Compare 2020 Cadillac CT4 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2020 Cadillac CT4
2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CT4 4-Door Sedan Luxury 23 34 $31,510 $32,995
CT4 4-Door Sedan Premium Luxury 23 34 $35,807 $37,495
CT4 4-Door Sedan Sport 23 34 $36,858 $38,595
CT4 4-Door Sedan V-Series 20 29 $42,492 $44,495
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AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible 18 25 $60,865 $64,750
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupe 19 27 $54,990 $58,500
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Sedan 19 27 $52,593 $55,950
C-Class AMG C 63 Convertible 17 24 $72,662 $77,300
C-Class AMG C 63 Coupe 17 26 $65,706 $69,900
C-Class AMG C 63 S Convertible 17 24 $79,806 $84,900
C-Class AMG C 63 S Coupe 17 26 $72,850 $77,500
C-Class AMG C 63 S Sedan 18 27 $71,158 $75,700
C-Class AMG C 63 Sedan 18 27 $64,014 $68,100
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Convertible 21 29 $52,593 $55,950
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Coupe 21 30 $45,073 $47,950
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan 23 33 $40,796 $43,400
C-Class C 300 Convertible 21 29 $50,713 $53,950
C-Class C 300 Coupe 22 31 $43,193 $45,950
C-Class C 300 Sedan 24 35 $38,916 $41,400

Pricing

Invoice Price

$31,510
$60,865

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$32,995
$64,750

Monthly Payment Estimate

$550 / month
$1079 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.2
7.3

TCC’s Bottom Line

The entry-level 2020 Cadillac CT4 sedan presents a value that is quickly eroded by a lack of features standard on other luxury makes. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is as gorgeous inside as it is outside, and it has moves to match.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

23 mpg 18 mpg

Highway

34 mpg 25 mpg

Vehicle

Number of Passenger Doors

4 -

EPA Classification

Compact Cars Subcompact Cars

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

52.5 -

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.2 54.8

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- TBD - -

Second Head Room (in)

36.5 35.6

Second Shoulder Room (in)

53.9 51.7

Front Leg Room (in)

42.4 42

Passenger Capacity

5 4

Front Hip Room (in)

53 -

Second Leg Room (in)

33.4 32

Front Head Room (in)

38.3 38.8

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

60.3 63.1

Min Ground Clearance (in)

NA 3.6

Length, Overall (in)

187.2 184.8

Height, Overall (in)

56 55.4

Track Width, Rear (in)

61.7 61.3

Wheelbase (in)

109.3 111.8

Liftover Height (in)

NA -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

71.4 71.3

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

10.7 8.8

Brakes

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)

12.4 x 0.9 12.6

Brake Type

Pwr 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.8 x 1.0 14.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

17 17.4

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

NA -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

NA 39.7

Steering Type

Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

NA -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

NA -

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

Q5O R02

Front Tire Size

P225/45R17 P225/45HR18

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

Q5O R02

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P225/45R17 P245/40HR18

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 -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3422 -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 x 8 18 X 7.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 x 8 18 X 8.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

NA -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

NA -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

NA 180

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

258 @ 1500-4000 384 @ 2500

Engine Order Code

LSY NA

Displacement

2.0L/- TBD - 3.0 L/183

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

237 @ 5000 385 @ 6100

Engine Type

Turbocharged I4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

34 25

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

23 18

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

27 21

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

- TBD - -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.06 2.25

Trans Type

8 9

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.26 1.21

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.93 4.80

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.66 0.72

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.04 3.24

Trans Order Code

M5N NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

2.85 3.07

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.66 1.64

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.85 0.86

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.61 5.35

Summary

Vehicle Name

Cadillac CT4 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Body Style

Sedan 4MATIC Cabriolet

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

NA -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

NA -

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs Multi-Link

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

NA -

Suspension Type - Front

MacPherson Strut Strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

NA -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

NA Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

6.6 8.5

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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