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BMW 5-Series vs. Cadillac CTS Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 5-Series vs. Cadillac CTS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $63,270

BMW 5-Series 530i   
Difference: $615

Lowest Total Invoice: $59,480

BMW 5-Series 530i   
Difference: $1,040

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Model Year2017201720172017
Model5-Series5-SeriesCTSCTS
Trim530i540iPremium LuxuryV-Sport Premium Luxury
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $51,200 $56,450 $59,195 $70,795
Base Invoice $48,295 $53,180 $56,235 $67,255
Driver Assistance Plus II 1,700 1,700    
Driving Assistance Package 1,800 1,800    
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,400 1,400    
Premium Package 2,300 1,950    
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575    
Cold Weather Package 800 800    
Luxury Package 500 500    
Adaptive dampers - electrical 1,000      
Apple CarPlay support 300 300    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 700 700 595 595
CD player, remote     250 250
Technology Package     2,850  
Driver Assistance Plus II 1,565 1,565    
Driving Assistance Package 1,655 1,655    
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,290 1,290    
Premium Package 2,115 1,795    
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530    
Cold Weather Package 735 735    
Luxury Package 460 460    
Adaptive dampers - electrical 920      
Apple CarPlay support 275 275    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 645 645 530 530
CD player, remote     223 223
Technology Package     2,537  
Options (change) 11,075 9,725 3,695 845
Options (change) 10,190 8,950 3,290 753
Destination 995 995 995 995
Total Price $63,270 $67,170 $63,885 $72,635
Total Invoice $59,480 $63,125 $60,520 $69,003

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

The configured Cadillac CTS 4dr Sedan

Even when the BMW 5-Series and Cadillac CTS are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the BMW 5-Series 530i trim is $51,200. The features would cost an additional $11,075. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $63,270.

The base sticker price of the BMW 5-Series 540i trim is $56,450. The features would cost an additional $9,725. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $67,170.

The base sticker price of the Cadillac CTS Premium Luxury trim is $59,195. The features would cost an additional $3,695. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $63,885.

The base sticker price of the Cadillac CTS V-Sport Premium Luxury trim is $70,795. The features would cost an additional $845. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $72,635.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 6. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac CTS trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Cadillac CTS Premium Luxury appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

The configured Cadillac CTS 4dr Sedan

Even when the BMW 5-Series and Cadillac CTS are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the BMW 5-Series 530i trim is $48,295. The features would cost an additional $10,190. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $59,480.

The invoice of the BMW 5-Series 540i trim is $53,180. The features would cost an additional $8,950. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $63,125.

The invoice of the Cadillac CTS Premium Luxury trim is $56,235. The features would cost an additional $3,290. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $60,520.

The invoice of the Cadillac CTS V-Sport Premium Luxury trim is $67,255. The features would cost an additional $753. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $69,003.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac CTS trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Cadillac CTS Premium Luxury appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Cadillac CTS

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW 5-Series 530i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $650
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,073
Model Year2017201720172017
Model5-Series5-SeriesCTSCTS
Trim530i540iPremium LuxuryV-Sport Premium Luxury
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine248hp I4335hp I6335hp V6420hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T8T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12?, 13?, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18245/45-18245/40-18245/40-18
Total Price$63,270$67,170$63,885$72,635
Adjustments for Features-500-15-640
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$63,220$67,170$63,870$71,995
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,950$0$8,125
Total Invoice$59,480$63,125$60,520$69,003
Adjustments for Features-470-14-608
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$59,433$63,125$60,506$68,395
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,692$0$7,889

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Features Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Cadillac CTS

Model Year2017201720172017
Model5-Series5-SeriesCTSCTS
Trim530i540iPremium LuxuryV-Sport Premium Luxury
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300
RWD$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100
Active noise reduction  $0$0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $1000$1000
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware$1200$1200  
Electronic engine sound enhancement   $0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100  
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$100$100  
Remote start  $150$150
Remote window/roof operation$15$15  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0  
Backup collision intervention  $150$150
Dedicated short-range radio communications (DSRC)  $0$0
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150  
Evasive maneuver system$200$200  
Following distance indicator  $25$25
Lane departure collision mitigation$50$50  
Pedestrian detection$50$50  
Rear side airbags  $300$300
Rollover sensor$50$50  
Safety key  $5$5
Side collision prevention$100$100  
Vehicle health reports  $0$0
Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication  $0$0
Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication  $0$0
Wide-view front camera$150$150  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50  
Cargo net  $40$40
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $0$0
Automatic air recirculation$100$100  
CD player$125$125  
CD player, remote  $100$100
DVD-compatible player$0$0  
Handwriting recognition$200$200  
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15  
In-vehicle Internet$150$150  
Media drive$15$15  
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0  
Rear air vents$100$100  
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250$250
Residual heat$50$50  
S Voice support$0$0  
Satellite radio  $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250  
Surround sound  $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300  
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325$325
Text dictation$50$50  
Traffic + travel information$25$25  
Traffic information  $25$25
Voice recorder$0$0  
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows  $200$200
Laminated rear side windows  $100$100
Panoramic sunroof  $1200$1200
Sunroof$900$900  
Tow hook(s), front  $40$40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection  $25$25
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200$200
Boost gauge   $75
Compass  $0$0
Cornering lights$75$75  
Fog lights$125$125  
Interior ambient lighting  $150$150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250$250
LED headlights $1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750   
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25  
Power-folding mirrors$50$50  
Rear camera mirror  $200$200
Xenon HID headlights  $500$500
Powertrain 
Active rear differential   $500
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150 
Launch control$100$100  
Regenerative braking$0$0  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300$300
Coordinated climate control, front seats  $25$25
Door sill trim plates$100$100  
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200
Leather door panel trim$250$250  
Metal pedals  $75$75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50  
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 $500$500
Alloy wheels$350$350$350 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 $200
Machined alloy wheels   $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0
Total Value of Features$8,720$8,670$8,685$9,310
Value of Feature Adjustments$50$0$15$640
Value of Feature Adjustments-470-14-608

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Cadillac CTS

Model Year20172017
Model5-SeriesCTS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase117.1 in114.6 in
Length194.6 in195.5 in
Width73.5 in72.2 in
Height58.2 in57.2 in
Curb Weight3,747 lb.3,656 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.19.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in39.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in56.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in53.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.3 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in35.4 in
Cargo Volume18.7 ft313.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530i

Driver Assistance Plus II
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware950No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Side collision prevention100No
Total Requested70038%
Total Not Requested115062%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Total Requested1050100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Evasive maneuver system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested170079%
Total Not Requested45021%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Leather door panel trim250No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Total Requested127568%
Total Not Requested60032%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)50Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Driver Assistance Plus II
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware950No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Side collision prevention100No
Total Requested70038%
Total Not Requested115062%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Total Requested1050100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Evasive maneuver system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested170079%
Total Not Requested45021%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250No
Total Requested57549%
Total Not Requested60051%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)50Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Cadillac CTS Premium Luxury

CD player, remote
FeatureValueRequested?
CD player, remote100Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Metal pedals75No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Alarm100No
Wheel locks25No
Laminated rear side windows100No
Total Requested155069%
Total Not Requested70031%

Option Package Details
Cadillac CTS V-Sport Premium Luxury

CD player, remote
FeatureValueRequested?
CD player, remote100Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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