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
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 36.06
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 38.80
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.99
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 72.50
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 62.00
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
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 -
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 18.00
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.70
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P265/40ZR18 285/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q42
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 255/40R19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q42
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3704 4396
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 19 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 19 x 9.5
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
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3900 551 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LSA
Displacement
4.0/244 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
414 @ 8300 556 @ 6100
Engine Type
Gas V8 Supercharged Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 14
Transmission
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 2.66
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
Summary
Body Style
Coupe 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
BMW M3 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
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 -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 11.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 (2011) 3
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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