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2005 Cadillac CTS-V Specifications

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Specifications

Model: CTS-V
Body style / driveline: rear-wheel drive, high-performance luxury sedan
Construction: unitized welded steel body with direct-mounted front cradle and rubber-isolated, multi-link independent rear suspension assembly
EPA vehicle class: midsize car
Manufacturing location: LansingGrand River Assembly, Lansing, Michigan
Key competitors: BMW M3, Mercedes-Benz C32 AMG, Audi A4

Engine

  5.7L V-8 (LS6)
Type: 5.7L V-8  
Displacement (cu in / cc): 346 / 5665
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 3.9 x 3.62 / 99 x 92
Block material: cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum
Valvetrain: OHV, 2 valves per cylinder
Ignition system: coil-on-plug with extended-life dual platinum-tipped spark plugs
Fuel delivery: sequential fuel injection
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Horsepower (hp / kw @ rpm): 400 / 298 @ 6000
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 395 / 533 @ 4800
Recommended fuel: premium unleaded (recommended but not required)
Redline speed  (rpm): 6500
Emissions controls: evaporative system, close-coupled catalytic converters, positive crankcase ventilation, inlet and exhaust cam phasers, electronic throttle control feedback air-fuel-ratio control
Estimated fuel economy:  
MPG (city / hwy / combined) 15 / 23 / 18
MPIG (city / hwy / combined) 19 / 30 / 23
L/100km (city / hwy / combined) 15.2 / 9.3 / 12.5

Transmission

Type: Tremec T566-speed manual with skip shift and reverse lockout
Gear ratios (:1):  
First: 2.97
Second: 2.07
Third: 1.43
Fourth: 1.00
Fifth: 0.84
Sixth: 0.56
Reverse: 3.28
Final drive ratio: 3.73

Chassis/Suspension

Front: independent, short/long arm, with elastomeric ride bushings, coil-over springs, 26.6-mm stabilizer bar
Rear: independent, multi-link, coil springs, Nivomat load-leveling shock absorbers, 21-mm stabilizer bar
Traction control system: full-range
Steering type: performance-tuned, speed-sensitive, power-assisted rack and pinion
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m): 36.1 / 11

Brakes

Type: Brembo 4-wheel vented disc ABS, 4-piston front and rear calipers and performance brake linings
Rotor diameter  (in / mm): front: 0.55 x 1397 / 14 x 355

rear: 0.57 x 14.37 / 14.4 x 365

Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type: 18-inch x 18.5-inch aluminum alloy
Tires: Goodyear Eagle F1 W-Rated P245/45R18 (run flat)

Dimensions

Exterior  
Wheelbase (in / mm): 113.4 / 2880
Overall length (in / mm): 191.5 / 4864
Overall width (in / mm): 70.6 / 1793
Overall height (in / mm): 57.3 / 1455
Track (in / mm): front: 61.1 / 1552; rear: 61.4 / 1559
Curb weight (lb / kg): 3850 /  1746
Weight distribution
(% front / rear):
54 / 46
Interior  
Head room (in / mm): front: 39 / 990.6

rear: 36.9 / 937.3

Leg room (in / mm): front: 42.4 / 1076
rear: 37 / 940
Shoulder room (in / mm): front: 56.6 / 1437
rear: 56.2 / 1427
Hip room (in / mm): front:  53.4 / 1356
rear:  53.8 / 1366

Capacities

EPA passenger volume
(cu ft / L):
111.3 / 3151
Cargo volume (cu ft / L): 12.5 / 354
Fuel tank (gal / L): 17.5 / 66.2

Source:  GM Media




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