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Compare 2015 Cadillac CTS vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2015 Cadillac CTS
2015 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo AWD 19 28 $44,741 $47,345
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Luxury AWD 19 28 $50,073 $53,270
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Luxury RWD 20 30 $48,193 $51,270
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Performance AWD 19 28 $53,921 $57,670
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Performance RWD 20 30 $52,051 $55,670
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Premium AWD 19 28 $58,035 $62,070
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo Premium RWD 20 30 $56,165 $60,070
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo RWD 20 30 $42,851 $45,345
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury AWD 18 26 $51,671 $54,970
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury RWD 18 29 $49,791 $52,970
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance AWD 18 26 $55,510 $59,370
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance RWD 18 29 $53,640 $57,370
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium AWD 18 26 $59,624 $63,770
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium RWD 18 29 $57,754 $61,770
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Twin Turbo Vsport Premium RWD 16 24 $64,832 $69,340
CTS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Twin Turbo Vsport RWD 16 24 $55,482 $59,340
CTS-V Coupe 2-Door Coupe 14 19 $65,356 $69,900
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2-Door Convertible E 400 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class 2-Door Convertible E 400 RWD 20 29 $57,056 $61,350
E-Class 2-Door Convertible E 550 RWD 17 26 $63,008 $67,750
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 400 4MATIC 20 28 $51,941 $55,850
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 400 RWD 20 29 $49,616 $53,350
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 550 RWD 18 26 $55,242 $59,400
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Luxury 4MATIC 27 38 $50,499 $54,300
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Luxury RWD 28 42 $48,174 $51,800
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Sport 4MATIC 27 38 $50,499 $54,300
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Sport RWD 28 42 $48,174 $51,800
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury 4MATIC 20 28 $50,964 $54,800
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury RWD 20 29 $48,639 $52,300
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport 4MATIC 20 28 $50,964 $54,800
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport RWD 20 29 $48,639 $52,300
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 400 4MATIC 20 28 $60,311 $64,850
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 400 RWD 20 29 $57,986 $62,350
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 400 Sport Hybrid RWD 24 29 $53,103 $57,100
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 63 AMG 4MATIC 16 23 $87,048 $93,600
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 63 AMG S-Model 4MATIC 15 22 $93,558 $100,600
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 350 Luxury 4MATIC 20 27 $54,870 $59,000
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 350 Sport 4MATIC 20 27 $54,870 $59,000
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 63 AMG 4MATIC 15 21 $95,976 $103,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,741
$57,056
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,345
$61,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$789 / month
$1023 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Cadillac CTS sedan is a stunner–especially in V-Sport guise–and it looks great, too. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class lineup is many vehicles in one, with comfort and luxury across the board and sporty manners for those who want them.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.30 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.90 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.0 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.50 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.80 47.8
Front Leg Room (in)
45.70 42
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.80 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.40 30.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.40 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.40 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
195.50 185
Height, Overall (in)
57.20 55
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.70 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
114.60 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.20 70.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 8.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 11.8
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)
12.6 x - TBD - 12.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
116.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 35.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
RHN NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R17 P235/40HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RHN NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R17 P255/35HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3776 4068
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000-4500 354 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 5500 329 @ 6500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
SIDI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.86
Trans Order Code
MYA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS Sedan Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Cabriolet
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 7.5 (Est)
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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