Compare 2010 Volkswagen Passat Wagon vs 2010 Cadillac CTS

2010 Volkswagen Passat Wagon
2010 Cadillac CTS
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4-Door Automatic FWD SULEV Komfort
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Automatic FWD SULEV Komfort 22 31 $26,526 $28,395
4-Door Automatic FWD Komfort 22 31 $26,861 $28,755
4-Door Automatic FWD PZEV Komfort 22 31 $26,861 $28,755
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD 16 26 $33,230 $35,165
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Luxury 16 26 $35,782 $37,865
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD 18 26 $36,254 $38,365
4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD Performance 18 27 $37,577 $39,765
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD Luxury 18 26 $38,806 $41,065
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Performance 18 27 $39,278 $41,565
4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD Performance 18 26 $39,373 $41,665
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Performance 18 27 $41,074 $43,465
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Premium 18 27 $44,287 $46,865
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Premium 18 27 $46,082 $48,765
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,526
$33,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,395
$35,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$473 / month
$586 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Cadillac CTS takes an edgy, American approach to European performance-and style, with the stunning CTS Sport Wagon.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.1 98
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Height, Overall (in)
59.7 59.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
106.7 113.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
188.0 191.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.82 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 12.4 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 12.4 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.0
Steering Type
Electromechanical Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.00 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA QCH
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45HR17 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QCH
Front Tire Size
P235/45HR17 P235/55HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3455 3861
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.6 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 270 @ 7000
Engine Type
Turbocharged gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
FSI SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000 223 @ 5700
Engine Order Code
NA LF1
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 26
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Tiptronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.33
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06/3.14 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.90 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wgn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Passat Wagon Cadillac CTS Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
4-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 9.8

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