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Compare Cadillac CT5 vs Mercedes EQE

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Neoscore
90%
70%
Pros
  • Exceptional CT5-V Blackwing with small block V8
  • Superb styling
  • Good build quality
  • Good comfort
  • Decent performance
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Exceptionally ugly
  • Compensation with electronic gimmicks

Variants

2.0
2.0 AWD
3.0
3.0 AWD
CT5-V
CT5-V AWD
CT5-V BLACKWING
EQE 350 90 kWh (292 Hp)

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
337 L / 11.9 cu-ft
430 L / 15.2 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
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
Passengers
5
5

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
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
Chassis Type
Unibody
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
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
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
10.7 m / 35.1 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
100.0 kWh (gross) | 90.0 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
328.5 V
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door battery-electric Sedan

Dimensions

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
1512 mm / 59.5 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
4946 mm / 194.7 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
1961 mm / 77.2 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
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
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
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
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
3120 mm / 122.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
2.06.6 sec2.0 AWD6.6 sec3.04.6 secCT5-V BLACKWING3.7 sec
Charging Time
EQE 350 90 kWh (292 Hp)8.25 h standard 11kW charger / 4.25 h optional 22kW charger
Coefficient Of Drag
0.20
Electric Range
545.0 km / 338.6 miEQE 350 90 kWh (292 Hp)545 ~ 660 km
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)
EQE 350 90 kWh (292 Hp)19.3~15.7 kWh/100km WLTP
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
Rear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveEQE 350 90 kWh (292 Hp)Single rear-motor RWD
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
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
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
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
292 hp / 217.7 kWEQE 350 90 kWh (292 Hp)215 kW
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
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
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
EQE 350 90 kWh (292 Hp)530 Nm
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
Transmission | Gears
10-speed
1-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2.020192.0 AWD20193.020193.0 AWD2019CT5-V2019CT5-V AWD2019CT5-V BLACKWING2021
2021
Debut
2019 New York Auto Show
2021-09 (Munich Auto Show 2021)
Made In
US: Michigan, China: Shanghai
Germany
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