Compare 2018 Audi S7 vs 2018 Cadillac CTS-V

2018 Audi S7
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4.0 TFSI Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4.0 TFSI Premium Plus 16 24 $75,516 $81,200
4.0 TFSI Prestige 16 24 $75,516 $81,200
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 14 21 $82,170 $86,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$75,516
$82,170
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$81,200
$86,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1353 / month
$1442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Audi S7 and RS 7 are like habanero and ghost peppers—among the hottest cars you’ll find anywhere. The 2018 Cadillac CTS-V scorches the earth, and leaves the E63 and RS7 with some burn marks.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.9
Second Leg Room (in)
37 35.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 45.7
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 54.8
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 40.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 97
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
196.3 197.6
Height, Overall (in)
55 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.3 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 114.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.2 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.6 62.1
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
24.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 15.35 x 1.41
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 14.37 x 1.10
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 19.0
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 40.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.37
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 11.2 - 15.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/35YR20 P295/30ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R64
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR20 P265/35R19
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R64
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4486 4141
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 19 x 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 19 x 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
450 @ 5800 640 @ 6400
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Supercharged Gas V8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
406 @ 1400 630 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA LT4
Displacement
4.0 L/244 6.2L/376
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 2.97
Trans Order Code
NA M5U
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.52 0.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 1.69
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69 4.56
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.09 2.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 2.08
Trans Type
7 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 1.27
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.65
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi S7 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan
Body Style
quattro Sportback 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Magnetic Ride Control
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 10.4
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.9
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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