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Automobile Journalists Association of Canada

2006: Best New Modern Muscle Car

  Cadillac
STS-V
Chevrolet Trailblazer SS Dodge Magnum SRT8 Mazdaspeed6
Total Score - Team -- 717.7 803.3 793.1
Total Score - Individual -- 719.2 804.0 759.2
Combined Overall Score* -- 618.4 699.0 697.5
(* factored for price) 3 1 2
         
Price as Tested (Average) $-- $53,020 $47,335 $38,795
         
Styling/Appearance:
  Exterior -- 7.3 8.7 8.1
Interior -- 6.7 8.2 8.0
Quality -- 7.2 8.2 8.2
Occupant Environment:
  Interior Volume (1) -- 7.7 6.8 5.7
Cargo Volume (2) -- 7.8 5.3 2.8
  Driver Position & Ergonomics -- 7.4 8.0 8.2
Visibility -- 7.9 7.1 8.2
  Passenger Comfort/Access -- 7.7 7.7 7.8
Noise/Vibration/Harshness -- 6.7 8.0 7.7
Performance:        
Acceleration (3) -- 9.0 9.2 9.2
  Throttle Response -- 8.2 9.1 7.8
Engine Smoothness/Refinement -- 7.8 8.8 8.3
  Transmission/Drivetrain -- 7.0 8.5 7.7
Vehicle Dynamics:
  Ride Comfort -- 7.1 8.1 8.0
Steering -- 6.7 8.4 8.5
  Handling -- 6.0 8.5 8.2
Braking Feel & Effectiveness -- 6.3 8.5 8.2
  Stopping Distance (4) -- 9.5 9.0 9.8
Fuel Economy (5) -- 3.1 3.5 6.3
Safety Features -- 7.2 7.9 7.9
Cargo Convenience -- 8.2 8.4 7.5
Environmental Responsibility -- 5.3 6.4 7.5
           
    Cadillac
STS-V
Chevrolet Trailblazer SS Dodge Magnum SRT8 Mazdaspeed6
(1) Interior Volume (L) -- 3212 2999 2723
(2) Cargo Volume (L) -- 1161 781 351
(3) Acceleration: 0-100 km/h -- 6.3 5.3 5.5
     Acceleration: 80-120 km/h -- 4.6 4.5 4.3
(4) Braking: 100-0 km/h (M) -- 37.90 39.44 35.52
(5) Fuel Consumption (L/100KM) -- 14.5 14.0 10.7



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