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1989 CADILLAC BROUGHAM 2000-99 Cadillac Index

The traditional rear drive Brougham for 1989 was identified by its restyled grille and front-end panel molding. The header molding no longer had an embedded script. The Cadillac script was now located on the grille. The premier formal padded roof option was offered in five new colors for a total of 12 choices. The Brougham interior included Cadillac's new carpeted and reversible floor mats with a retention device. A 100-amp generator was standard. New standard features consisted of a controlled cycle wiper system, cruise control electronic level control, electrically powered chrome outside mirrors, trumpet horn and a power trunk lid release.


The 1989 Cadillac had a 17-symbol vehicle identification number (VIN) stamped on a metal tag attached to the upper left surface of the cowl visible through the windshield. The code was as follows:
First digit"1"represented the manufacturing country (United States)
Second digit"G"represented General Motors
Third digit"6"represented Cadillac
Fourth digit"D"Brougham car line
Fifth digit"W"Brougham series identification
Digits six and seven"69"represent the body style: four-door sedan
Eighth digit"Y"307 cu. in. V-8 engine
Ninth digit"?"a check digit
Tenth digit"K"represents the model year, 1989
Eleventh digit-represents the assembly plant
Digits 12-17-the production sequence: 700000 and up

ModelSeries NumberBody/Style NumberBody TypeFactory PriceShipping WeightProduction Total
Brougham6DW694-dr Sedan$25,6994190 lb28,926
Brougham D'Elegance6DW694-dr Sedan$-- lb12,212


Type90-degree, overhead valve, V-8, cast iron block and cast iron cylinder heads
Displacement307 cu. in. (5.0 liters)
Bore & Stroke3.8 in. x 3.39 in.
Compression ratio8.0:1
Brake horsepower140 @ 3200 rpm
Torque346 lb.-ft. @ 2000 rpm
Main bearingsFive
Valve liftersHydraulic valve lifters
Fuel supplyFour-barrel carburetor


ModelWheelbaseOverall lengthHeightWidthFront TreadRear TreadStandard Tires
Brougham121.5 in.221 in56.7 in.76.5 in.61.7 in.60.7 in.Michelin P225/75R15

TransmissionSteeringRatiosFront SuspensionRear SuspensionBrakesBody constructionFuel Tank
THM 200-4R automatic four-speed (includes overdrive and torque converter clutch)Power-assisted recirculating ball15-13:1Independent with short/long arms, coil springs direct acting shock absorbers, and link-type stabilizer barCoil springs with automatic level control and direct acting shock absorbersPower-assisted front disc/rear drumSeparate body on frame25.0 US Gal.



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