2000 Cadillac Seville STS US

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front positioned engine driving through the front wheels. The Cadillac Seville STS's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 400 N·m (295 lb·ft/40.8 kgm) at 4400 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic transmission. The Cadillac Seville STS weighs a quoted 1827 kg at the kerb. Maximum speed quoted is 241 km/h (150 mph), claimed fuel consumption is 17/26 US MPG EPA city/highway.

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Key facts

2000 Cadillac Seville STS US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5105 mm
How heavy?
1827 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4565 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 ft.lb / 40.8 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.7 s
How fast?
241 km/h, 150 mph
How economical?
17/26 US MPG EPA city/highway

Cadillac Seville models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1811 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1811 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1801 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1800 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1815 kg

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2000 Cadillac Seville STS data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2850 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1593 mm 62.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Length 5105 mm 201 inches
Width 1905 mm 75 inches
Height 1407 mm 55.4 inches
Ground clearance 127 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1827 kg 4028 lb
Weight distribution 62 % front
fuel tank capacity 70.1 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.6 litre
4565 cc
(278.573 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 84 mm
3.66 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
65.7 bhp/litre
1.08 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
87.62 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1101.1 kPa (159.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 570.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.94 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 241 km/h (150 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 166.49 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
122.45 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
164.2 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.17 kg/kW
13.64 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17/26 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.8/9.0 l/100km city/highway
km/litre7.2/11.1 km/l city/highway
UK MPG20.4/31.2 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG17.0/26.0 US MPG city/highway
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 2.400
Turning circle 12.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.71
general
Carfolio.com ID84535
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2000 Cadillac Seville STS added 2001-07-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.