2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan vs 2018 BMW 5 Series
AwardsCadillac has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2018 CTS Sedan has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA.1
FeaturesWhile they're not as popular in more mild areas, in frigid climates many drivers find heated seats, a standard feature on the 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan2, quite necessary. If you want heated seats on the 2018 BMW 5 Series3, though, you'll have to pay extra for them.
Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the HID Headlights that come standard on the 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan2, the answer is yes. On the 2018 BMW 5 Series, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights are a pricey add-on.
2018 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2018 BMW 5 Seriesstandard2HEATED FRONT SEATSoptional3standard2HID HEADLIGHTS-
PerformanceStopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan4, with 2 more horses in braking power per ton than 2018 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 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan6, you've got 1 more horsepower per ton than the 2018 BMW 5 Series7.
2018 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2018 BMW 5 Series1594BRAKING POWER PER TON15752106HORSEPOWER PER TON2097
SafetyThe 2018 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 2018 BMW 5 Series5, so it will cost you.
If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan2, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2018 BMW 5 Series5, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
The 2018 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 2018 BMW 5 Series.
2018 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2018 BMW 5 Seriesstandard2BLIND SPOT MONITORING SYSTEMoptional5standard2LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEMoptional5standard4REAR SIDE AIRBAG-
UsabilityTired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan4 offers 4 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2018 BMW 5 Series3, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.
The 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan's6 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.
2018 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2018 BMW 5 Series404FRONT HEAD ROOM383404FRONT LEG ROOM383366TURNING CIRCLE393
PricingThe 2018 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 2018 BMW 5 Series5 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.
The drivetrain in the 2018 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 2018 BMW 5 Series5.
With an MSRP of $5,905 less than the 2018 BMW 5 Series5, the 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan4 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan's4 gas tank a dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks.8
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 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan's4 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2018 BMW 5 Series5.
2018 Cadillac CTS SedanFoo2018 BMW 5 Series44CORROSION WARRANTY2570,0004DRIVETRAIN WARRANTY50,0005$46,4954MSRP$52,400564ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE45
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings.
2 - 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Luxury RWD
3 - 2018 BMW 5 Series 530i Sedan
4 - 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo RWD
5 - 2018 BMW 5 Series 530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid
6 - 2018 Cadillac CTS Sedan 4dr Sdn 3.6L Twin Turbo V-Sport RWD
7 - 2018 BMW 5 Series M550i xDrive Sedan
8 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.