Research 2009 Cadillac DTS specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

w/1SA V8


Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.7 x 1.18
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.47
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -


EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4


Displacement 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LD8
Engine Type Gas V8
Fuel System SFI

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.8
Length, Overall (in) 207.6
Wheelbase (in) 115.6
Wheelbase (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 41.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.2
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 113.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.9


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18


Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -


Vehicle Name Cadillac DTS
Body Style 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Front Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear Independent


Front Tire Order Code QCH
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P235/55SR17
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code QCH
Front Tire Size P235/55SR17


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


Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.11
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MX0


EPA Classification Full Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4009


Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel