Cadillac DTS - 2009

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Overview

Model:

Cadillac DTS, DTS Platinum

Body style / driveline:

four-door, five- (front bucket seats) or six-passenger (front bench seat) large luxury sedan with front-wheel drive

Construction:

body frame integral (BFI) structure, direct-mounted, double-isolated front cradle and powertrain mounting system

Manufacturing location:

Detroit Hamtramck Assembly, Detroit

Engine

Type:

Northstar 4.6L V-8 (L37 & LD8)

Application:

LD8 standard on DTS; L37 available on DTS, standard on DTS Platinum

Displacement ( cu in / cc):

279 / 4565

Bore x stroke (in / mm):

3.66 x 3.30 / 93 x 84

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder

Valve lifters:

roller follower with hydraulic lash adjusters

Ignition system:

coil-on-plug cassette design with extended-life dual platinum-tipped spark plugs

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

10.0:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

292 / 218 @ 6300 rpm (L37)*

275 / 205 @ 6000 rpm (LD8)*

Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm):

288 / 390 @ 4500 rpm (L37)*

295 / 400 @ 4400 rpm (LD8)*

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6700 rpm

Emissions controls:

evaporative system, exhaust gas recirculation, positive crankcase ventilation, air injection reaction (AIR)

EPA estimated fuel economy

(city / hwy):

LD8: 15 / 23

L37: 15 / 22

Funeral Coach / Hearse: 12 / 16

Limousine: 12 / 18

Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 4T80

Type:

four-speed FWD electronically controlled automatic overdrive transaxle with electronically controlled torque converter clutch

Gear ratios (:1):

 

First:

2.96

Second:

1.63

Third:

1.00

Fourth:

0.68

Reverse:

2.13

Final drive ratio:

3.11 (LD8); 3.71 (L37)

Chassis/Suspension

 

Luxury Packages

Performance & Platinum Package

Front suspension:

independent MacPherson strut-type w/ side-load compensation, 29 mm hollow stabilizer bar, L-shaped aluminum lower control arm, 80 mm hydraulic ride bushing, 24 N/mm spring

independent MacPherson strut-type w/ side-load compensation, 29 mm hollow stabilizer bar, L-shaped aluminum lower control arm, 80 mm hydraulic ride bushing, 24 N/mm spring

Rear suspension:

multi-link independent w/ coil springs and semi trailing arm, 18 mm hollow stabilizer bar, 48 mm diameter trailing arm bushing, monotube shocks, 28 N/mm spring

multi-link independent w/ coil springs and semi trailing arm, 18 mm hollow stabilizer bar, 48 mm diameter trailing arm bushing, monotube shocks, 28 N/mm spring, standard Magnetic Ride Control

Chassis control:

4-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist

4-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist

Wheels:

17-inch base wheel – 7-spoke, machined:

base and Luxury I – standard

Luxury III – N/A

18-inch chromed aluminum std.

 

17-inch base wheel – 7-spoke, chrome:

base and Luxury I – optional

Luxury III – N/A

 

 

17-inch wheel – 9-spoke, chrome:

base and Luxury I – N/A

Luxury III – standard

 

Tires:

P235/55R17 S-rated ALS

P245/50R18 H-rated AL3

Brakes

4-wheel disc

4-wheel disc

 

front rotor: 323 x 30 mm vented w/low lateral runout

front rotor: 323 x 30 mm vented w/low lateral runout

 

rear rotor: 292 x 12 mm

rear rotor: 292 x 12 mm

 

4-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP

4-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP

 

front caliper: cast iron dual piston

front caliper: cast iron dual piston

 

rear caliper: cast aluminum single piston

rear caliper: cast aluminum single piston

Steering:

magnetic variable assist rack and pinion

magnetic variable assist rack and pinion

Ratio:

14.2:1; 2.2 turns lock-to-lock

14.2:1; 2.1 turns lock-to-lock

Turning diameter (ft / m):

42 / 12.8 (17-inch wheels/tires)

44 / 13.4 (18-inch wheels/tires)

Dimensions

Exterior:

DTS

DTS-L

Wheelbase (in / mm):

115.6 / 2936

123.6 / 3139

Length (in / mm):

207.6 / 5274

215.6 / 5476

Height (in / mm):

57.6 / 1464

57.6 / 1464

Width (in / mm):

74.8 / 1901

74.8 / 1901

Track (in / mm):

front: 62.5 / 1588

rear: 61.7 / 1567

front: 62.5 / 1588

rear: 61.7 / 1567

Interior:

 

 

Legroom (in / mm):

front: 42.5 / 1079

rear: 41.6 / 1056

front: 42.5 / 1079

rear: 49.6 / 1259

Shoulder room (in / mm):

front: 60 / 1524

rear: 59.2 / 1504

front: 60 / 1524

rear: 59.2 / 1504

Hip room (in / mm):

front: 56.9 / 1455

rear: 56.7 / 1440

front: 56.9 / 1455

rear: 56.7 / 1440

Headroom (in / mm):

front: 38.3 / 973 (w/ sunroof)

front: 39.2 / 997 (w/o sunroof)

rear: 38.6 / 981

front: 38.3 / 973 (w/ sunroof)

front: 39.2 / 997 (w/o sunroof)

rear: 38.6 / 981

Capacities

EPA total volume (cu ft / L):

132 / 3738

EPA trunk volume (cu ft / L):

18.8 / 532

Trailer towing max. (lb / kg):

1000 / 454

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18.5 / 70

Seating capacity:

5 or 6

Cooling system (qt / L):

12.5 / 11.8

GVWR (lb / kg):

5347 / 2425

Base curb weight (lb / kg):

4009 / 1818

* SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

2009 Cadillac DTS

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