Compare 2005 BMW 5-Series vs 2005 Cadillac CTS

2005 BMW 5-Series
2005 Cadillac CTS
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525i 4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 525i 4-Door Sedan 19 28 $37,765 $41,300
5 Series 530i 4-Door Sedan 20 30 $41,495 $45,400
5 Series 545i 4-Door Sedan 17 25 $50,960 $55,800
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4-Door Sedan 2.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CTS 4-Door Sedan 2.8L 17 27 $27,925 $30,190
CTS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L 17 27 $30,007 $32,440
CTS-V 4-Door Sedan 15 23 $45,778 $49,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,765
$27,925
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,300
$30,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$688 / month
$503 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 36.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.1 98
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 190.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 60.0
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 113.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x .8 11.7 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x .9 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 35.5
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.37
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QWJ
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QWJ
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3428 3509
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 2750 194 @ 3300
Engine Order Code
NA LP1
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.8L/170
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 6250 210 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.35 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Aisin
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.50 2.33
Trans Order Code
NA MV1
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Cadillac CTS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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