Compare 2021 BMW 5-Series vs 2021 Cadillac CT5

2021 BMW 5-Series
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530e Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 530e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $53,695 $57,200
5 Series 530e xDrive Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $55,835 $59,500
5 Series 530i Sedan 25 33 $50,905 $54,200
5 Series 530i xDrive Sedan 23 32 $53,045 $56,500
5 Series 540i Sedan 25 32 $55,790 $59,450
5 Series 540i xDrive Sedan 23 31 $57,930 $61,750
5 Series M550i xDrive Sedan 17 25 $71,925 $76,800
M5 Sedan 15 21 $96,755 $103,500
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4-Door Sedan Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CT5 4-Door Sedan Luxury 23 32 $35,145 $36,995
CT5 4-Door Sedan Premium Luxury 23 32 $38,755 $40,795
CT5 4-Door Sedan Sport 23 32 $39,705 $41,795
CT5 4-Door Sedan V-Series 18 27 $45,405 $47,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,695
$35,145
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$57,200
$36,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$953 / month
$617 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 BMW 5-Series pushes all the right buttons for mid-size luxury shoppers. And there are a lot of them. The 2021 Cadillac CT5 adds Super Cruise to its luxury credentials.
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Fuel Economy
City
Coming Soon 23 mpg
Highway
Coming Soon 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 56.7
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
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 39
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 57.2
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)
195.8 193.8
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10 11.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6 x 1.1
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.4 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 17
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 39
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 245/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
258 QBC
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 245/45R18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
258 QBC
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4222 3659
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 3800 237 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 258 @ 1500-4000
Engine Order Code
NA LSY
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
21 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
64 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 23
Transmission
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.87
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.99
Trans Order Code
2TB 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
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Clutch Size (in)
- N/A
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Cadillac CT5
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue 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
- 6.8
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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2021 BMW 5-Series
  • 2022 BMW 5-Series available; 2021s sold out
  • Lease: From $539 for 36 months
  • Rebate: Up to $2,500 off
  • Financing: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
2021 Cadillac CT5
  • 2022 CT5 now in stock; 2021s still available
  • Lease: From $419 for 39 months (2021)
  • Rebates: $500 off 2021s
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR
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