Compare 2013 BMW M3 vs 2013 Cadillac CTS-V

2013 BMW M3
2013 Cadillac CTS-V
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 20 $55,290 $60,100
2-Door Convertible 13 20 $63,525 $69,050
5-Door Wagon
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,290
$59,106
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,100
$63,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1002 / month
$1054 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Despite its relative age, weight, and complexity, the 2013 BMW M3 is still a very satisfying dual-purpose street and track-capable car. If you're looking for Corvette fun wrapped in Cadillac luxury and comfort, with an added dose of practicality, the 2013 CTS-V is your answer.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Small Station Wagon
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 56.73
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.0 96.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.10
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.72
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 42.44
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.74
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 36.06
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 38.80
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.99
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
181.8 192.00
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 58.00
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.5 62.10
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 113.40
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 72.50
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 62.00
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 25.40
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 58.00
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 0.9 14.70 x 1.10
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)
14.2 x 1.2 15.00 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 18.00
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 37.90
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.70
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 255/40R19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q42
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/40ZR18 285/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q42
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3704 4396
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 19 x 9.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.4 12.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.0/244 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
414 @ 8300 556 @ 6100
Engine Type
Gas V8 Supercharged Gas V8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3900 551 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LSA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.58 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.68 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.85 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 2.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW M3 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
Body Style
Coupe 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 (2011) 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 11.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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