Compare 2005 BMW 5-Series vs 2005 Cadillac CTS-V

2005 BMW 5-Series
2005 Cadillac CTS-V
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4-Door Sedan 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 525i 19 28 $37,765 $41,300
4-Door Sedan 530i 20 30 $41,495 $45,400
4-Door Sedan 545i 17 25 $50,960 $55,800
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 15 23 $45,778 $49,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,765
$45,778
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,300
$49,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$688 / month
$825 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 36.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.1 111.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 113.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 191.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 57.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 12.5
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x .9 14 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x .8 14 x 0.57
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17
Steering
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QKR
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P245/45WR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QKR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3428 3850
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 2750 395 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA LS6
Displacement
2.5L/152 5.7L/348
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 6250 400 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 15
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.35 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Tremec
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.50 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA M12
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Cadillac CTS-V
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Performance

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