Compare 2006 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 2006 Cadillac CTS-V

2006 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2006 Cadillac CTS-V
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4-Door Sedan 2.5L Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Sport 21 29 $27,156 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury 21 28 $30,644 $32,950
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 4MATIC Luxury 19 26 $32,318 $34,750
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Sport 20 28 $34,922 $37,550
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Luxury 20 29 $35,480 $38,150
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 4MATIC Luxury 19 24 $37,154 $39,950
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 17 22 $50,638 $54,450
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 25 $46,367 $50,675
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,156
$46,367
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,200
$50,675
Monthly Payment Estimate
$487 / month
$845 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 111.3
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 113.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.0 70.6
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
178.4 191.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.2 12.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.39 14 x 0.57
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.18 14 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 17
Steering
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QJL
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
245/40ZR17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QJL
Front Tire Size
225/45ZR17 P245/45VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3405 3850
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 2700 - 5000 395 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS2
Displacement
2.5L/152 6.0L/366
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6200 400 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.57
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.01 2.97
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 1.43
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Tremec
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 2.07
Trans Order Code
NA M12
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.25 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cadillac CTS-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil-Springs Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
3-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil-Springs Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.05
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Arm Multilink Independent

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