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Compare Cadillac CT5 vs Kia Optima

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Neoscore
90%
69%
Pros
  • Exceptional CT5-V Blackwing with small block V8
  • Superb styling
  • Good build quality
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Handsome styling
  • Good handling characteristics
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

2.0
2.0 AWD
3.0
3.0 AWD
CT5-V
CT5-V AWD
CT5-V BLACKWING
1.6 T-GDI AWD
1.6T-GDI
2.0
2.0 Hybrid
2.0 LPI
2.5 T-GDI DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
337 L / 11.9 cu-ft
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
2.010.4 L / 11.0 qt2.0 AWD10.4 L / 11.0 qt3.012.1 L / 12.8 qt3.0 AWD12.3 L / 13.0 qtCT5-V12.1 L / 12.8 qtCT5-V AWD12.1 L / 12.8 qt
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
2.05.0 L / 5.3 qt2.0 AWD5.0 L / 5.3 qt3.05.7 L / 6.0 qt3.0 AWD6.2 L / 6.6 qtCT5-V5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT5-V AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT5-V BLACKWING9.5 L / 10.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
1.6 T-GDI AWD468 kg / 1032 lbs1.6T-GDI468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0 Hybrid468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0 LPI468 kg / 1032 lbs2.5 T-GDI DCT467 kg / 1030 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
2.0Ventilated discs, 321 mm2.0 AWDVentilated discs, 321 mm3.0Ventilated discs, 321 mm3.0 AWDVentilated discs, 321 mmCT5-VVentilated discs, 345x30 mmCT5-V AWDVentilated discs, 345x30 mmCT5-V BLACKWINGVentilated discs, 398x36 mm
1.6 T-GDI AWDVentilated discs, 304.8 mm1.6T-GDIVentilated discs2.0Ventilated discs2.0 LPIVentilated discs2.5 T-GDI DCTVentilated discs, 345.44 mm
Brakes | Rear
2.0Ventilated discs, 315 mm2.0 AWDVentilated discs, 315 mm3.0Ventilated discs, 315 mm3.0 AWDVentilated discs, 315 mmCT5-VVentilated discs, 315x23 mmCT5-V AWDVentilated discs, 315x23 mmCT5-V BLACKWINGVentilated discs, 373.5x28 mm
1.6 T-GDI AWDDisc, 284.48 mm1.6T-GDIDisc2.0Disc2.0 LPIDisc2.5 T-GDI DCTDisc, 325.12 mm
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
2.0245/45 R182.0 AWD245/45 R183.0245/45 R183.0 AWD245/45 R18CT5-V245/40 R19, 255/35 R20CT5-V AWD245/40 R19, 255/35 R20CT5-V BLACKWINGFront wheel tires: 275/35 R19 Rear wheel tires: 305/30 R19
1.6 T-GDI AWD205/65 R16 95H, 235/45 R18 94V1.6T-GDI215/55 R17, 235/45 R182.0215/55 R17, 235/45 R182.0 Hybrid205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.0 LPI205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.5 T-GDI DCT245/40 R19 94W
Turning Circle
2.011.9 m / 39.0 ft2.0 AWD12.4 m / 40.7 ft3.011.9 m / 39.0 ft3.0 AWD12.4 m / 40.7 ftCT5-V11.9 m / 39.0 ftCT5-V AWD12.4 m / 40.7 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
1.8 kWh (gross)
Body Style
4-door Sedan
1.6 T-GDI AWD4-door Hatchback1.6T-GDI4-door Hatchback2.04-door Hatchback2.0 Hybrid4-door hybrid Hatchback2.0 LPI4-door Hatchback2.5 T-GDI DCT4-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
2.01452 mm / 57.2 in2.0 AWD1452 mm / 57.2 in3.01452 mm / 57.2 in3.0 AWD1452 mm / 57.2 inCT5-V1453 mm / 57.2 inCT5-V AWD1453 mm / 57.2 inCT5-V BLACKWING1453 mm / 57.2 in
1445 mm / 56.9 in
Size | Length
2.04924 mm / 193.9 in2.0 AWD4924 mm / 193.9 in3.04924 mm / 193.9 in3.0 AWD4924 mm / 193.9 inCT5-V4923 mm / 193.8 inCT5-V AWD4923 mm / 193.8 inCT5-V BLACKWING4923 mm / 193.8 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD4905 mm / 193.1 in1.6T-GDI4905 mm / 193.1 in2.04905 mm / 193.1 in2.0 Hybrid4095 mm / 161.2 in2.0 LPI4905 mm / 193.1 in2.5 T-GDI DCT4905 mm / 193.1 in
Size | Width
2.01883 mm / 74.1 in (mirror unfolded)2.0 AWD1883 mm / 74.1 in (mirror unfolded)3.01883 mm / 74.1 in (mirror unfolded)3.0 AWD1883 mm / 74.1 in (mirror unfolded)CT5-V1882 mm / 74.1 in | 2040 mm / 80.3 in (mirror unfolded)CT5-V AWD1882 mm / 74.1 in | 2040 mm / 80.3 in (mirror unfolded)CT5-V BLACKWING1882 mm / 74.1 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD1859 mm / 73.2 in1.6T-GDI1860 mm / 73.2 in2.01860 mm / 73.2 in2.0 Hybrid1860 mm / 73.2 in2.0 LPI1860 mm / 73.2 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1859 mm / 73.2 in
Track Width | Front
2.01594.0 mm / 62.8 in2.0 AWD1594.0 mm / 62.8 in3.01594.0 mm / 62.8 in3.0 AWD1594.0 mm / 62.8 inCT5-V1595.0 mm / 62.8 inCT5-V AWD1595.0 mm / 62.8 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD1618.0 mm / 63.7 in1.6T-GDI1618.0 mm / 63.7 in2.01618.0 mm / 63.7 in2.0 Hybrid1623.0 mm / 63.9 in2.0 LPI1623.0 mm / 63.9 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1610.0 mm / 63.4 in
