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Compare 2020 Cadillac CT5 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2020 Cadillac CT5
2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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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
$35,234
$76,751
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,895
$81,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$615 / month
$1361 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
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
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
39 40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 51.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.1
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 36.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 48.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
193.8 190.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.9 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
116 113.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 73.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.9 9.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.1 14.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.9 14.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QBC R02
Front Tire Size
245/45R18 P245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
QBC R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
245/45R18 P275/35ZR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3659 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500-4000 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
LSY NA
Displacement
2.0L/- TBD - 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
237 @ 5000 429 @ 6100
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System
SIDI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 5.35
Clutch Size (in)
N/A -
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 2.25
Trans Type
10 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87 4.80
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.99 3.24
Trans Order Code
MHS 421
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 3.07
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CT5 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 7.7
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 Cadillac CT5
  • 2020 CT5 selection sufficient
  • Factory rebate up to $2,500
  • Lease from $379 for 39 months
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2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class
  • 2020 E-Class is available
  • Lease: From $549/mo.
  • Financing: 1.99% APR for 36 mo. (sedan)
  • Up to $4,500 off (sedan)
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