Compare 2017 Cadillac CTS vs 2016 BMW 5-Series

2017 Cadillac CTS
2016 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 22 30 $43,695 $45,995
4-Door Sedan AWD 21 29 $45,595 $47,995
4-Door Sedan Luxury RWD 22 30 $49,110 $51,695
4-Door Sedan Luxury AWD 21 29 $51,010 $53,695
4-Door Sedan Premium Luxury RWD 20 30 $56,235 $59,195
4-Door Sedan V-Sport RWD 16 24 $57,660 $60,695
4-Door Sedan Premium Luxury AWD 19 27 $58,135 $61,195
4-Door Sedan V-Sport Premium RWD 16 24 $67,255 $70,795
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 23 34 $46,685 $50,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 22 34 $48,800 $52,500
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 20 31 $51,880 $55,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 535d 26 38 $53,260 $57,350
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 20 29 $54,000 $58,150
4-Door Sedan AWD 535d xDrive 26 37 $55,380 $59,650
5-Door Gran Turismo RWD 535i 19 28 $56,530 $60,900
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 5 23 30 $57,630 $62,100
5-Door Gran Turismo AWD 535i xDrive 18 26 $58,645 $63,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 17 25 $61,495 $66,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 16 25 $63,610 $68,600
5-Door Gran Turismo AWD 550i xDrive 16 24 $67,200 $72,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,695
$46,685
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,995
$50,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$767 / month
$837 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Cadillac CTS should be on any shoppers short list for mid-size luxury The 2016 BMW 5-Series lineup keeps its classic sport-sedan essence but gives you a whole lot of choices—including a limo-like Gran Turismo.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
45.7 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
195.5 193.4
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 116.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 14
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 13.3
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 - 13
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 39.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R17 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
RHN NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R17 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
RHN NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3652 3814
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 X 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 210
Engine
Fuel System
SIDI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000-4500 260 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 5600 240 @ 5000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 4.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 3.14
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.67
Trans Order Code
M5N 2TB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.67
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS Sedan BMW 5 Series
Suspension
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 Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 6.5 (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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