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

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

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