Research 2001 Cadillac Catera specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr Sedan


Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.26 x 0.47
Brake Type Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 1.1
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 300
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 6000
Engine Order Code L81
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/181
Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 3600

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in) 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2
Liftover Height (in)
Height, Overall (in) 56.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3
Length, Overall (in) 192.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.3


Vehicle Name Cadillac Catera
Body Style 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs


Front Tire Size P235/45HR17
Front Tire Order Code QPW
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code QPW
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P235/45HR17
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P235/45HR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR16


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)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3770


Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0