Compare 2006 Cadillac DTS vs 2006 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2006 Cadillac DTS
2006 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan w/1SB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/1SB 17 25 $38,517 $41,195
4-Door Sedan w/1SC 17 25 $40,854 $43,695
4-Door Sedan w/1SD 17 25 $44,594 $47,695
4-Door Sedan w/1SE 17 24 $46,464 $49,695
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L 17 25 $60,357 $64,900
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 22 $106,160 $114,150
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $118,994 $127,950
4-Door Sedan 6.0L AMG 13 20 $157,170 $169,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,517
$60,357
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,195
$64,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$687 / month
$1082 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Full Size Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
42.0 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.5 106
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.0 59.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
115.6 116.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
207.6 198.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 56.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.8 15.4
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)
12.7 x 1.18 13.0 x - TBD -
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)
11.5 x 0.47 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 23.2
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.2 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44 38.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55SR17 225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
QJA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55SR17 225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QJA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4009 3980
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
292 @ 4400 258 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code
LD8 NA
Displacement
4.6L/279 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 5200 241 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD -
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.13 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.11 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac DTS Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs

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