Compare 2005 Audi A8 vs 2005 Cadillac CTS

2005 Audi A8
2005 Cadillac CTS
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4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic 18 24 $62,274 $66,590
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4-Door Sedan 2.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 17 27 $27,925 $30,190
4-Door Sedan 3.6L 17 27 $30,007 $32,440
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,274
$27,925
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,590
$30,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1110 / month
$503 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
114.9 98
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.72 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
198.9 190.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 60.0
Wheelbase (in)
115.9 113.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 70.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 12.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.34 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x 0.87 11.7 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.0 35.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.37
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QWJ
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
P235/55HR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QWJ
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/55HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4288 3509
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.2 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 6500 210 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
317 @ 3500 194 @ 3300
Engine Order Code
NA LP1
Displacement
4.2L/255 2.8L/170
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Aisin
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.33
Trans Order Code
NA MV1
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 Cadillac CTS
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Adaptive Air Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Adaptive Air Independent

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