2005 Cadillac BLS 2.8 V-6T EU

This car has a 4 door saloon body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2.8 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 251.5 bhp (255 PS/188 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 365 N·m (269 lb·ft/37.2 kgm) at 1800-4500 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. Maximum speed claimed is 250 km/h or 155 mph, quoted fuel consumption is 15.4/7.1/10.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 245.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2005 Cadillac BLS 2.8 V-6T EU information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4680 mm
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2792 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
255 PS / 251.5 bhp / 188 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
365 Nm / 269 ft.lb / 37.2 kgm @ 1800-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.9 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
15.4/7.1/10.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
245.0 CO2 g/km

Cadillac BLS models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1910 cm3 180 PS 177.5 bhp 132 kW 170.0 CO2 1550 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1910 cm3 180 PS 177.5 bhp 132 kW 197.0 CO2 1575 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1910 cm3 180 PS 177.5 bhp 132 kW 175.0 CO2 1600 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1910 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 159.0 CO2 1560 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6A 1910 cm3 180 PS 177.5 bhp 132 kW 202.0 CO2 1625 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6A 1910 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 179.0 CO2 1585 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1998 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 199.0 CO2 1540 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1998 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 197.0 CO2 1515 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5A 1998 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 233.0 CO2 1565 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5A 1998 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 222.0 CO2 1540 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 2792 cm3 255 PS 251.5 bhp 188 kW 254.0 CO2 1610 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6A 2792 cm3 255 PS 251.5 bhp 188 kW 274.0 CO2 1635 kg
Cadillac BLS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1910 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 164.0 CO2 1460 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1910 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 194.0 CO2
Cadillac BLS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 193.0 CO2
Cadillac BLS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1998 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 202.0 CO2
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 1998 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 218.0 CO2
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 1998 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 216.0 CO2
Cadillac BLS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2792 cm3 255 PS 251.5 bhp 188 kW 259.0 CO2

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2005 Cadillac BLS 2.8 V-6T data
Applicable to the European domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2675 mm 105.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1506 mm 59.3 inches
Length 4680 mm 184.3 inches
Width 1752 mm 69 inches
Height 1471 mm 57.9 inches
Ground clearance 120 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2792 cc
(170.378 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 74.8 mm
3.5 × 2.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 255 PS (251.5 bhp) (188 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 90.1 bhp/litre
1.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 365 Nm (269 ft·lb) (37.2 kgm)
at 1800-4500 rpm
Specific torque 130.73 Nm/litre
1.58 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system MPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1642.8 kPa (238.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 465.33 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 15.4/7.1/10.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km15.4/7.1/10.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre6.5/14.1/9.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG18.3/39.8/27.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG15.3/33.1/23.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 245.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 236.64 g/km
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.750
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.4Li.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7½ x 17
Wheel size rear 7½ x 17
Tyres front 235/45 R 17 94W
Tyres rear 235/45 R 17 94W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 314 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID141603
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 Cadillac BLS 2.8 V-6T added 2006-05-08.
Last modified 2015-07-13.