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For 2008, Cadillac STS gets more horsepower, more electronic features, and bolder styling inside and out.

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Base Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $66,515.00 $67,335.00 $64,335.00
Destination $775.00 $665.00 $665.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.6L V8 4.2L V8 4.2L V8
Horsepower 320 @ 6400 RPM 300 @ 6000 RPM 400 @ 6100 RPM
Torque 315 @ 4400 RPM 310 @ 4100 RPM 413 @ 3500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 4565 4196 4196
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.3 3.4 X 3.6 3.4 X 3.6
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 11.0:1 9.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 14 16 15
Highway (mpg) 21 25 22

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4221.9 3778.7 4074.1
Wheelbase (in.) 116.4 124.4 114.5
Length (in.) 196.3 205.3 193.1
Width (in.) 72.6 76.5 71.6
Height (in.) 57.6 57.3 57.0
Track Front (in.) 61.8 61.3 60.4
Track Rear (in.) 62.3 60.9 60.7
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.7 38.4 38.6
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.9 38.6 36.4
Front Legroom (in.) 42.6 43.3 43.1
Rear Legroom (in.) 38.3 39.3 37.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 58.6 58.3 56.4
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.4 58.2 56.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.6 N/A 40.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 55.6 N/A 36.9

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 102.9 N/A 93.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone wishbone
Tires 235/50R18 235/50R18 245/35R19

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. 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 Std. Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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