Cadillac XTS vs. BMW i3

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.29 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
304 hp
181 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT (304 hp [227 kW] @ 6800 rpm 264 lb
3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT
Electric Motor

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.83 in.
40.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.08 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40 in.
31.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.2 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/45R19
P175/55TR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.7 in.
101.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
33.8 ft.

Length

Length
200.9 in.
158.1 in.

Width

Width
72.91 in.
70.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4028 lbs.
3040 - 3309 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
304 hp
181 hp

Torque

Torque
264 ft. lbs.
199 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 gal.
2.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 mpg
113 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
124 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
102 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Cadillac XTS
BMW i3

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
104.2 ft³.
84 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4028 lbs.
3040 - 3309 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 mpg.
100 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V6
Electric - Electric/Gas

Displacement

Displacement
3.6L/217
39.5 Cu.in. Range Extender

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Sequential MPI (injection)

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77
9.70

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
HiPer Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Air Springs
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45R19
P175/55TR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45R19
P195/50TR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 x 8.5 in.
20 X 5.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 x 8.5 in.
20 X 6 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
33.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
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
13.6 x 1.2 in.
11 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 x 0.9 in.
11 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal.
2.3 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.08 in.
39.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.83 in.
40.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.87 in.
53.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.2 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40 in.
31.9 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.34 in.
49.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.7 in.
101.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
200.9 in.
158.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.91 in.
70.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.4 in.
62.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.28 in.
62.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.48 in.
62.1 in.

Model Group

Model Group
XTS
i3

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback