Specs

Research 1997 Cadillac Eldorado specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

2dr Coupe

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140

Engine

Engine Order Code LD8
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.6L/279
Fuel System SPFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 29.1
Length, Overall (in) 200.6
Wheelbase (in) 108.0
Height, Overall (in) 53.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.3
Front Hip Room (in) 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17

Steering

Steering Type Power Speed Sensitive
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.65
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.0

Summary

Vehicle Name Cadillac Eldorado
Body Style 2 Door Coupe

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.76
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Spring

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code QPY
Front Tire Order Code QPY
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.11
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3843

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Chrm/Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0
Front Wheel Material Chrm/Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0