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PRELIMINARY 2006 CADILLAC DTS SPECIFICATIONS
Overview

Model:
2006 Cadillac DTS

Body style / driveline:
four-door, five- (front bucket seats) or six-passenger (front bench seat) large luxury sedan with front-wheel drive

Construction:
body frame integral (BFI) structure, direct-mounted, double-isolated front cradle and powertrain mounting system

Manufacturing location:
Detroit Hamtramck Assembly, Detroit


Engine

Type:
Northstar 4.6L V-8

Displacement:
4565 cc (279 ci.)

Bore x stroke:
93 x 84 mm

Block material:
cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:
cast aluminum

Valvetrain:
DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder

Valve lifters:
roller follower with hydraulic lash adjusters

Ignition system:
coil-on-plug cassette design with extended-life dual platinum-tipped spark plugs

Fuel delivery:
sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:
10:1

Horsepower (hp / kw @ rpm) (preliminary):
291 / 216.9 @ 5600 rpm (L37)
275 / 295.0 @ 5200 (LD8)

Torque
(lb.-ft. /Nm @ rpm – preliminary):
286 / 387.8 @ 4400 rpm (L37)
292 / 395.9 @ 4400 rpm (LD8)

Maximum engine speed (rpm):
6700 rpm (L37)
6500 rpm (LD8)

Emissions controls:
evaporative system, exhaust gas recirculation, positive crankcase ventilation, air injection reaction (AIR)

Estimated fuel economy
(mpg city / highway / combined):
18 / 27 / 22


Transmission

Hydra-Matic 4T80-E

Type:
four-speed FWD electronically controlled automatic overdrive transaxle with electronically controlled torque converter clutch

Gear ratios (:1):

First:
2.96

Second:
1.63

Third:
1.00

Fourth:
0.68

Reverse:
2.13

Final drive ratio:
3.11 (LD8) / 3.71 (L37)


Chassis/Suspension
Luxury Packages Performance Package

Front suspension:
Independent MacPherson strut-type w/ side-load compensation, 29 mm hollow stabilizer bar, L-shaped aluminum lower control arm, 80 mm hydraulic ride bushing, 24 N/mm spring
Independent MacPherson strut-type w/ side-load compensation, 29 mm hollow stabilizer bar, L-shaped aluminum lower control arm, 80 mm hydraulic ride bushing, 24 N/mm spring

Rear suspension:
multi-link independent w/ coil springs and semi trailing arm, 18 mm hollow stabilizer bar, 48 mm diameter trailing arm bushing, monotube shocks, 28 N/mm spring
multi-link independent w/ coil springs and semi trailing arm, 18 mm hollow stabilizer bar, 48 mm diameter trailing arm bushing, monotube shocks, 28 N/mm spring, standard

Magnetic Ride Control


4-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist:
Luxury I – N/A
Luxury II & III – standard
4-channel StabiliTrak w/ brake assist



Wheels
17-inch base wheel – 7-spoke, machined:
Luxury I & II – standard
Luxury III – N/A
18-inch, machined: standard


17-inch base wheel – 7-spoke, chrome:
Luxury I & II – optional Luxury III – N/A
18-inch, chromeptional


17-inch wheel – 9-spoke, chrome:
Luxury I & II – N/A
Luxury III – standard


Tires
P235/55r17 S-rated ALS
P245/50r18 H-rated AL3


Brakes
4-wheel discs
4-wheel discs

front rotor: 323 x 30 mm vented w/low lateral runout
front rotor: 323 x 30 mm vented w/low lateral runout

rear rotor: 292 x 12 mm
rear rotor: 292 x 12 mm

4-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP
4-channel ABS/TCS w/ DRP

front caliper: cast iron dual piston
front caliper: cast iron dual piston

rear caliper: cast aluminum single piston
rear caliper: cast aluminum single piston


Steering
magnetic variable assist rack and pinion
magnetic variable assist rack and pinion

Ratio:
14.2:1 – 2.2 turns lock-to-lock
14.2:1 – 2.1 turns lock-to-lock

Turn diameter:
42 ft. (17-inch wheels/tires)
44 ft. (18-inch wheels/tires)

Fuel system:
returnless with blow-molded multi-layer composite tank
returnless with blow-molded multi-layer composite tank

Exhaust:
dual, stainless steel
dual, stainless steel


Dimensions


Exterior:


Wheelbase (in / mm):
115.6 / 2936

Length (in / mm):
207.6 / 5274

Height (in / mm):
57.6 / 1464

Width (in / mm):
74.8 / 1901

Track (in / mm):
front: 62.6 / 1591

rear: 1580 / 62.2


Interior:


Legroom – front (in / mm):
42.5 / 1079

Front shoulder room (in / mm):
60 / 1524

Front hip room (in / mm):
57.3 / 1456

Headroom – front (in / mm):
38.3 / 973

Second-row headroom (in / mm):
38.4 / 975

Second-row legroom (in / mm):
42 / 1066

Second-row shoulder room (in / mm):
59.2 / 1504

Second-row hip room (in / mm):
55. 7 / 1416


Capacities

EPA total volume (cu ft / L):
105.5 / 2987
EPA trunk volume (cu ft / L):
18.8 / 532
Trailer towing max. (lb / kg):
1000 / 454
Fuel tank (gal / L):
18.5 / 70
Seating capacity (5 / 6):
2-3 / 3-3
Cooling system (qt / L):
12.5 / 11.8