Cadillac CT5 vs. Audi A5 vs. BMW 5 Series
Athletic design and aggressive styling make the luxury sports sedan stand out. Three of the leaders in this category include the 2021 Cadillac CT5, the Audi A5 and BMW 5 Series. All are designed to impress with peppy performance. Compare the models to see which one is right for your active lifestyle.
Each of these three models feature a 2.0L I-4 engine with more than 200 horses to power the way. The 2021 Cadillac CT5 beats out the Audi A5 with 237 horsepower while taking the top spot for the best transmission with a ten-speed automatic, which includes OD and auto-manual. The BMW comes in second with an eight-speed and the Audi offers a seven-speed. Cadillac and BMW offer both a rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive while the A5 is only all-wheel. As you look at the highest trims, the Cadillac takes the lead with a 3.0L V6 engine, which includes 360 horsepower over the 335 horses of the BMW.
Drivers expect to get a lot of technology with a fully-loaded 2021 Cadillac CT5 or other luxury sedans. These three don’t disappoint with the latest in infotainment and touchscreen. All three include Bluetooth while the Cadillac and BMW make voice recognition standard. Stereo systems are standard in all models today, but of these three, the Cadillac gives you extra. The CT5 is the only one which includes an equalizer on the base trim while it and the BMW make an amplifier standard across all trims. Technology improves safety as well with in-vehicle assistance and airbags. Only the CT5 and A5 make knee protection airbags standard for the driver and front passenger.
Relax inside these sedans for a first-class ride with spacious interiors while the 2021 Cadillac CT5 provides more than an inch extra of legroom for the front and more headroom. Rear passengers get a little more legroom as well. Move up in the trim options and you’ll discover that the CT5 has everything the Audi and BMW offer. With amenities like heated and cooled front seats and memory settings for the driver, these sedans enhance the driving experience.
Costs and Warranties
One of the biggest differences between the sedans is in the purchase price. You’ll find that the 2021 Cadillac CT5 offers a much lower price than the Audi and BMW, making it a smart choice for someone entering the luxury market for the first time. Peace of mind comes from warranties that back these sedans with the Cadillac leading the way. This model offers a powertrain warranty superior to the others with 72 months/70,000 miles over the 48-month/50,000-mile warranty that comes with the A5 and 5 Series. Get free maintenance with the CT5 and BMW while Audi doesn’t offer this feature.
Learn more about how the 2021 Cadillac CT5 fits in your world when you stop by Bob Moore Cadillac of Norman. See your premier Norman, Edmond, Oklahoma City Cadillac dealer today for the best deal on this model.