.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.3 39
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.37 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
R64 NA
Front Tire Size
P265/35R19 P265/35YR20
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
R64 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30ZR19 P265/35YR20
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4141 4486
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10 20 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 20 X 9
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.9 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 210
Engine
Engine Order Code
LT4 NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 4.0 L/244
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
640 @ 6400 450 @ 5800
Engine Type
Supercharged Gas V8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
630 @ 3600 406 @ 1400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 1.41
Trans Type
8 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.82 2.94
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.97 2.15
Trans Order Code
M5U NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 4.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.69 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.62
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.52
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.56 3.69
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan quattro Sportback
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS-V Sedan Audi S7
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Magnetic Ride Control Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Magnetic Ride Control Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 9.8
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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