Compare 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen vs 2014 Cadillac CTS

2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen
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4-Door Manual S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV S 23 33 $20,155 $20,995
4-Door Manual S 23 33 $20,155 $20,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV S 23 30 $21,211 $22,095
4-Door Automatic S 23 30 $21,211 $22,095
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 23 30 $23,890 $24,885
4-Door Automatic SE 23 30 $23,890 $24,885
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $25,503 $26,565
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Sunroof 23 30 $25,617 $26,685
4-Door Automatic SE w/Sunroof 23 30 $25,617 $26,685
4-Door DSG TDI 29 39 $26,558 $27,665
4-Door Manual TDI w/Sunroof 30 42 $27,230 $28,365
4-Door Manual TDI w/Sunroof & Nav 30 42 $27,998 $29,165
4-Door DSG TDI w/Sunroof 29 39 $28,287 $29,465
4-Door DSG TDI w/Sunroof & Nav 29 39 $29,054 $30,265
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2-Door Coupe RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD 18 27 $37,322 $39,495
2-Door Coupe AWD 18 26 $39,212 $41,495
5-Door Wagon 3.0L RWD Luxury 18 26 $39,663 $42,195
2-Door Coupe RWD Performance 18 27 $40,948 $43,795
5-Door Wagon 3.0L AWD Luxury 18 26 $41,449 $44,095
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Performance 18 26 $41,322 $44,195
4-Door Sedan RWD 20 30 $42,619 $45,100
2-Door Coupe AWD Performance 18 26 $42,818 $45,795
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Performance 18 26 $43,098 $46,095
4-Door Sedan AWD 19 28 $44,509 $47,100
2-Door Coupe RWD Premium 18 27 $44,875 $47,995
5-Door Wagon 3.6L RWD Premium 18 26 $46,558 $49,795
2-Door Coupe AWD Premium 18 26 $46,745 $49,995
4-Door Sedan Luxury RWD 20 30 $47,940 $51,000
5-Door Wagon 3.6L AWD Premium 18 26 $48,334 $51,695
4-Door Sedan Luxury AWD 19 28 $49,820 $53,000
4-Door Sedan Performance RWD 20 30 $53,669 $57,400
4-Door Sedan Vsport RWD 16 24 $55,230 $59,070
4-Door Sedan Performance AWD 19 28 $55,539 $59,400
4-Door Sedan Premium RWD 20 30 $57,783 $61,800
4-Door Sedan Premium AWD 19 28 $59,653 $63,800
4-Door Sedan Vsport Premium RWD 16 24 $64,580 $69,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,155
$37,322
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,995
$39,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$350 / month
$658 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan scales up the ATS' handsome profile and spot-on handling, and tops it off with a winning Vsport edition.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 34.60
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.7 99.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 50.90
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 36.90
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.00
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 35.00
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.40
Second Hip Room (in)
- 47.70
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.50
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 74.10
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 62.00
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.4 188.50
Height, Overall (in)
59.2 56.00
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 63.00
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 113.40
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
32.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.8 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 12.40 x 1.20
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)
10.1 12.40 x 0.90
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.40
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.81
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA QYO
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P265/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QYO
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3186 3915
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 x 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5700 318 @ 6800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-5 Gas V6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 4250 275 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
NA LFX
Displacement
2.5 L/151 3.6L/217
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 27
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.60 3.06
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 4.06
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.55
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Cadillac CTS Coupe
Body Style
Wagon 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 1.00
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.14
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 8.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 10.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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