Cadillac CTS vs. Audi A5

Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$40,892 - $46,203
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.43 / 5
7 Reviews
4.77 / 5
35 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
420 hp
252 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 Twin Turbo DI DOHC VVT (420 hp [313 kW] @ 5750 rpm 430 lb
3.6L V6 TWIN TURBO DI DOHC VVT
2.0L TFSI 4 Cylinder 252 HP

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.7 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.4 in.
39 - 40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.4 in.
32.7 - 35.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
36.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.7 cu. ft.
7.2 - 11.6 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.6 in.
108.8 - 111.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 ft.
37.7 - 38.4 ft.

Length

Length
195.5 in.
184 - 186.3 in.

Width

Width
72.2 in.
72.6 - 72.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3992 .lbs
3549 - 3990 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
420 hp
252 hp

Torque

Torque
430 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
Not Available

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 gal.
15.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
8 - 12 mpg
12 - 34 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
24 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 mpg
33 - 34 mpg

Safety Features

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Cadillac CTS Sedan
Audi A5 Cabriolet, Audi A5 Coupe, Audi A5 Sportback

Body Style

Body Style
4 Door Sedan
quattro Cabriolet, quattro Coupe, quattro Sportback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
97.0 ft³.
81 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3992 lbs.
3549 - 3990 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 mpg.
33 - 34 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3
6.5

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Not Available

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
Not Available

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LF3
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.6L/220
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
SIDI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MGG
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6 - 7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60
3.19 - 3.78

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72
2.04 - 2.19

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86
1.28 - 1.52

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46
0.94 - 1.06

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23
0.74 - 0.78

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.51 - 0.67

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
0.39

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06
2.75 - 3.33

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85
3.56 - 4.27

Total Cooling System Capacity

Total Cooling System Capacity
11.9 qts.
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
RHS - RKK
H7U

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
RHS - RKK
H7U

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/40R18 - P255/35R19
P245/40HR18 - P245/40YR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/40R18 - P255/35R19
P245/40HR18 - P245/40YR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.5 - 19 x 8.5 in.
18 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.5 - 19 x 8.5 in.
18 X 8.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
Rack-Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4
Not Available

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.5
Not Available

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft.
37.7 - 38.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
Yes
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
13.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in.
13 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.0 gal.
15.3 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.4 in.
39 - 40 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.7 in.
41.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in.
55.3 - 55.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.8 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
36.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.4 in.
32.7 - 35.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.8 in.
46.9 - 54.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.3 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.6 in.
108.8 - 111.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
195.5 in.
184 - 186.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in.
72.6 - 72.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.2 in.
54 - 54.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.4 in.
62.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.7 in.
61.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³.
7.2 - 11.6 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
CTS
A5

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Convertible, Coupe, Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4