2014 Cadillac ELR - Road Test Specs

2014 Cadillac ELR Sedan

(0-cyl. Hybrid 1-speed Direct Drive)
Vehicle TypeFWD 2dr 4-passenger coupe
Estimated MSRP$75,995
Assembly locationHamtramck, Michigan
ConfigurationTransverse, front-mounted twin electric motors combined with gasoline engine, front-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, port-injected, inline-4, gasoline with auto stop-start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,398/85
Block/head materialIron/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake and exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.5
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)84 @ 4,800
Fuel typeElectricity and 91-octane premium (required)
Hybrid typeSeries-parallel, plug-in
Electric motor rating (kW)117 (battery only); 135 (with generator boost)
Combined horsepower (hp @ rpm)217
Combined torque (lb-ft @ rpm)295
Battery typeLithium-Ion
Battery capacity, rated (kW-hr)16.5
Charge time (hours @ 110v/220v)12-18/5
Plug-in driving range, mfr. claim (mi.)37
Transmission typePlanetary gearset CVT with direct-drive and blended modes
Suspension, frontIndependent, HiPer strut modified MacPherson struts, coil springs, computer-controlled two-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearSemi-independent twist beam-axle with Watts link, coil springs, computer-controlled 2-mode variable dampers
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)15.4
Tire make and modelBridgestone Potenza RE97 AS
Tire typeAll-season, low rolling resistance
Tire size245/40R20 95H
Wheel size20-by-8.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, front12.6-inch ventilated cast-iron discs with single-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear11.5-inch solid cast-iron discs with single-piston sliding calipers
Track Test Results
0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)7.8 with gas engine assist; 8.8 in pure battery mode
Fuel Consumption
Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)33 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)9.3
Audio and Advanced Technology
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB jack, USB stick, SD card, Bluetooth streaming, generic aux jack
Satellite radioStandard
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard, can support up to 10 devices
Navigation systemStandard
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Standard
Smart entry/StartStandard ignition doors trunk/hatch
Parking aidsStandard back-up camera, optional cross traffic detection
Blind-spot detectionOptional
Adaptive cruise controlOptional
Lane-departure monitoringStandard, with Safety Alert Seat
Collision warning/avoidanceStandard, with Safety Alert Seat
Night VisionNot available
Driver coaching displayStandard
Dimensions & Capacities
Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,050
Length (in.)186.0
Width (in.)72.7
Height (in.)55.9
Wheelbase (in.)106.1
Track, front (in.)62.1
Track, rear (in.)62.4
Turning circle (ft.)38.4
Legroom, front (in.)42.2
Legroom, rear (in.)33.6
Headroom, front (in.)36.9
Headroom, rear (in.)34.7
Shoulder room, front (in.)55.2
Shoulder room, rear (in.)49.9
Seating capacity4
Trunk volume (cu-ft)10.5
Hybrid/battery8 years/100,000 miles (10 years/150,000 miles in CARB states)

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