2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6, 2008 MY US

The CTS 3.6 V6 is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor car with a front placed engine, produced by Cadillac. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.6 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 258 bhp (262 PS/192 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 342 N·m (252 lb·ft/34.9 kgm) at 3100 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual 'box. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1751 kg.

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Key facts

2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6, 2008 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4867 mm
How heavy?
1751 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3564 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
262 PS / 258 bhp / 192 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
342 Nm / 252 ft.lb / 34.9 kgm @ 3100 rpm

Cadillac CTS models

Cadillac CTS Coupé 3.6 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3564 cm3 322 PS 318 bhp 237 kW 1768 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 6A 3564 cm3 322 PS 318 bhp 237 kW 1858 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2997 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1748 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1748 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2997 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1747 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1747 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2997 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1830 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1830 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 3564 cm3 322 PS 318 bhp 237 kW 1778 kg
Cadillac CTS Sport Sedan 3.6 AWD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3564 cm3 322 PS 318 bhp 237 kW 1868 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2997 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1826 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1826 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1907 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2997 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1907 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 3564 cm3 322 PS 318 bhp 237 kW 1855 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 3564 cm3 322 PS 318 bhp 237 kW 1953 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 3564 cm3 308 PS 304 bhp 227 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 3564 cm3 308 PS 304 bhp 227 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2997 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2792 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1751 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2792 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1756 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 3564 cm3 262 PS 258 bhp 192 kW 1756 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3564 cm3 262 PS 258 bhp 192 kW 1860 kg
Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 HF -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 3564 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1751 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 3564 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1756 kg
Cadillac CTS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3564 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1860 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 3564 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW

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2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2880 mm 113.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1570 mm 61.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 4867 mm 191.6 inches
Width 1575 mm 62 inches
Height 1473 mm 58 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1751 kg 3860 lb
Weight distribution 51 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.6 litre
3564 cc
(217.489 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 85.6 mm
3.7 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 262 PS (258 bhp) (192 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output 72.4 bhp/litre
1.19 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 342 Nm (252 ft·lb) (34.9 kgm)
at 3100 rpm
Specific torque 95.96 Nm/litre
1.16 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1205.9 kPa (174.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 7200 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 594 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 149.39 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
109.87 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
147.34 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.1 kg/kW
15.2 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.
Wheel size front 8 x 17
Wheel size rear 8 x 17
Tyres front P235/55 R 17
Tyres rear P235/55 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 315 mm
Rear brake diameter 315 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID151184
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 added 2007-01-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.