Compare 1998 Cadillac Seville vs 1998 Audi A8

1998 Cadillac Seville
1998 Audi A8
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4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS 17 26 $39,037 $42,495
4-Door Touring Sedan STS 17 26 $43,155 $46,995
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic 17 26 $50,183 $57,400
4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro AWD 17 25 $56,795 $65,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,037
$50,183
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,495
$57,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$708 / month
$957 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.4 99.8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 4.8
Length, Overall (in)
201.0 198.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.0
Liftover Height (in)
27.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.0 74.0
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 17.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 0.4 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 1.3 12.3 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 23.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.8 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 40.2
Steering Type
Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.43 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.7 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/60SR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60SR16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3970 3682
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.5 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
138 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
880 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
300 @ 4000 235 @ 2700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.6L/279 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 5600 230 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.13 4.096
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.999
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.11 3.091
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.665
Clutch Size (in)
N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.407
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.742
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Seville Audi A8
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-trailing Arm Trapezoidal link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Spring w/Track-Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Spring w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -

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