Compare 2021 Cadillac CT5 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2021 Cadillac CT5
2021 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 $35,145 $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
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AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible 21 27 $77,879 $82,850
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupe 21 28 $71,675 $76,250
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Sedan 22 29 $69,466 $73,900
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Sedan 16 23 $101,050 $107,500
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Wagon 16 23 $105,703 $112,450
E-Class E 350 4MATIC Sedan 22 30 $53,345 $56,750
E-Class E 350 RWD Sedan 22 31 $50,995 $54,250
E-Class E 450 4MATIC All-Terrain Wagon 22 28 $63,544 $67,600
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Convertible 23 29 $69,983 $74,450
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Coupe 23 30 $63,403 $67,450
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Sedan 23 30 $58,280 $62,000
E-Class E 450 RWD Convertible 23 30 $67,633 $71,950
E-Class E 450 RWD Coupe 23 31 $61,053 $64,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,145
$77,879
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,995
$82,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$617 / month
$1381 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Cadillac CT5 adds Super Cruise to its luxury credentials. Made as a sedan, wagon, coupe, and convertible with four different powertrains, the 2021 Mercedes E-Class has wide appeal.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.9 9.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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 )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.9 14.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 17.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 39.7
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
245/45R18 P275/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
QBC R02
Front Tire Size
245/45R18 P245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
QBC R02
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3659 4566
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
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
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 21
Transmission
Trans Order Code
MHS 421
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 1.64
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CT5 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
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
Five-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 7.6
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 Cadillac CT5
  • 2021 CT5 selection improving; 2020s almost gone
  • Lease: From $299 for 39 months
  • Rebates: Up to $3,000 off 2020s; $1,500 off 2021s
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months + rebate
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2021 Mercedes-Benz E Class
  • 2021 E-Class available now
  • Lease: From $579/mo. (Sedan)
  • Discounts: Up to $500 off (Sedan)
  • Financing: 0% APR for 36 mo. (Sedan)
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