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2009 Cadillac DTS Model Comparison

Base Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $46,280.00 $61,130.00 $86,215.00
Destination $920.00 $950.00 $840.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.6L V8 6.2L V8 4.6L V8
Horsepower 275 @ 6000 RPM 403 @ 5700 RPM 320 @ 6400 RPM
Torque 295 @ 4400 RPM 417 @ 4300 RPM 310 @ 4400 RPM
Valves 4 2 4
Displacement (cc) 4565 6162 4565
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.3 4.1 X 3.6 3.7 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 10:1 10.5:1 10.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 15 N/A 15
Highway (mpg) 23 N/A 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4008.0 5990.0 3646.4
Wheelbase (in.) 115.6 130.0 105.7
Length (in.) 207.6 222.0 177.7
Width (in.) 74.8 79.1 72.3
Height (in.) 57.6 74.5 50.4
Track Front (in.) 62.5 68.2 62.2
Track Rear (in.) 61.7 67.0 62.2
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A 9.2 N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 2
Front Headroom (in.) 39.2 41.1 37.6
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.6 38.1 N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 42.5 41.3 42.6
Rear Legroom (in.) 41.6 39.1 N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 60.0 65.3 54.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 59.2 65.3 N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 56.9 64.4 53.0
Rear Hip Room (in.) 56.7 61.8 N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 113.2 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link beam wishbone
Tires 235/55R17 265/65R18 235/50R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite satellite satellite
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A Std. Std.
Navigation Aid Std. Std. Std.

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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