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2011 Cadillac CTS 2011 Acura TL 2011 Lincoln MKZ
     
3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.6L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
2WD
  • 2WD
  • SH-AWD
  • 2WD w/Technology Package
  • 2WD w/Technology Package and 18" Wheels
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package and Manual
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package and Automatic
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package, Manual and HPT
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package, Automatic and HPT
4dr Sdn FWD
  • 4dr Sdn FWD
  • 4dr Sdn AWD

Prices

MSRP $35,345 $35,305 $34,645
Invoice $33,401 $32,857 $32,565
Avg. Paid $20,235 $20,277 $16,487

U.S. News Scores

Overall 9.0 8.8 8.1
Critics' Rating 8.9 8.4 7.3
Performance 8.9 8.1 7.4
Interior 8.3 8.8 7.8
Operating Cost 7.7 7.7 7.8
Safety 10.0 10.0 8.6
Reliability 5.0 5.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Nimble handling
  • Capable engines
  • Upscale interior
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
  • Athletic handling on AWD models
  • Upscale, modern interior
  • Lots of standard equipment
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
  • High-quality, luxurious interior
  • Comfortable ride
  • Numerous standard features
  • Exceptional reliability rating
Cons
  • Base front seats may not be comfortable for some
  • Button-heavy center stack may be confusing for some
  • Polarizing exterior design
  • Performance trails sport sedans
  • Too similar to the Ford Fusion
  • Low safety ratings for the class

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.0L/183 Gas V6 3.5L/212 Gas V6 3.5L/213
MPG 16 City / 26 Hwy 18 City / 26 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 113.4 109.3 107.4
Length, Overall (in) 191.3 195.3 189.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 74.0 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 57.2 56.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3849 3721 3598

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Optional Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98.0 98.2 99.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.4 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.5 42.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 58.1 57.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 55.7 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.7 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 36.2 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 56.2 55.6
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.8 53.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.6 13.1 16.5

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.5L/212 3.5L/213
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 7000 280 @ 6200 263 @ 6250
Torque (Net @ RPM) 223 @ 5700 254 @ 5000 249 @ 4500
Transmission Manual Automatic w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 35.0 38.4 39.3

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 26 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.5 17.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Independent Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear Independent multi-link Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard