Compare 2018 Cadillac CT6 vs 2018 Tesla Model S

2018 Cadillac CT6
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L PLUG-IN RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CT6 4-Door Sedan 2.0L PLUG-IN RWD N/A N/A $71,340 $75,095
CT6 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Luxury RWD 22 30 $56,235 $59,195
CT6 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo RWD 22 30 $51,390 $54,095
CT6 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Turbo Luxury AWD 18 26 $61,935 $65,195
CT6 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Turbo Platinum AWD 18 26 $83,880 $88,295
CT6 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Turbo Premium Luxury AWD 18 26 $65,830 $69,295
CT6 4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD 18 27 $53,290 $56,095
CT6 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury AWD 18 27 $58,135 $61,195
CT6 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Platinum AWD 18 27 $80,080 $84,295
CT6 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Luxury AWD 18 27 $62,030 $65,295
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100D AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model S 100D AWD N/A N/A N/A $96,000
Model S 75D AWD N/A N/A N/A $78,000
Model S P100D AWD N/A N/A N/A $135,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,340
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,095
$96,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1252 / month
$1600 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Cadillac CT6 has the style and performance to match its German rivals, but is the brand there yet? The 2018 Tesla Model S still delivers unequaled battery-electric performance, though its style and safety are beginning to show their age.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 55
Front Leg Room (in)
46.4 42.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 55
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106 94
Second Head Room (in)
38.06 35.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.0 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.0 66.9
Wheelbase (in)
122.4 116.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.0 77.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 65.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
204.1 196
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 26.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 58.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 14.4
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)
- TBD - 14
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 -
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 40.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
RHI NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/45R18 P245/45WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
RHI NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50R18 P245/45WR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4537 4736
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 5500 -
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas/Plug-in Electric I4 Electric
Fuel System
Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- TBD - -
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - -
Battery Range (mi)
31 335
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
62 102
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 101
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 102
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Order Code
MRD NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 9.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 8.28
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CT6 Tesla Model S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - -
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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