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Compare 2020 BMW 5-Series vs 2020 Cadillac CT5

2020 BMW 5-Series
2020 Cadillac CT5
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530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $50,625 $53,900
5 Series 530e xDrive iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $52,765 $56,200
5 Series 530i Sedan 25 33 $50,625 $53,900
5 Series 530i xDrive Sedan 24 31 $52,765 $56,200
5 Series 540i Sedan 22 30 $55,790 $59,450
5 Series 540i xDrive Sedan 22 29 $57,930 $61,750
5 Series M550i xDrive Sedan 18 25 $71,785 $76,650
M5 Competition Sedan 15 21 $102,800 $110,000
M5 Sedan 15 21 $96,010 $102,700
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4-Door Sedan Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CT5 4-Door Sedan Luxury 23 32 $35,234 $36,895
CT5 4-Door Sedan Premium Luxury 23 32 $38,863 $40,695
CT5 4-Door Sedan Sport 23 32 $39,818 $41,695
CT5 4-Door Sedan V-Series 18 26 $45,548 $47,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,625
$35,234
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,900
$36,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$898 / month
$615 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 BMW 5-Series is the goldilocks mid-sizer with a roundel on the hood: comfortable, powerful, and luxurious. The 2020 Cadillac CT5 improves upon the agile CTS and at a substantially lower price.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 39
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 37.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 63.9
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 116
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 193.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 57.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 11.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6 x 1.1
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.4 x 0.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 39
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 245/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QBC
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 245/45R18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA QBC
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4266 3659
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 258 @ 1500-4000
Engine Order Code
NA LSY
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 4000 237 @ 5000
Mileage
Battery Range (mi)
21 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
69 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.87
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.99
Trans Order Code
2TE MHS
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.80
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.28
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.70
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 2.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.15
Trans Type
8 10
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.85
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.52
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- N/A
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Cadillac CT5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 6.9
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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2020 BMW 5-Series
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  • Lease from $379 for 39 months
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