Compare 2016 Audi A6 vs 2016 Cadillac CTS

2016 Audi A6
2016 Cadillac CTS
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4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A6 4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 24 34 $42,966 $46,200
A6 4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 24 34 $42,966 $46,200
A6 4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Premium 22 32 $45,012 $48,400
A6 4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 32 $45,012 $48,400
A6 4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 25 38 $55,336 $59,500
A6 4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0L TDI Prestige 25 38 $55,336 $59,500
A6 4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 20 29 $53,382 $57,400
A6 4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Prestige 20 29 $53,382 $57,400
S6 4-Door Sedan Premium Plus 18 27 $65,938 $70,900
S6 4-Door Sedan Prestige 18 27 $65,938 $70,900
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo AWD
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,966
$44,944
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,200
$47,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$770 / month
$793 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Audi A6 builds on an already impressive set of features, abilities, and styling to yield a safe, fun, high-tech luxury sedan. The 2016 Cadillac CTS sedan is a stunning luxury sedan that drives as well or better than its European rivals.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.2 97.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56.90
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 35.40
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 45.70
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.50
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 54.80
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 40.40
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.30
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.80
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
194.2 195.50
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 57.20
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 61.70
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 114.60
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 72.20
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 61.40
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.1 13.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 19.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P245/45R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA RHN
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P245/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RHN
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3803 3808
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 x 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1600 295 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code
NA LTG
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
252 @ 5000 268 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection SIDI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 4.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.27
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.07
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.26
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.04
Trans Order Code
NA M5N
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.66
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 Cadillac CTS Sedan
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 7.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 9.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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