Compare 2005 Cadillac CTS-V vs 2005 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2005 Cadillac CTS-V
2005 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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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 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $45,105 $48,500
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $46,826 $50,350
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $47,198 $50,750
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 25 $47,430 $51,000
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 18 24 $49,522 $53,250
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $53,754 $57,800
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $55,242 $59,400
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,102 $61,400
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $75,144 $80,800
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 14 21 $76,818 $82,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,778
$45,105
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,490
$48,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$825 / month
$808 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
111.3 97.2
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.90
Length, Overall (in)
191.5 189.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
113.4 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 71.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.5 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 x 0.55 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 x 0.57 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Speed sensitive rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QKR NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45WR18 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
QKR NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45WR18 225/55HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3850 3691
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 115
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
400 @ 6000 221 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
395 @ 4800 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code
LS6 NA
Displacement
5.7L/348 3.2L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Tremec NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.42
Trans Order Code
M12 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.95
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.49
Trans Type
6 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS-V Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Performance w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Performance w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link

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