2002 Cadillac DeVille: New for 2002

CADILLAC DEVILLE

New For 2002

  • Advanced Vehicle Navigation system
  • XM Satellite Radio*
  • Revised wreath and crest badging
  • Dual stage air bag inflators
  • Additional power outlet on front passenger seat umbrella tray
  • Exterior color – Blue Onyx
  • Upgraded Radio Data System (RDS) functionality
  • Express-up front windows
  • Factory engine oil fill to GF3 oil specifications
  • Extended oil change interval to 12,500 miles
  • Integration kit for tri-band cellular phone*

*Will not be available at start of 2002 production

Model Lineup

Engines Transmission
275 hp Northstar V8 300 hp Northstar V8 4-speed auto
DeVille s s
DHS s s
DTS s s

Key:

Standard: s
Not available: –

2002 CADILLAC DEVILLE OFFERS NEW DVD-BASED NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OTHER IMPROVEMENTS

The DeVille nameplate, steeped in more than half a century of automotive history, symbolizes Cadillac’s proud heritage while serving as a harbinger of the division’s future. Bold, groundbreaking technologies such as Night Vision, the acclaimed Northstar engine and StabiliTrak have shaped the DeVille’s character, and help distinguish the marque from other full-size luxury automakers.

Completely redesigned in 2000, the DeVille’s clean, flowing exterior strikes the perfect balance between formal and sporty. Its chiseled, shear lines are distinctly Cadillac, as are cues such as its shield-shaped grille and strong side spline.

“The DeVille has been the best-selling luxury car in America for 16 years, and the latest generation continues to drive the average age of Cadillac customers down,” said Pat Kemp, DeVille brand manager. “Traditionally, pre-boomers have represented DeVille’s primary customer base, and by 2005, we expect nearly 40 percent of buyers in this segment will be boomers.”

Advanced Vehicle Navigation

One significant change is a new DVD-based Advanced Vehicle Navigation system. The system incorporates voice recognition, complementing the DeVille’s “eyes on the road, hands on the wheel” philosophy, and enables drivers to view detailed maps on a 6.5-inch diagonal touch-screen. The screen tilts down to allow for the loading of the map data DVD, an entertainment DVD or an audio CD while the vehicle is in Park. One DVD covers the continental United States and Canada. Drivers can still play music CDs while using the DVD system by using a six-disc CD changer in the glove box. In addition, passengers can watch DVD movies with superior sound from the Bose sound system when the vehicle is in Park.

The GPS-based system has five languages and voice prompts that recognize two drivers. The system remembers 60 preprogrammed locations per driver.

Maintenance

Routine maintenance becomes less time-consuming in 2002, with maximum oil and oil filter change intervals increased from 10,000 to 12,500 miles. All DeVilles have an oil life monitor that tells drivers when they need oil changes based on their environment and type of driving.

The DeVille also has new factory fill engine oil that meets the industry’s upgraded GF3 specifications. The specification results in a .5 to 1- percent increase in fuel economy and a 40 percent reduction in oil consumption. The new oil is more highly refined and contains more detergent inhibitor.

A new color joins the DeVille’s exterior palette–Blue Onyx, and Cadillac’s new wreath and crest emblem will grace the decklid, grille emblem, hood ornament, keys, steering wheel, wheel caps, and engine top cover.

In addition, new rear shocks and front struts with four-stage valving improve the ride on the DeVille and DHS models.

Safety and convenience

Always a safety leader, DeVille offers a new feature in 2002: dual-stage air bag inflaters. New dual-stage inflators offer maximum protection in high-speed crashes while minimizing injury risk to smaller stature occupants. The system detects vehicle acceleration, and provides the appropriate level of air bag inflation.

For added convenience, an additional power outlet in the front passenger seat tray offers another place to plug in devices needing power. And, a new express-up feature powers the front windows up with a quick touch of the button.

XM Satellite Radio

In 2002, the DeVille will have XM Radio, a new band of satellite radio with up to 100 individual channels of digital-quality programming. It will offer an array of innovative formats unavailable in many markets today, including music, news, sports, talk and children’s radio. XM combines commercial-free, limited advertiser-supported and brand-name channels with continuous, uninterrupted service anywhere in the continental United States for a $9.99 monthly subscription fee.

The stereo system has been updated with new, simplified Radio Data System (RDS) functions. If a station subscribes to RDS, which allows the radio to receive digital data transmitted along with the standard radio signal, drivers can view song names and artists, as well as the type of radio station. The system is now easier to use and more intuitive.

Also new is a phone integration kit that accommodates a tri-band phone, enabling drivers to access digital, analog or PCS service. The system includes a docking station for the handset and connection equipment. For more information about XM Satellite Radio, see the “OnStar” section of the Corporate press kit.

For more information about Night Vision, see the “Applied Technology” section of the Corporate press kit.

