Compare 2013 BMW 3-Series vs 2013 Cadillac CTS

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2-Door Conv 328i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 2-Door Conv 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
3 Series 2-Door Conv 328i SULEV 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
3 Series 2-Door Conv 335i 23 33 $49,770 $54,100
3 Series 2-Door Conv 335is 18 26 $56,210 $61,100
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 328i RWD 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 328i RWD SULEV 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 328i xDrive AWD 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 328i xDrive AWD SULEV 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 335i RWD 18 27 $41,490 $45,100
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 335i xDrive AWD 18 27 $43,055 $46,800
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 335is RWD 18 26 $47,930 $52,100
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i RWD 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i RWD South Africa 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i xDrive AWD 23 35 $31,785 $34,550
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD SULEV 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa SULEV 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD SULEV 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD SULEV South Africa 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD South Africa 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i RWD 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i RWD South Africa 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i xDrive AWD 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i xDrive AWD South Africa 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
3 Series 4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 3 25 33 $45,680 $49,650
M3 2-Door Conv 13 20 $63,525 $69,050
M3 2-Door Coupe 14 20 $55,290 $60,100
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2-Door Coupe AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CTS Coupe 2-Door Coupe AWD 18 27 $38,560 $40,805
CTS Coupe 2-Door Coupe Performance AWD 18 27 $42,869 $45,850
CTS Coupe 2-Door Coupe Performance RWD 18 27 $41,093 $43,950
CTS Coupe 2-Door Coupe Premium AWD 18 27 $46,796 $50,050
CTS Coupe 2-Door Coupe Premium RWD 18 27 $45,020 $48,150
CTS Coupe 2-Door Coupe RWD 18 27 $36,765 $38,905
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury AWD 18 26 $38,669 $40,920
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury RWD 18 27 $36,944 $39,095
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance AWD 18 27 $42,751 $45,240
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance RWD 18 27 $40,956 $43,340
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium AWD 18 27 $47,429 $50,190
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium RWD 18 27 $45,634 $48,290
CTS Wagon 5-Door Wgn 3.0L AWD 18 26 $38,844 $41,105
CTS Wagon 5-Door Wgn 3.0L Luxury AWD 18 26 $41,407 $44,050
CTS Wagon 5-Door Wgn 3.0L Luxury RWD 18 26 $39,621 $42,150
CTS Wagon 5-Door Wgn 3.0L RWD 18 26 $37,048 $39,205
CTS Wagon 5-Door Wgn 3.6L Performance AWD 18 26 $43,094 $46,090
CTS Wagon 5-Door Wgn 3.6L Performance RWD 18 26 $41,317 $44,190
CTS Wagon 5-Door Wgn 3.6L Premium AWD 18 26 $48,292 $51,650
CTS Wagon 5-Door Wgn 3.6L Premium RWD 18 26 $46,516 $49,750
CTS-V Coupe 2-Door Coupe 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
CTS-V Sedan 4-Door Sedan 14 19 $59,106 $63,215
CTS-V Wagon 5-Door Wgn 14 19 $59,106 $63,215

Pricing

Invoice Price

$44,070
$38,560

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$47,900
$40,805

Monthly Payment Estimate

$798 / month
$680 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.6
8.4

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2013 BMW 3-Series is safe, fuel-efficient, and well-connected, yet it delivers the class-leading performance and handling that enthusiasts have come to expect. Strikingly handsome, fun to drive, well-built, and competitive on pricing and features, the 2013 Cadillac CTS continues the brand's good reputation.

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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

18 mpg 18 mpg

Highway

27 mpg 27 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 47.70

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.300 56.00

Passenger Volume (ft³)

84.200 99.0

Second Head Room (in)

36.500 34.60

Second Shoulder Room (in)

49.300 50.90

Front Leg Room (in)

42.000 42.40

Passenger Capacity

4 4

Front Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 54.50

Second Leg Room (in)

32.000 35.00

Front Head Room (in)

38.000 36.90

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

59.100 62.00

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.400 - TBD -

Length, Overall (in)

181.900 188.50

Height, Overall (in)

54.500 56.00

Track Width, Rear (in)

59.600 63.00

Wheelbase (in)

108.700 113.40

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

71.500 74.10

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

9.000 10.5

Brakes

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)

11.800 x - TBD - 12.40 x 0.90

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)

12.300 x - TBD - 12.40 x 1.20

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

16.100 18.0

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

16.000 19.1

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

36.100 36.40

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

- TBD - 3.26

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

NA QYO

Front Tire Size

225/45R17 P235/50R18

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA QYO

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

225/45R17 P265/45R18

Trailering

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 -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA - TBD -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3825 4096

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 x 8.0 18 x 8.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 x 8.0 18 x 9.0

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - 10.9

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- TBD - - TBD -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

200 @ 2750 275 @ 4900

Engine Order Code

NA LFX

Displacement

3.0L/183 3.6L/217

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

230 @ 6500 318 @ 6800

Engine Type

Gas I6 Gas V6

Fuel System

Direct Injection Direct Injection

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

27 27

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

18 18

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

21 21

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

- TBD - NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.700 1.55

Trans Type

6 6

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.000 0.85

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.940 3.06

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.460 2.37

Trans Order Code

ZMT MX7

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.230 3.23

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.230 1.16

Trans Description Cont.

Manual Automatic

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.850 0.67

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.320 4.06

Summary

Vehicle Name

BMW 3 Series Cadillac CTS Coupe

Body Style

Convertible 2 Door Coupe

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

NA - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - 1.30

Suspension Type - Rear

5-Link Independent

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

NA NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

NA - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

MacPherson Strut Independent

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- TBD - 0.94

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

NA NA

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

5 (2012) 5

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

8.7 8.7

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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