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Compare Cadillac CT4 vs Kia Optima

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Pros
  • Beautiful design
  • Good build quality
  • Superb performance in the CT4-V
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Handsome styling
  • Good handling characteristics
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Low cargo capacity
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

2.0 Turbo
2.0 Turbo AWD
2.7 Turbo
2.7 Turbo AWD
CT4-V
CT4-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
303 L / 10.7 cu-ft
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
2.0 Turbo10.4 L / 11.0 qt2.0 Turbo AWD10.4 L / 11.0 qt2.7 Turbo13.0 L / 13.7 qt2.7 Turbo AWD13.0 L / 13.7 qtCT4-V13.0 L / 13.7 qt
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
2.0 Turbo5.0 L / 5.3 qt2.0 Turbo AWD5.0 L / 5.3 qt2.7 Turbo5.7 L / 6.0 qt2.7 Turbo AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT4-V5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT4-V BLACKWING6.6 L / 7.0 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
2.0 TurboVentilated discs, 300 mm2.0 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 300 mm2.7 TurboVentilated discs, 300 mm2.7 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 300 mmCT4-VVentilated discs, 321 mmCT4-V BLACKWINGVentilated discs, 380x34 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
2.0 TurboVentilated discs, 315 mm2.0 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 315 mm2.7 TurboVentilated discs, 315 mm2.7 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 315 mmCT4-VVentilated discs, 315 mmCT4-V BLACKWINGVentilated discs, 340.5x28 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
2.0 Turbo225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.0 Turbo AWD225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.7 Turbo225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.7 Turbo AWD225/45 R17, 235/40 R18CT4-V235/40 R18CT4-V BLACKWINGFront wheel tires: 255/35 R18 Rear wheel tires: 275/35 R18
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
2.0 Turbo11.3 m / 37.1 ft2.0 Turbo AWD11.6 m / 38.0 ft2.7 Turbo11.3 m / 37.1 ft2.7 Turbo AWD11.6 m / 38.0 ftCT4-V11.3 m / 37.1 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
2.0 Turbo1423 mm / 56.0 in2.0 Turbo AWD1423 mm / 56.0 in2.7 Turbo1423 mm / 56.0 in2.7 Turbo AWD1423 mm / 56.0 inCT4-V1423 mm / 56.0 inCT4-V BLACKWING1422 mm / 56.0 in
1445 mm / 56.9 in
Size | Length
2.0 Turbo4756 mm / 187.2 in2.0 Turbo AWD4756 mm / 187.2 in2.7 Turbo4756 mm / 187.2 in2.7 Turbo AWD4756 mm / 187.2 inCT4-V4756 mm / 187.2 inCT4-V BLACKWING4755 mm / 187.2 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
2.0 Turbo1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.0 Turbo AWD1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.7 Turbo1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.7 Turbo AWD1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)CT4-V1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)CT4-V BLACKWING1814 mm / 71.4 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
1532.0 mm / 60.3 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
1568.0 mm / 61.7 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
2.0 Turbo1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.0 Turbo AWD1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.7 Turbo1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.7 Turbo AWD1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbsCT4-V1640.0 kg / 3615.6 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
2.0 Turbo8J x 17, 8 J x 182.0 Turbo AWD8J x 17, 8 J x 182.7 Turbo17J x 17, 18J x 182.7 Turbo AWD17J x 17, 18J x 18CT4-V8.0J x 18CT4-V BLACKWINGFront wheel rims: 9J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 18
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
2775 mm2.0 Turbo2775 mm / 109.3 in2.0 Turbo AWD2775 mm / 109.3 in2.7 Turbo2775 mm / 109.3 in2.7 Turbo AWD2775 mm / 109.3 inCT4-V2775 mm / 109.3 inCT4-V BLACKWING2776 mm / 109.3 in
2850 mm / 112.2 in

Performance

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
2.0 Turbo8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)2.0 Turbo AWD8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)2.7 Turbo11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)2.7 Turbo AWD11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (highway)CT4-V11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 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)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
2.0 TurboRear-wheel drive2.0 Turbo AWDAll-wheel drive2.7 TurboRear-wheel drive2.7 Turbo AWDAll-wheel driveCT4-VRear-wheel driveCT4-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
2.0 TurboLSY2.0 Turbo AWDLSY2.7 TurboL3B2.7 Turbo AWDL3BCT4-VL3BCT4-V BLACKWINGLF4
Engine | Bore
2.0 Turbo83.0 mm / 3.3 in2.0 Turbo AWD83.0 mm / 3.3 in2.7 Turbo92.5 mm / 3.6 in2.7 Turbo AWD92.5 mm / 3.6 inCT4-V92.2 mm / 3.6 inCT4-V BLACKWING94.0 mm / 3.7 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
2.0 Turbo10:12.0 Turbo AWD10:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
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
2.0 Turbo240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 5000 rpm2.0 Turbo AWD240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 5000 rpm2.7 Turbo309.0 hp / 230.4 kW @ 5600 rpm2.7 Turbo AWD309.0 hp / 230.4 kW @ 5600 rpmCT4-V329.0 hp / 245.3 kW @ 5600 rpmCT4-V BLACKWING472.0 hp / 352.0 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
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
2.0 Turbo92.3 mm / 3.6 in2.0 Turbo AWD92.3 mm / 3.6 in2.7 Turbo102.0 mm / 4.0 in2.7 Turbo AWD102.0 mm / 4.0 inCT4-V102.0 mm / 4.0 inCT4-V BLACKWING85.6 mm / 3.4 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
2.0 Turbo350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm2.0 Turbo AWD350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm2.7 Turbo472 Nm / 348.1 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm2.7 Turbo AWD472 Nm / 348.1 lb-ft @ 1800 rpmCT4-V515 Nm / 379.8 lb-ft @ 1800 rpmCT4-V BLACKWING603 Nm / 444.7 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
2.0 TurboTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 Turbo AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.7 TurboTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.7 Turbo AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinderCT4-VTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT4-V BLACKWINGBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 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
Final Drive
2.85
Transmission | Gears
2.0 Turbo8-speed2.0 Turbo AWD8-speed2.7 Turbo10-speed2.7 Turbo AWD10-speedCT4-V10-speedCT4-V BLACKWING10-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
2.0 Turbo20192.0 Turbo AWD20192.7 Turbo20192.7 Turbo AWD2019CT4-V2019CT4-V BLACKWING2021
2020
Debut
2019-10
Made In
US: Michigan, China: Shanghai
South Korea, USA
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