Track Width | Rear
2.01624.0 mm / 63.9 in2.0 AWD1624.0 mm / 63.9 in3.01624.0 mm / 63.9 in3.0 AWD1624.0 mm / 63.9 inCT5-V1623.0 mm / 63.9 inCT5-V AWD1623.0 mm / 63.9 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 in1.6T-GDI1617.0 mm / 63.7 in2.01625.0 mm / 64.0 in2.0 Hybrid1630.0 mm / 64.2 in2.0 LPI1630.0 mm / 64.2 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1618.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
2.01803.0 kg / 3974.9 lbs2.0 AWD1803.0 kg / 3974.9 lbs3.01803.0 kg / 3974.9 lbs3.0 AWD1803.0 kg / 3974.9 lbsCT5-V1803.0 kg / 3974.9 lbsCT5-V AWD1880.0 kg / 4144.7 lbs
1.6 T-GDI AWD1507.0 kg / 3322.4 lbs1.6T-GDI1420.0 kg / 3130.6 lbs2.01415.0 kg / 3119.5 lbs2.0 Hybrid1495.0 kg / 3295.9 lbs2.0 LPI1410.0 kg / 3108.5 lbs2.5 T-GDI DCT1603.0 kg / 3534.0 lbs
Wheel Size
2.018 in2.0 AWD18 in3.018 in3.0 AWD18 inCT5-V19 in, 20 inCT5-V AWD19 in, 20 inCT5-V BLACKWINGFront wheel rims: 10J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 11J x 19
1.6 T-GDI AWD6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 181.6T-GDI17 in, 18 in2.017 in, 18 in2.0 Hybrid16 in, 17 in2.0 LPI16 in, 17 in2.5 T-GDI DCT8.0J x 19
Wheelbase
2.02947 mm / 116.0 in2.0 AWD2947 mm / 116.0 in3.02947 mm / 116.0 in3.0 AWD2947 mm / 116.0 inCT5-V2946 mm / 116.0 inCT5-V AWD2946 mm / 116.0 inCT5-V BLACKWING2946 mm / 116.0 in
2850 mm / 112.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
2.06.6 sec2.0 AWD6.6 sec3.04.6 secCT5-V BLACKWING3.7 sec
CO2 Emission
1.6 T-GDI AWD121 ~ 127 g/km1.6T-GDI121 ~ 127 g/km2.0129 ~ 132 g/km2.0 Hybrid79 ~ 85 g/km2.0 LPI128 ~ 131 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.27
Fuel Economy
2.09.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (highway)2.0 AWD9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (highway)3.011.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 12.4 L/100km / 19.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)CT5-V13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)CT5-V AWD13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)
1.6 T-GDI AWD8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (combined) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)1.6T-GDI7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)2.07.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)2.0 Hybrid5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (combined) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (urban) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (highway)2.0 LPI9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (urban) | 8.3 L/100km / 28.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
322.0 km/h / 200.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
2.0Rear-wheel drive2.0 AWDAll-wheel drive3.0Rear-wheel drive3.0 AWDAll-wheel driveCT5-VFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveCT5-V AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel driveCT5-V BLACKWINGFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
1.6 T-GDI AWDFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive1.6T-GDIFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0 HybridFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive2.0 LPIRear-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive2.5 T-GDI DCTFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
ULEV 70 - LEV III
Engine
2.0LSY2.0 AWDLSY3.0LGY3.0 AWDLGYCT5-VLGYCT5-V AWDLGYCT5-V BLACKWINGLT4
Engine | Bore
2.083.0 mm / 3.3 in2.0 AWD83.0 mm / 3.3 in3.086.0 mm / 3.4 in3.0 AWD86.0 mm / 3.4 inCT5-V86.0 mm / 3.4 inCT5-V AWD86.0 mm / 3.4 inCT5-V BLACKWING103.2 mm / 4.1 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD75.6 mm / 3.0 in1.6T-GDI75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.075.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 Hybrid75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 LPI75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.5 T-GDI DCT88.5 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
2.010.0:12.0 AWD10.0:13.09.8:13.0 AWD9.8:1CT5-V9.8:1CT5-V AWD9.8:1CT5-V BLACKWING10.0:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.03.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 cc2.0 AWD3.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 cc3.03.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 cc3.0 AWD3.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 ccCT5-V3.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 ccCT5-V AWD3.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 ccCT5-V BLACKWING6.2 L / 376.0 cu-in / 6162.0 cc
