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2015 Cadillac CTS and CTS Vsport Sedan Specifications
2015 Cadillac CTS and CTS Vsport Sedan Specifications

2015 Cadillac CTS and CTS Vsport Sedan Specifications

Source: General Motors Media

Overview

Model: Cadillac CTS Sedan
Body style / driveline: four-door luxury sport luxury sedan, RWD/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

2.0L Turbo DI VVT 3.6L V-6 DI VVT Twin-Turbo 3.6L DI VVT
Displacement (cu in / cc): 122 / 1998 217 / 3564 217 / 3564
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 3.39 x 3.39 / 86 x 86 3.70 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6 3.70 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6
Block material: cast aluminum cast aluminum cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum cast aluminum cast aluminum
Valvetrain: DOHC, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing 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 direct high-pressure fuel injection
Compression ratio: 9.5:1 11.5:1 10.2:1
Horsepower

(hp / kW @ rpm):

272 / 203 @ 5500

(SAE certified)

321 / 239 @ 6800

(SAE certified)

420 / 313 @ 5750 (SAE certified)
Torque

(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

295 / 400 @ 1700-5500 (SAE certified) 275 / 373 @ 4800 (SAE certified) 430 / 583 @ 3500-4500 (SAE certified)
Recommended fuel: premium recommended but not required regular unleaded or E85 premium required
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 7000 7200 6500
EPA-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy): 20 / 30 RWD

19 / 28 AWD

18 / 29 RWD

18 / 26 AWD

16 / 24
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Transmissions

Type: Paddle-shift six-speed, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive with torque converter clutch Paddle-shift eight-speed, electronically controlled automatic overdrive with torque converter clutch
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 4.06 4.60
Second: 2.37 2.72
Third: 1.55 1.86
Fourth: 1.16 1.46
Fifth: 0.85 1.23
Sixth: 0.67 1.00
Seventh: 0.82
Eighth: 0.69
Reverse: 3.20 4.06
Final drive ratio: 3.45 (RWD)

3.27 (AWD)

2.85
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Chassis/Suspension

Configuration: rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive
Differential: open differential (RWD/AWD) or optional electronic limited-slip (FE3/Vsport)
Front: FE2: MacPherson-type with dual lower ball joints, twin-tube struts and direct-acting stabilizer bar or uplevel optional Magnetic Ride Control with monotube inverted struts

FE3: MacPherson-type with dual lower ball joints, direct-acting stabilizer bar and Magnetic Ride Control with monotube inverted struts

Rear: FE2: independent five-link with twin-tube shock absorbers or uplevel optional Magnetic Ride Control with monotube shocks

FE3: independent five-link with Magnetic Ride Control with monotube shocks

Steering type: ZF rack-mounted electric, power-assisted and variable assist
Steering ratio: FE2 RWD: 16.5

FE2 AWD: 16.2

FE3 RWD: 15.4

Steering turns, lock-to-lock: FE2 RWD: 2.6

FE2 AWD: 2.8

FE3 RWD: 2.5

Turn circle (ft / m): FE2 RWD: 37.1 / 11.3

FE2 AWD: 39 / 11.9

FE3 RWD: 36.7 / 11.5

Chassis control: four-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist and traction control
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Brakes

Type: four-wheel discs; front: 4-piston aluminum Brembo fixed calipers; rear: single-piston cast iron sliding calipers; four-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP
Rotor type and  thickness — front (in / mm): standard: 12.6 / 321 vented, with Ferritic Nitro Carburized process for corrosion resistance; aluminum dual-piston calipers

uplevel: 13.6 / 345 vented, with Ferritic Nitro Carburized process for corrosion resistance; aluminum dual-piston calipers

Rotor type and  thickness – rear (in / mm): standard: 12.4 / 315 vented, with Ferritic Nitro Carburized process for corrosion resistance; aluminum single-piston calipers

uplevel: 12.4 / 315 vented, with Ferritic Nitro Carburized process for corrosion resistance; single-piston, cast iron sliding calipers

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type: 17 x 8.5-inch aluminum

18 x 8.5-inch aluminum

18 x 9.5-inch aluminum (rear wheels on Vsport)

19 x 8.5-inch aluminum

Tire size: 245/45R17

245/40R18

275/35R18 (rear tires on Vsport)

255/35R19

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm): 114.6 / 2910
Length (in / mm): 195.5 / 4966
Height (in / mm): 57.2 / 1454
Width (in / mm): 72.2 / 1833
Track (in / mm): front: 61.4 / 1560

rear: 61.7 / 1568

Base curb weight (lb / kg): 3616 / 1640 (2.0L Turbo RWD)

3772 / 1711 (2.0L Turbo AWD)

3757 / 1704 (3.6L RWD)

3889 / 1764 (3.6L AWD)

3952 / 1793 (3.6L Twin-Turbo)

Weight distribution

(% front / rear):

50 / 50

 

Interior

Legroom (in / mm): front: 42.6 / 1081

rear: 35.4 / 899

Headroom (in / mm): front: 39.2 / 995

rear: 37.5 / 952

Shoulder room (in / mm): front: 56.9 / 1446

rear: 54.8 / 1392

Hip room (in / mm): front: 53.8 / 1366

rear: 53.3 / 1353

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Capacities

Seating capacity

(front / rear):

2 / 3
EPA passenger volume

(cu ft / L):

97 / 2746
EPA trunk volume

(cu ft / L):

13.7 / 388
Trailer towing maximum

(lb / kg):

1000 / 454 (3.6L)
Fuel tank (gal / L): 19 / 72
Engine oil (qt / L): 2.0L Turbo: 5 / 4.7 (RWD); 6 / 5.7 (AWD)

3.6L: 6 / 5.7 (RWD & AWD)

3.6L Twin-Turbo: 7 / 6.6

Cooling system (qt / L): 2.0L Turbo: 9 / 8.5

3.6L: 11.9 / 11.3

3.6L Twin-Turbo engine: 11.9 / 11.3

3.6L Twin-Turbo charge cooler: 1.7 / 1.6

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Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.