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Cadillac
Catera
1997
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1997 Cadillac Catera Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Cadillac Catera specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Cadillac Catera warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$29,995
Invoice *
$28,515
Engine
3.0L V-6 200 HP 192.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
3.0L V-6 200 HP 192.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
120 amp
Battery
310 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.90
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
16.0 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
driveline

Steering and Suspension

Auto-Levelling Suspension
rear
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P225/55HR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way (2-way power) / 8-way (4-way power)
Rear Seats
40-20-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru
Seat Trim
cloth / leather
Door Trim
cloth w/carpet lower / leatherette w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM stereo/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM stereo/FM stereo, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
compatible / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
8 / 8 brand
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
keyfob
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
pre-wiring / cell phone
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
52.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
193.8 "
Exterior Width
70.3 "
Exterior Height
57.4 "
Wheelbase
107 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
17.1 '
Curb Weight
3,770 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.33
Front Legroom
42.0 "
Rear Legroom
38.2 "
Front Headroom
38.6 "
Rear Headroom
37.8 "
Front Hiproom
54.9 "
Rear Hiproom
55.0 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.6 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.4 "
Passenger Volume
117 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
14.5 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
45.0 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000
Accessories Months/Miles
96/80,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Cadillac Catera safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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