2016 BMW 5 Series vs. 2016 Cadillac CTS

The luxury segment is filled with quality options, especially when it comes to full-sized sedans. While that may be the case, there are instances where one brand can outshine another in several areas. The German Big Three- BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi- are often shoppers’ first go-tos when searching within the luxury segment. Of course, there are other models to look at, like Cadillac. Cadillac is an old-timer, but it certainly has stepped up its game to keep up with modern day expectations. In order to distinguish the brands, we decided to put one of BMW’s most popular models against another from Cadillac. If you’re curious to see what happened when we put the 2016 BMW 5 Series vs. the 2016 Cadillac CTS, read on.

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Under the hood of the 2016 BMW 5 Series rests a 2.0-Liter Inline 4 engine, capable of producing 240 horsepower. The 2016 Cadillac CTS offers a 268-horsepower 2.0-Liter Inline 4, putting these models neck-in-neck. In terms of fuel-efficiency, BMW has the upper hand. The model is able to get up to 23 miles per gallon in the city and 34 on the highway, while the 2016 Cadillac offers a bit less. 

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2016 BMW 5 Series vs. 2016 Cadillac CTS
$50,945 MSRP $46,555
2.0-Liter Inline 4 Engine 2.0-Liter Inline 4
241 Horsepower Engine Output 268 Horsepower
23/34 (CITY/HWY) Fuel Rating 21/31 (CITY/HWY)

2016 BMW 5 Series convenience and luxury features

The 2016 BMW 5 Series is a gem in terms of power, but can it hold its own in the areas of convenience and luxury? Luckily, drivers who choose the new 5 Series won’t want for luxurious features. The 2016 model provides drivers with standard Keyless Ignition, Navigation and a built-in hard drive. All of these are complemented by comfortable leatherette seating and plenty of room for up to five passengers.

Even more features are offered, should drivers opt for them. Available in the 2016 BMW 5 Series are Parking Assistance, Heated/Cooled seats, a rear DVD player and Satellite radio. For more information on the 2016 BMW 5 Series and possible upgrades, contact BMW of Topeka directly.

2016 BMW 5 Series front end
2016 BMW 5 Series interior steering wheel
2016 BMW 5 Series infotainment center
2016 BMW 5 Series exterior

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