Compare 2014 Cadillac CTS-V vs 2014 Audi A7

2014 Cadillac CTS-V
2014 Audi A7
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5-Door Wagon
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4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium Plus 18 28 $59,987 $64,500
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Prestige 18 28 $59,987 $64,500
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 TDI Premium Plus 24 38 $62,218 $66,900
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 TDI Prestige 24 38 $62,218 $66,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$59,466
$59,987
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$63,600
$64,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1060 / month
$1075 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The basic 2014 Audi A7 is gorgeous, yes--but you'll swoon from the heady mix of raw sex appeal and torrid performance in the S7 and RS 7.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.74 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.06 37
Front Head Room (in)
38.80 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.99 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.73 57.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.10 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.72 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.44 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.10 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
113.40 114.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.50 75.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.00 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
192.00 195.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
58.00 55.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.40 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.00 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 24.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.00 x 1.26 14
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)
14.70 x 1.10 13
Brake Type
Pwr -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.00 19.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.70 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.90 39
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
285/35R19 P255/40HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
Q42 NA
Front Tire Size
255/40R19 P255/40HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q42 NA
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)
4398 4200
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.4 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 210
Engine
Engine Type
Supercharged Gas V8 Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
551 @ 3800 325 @ 2900
Engine Order Code
LSA NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
556 @ 6100 310 @ 5500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 18
Transmission
Trans Order Code
MN6 NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 2.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 4.71
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 3.14
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Wagon quattro Sportback
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Audi A7
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.94 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.4 8.5 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 -

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