SPECIFICATIONS

Model: Cadillac DeVille; DHS; DTS
Body style / driveline: full-size luxury four-door sedan, unitized welded-steel body with rubber-isolated front cradle and rear suspension member
Manufacturing location: Detroit, Michigan
Key competitors: DeVille/DHS: Lincoln Town Car, Chrysler LHS
DTS: Lexus LS430, Mercedes Benz S-Class

Engine

DeVille/DHS 4.6L Northstar V8 DTS 4.6L Northstar V8
Type: 4.6-liter, DOHC V8 4.6-liter DOHC V8
Displacement (cu in / cc): 279 / 4565 279 / 4565
Bore x stroke (in / mm): 3.66 x 3.31 / 93 x 84 3.66 x 3.31 / 93 x 84
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum cast aluminum
Valvetrain: dual overhead camshafts four valves per cylinder dual overhead camshafts four valves per cylinder
Ignition system: coil-on-plug cassette design with extended-life dual platinum-tipped spark plugs coil-on-plug cassette design with extended-life dual platinum-tipped spark plugs
Fuel delivery: sequential injection sequential injection
Compression ratio: 10:0 10:0
Horsepower (hp / kw @ rpm): 275 / 205 @ 5600 300 / 224 @ 6000
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 300 / 407 @ 4000 295 / 400 @ 4400
Recommended fuel: 87 octane 87 octane
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6500 6700
Emissions controls: PCV, EGR, catalytic converter, evaporative system PCV, EGR, catalytic converter, evaporative system
Estimated fuel economy
(mpg city / hwy / combined): 18 / 27 / 24 18 / 27 / 24

Transmission

DeVille/DHS 4T80-E DTS 4T80-E
Type: four-speed electronic automatic four-speed electronic automatic
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 2.96 2.96
Second: 1.63 1.63
Third: 1.00 1.00
Fourth: 0.68 0.68
Reverse: 2.13 2.13
Final drive ratio: 3.11:1 3.71:1

Chassis/Suspension

DeVille/DHS DTS
Front: independent, strut-type with coil springs, 28-mm anti-roll bar independent, strut type with coil springs, 28-mm anti-roll bar, electronically controlled struts
Rear: independent, semi-trailing arm with toe-control link, coil springs, electronic level18-mm anti-roll bar independent semi-trailing arm with toe control link, coil springs, electronic level, 18-mm anti-roll bar, electronically controlled shock absorbers
Traction control system: full-range full-range
Steering type: Magnasteer variable assist steering, rack-and-pinion Magnasteer variable assist steering, rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: 14.8:1 on center 14.8:1 on center
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3.25 3.25
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m): 40.2 / 41.4 40.2 / 41.4

Brakes

Type: 4-wheel power disc with 4-wheel power disc with
4-channel ABS 4-channel ABS, StabiliTrak 2.0 with road texture detection
Rotor diameter x thickness, front (in / mm): 11.93 x 1.26 / 303 x 32 vented disc 11.93 x 1.26 / 303 x 32 vented disc
Rotor diameter x thickness, rear (in / mm): 11.69 x .43 / 297 x 11 solid disc 11.69 x .43 / 297 x 11 solid disc

Wheels/Tires

DeVille DHS DTS
Wheel size and type: 7×16-inch cast aluminum with machined and painted or chromed finish 7×16-inch cast aluminum with chromed finish 7×17-inch cast aluminum with painted or chromed finish
Tire size and type: P225/60SR-16 Michelin all-season blackwall P225/60SR-16 Michelin all-season blackwall P235/55HR-17 Goodyear all-season blackwall performance radials

Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm): 115.3 / 2929 115.3 / 2929 115.3 / 2929
Overall length (in / mm): 207 / 5258 207 / 5258 207 / 5258
Overall width (in / mm): 74.4 / 1891 74.4 / 1891 74.4 / 1891
Overall height (in / mm): 56.7 / 1439 56.7 / 1439 56.7 / 1439
Track (in / mm):
Front: 62.6 / 1593 62.6 / 1593 62.6 / 1593
Rear: 62.1 / 1586 62.1 / 1586 62.1 / 1586
Min. ground clearance (in / mm): 5.3 / 134 5.3 / 134 5.3 / 134
Base curb weight (lbs / kg): 3984 / 1807 4048 / 1837 4044 / 1835
Weight distribution (%, front / rear): 61 / 39 @ curb vehicle mass 60 / 40 @ curb vehicle mass 61 / 39 @ curb vehicle mass
53 / 47 @ gross vehicle mass 53 / 47 @ gross vehicle mass 53 / 47 @ gross vehicle mass

Interior

Head room (in / mm):
Front: 39.1 / 992 39.1 / 992 39.1 / 992
Rear: 38.3 / 974 38.3 / 974 38.3 / 974
Leg room (in / mm):
Front: 42.4 / 1076 42.4 / 1076 42.4 / 1076
Rear: 43.2 / 1098 43.2 / 1098 43.2 / 1098
Shoulder room (in / mm):
Front: 60.3 / 1532 60.3 / 1532 60.3 / 1532
Rear: 60.1 / 1526 60.1 / 1526 60.1 / 1526
Hip room (in / mm):
Front: 56.4 / 1432 56.4 / 1432 56.4 / 1432
Rear: 56.6 / 1438 56.6 / 1438 56.6 / 1438

Capacities

EPA passenger volume (cu ft / liters): 115.3 / 3265
EPA interior volume (cu ft / liters): 134.4 / 3806
Fuel tank (gal / liters): 18.5 / 70
Oil (qt / liters): 7 / 6.6
Cooling system (qt / liters): 12.5 / 11.8
Towing capacity (lbs / kg): 2000 / 907

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