2016 Cadillac CTS-V LT4 Engine
2016 Cadillac CTS-V LT4 Engine

2016 Cadillac CTS-V Preliminary Specifications

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Wheels/Tires | Brakes | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Model: Cadillac CTS-V sedan
Body style / driveline: 4-door sport luxury sedan (RWD)
Construction: unitized welded steel body with direct-mounted front cradle and rubber-isolated, multi-link independent rear suspension
GM vehicle class: midsize luxury sedan
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Engine

6.2L supercharged V-8
Displacement (cu in / cc): 376 / 6162
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92
Block material: cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum
Valvetrain: overhead valve, two valves per cylinder
Fuel delivery: direct injection
Lubrication system: wet sump
Compression ratio: 10:1
Horsepower

(hp / kW @ rpm):

640 / 477 @ 6400 (SAE certified)
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 630 / 855 @ 3600 (SAE certified)
Max. engine speed (rpm): 6600
Recommended fuel: premium required
GM-estimated fuel economy TBD
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Transmission

  Hydra-Matic 8L90
Type: paddle-shift eight-speed, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive with torque converter clutch
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 4.56
Second: 2.97
Third: 2.08
Fourth: 1.69
Fifth: 1.27
Sixth: 1.00
Seventh: 0.85
Eighth: 0.65
Reverse: 3.82
Final drive ratio: 2.85
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Chassis/Suspension

Configuration: rear-wheel drive
Differential: electronic limited-slip
Front suspension: MacPherson-type with dual lower ball joints and direct-acting stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control with monotube inverted struts
Rear suspension: independent five-link with Magnetic Ride Control
Steering type: ZF rack-mounted electric, power-assisted and variable assist
Steering ratio: 15.5 (on center) to 11.2 (full lock)
Steering turns, lock to lock: 2.37
Turn circle (ft / m): 40.3 / 12.3
Chassis control: four-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist and traction control; Performance Traction Management
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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type: 19 x 9.5-inch front / 19 x 10-inch rear aluminum
Tire size: front: 265/35ZR19 Michelin Pilot Super Sport

rear: 295/30ZR19 Michelin Pilot Super Sport

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Brakes

Type: four-wheel disc; four-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP; Brembo brakes with staggered six-piston calipers (front) and four-piston calipers (rear)
Rotor type and  thickness

(in / mm):

front: 15.35 x 1.41 (390 x 36) vented, with two-piece construction; Ferritic Nitro Carburized process for corrosion resistance

rear: 14.37 x 1.10 (365 x 28) vented; Ferritic Nitro Carburized process for corrosion resistance

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm): 114.6 / 2910
Length (in / mm): 197.6 / 5021
Height (in / mm): 57.2 / 1454
Width (in / mm): 72.2 / 1833
Track (in / mm): front: 62.1 / 1577

rear: 61.2 / 1554

Curb weight (lb / kg): 4145 / 1880
Weight distribution

(% front / rear):

52.7 / 47.3

Interior

Legroom (in / mm): front: 45.7 / 1160

rear: 35.4 / 899

Headroom (in / mm): front: 40.4 / 1026

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
Fuel tank (gal / L): 19 / 72
Engine oil (qt / L): 10 / 9.5
Cooling system (qt / L): 11.9 / 11.3
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Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

  • Benny L

    Price?

    • CadillacVNet

      The price hasn’t been announced by Cadillac yet, but as soon as it is, we’ll have posted here.

  • William Hinkle

    World Class in my estimation. Waiting to see one in the flesh.

  • Bill Gnuse

    Mobil1 full synthetic or Delco synthetic blend Dexos1 ?