Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2010 Audi A4 vs 2009 Cadillac CTS

2010 Audi A4 Change
2009 Cadillac CTS Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Engine

Drivetrain

Other

4-Door Sedan RWD w/1SA
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD w/1SA 16 25 $34,366 $36,560
4-Door Sedan RWD w/1SB 17 26 $36,528 $38,860
4-Door Sedan AWD w/1SA 17 25 $37,374 $39,760
4-Door Sedan AWD w/1SB 17 26 $38,314 $40,760
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,249
$34,366
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,450
$36,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$524 / month
$609 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

?
Read Our Full Review
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
?
Read Our Full Review
TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Audi A4 satisfies a wide spectrum of luxury-car shoppers; the optional Drive Select system's an expensive, unnecessary distraction. The 2009 Cadillac CTS continues to compete with the best from Mercedes and BMW with a distinctly American approach, boasting some of the top tech features in its class.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91 98
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.2 191.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 110.6 113.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 13.6
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.47 12.4 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.18 12.4 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 18
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 56.2
Steering Type Servotronic Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/50R17 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA QCH
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCH
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3527 3509
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 280 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 5300-6000 263 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System FSI PFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 1500-4200 253 @ 3100
Engine Order Code NA LY7
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.53
Trans Type 1 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic w/OD NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.02 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.33
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.97 4.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.15
Trans Description Cont. CVT Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.49-0.37 4.15
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A4 Cadillac CTS
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.2 -
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy.