2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan vs 2016 BMW 5 Series
AwardsCadillac is committed to safety, and it shows: the 2016 CTS Sedan has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA1.
FeaturesGet the convenience of 4G LTE connectivity anytime, anywhere, standard on the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan2, and not even an option on the 2016 BMW 5 Series.
Your second-row passengers deserve a little extra comfort too, and that's why heated second-row seats come standard/are an option inside the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan3. The cold truth: they're only an option/aren't even an option in the 2016 BMW 5 Series.
A heated steering wheel may seem like an over-the-top luxury… until your first chilly commute without one. Then you’ll be glad your 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan2 is equipped with it, standard, and it’s not just a pricey add-on, like it is in the 2016 BMW 5 Series.
The center console inside the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan2 offers more than just secure storage — it's also a wireless charging station for mobile devices, using induction technology to charge your device anytime, anywhere, without the hassle of cords. This ultra-convenient feature's standard in the 2016 CTS Sedan, but not even an option in the 2016 BMW 5 Series.
While they're not as popular in more mild areas, in frigid climates many drivers find heated seats, a standard feature on the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan2, quite necessary. If you want heated seats on the 2016 BMW 5 Series4, though, you'll have to pay extra for them.
2016 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2016 BMW 5 Seriesstandard24g lte connectivity-standard5heated second-row seats-standard2heated steering wheel-standard2center console-standard2heated front seatsoptional4
PerformanceStopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan6, with 13 more horses in braking power per ton than 2016 BMW 5 Series4, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
When you're carrying a heavy load, every horse counts - and with the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan7, you've got 7 more horsepower per ton than the 2016 BMW 5 Series8.
2016 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2016 BMW 5 Series1596braking power per ton14642119horsepower per ton2048
SafetyThe 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan's10 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the 5 Series? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2016 BMW 5 Series4, so it will cost you.
If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan10, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2016 BMW 5 Series4, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
According to the NHTSA, the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan's6 standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2016 BMW 5 Series4.11.
The 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan6 offers side airbag protection to its rear passengers standard, but that same level of safety isn't even an option on the 2016 BMW 5 Series.
2016 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2016 BMW 5 Seriesstandard2blind spot monitoring systemoptional4standard2lane departure warning systemoptional456overall frontal crash rating44standard6rear side airbag
UsabilityThe 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan's7 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.
2016 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2016 BMW 5 Series369turning circle394
PricingThe 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan6 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 2 years longer than the 2016 BMW 5 Series4 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.
The drivetrain in the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan6 is carefully engineered and built to last, and they're willing to back it with a warranty that's 20,000 miles longer than the drivetrain warranty on the 2016 BMW 5 Series4.
The 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan6 is priced at $4,640 less than the 2016 BMW 5 Series4 - that's some pretty sizable savings.
In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2016 Cadillac CTS Sedan's6 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2016 BMW 5 Series4.
2016 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2016 BMW 5 Series46corrosion warranty2470,0006drivetrain warranty50,0004$45,5606msrp$50,200466roadside assistance44
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