1.6 T-GDI AWD1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc1.6T-GDI1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc2.02.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.0 Hybrid2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.0 LPI2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.5 T-GDI DCT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
Engine | Power
2.0237.0 hp / 176.7 kW @ 5000 rpm2.0 AWD237.0 hp / 176.7 kW @ 5000 rpm3.0335.0 hp / 249.8 kW @ 5600 rpm3.0 AWD335.0 hp / 249.8 kW @ 5600 rpmCT5-V360.0 hp / 268.5 kW @ 5400 rpmCT5-V AWD360.0 hp / 268.5 kW @ 5400 rpmCT5-V BLACKWING668.0 hp / 498.1 kW
1.6 T-GDI AWD180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm1.6T-GDI180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 6500 rpm2.0 Hybrid156.0 hp / 116.3 kW @ 6000 rpm + 52.0 hp / 38.8 kW (electric motor)2.0 LPI146.0 hp / 108.9 kW @ 6000 rpm2.5 T-GDI DCT290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 5800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
2.0120.4 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in2.0 AWD120.4 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in3.0120.4 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in3.0 AWD120.4 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-inCT5-V120.4 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-inCT5-V AWD120.4 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-inCT5-V BLACKWING108.4 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
1.6 T-GDI AWD112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in1.6T-GDI112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in2.080.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.0 Hybrid78.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.0 LPI73.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in2.5 T-GDI DCT116.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
2.092.3 mm / 3.6 in2.0 AWD92.3 mm / 3.6 in3.085.8 mm / 3.4 in3.0 AWD85.8 mm / 3.4 inCT5-V85.8 mm / 3.4 inCT5-V AWD85.8 mm / 3.4 inCT5-V BLACKWING92.0 mm / 3.6 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD89.0 mm / 3.5 in1.6T-GDI89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.089.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 Hybrid89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 LPI89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.5 T-GDI DCT101.5 mm / 4.0 in
Engine | Torque
2.0350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm2.0 AWD350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm3.0542 Nm / 399.8 lb-ft @ 2400-4400 rpm3.0 AWD542 Nm / 399.8 lb-ft @ 2400-4400 rpmCT5-V550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 2350-4000 rpmCT5-V AWD550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 2350-4000 rpmCT5-V BLACKWING893 Nm / 658.6 lb-ft
1.6 T-GDI AWD264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm1.6T-GDI265 Nm / 195.5 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm2.0196 Nm / 144.6 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm2.0 Hybrid190 Nm / 140.1 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm + 205 Nm / 151.2 lb-ft @ 0-1770 rpm2.0 LPI191 Nm / 140.9 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm2.5 T-GDI DCT422 Nm / 311.3 lb-ft @ 1650-4000 rpm
Engine | Type
2.0Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder3.0Turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder3.0 AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT5-VBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT5-V AWDBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT5-V BLACKWINGSupercharged direct-injected petrol V8 pushrod (OHV) engine with 2 values per cylinder
1.6 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder1.6T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0 Hybridmulti-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 LPINaturally-aspirated multi-port injected inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.5 T-GDI DCTTurbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
10-speed
1.6 T-GDI AWD8-speed1.6T-GDI8-speed2.06-speed2.0 Hybrid6-speed2.0 LPI6-speed2.5 T-GDI DCT8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
1.6 T-GDI AWDAutomatic1.6T-GDIAutomatic2.0Automatic2.0 HybridAutomatic2.0 LPIAutomatic2.5 T-GDI DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)

Production

Availability
2.020192.0 AWD20193.020193.0 AWD2019CT5-V2019CT5-V AWD2019CT5-V BLACKWING2021
2020
Debut
2019 New York Auto Show
Made In
US: Michigan, China: Shanghai
South Korea, USA
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