Compare 2014 BMW Z4 vs 2014 Cadillac CTS-V

2014 BMW Z4
2014 Cadillac CTS-V
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2-Door Roadster sDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster sDrive28i 22 34 $45,035 $48,950
2-Door Roadster sDrive35i 19 26 $52,395 $56,950
2-Door Roadster sDrive35is 17 24 $60,535 $65,800
5-Door Wagon
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,035
$59,466
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,950
$63,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$816 / month
$1060 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 BMW Z4 offers a pleasant balance of luxury, comfort, and sport, but it is at the pricier end of the roadster spectrum.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Small Station Wagon
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.44
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.80
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 56.73
Second Leg Room (in)
- 36.06
Second Hip Room (in)
- 52.99
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.10
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.72
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 96.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.74
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 62.10
Wheelbase (in)
98.3 113.40
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 72.50
Track Width, Front (in)
59.5 62.00
Length, Overall (in)
166.9 192.00
Height, Overall (in)
50.8 58.00
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8 -
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 25.40
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 14.70 x 1.10
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 15.00 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 18.00
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 37.90
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.70
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 255/40R19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q42
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45VR17 285/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q42
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3263 4398
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 19 x 9.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1250 551 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LSA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000 556 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Supercharged Gas V8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.68 2.66
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08 3.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.35 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 1.78
Trans Order Code
ZMT MN6
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
Roadster 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
BMW Z4 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 0.94
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.14
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 11.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 12.4

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