Cadillac CTS Sedan - 2012

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Overview

Model:

Cadillac CTS Sedan

Body style / driveline:

4-door sport luxury sedan, RWD or AWD

Construction:

unitized welded steel body with direct-mounted front cradle and rubber-isolated, multi-link independent rear suspension

EPA vehicle class:

midsize car

Manufacturing location:

Lansing Grand River Assembly, Lansing, Mich.

 

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Engines

 

3.0L V-6 DI VVT

3.6L V-6 DI VVT

Displacement (cu in / cc):

183 / 2997

217 / 3564

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.50 x 3.16 in / 89 x 80.3

3.7 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

DOHC, four valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

DOHC, four valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

Fuel delivery:

direct high-pressure fuel injection

direct high-pressure fuel injection

Compression ratio:

11.7:1

11.5:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

270 / 201 @ 7000* (dual exhaust)
265 / 198 @ 7000* (single exhaust)

318 / 237 @ 6800 rpm*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

223 / 302 @ 5700* (dual exhaust)
220 / 298 @ 5700* (single exhaust)

275 / 373 @ 4900 rpm*

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

7200

7200

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

18 / 27 (RWD)
18 / 26 (AWD)

18 / 27 (RWD and AWD)

 

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Transmission

 

Aisin AY6

Hydra-Matic 6L45

Hydra-Matic 6L50

Type:

fully synchronized six-speed manual with single overdrive

six-speed, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive with torque converter clutch

six-speed, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive with torque converter clutch

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

 

First:

4.15

4.06

4.06

Second:

2.33

2.37

2.37

Third:

1.53

1.55

1.55

Fourth:

1.15

1.16

1.16

Fifth:

1.00

0.85

0.85

Sixth:

0.79

0.67

0.67

Reverse:

3.67

3.06

3.06

Final drive ratio:

3.42 or 3.73

3.73 (RWD)

3.23 (AWD)

 

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Chassis/Suspension

 

Base

Performance

Summer Tire Performance

All-Season 19-inch Performance

Configuration:

RWD or AWD

RWD or AWD

RWD

RWD or AWD

Differential:

open

open

limited-slip

open

Front:

independent SLA with monotube shock absorbers; 24-mm hollow stabilizer bar (RWD); 33-mm hollow stabilizer bar (AWD)

independent SLA with monotube shock absorbers; 29-mm hollow stabilizer bar (RWD); 33-mm hollow stabilizer bar (AWD)

independent SLA with monotube shock absorbers; 29-mm hollow stabilizer bar

independent SLA with monotube shock absorbers; 29 mm hollow stabilizer bar (RWD), 33-mm hollow stabilizer bar (AWD)

Rear:

independent multi-link with monotube shock absorbers; 18-mm hollow stabilizer bar (RWD); 19-mm hollow stabilizer bar (AWD)

independent multi-link with monotube shock absorbers; 20-mm hollow stabilizer bar (RWD); 19-mm hollow stabilizer bar (AWD)

independent multi-link with monotube shock absorbers; 20-mm hollow stabilizer bar

independent multi-link with monotube shock absorbers; 19-mm hollow stabilizer bar (RWD); 18-mm hollow stabilizer bar (AWD)

Steering type:

variable assist rack-and-pinion

variable assist rack-and-pinion

variable assist rack-and-pinion

variable assist rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.4:1 (RWD)

19.1:1 (AWD)

16.1:1 (RWD)

19.1:1 (AWD)

16.1:1

16.1:1

Steering turns, lock-to-lock:

2.8

2.8

2.8

2.8

Turn circle

(ft / m):

35.4 / 10.8 (RWD)
36.6 / 11.1 (AWD)

35.4 / 10.8 (RWD)
36.6 / 11.1 (AWD)

35.4 / 10.8 (RWD)

 

35.4 / 10.8 (RWD)
36.6 / 11.1 (AWD)

Chassis control:

four-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist

four-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist

four-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist

four-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist

 

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Brakes

Type:

four-wheel disc; four-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP

 

four-wheel disc; four-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP

 

four-wheel disc; four-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP

 

four-wheel disc; four-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP

 

Rotor type and thickness (in / mm):

 

 

 

 

Front :

12.4 x 1.26 / 315 x 32; vented

12.4 x 1.26 / 315 x 32; vented

13.6 x 1.26 / 346 x 32; vented

13.6 x 1.26 / 346 x 32; vented

Rear:

12.4 x 1.0 / 315 x 26; vented

12.4 x 1.0 / 315 x 26; vented

13.4 x 1.0 / 340 x 26; vented

13.4 x 1.0 / 340 x 26; vented

 

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

17 x 8-inch alloy

 

18 x 8.5-inch alloy
18 x 8.5-inch (std) polished alloy (opt)

19 x 8.5-inch polished alloy

19 x 8.5-inch polished alloy

Tires:

P235/55R17 98H
all-season Michelin Pilot HX MXM4

P235/50R18 97V all-season Michelin Pilot HX MXM4

P245/45R19 98Y summer only Continental SportContact3

P245/45R19 98V
all-season
Goodyear Eagle RS-A2

 

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

113.4 / 2880

Length (in / mm):

191.3 / 4859

Height (in / mm):

58 / 1472

Width (in / mm):

72.5 / 1842

Track (in / mm):

61.8 / 1570 (front)
62.2 / 1581 (rear)

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3.0L RWD w/man: 3853 / 1748
3.0L RWD w/auto: 3852 / 1747
3.0L AWD w/auto: 4034 / 1830
3.6L RWD w/auto: 3920 / 1778
3.6L AWD w/auto: 4118 / 1868

Weight distribution (% front / rear):

51 / 49 (RWD)
52 / 48 (AWD)

Interior

Legroom (in / mm):

front: 42.4 / 1078
rear: 35.9 / 913

Headroom (in / mm):

front: 38.8 / 986
rear: 37.2 / 944

Shoulder room (in / mm):

front: 56.7 / 1441
rear: 57.4 / 1390

Hip room (in / mm):

front: 55.1 / 1400
rear: 54.1 / 1375

 

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Capacities

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 3

EPA passenger volume (cu ft / L):

98 / 2775

EPA trunk volume (cu ft / L):

13.6 / 385

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

1000 / 454

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18 / 68

Engine oil (qt / L):

6 / 5.7

Cooling system (qt / L):

11.7 / 11.1

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