Compare 2018 BMW M5 vs 2018 Cadillac CTS-V

2018 BMW M5
2018 Cadillac CTS-V
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Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 15 21 $95,920 $102,600
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 14 21 $82,170 $86,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$95,920
$82,170
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$102,600
$86,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1710 / month
$1442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 BMW M5 is equal parts performance monster and luxury cruiser. The 2018 Cadillac CTS-V scorches the earth, and leaves the E63 and RS7 with some burn marks.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 54.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.8 97
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 56.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 35.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 45.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
195.5 197.6
Height, Overall (in)
58 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
117.4 114.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64 62.1
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.7 13.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.6 15.35 x 1.41
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)
15 14.37 x 1.10
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.1 19.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 40.3
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.37
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 11.2 - 15.5
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/40YR19 P265/35R19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R64
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/40YR19 P295/30ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R64
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4370 4141
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 10.5 19 x 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 19 x 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
249 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
553 @ 1800 630 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA LT4
Displacement
4.4 L/268 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
600 @ 5700 640 @ 6400
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Supercharged Gas V8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 4.56
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 2.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.08
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.65
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.27
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 2.97
Trans Order Code
2TB M5U
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW M5 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Magnetic Ride Control
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Magnetic Ride Control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 10.4
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)
- 11.9
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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