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Here's how the 2007 BMW 525, 2008 Cadillac CTS, 2005 Audi A6 and the 2009 Cadillac DTS measure up.
4dr Sdn 525i RWD
$43,500
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn AWD w/1SA
$33,675
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn 3.2L quattro Auto
$41,900
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn w/1SA
$46,280
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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 5 6
Engine

215.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

263.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

255.0-hp, 3.2-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

275.0-hp, 4.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 18
Size
191.5" length, 57.8" height 190.1" length, 56.7" height 193.5" length, 57.4" height - TBD -" length, 57.6" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Dark Beige / Beige

Black

Agate / Quartz

Auburn

Light Titanium

Cashmere

Ebony

Ebony

Cream

Amaretto

Stone / Steel Grey

Black

Light Linen

Cocoa / Shale

Ebony w / Ebony Accents

Titanium w / Dark Titanium Accents

Titanium

Ebony

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size Midsize Full Size

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A 16 x 7.5 in Compact in
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 x 8 in 16 x 7.5 in 17 x 7 in
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 x 8 in 16 x 7.5 in 17 x 7 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 N/A 180 150

Engine

Displacement
3.0L/183 3.6L/220 3.2L/191 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 6250 263 @ 6400 255 @ 6500 275 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 2750 253 @ 3100 243 @ 3250 295 @ 4400
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V8

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
370.00 mi 289.00 mi 400.90 mi 270.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 25 MPG 26 MPG 23 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 17 MPG 19 MPG 15 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A 18 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
536.50 mi 425.00 mi 548.60 mi 414.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral Independent Trapezoidal-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Independent Four-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms - - -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x 0.79 in 12.4 x 1.02 in 11.89 x 0.47 in 11.5 x 0.47 in
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr Pwr Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x 1.18 in 12.4 x 1.26 in 12.64 x 1.18 in 12.7 x 1.18 in
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal 17 gal 21.1 gal 18 gal

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Servotronic Variable Pwr Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.5 ft 57.1 ft 39.0 ft 42 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.8 2.7 2.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.7 19.1 16.1 14.2

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P235/55HR17 P225/55HR16 P235/55SR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A P225/55HR16 Compact
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P235/55HR17 P225/55HR16 P235/55SR17

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 100 lbs N/A 100 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1000 lbs N/A 1000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- - N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- - N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3396 lbs 3509 lbs 3957 lbs 4009 lbs

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
99.1 ft³ 96 ft³ 97.9 ft³ 113.2 ft³
Second Head Room
37.0 in 36.9 in 37.8 in 38.6 in
Second Hip Room
N/A 53.8 in N/A 56.7 in
Front Leg Room
41.5 in 42.4 in 41.3 in 42.5 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Trunk Volume
14.0 ft³ 12.5 ft³ 15.9 ft³ 18.8 ft³
Second Leg Room
36.0 in 36.2 in 36.9 in 41.6 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room
N/A 53.4 in N/A 56.9 in
Length, Overall
191.1 in 190.1 in 193.5 in 207.6 in
Wheelbase
113.7 in 113.4 in 111.9 in 115.6 in
Front Shoulder Room
57.3 in 56.6 in 57.1 in 60.0 in
Height, Overall
57.8 in 56.7 in 57.5 in 57.6 in
Second Shoulder Room
57.2 in 56.2 in 55.9 in 59.2 in
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A 4.6 in N/A
Front Head Room
37.7 in 38.9 in 38.7 in 39.2 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.7 in 70.6 in 71.3 in 74.8 in
Track Width, Front
61.3 in 60.3 in 63.5 in 62.5 in
Track Width, Rear
62.3 in 60.0 in 63.7 in 61.7 in

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