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Compare Cadillac CT6 vs Kia K9 II

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Neoscore
86%
76%
Pros
  • Multi-link suspension on all four corners
  • Surprisingly good handling for a large sedan
  • Up to 550hp and 868Nm of torque (CT6-V)
  • Down to very low 1.7L/100km fuel consumption (PHEV)
  • Superb styling with elegance and sportiness
  • Naturally-aspirated V8 still available
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
Cons
  • Kia is getting addicted to AWD

Variants

2.0T
2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV
2.0T PHEV
3.0T V6 AWD
3.6L V6 AWD
CT6-V Blackwing
3.3 T-GDI
3.3 T-GDI AWD
3.8 GDI
3.8 GDI AWD
5.0 GDI AWD

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
2.0T433 L / 15.3 cu-ft2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV310 L / 10.9 cu-ft2.0T PHEV300 L / 10.6 cu-ft3.0T V6 AWD433 L / 15.3 cu-ft3.6L V6 AWD433 L / 15.3 cu-ftCT6-V Blackwing447 L / 15.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
2.0T8.6 L / 9.1 qt2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV8.6 L / 9.1 qt2.0T PHEV9.8 L / 10.4 qt3.0T V6 AWD10.6 L / 11.2 qt3.6L V6 AWD9.8 L / 10.4 qtCT6-V Blackwing10.9 L / 11.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
2.0T4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0T PHEV4.7 L / 5.0 qt3.0T V6 AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qt3.6L V6 AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT6-V Blackwing9.5 L / 10.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
2.0T74.0 L / 19.5 gal2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV59.0 L / 15.6 gal2.0T PHEV59.0 L / 15.6 gal3.0T V6 AWD74.0 L / 19.5 gal3.6L V6 AWD74.0 L / 19.5 galCT6-V Blackwing73.0 L / 19.3 gal
Passengers
5
5

