Compare 2010 Audi A4 vs 2010 Cadillac CTS vs 2010 Volkswagen CC

2010 Audi A4
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2010 Cadillac CTS
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2010 Volkswagen CC
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4-Door Avant Wgn Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 4-Door Avant Wgn Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 27 $32,875 $35,350
A4 4-Door Avant Wgn Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 27 $32,875 $35,350
A4 4-Door Avant Wgn Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 27 $32,875 $35,350
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 27 $31,201 $33,550
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 27 $31,201 $33,550
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 27 $31,201 $33,550
A4 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 23 30 $29,249 $31,450
A4 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 23 30 $29,249 $31,450
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Premium 22 30 $30,085 $32,350
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 30 $30,085 $32,350
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 30 $30,085 $32,350
S4 4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus 18 27 $42,687 $45,900
S4 4-Door Sedan Manual Prestige 18 27 $42,687 $45,900
S4 4-Door Sedan S Tronic Premium Plus 18 28 $43,989 $47,300
S4 4-Door Sedan S Tronic Prestige 18 28 $43,989 $47,300
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L AWD 18 26 $36,254 $38,365
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury AWD 18 26 $38,806 $41,065
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury RWD 16 26 $35,782 $37,865
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Performance AWD 18 26 $39,373 $41,665
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Performance RWD 18 27 $37,577 $39,765
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L RWD 16 26 $33,230 $35,165
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance AWD 18 27 $41,074 $43,465
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance RWD 18 27 $39,278 $41,565
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium AWD 18 27 $46,082 $48,765
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium RWD 18 27 $44,287 $46,865
CTS-V 4-Door Sedan 14 19 $56,773 $60,720
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4-Door DSG Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CC 4-Door DSG Luxury 22 31 $30,643 $32,830
CC 4-Door DSG Luxury PZEV 22 31 $30,874 $33,080
CC 4-Door DSG Sport 22 31 $26,768 $28,650
CC 4-Door DSG Sport PZEV 22 31 $26,963 $28,860
CC 4-Door DSG VR6 4Motion 17 25 $37,849 $40,420
CC 4-Door DSG VR6 Sport 18 27 $36,638 $39,310
CC 4-Door Manual Sport 21 31 $25,669 $27,550
CC 4-Door Manual Sport PZEV 21 31 $25,864 $27,760
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,875
$36,254
$30,643
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,350
$38,365
$32,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$589 / month
$639 / month
$547 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Audi S4 blasts its way into a performance war with BMW and Mercedes-Benz-and Lexus, Infiniti, and Cadillac-thanks to a big price cut and 333 supercharged horsepower. 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. You give up quite a bit of functionality in the name of style with the 2010 Volkswagen CC, but it offers a premium look and feel at an affordable price.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wgn Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 35.9 37.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 38.8 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.7 56.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90 98 96.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 37.2 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 54.7 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.4 41.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 62.0 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
110.6 113.4 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 72.5 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 61.8 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.2 5.9 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
185.2 191.6 188.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
69.7 - -
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 59.1 55.8
Liftover Height (in)
24.8 - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
40.4 - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28.0 - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
39.4 - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.4 - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.5 - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.6 13.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.18 12.4 x 1.3 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.47 12.4 x 1.0 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Servotronic Pwr Rack & Pinion Electromechanical pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 19.1 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.0 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P235/55HR17 P235/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QCH - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P235/55HR17 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QCH - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3814 3872 3344
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 11.7 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
280 - TBD - 140
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
FSI SIDI TSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500-4200 223 @ 5700 207 @ 1700-5000
Engine Order Code
NA LF1 - TBD -
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.0L/183 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 5300-6000 270 @ 7000 200 @ 5100-6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.37 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA MX7 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.52 - TBD - 4.06/3.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.16 0.90
Trans Description Cont.
Tiptronic Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.67 0.76
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.06 3.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.55 1.30
Trans Type
6 6 6
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.85 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic w/OD NA Tiptronic
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.20 3.99
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 Cadillac CTS Sedan Volkswagen CC
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-Link Independent McPherson concept
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA w/triangular wishbones, coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal Link Independent 4-link fully independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA w/telescopic shock absorbers
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 8.9 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 5 6 (2009)

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