2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan vs 2017 BMW 5 Series
AwardsCadillac has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2017 CTS Sedan has earned a coveted 5-star side crash and rollover rating from the NHTSA1.
FeaturesWhile they're not as popular in more mild areas, in frigid climates many drivers find heated seats, a standard feature on the 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan2, quite necessary. If you want heated seats on the 2017 BMW 5 Series3, though, you'll have to pay extra for them.
2017 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2017 BMW 5 Seriesstandard2HEATED FRONT SEATSoptional3
PerformanceStopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan4, with 25 more horses in braking power per ton than 2017 BMW 5 Series5, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
When you're carrying a heavy load, every horse counts - and with the 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan6, you've got 34 more horsepower per ton than the 2017 BMW 5 Series5.
2017 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2017 BMW 5 Series1594BRAKING POWER PER TON13452106HORSEPOWER PER TON1765
SafetyThe 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan's2 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 2017 BMW 5 Series3, so it will cost you.
If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan2, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2017 BMW 5 Series3, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
The 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan4 offers side airbag protection to its rear passengers standard, but that same level of safety isn't even an option on the 2017 BMW 5 Series.
2017 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2017 BMW 5 Seriesstandard2BLIND SPOT MONITORING SYSTEMoptional3standard2LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEMoptional3standard4REAR SIDE AIRBAG-
UsabilityThe 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan's6 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.
2017 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2017 BMW 5 Series366TURNING CIRCLE393
PricingThe 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan4 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 2 years longer than the 2017 BMW 5 Series3 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.
The drivetrain in the 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan4 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 2017 BMW 5 Series3.
The 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan4 is priced at $5,205 less than the 2017 BMW 5 Series3 - 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 2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan's4 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2017 BMW 5 Series3.
2017 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2017 BMW 5 Series44CORROSION WARRANTY2370,0004DRIVETRAIN WARRANTY50,0003$45,9954MSRP$51,200364ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE43
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