Compare 2010 Cadillac CTS-V vs 2010 BMW M5

2010 Cadillac CTS-V
2010 BMW M5
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 14 19 $56,773 $60,720
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 11 17 $78,845 $85,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,773
$78,845
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,720
$85,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1012 / month
$1428 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Cadillac CTS-V is about as close as you can get to a four-door Corvette; Cadillac manages to beat top German sports sedans with a track-ready sedan that doesn’t forget about comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 11 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98 99.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 61.7
Wheelbase (in)
113.4 113.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.6 191.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 1.02 14.6 x - TBD -
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)
12.4 x 1.26 14.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
57.1 40.7
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.1 12.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
Q42 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35YR19 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
Q42 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/40YR19 P255/40ZR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4222 4012
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 170
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
556 @ 6100 500 @ 7750
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V10
Fuel System
NA MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
551 @ 3800 383 @ 6100
Engine Order Code
LSA NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 5.0L/305
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 11
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.65
Trans Order Code
MN6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.62
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.99
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.81
Trans Type
6 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.83
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS-V BMW M5
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.3 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Sport NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Sport NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 NA
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 14.3

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