Cadillac Catera, 1997 MY

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon body style with a front positioned engine supplying power to the front wheels. Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) at 6000 rpm and 260 Nm (192 lbft/26.5 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels through a 4 speed automatic transmission. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1710 kg.

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Cadillac Catera, 1997 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4924 mm
How heavy?
1710 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2962 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 ft.lb / 26.5 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Cadillac Catera models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2962 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1710 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2962 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1710 kg
Cadillac Catera Sport -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2962 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1730 kg

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1997 Cadillac Catera data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2730 mm 107.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1502 mm 59.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1520 mm 59.8 inches
Length 4924 mm 193.9 inches
Width 1786 mm 70.3 inches
Height 1457 mm 57.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 1710 kg 3770 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
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 litre
2962 cc
(180.752 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 85 mm
3.39 × 3.35 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 67.5 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 87.78 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1103.1 kPa (160 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 493.67 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 118.58 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
87.22 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
116.96 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.47 kg/kW
19.15 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 16
Wheel size rear 7 x 16
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle GSA P225/55 HR 16
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle GSA P225/55 HR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.72
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID518771
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Cadillac Catera added 2017-06-11.
Last modified 2017-06-11.