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

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Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.0
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.6 max 4.4 min

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -


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


EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4


SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.6L/279
Fuel System SFI
Engine Order Code LH2

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3
Length, Overall (in) 177.7
Wheelbase (in) 105.7
Height, Overall (in) 50.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15


Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion


Vehicle Name Cadillac XLR
Body Style 2 Door Conv


Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) SLA double wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -


Front Tire Order Code QMS
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/50WR18
Rear Tire Size P235/50WR18
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Order Code QMS


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


Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.03
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MX0
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive


EPA Classification Two-seater

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3647


Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8