Compare 2017 Cadillac CTS vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2017 Cadillac CTS
2017 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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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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RWD Sedan E 300 Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD Sedan E 300 Luxury 22 30 $48,500 $52,150
RWD Sedan E 300 Sport 22 30 $48,500 $52,150
RWD Coupe E 400 20 29 $50,732 $54,550
4MATIC Sedan E 300 Luxury 22 29 $50,825 $54,650
4MATIC Sedan E 300 Sport 22 29 $50,825 $54,650
4MATIC Coupe E 400 20 28 $53,057 $57,050
RWD Coupe E 550 18 26 $56,405 $60,650
4MATIC Wagon E 400 Luxury 19 25 $57,939 $62,300
4MATIC Wagon E 400 Sport 19 25 $57,939 $62,300
RWD Cabriolet E 400 20 29 $58,218 $62,600
RWD Cabriolet E 550 17 25 $64,263 $69,100
4MATIC Sedan AMG E 43 18 25 $67,332 $72,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,695
$48,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,995
$52,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$767 / month
$869 / 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 With the 2017 E-Class, Mercedes-Benz is pushing the boundaries of its autonomous driving technology, and backing it up with S-Class style.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.9
Front Leg Room (in)
45.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.0 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 35.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 37.9
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
195.5 193.8
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 115.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 63.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 13.1
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 17.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 38.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45R17 P225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
RHN NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R17 P225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
RHN NA
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)
3652 3792
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 5600 241 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
SIDI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000-4500 273 @ 1300
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 30 (Est)
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 2.25
Trans Type
6 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.80
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 3.24
Trans Order Code
M5N 421
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 5.35
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS Sedan Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 7.1 (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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