2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan Diesel vs. 2020 Cadillac CT5

Image Comparison

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What is the main difference between 3 Series Sedan Diesel and CT5?

Two Sedans with some similarities, but otherwise different in most aspects such as the powertrain, horsepower, fuel economy, model year, starting price, and ground shadow size. First of all, there is a notable difference in the starting price of the 2020 Cadillac CT5, which is $4,855 less than the base MSRP of the 2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan Diesel, which is two model years older. Also, the 2020 CT5 has bigger and thirstier engine; the 2018 3 Series Sedan Diesel gets 9 more mpg. In addition, the 3 Series Sedan Diesel is slightly smaller than the CT5. Among similarities are the body structure, market segment, height, and maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Diesel, Auto, RWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, RWD
MSRP
MSRP
$41,750
$36,895
Engine
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo Diesel
2.0L/-TBD-
Horsepower
Horsepower
180 hp
237 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
7.4 sec
City MPG
City MPG
31 MPG
23 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
43 MPG
32 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
36 MPG
26 MPG
Width
Width
80.0 in
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
71.3 in
74.1 in
Length
Length
182.8 in
193.8 in
Height
Height
56.3 - 56.5 in
57.2 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
110.6 in
116 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
90.5 ft2
99.7 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
40.3 in
39 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
42.0 in
42.4 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
55.1 in
56.7 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
37.7 in
36.6 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
35.1 in
37.9 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
55.1 in
55.7 in

Costs

2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan Diesel

2020 Cadillac CT5

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$1,300 - $1,350
$1,950
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$199 (2018 BMW 3 Series 328d Sedan)
$254 (2020 Cadillac CT5 4dr Sdn Luxury)
Lease Due
Lease Due
$3,000
$2,999
Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$11,464 - $11,514
$14,093
2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan Diesel vs. 2020 Cadillac CT5 - Front Left Comparison2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan Diesel vs. 2020 Cadillac CT5 - Front Left Comparison
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