Compare 2020 BMW 5-Series vs 2020 Cadillac CT5 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2020 BMW 5-Series
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2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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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
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AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible 20 26 $76,751 $81,650
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupe 21 28 $70,453 $74,950
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Sedan 21 28 $69,372 $73,800
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Sedan 15 23 $100,909 $107,350
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Wagon 16 23 $105,045 $111,750
E-Class E 350 4MATIC Sedan 23 32 $53,157 $56,550
E-Class E 350 RWD Sedan 23 32 $50,807 $54,050
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Convertible 19 26 $69,466 $73,900
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Coupe 19 26 $62,839 $66,850
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Sedan 20 28 $57,857 $61,550
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Wagon 19 26 $62,134 $66,100
E-Class E 450 RWD Convertible 20 27 $67,116 $71,400
E-Class E 450 RWD Coupe 20 28 $60,489 $64,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,625
$35,234
$76,751
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,900
$36,895
$81,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$898 / month
$615 / month
$1361 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.2
7.7
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. It's good to be the king: There's a reason the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class family of cars still rules the mid-size luxury roost.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 32 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.7 48.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 39 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 56.7 56.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.8 - TBD - -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 37.9 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.4 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 4
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 36.6 36.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.7 58.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.7 51.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 62.8 64.1
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 193.8 190.6
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 57.2 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 63.9 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 116 113.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 74.1 73.2
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD - -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD - 4.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 11.9 9.5
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes NA Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.4 x 0.9 14.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6 x 1.1 14.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 17 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 39 39.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD - -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 245/45R18 P245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA QBC R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 245/45R18 P275/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QBC R02
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4266 3659 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 x - TBD - 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 x - TBD - 19 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 258 @ 1500-4000 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA LSY NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0L/- TBD - 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 4000 237 @ 5000 429 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection SIDI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
69 - -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 26 23
Battery Range (mi)
21 - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 32 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.28 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.70 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 2.85 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.15 2.25
Trans Type
8 10 9
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.85 0.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.52 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.87 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.99 3.24
Trans Order Code
2TE MHS 421
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.00 0.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.80 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/OD
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64 -
Clutch Size (in)
- N/A -
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69 -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Cadillac CT5 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Five-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD - -
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)
- - TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD - 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 6.9 7.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
-
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2020 BMW 5-Series
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