Compare 2006 BMW 5-Series vs 2006 Cadillac CTS-V

2006 BMW 5-Series
2006 Cadillac CTS-V
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4-Door Sedan RWD 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 525i 20 30 $38,855 $42,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 525xi 19 28 $40,855 $44,700
4-Door Sedan RWD 530i 20 30 $42,770 $46,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 530xi 19 28 $44,770 $49,000
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 530xi 19 28 $46,955 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 16 23 $52,415 $57,400
4-Door Sedan M5 12 18 $74,070 $81,200
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 25 $46,367 $50,675
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,855
$46,367
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,500
$50,675
Monthly Payment Estimate
$708 / month
$845 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.0 111.3
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
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 191.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 113.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 12.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 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 - TBD - 14 x 0.57
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 36.1
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QJL
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QJL
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/183 6.0L/366
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 6250 400 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 2750 395 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS2
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.43
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Tremec
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.94 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.46 2.07
Trans Order Code
NA M12
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.57
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.32 2.97
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 - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.05
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Performance

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