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs2.0T13.6 in2.0T PHEV14.5 in
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs2.0T12.4 in2.0T PHEV13.3 in
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
245/45 R19; 245/40 R202.0T235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R202.0T (340 Hp) PHEVFront wheel tires: 235/50 R18 Rear wheel tires: 265/45 R182.0T PHEV235/50 R183.0T V6 AWD235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R203.6L V6 AWD235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R20CT6-V Blackwing245/40 ZR20
3.3 T-GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.3 T-GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.8 GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.8 GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W5.0 GDI AWD275/40 R19 101W
Turning Circle
2.0T12.2 m / 40.0 ft2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV12.2 m / 40.0 ft2.0T PHEV12.2 m / 40.0 ft3.0T V6 AWD11.3 m / 37.1 ft3.6L V6 AWD12.2 m / 40.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
2.0T4-door Sedan2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan2.0T PHEV4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan3.0T V6 AWD4-door Sedan3.6L V6 AWD4-door SedanCT6-V Blackwing4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
2.0T1472 mm / 58.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1500 mm / 59.1 in2.0T PHEV1472 mm / 58.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1472 mm / 58.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1472 mm / 58.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1473 mm / 58.0 in
1490 mm / 58.7 in
Size | Length
2.0T5184 mm / 204.1 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV5179 mm / 203.9 in2.0T PHEV5184 mm / 204.1 in3.0T V6 AWD5184 mm / 204.1 in3.6L V6 AWD5184 mm / 204.1 inCT6-V Blackwing5227 mm / 205.8 in
5120 mm / 201.6 in
Size | Width
2.0T1879 mm / 74.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1879 mm / 74.0 in2.0T PHEV1879 mm / 74.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1879 mm / 74.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1879 mm / 74.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1880 mm / 74.0 in
1915 mm / 75.4 in
Track Width | Front
2.0T1610.0 mm / 63.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1617.0 mm / 63.7 in2.0T PHEV1610.0 mm / 63.4 in3.0T V6 AWD1610.0 mm / 63.4 in3.6L V6 AWD1610.0 mm / 63.4 inCT6-V Blackwing1610.0 mm / 63.4 in
3.3 T-GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.3 T-GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.8 GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.8 GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in5.0 GDI AWD1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Track Width | Rear
2.0T1626.0 mm / 64.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1640.0 mm / 64.6 in2.0T PHEV1626.0 mm / 64.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1626.0 mm / 64.0 in
1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Weight
2.0T1659.0 kg / 3657.5 lbs2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2000.0 kg / 4409.2 lbs2.0T PHEV2055.0 kg / 4530.5 lbs3.0T V6 AWD1853.0 kg / 4085.2 lbs3.6L V6 AWD1781.0 kg / 3926.4 lbsCT6-V Blackwing2032.0 kg / 4479.8 lbs
3.3 T-GDI2015.0 kg / 4442.3 lbs3.3 T-GDI AWD2085.0 kg / 4596.6 lbs3.8 GDI1915.0 kg / 4221.9 lbs3.8 GDI AWD1985.0 kg / 4376.2 lbs5.0 GDI AWD2165.0 kg / 4773.0 lbs
Wheel Size
2.0T8J x 18, 8.5J x 19, 8.5J x 202.0T (340 Hp) PHEVFront wheel rims: 18 Rear wheel rims: 182.0T PHEV8J x 183.0T V6 AWD8J x 18, 8.5J x 19J, 8.5J x 203.6L V6 AWD8J x 18, 8.5J x 19, 8.5J x 20CT6-V Blackwing20 in
3.3 T-GDI18 in, 19 in3.3 T-GDI AWD18 in, 19 in3.8 GDI18 in, 19 in3.8 GDI AWD18 in, 19 in5.0 GDI AWD19 in
Wheelbase
3109 mm / 122.4 in
3105 mm / 122.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
2.0T5.2 sec2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV5.1 sec2.0T PHEV5.2 secCT6-V Blackwing3.8 sec
CO2 Emission
3.3 T-GDI199 g/km3.3 T-GDI AWD213 g/km3.8 GDI192 ~ 196 g/km3.8 GDI AWD204 ~ 207 g/km5.0 GDI AWD231 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.30
Fuel Economy
2.0T9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1.7 L/100km / 138.4 MPG (combined)2.0T PHEV9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)3.0T V6 AWD11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)3.6L V6 AWD11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)CT6-V Blackwing16.8 L/100km / 14.0 MPG (urban) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (highway)
21 mpg3.3 T-GDI11.5 L/100km / 20.5 MPG (combined) | 13.5 L/100km / 17.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)3.3 T-GDI AWD12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (urban) | 9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (highway)3.8 GDI11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (urban) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (highway)3.8 GDI AWD11.9 L/100km / 19.8 MPG (combined) | 13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (urban) | 9.7 L/100km / 24.2 MPG (highway)5.0 GDI AWD13.3 L/100km / 17.7 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (highway)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
2.0TFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVRear-wheel drive2.0T PHEVFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive3.0T V6 AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive3.6L V6 AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel driveCT6-V BlackwingAll-wheel drive
3.3 T-GDIRear-wheel drive3.3 T-GDI AWDAll-wheel drive3.8 GDIRear-wheel drive3.8 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive5.0 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive
Engine
2.0TLTG2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVLTG2.0T PHEVLTG3.0T V6 AWDLGW3.6L V6 AWDLGXCT6-V BlackwingLTA
3.3 T-GDIG6DH3.3 T-GDI AWDG6DH3.8 GDIG6DJ3.8 GDI AWDG6DJ5.0 GDI AWDG8BE
Engine | Bore
2.0T86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.0T V6 AWD86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.6L V6 AWD95.0 mm / 3.7 inCT6-V Blackwing86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
2.0T9.5:12.0T (340 Hp) PHEV9.5:12.0T PHEV9.5:13.0T V6 AWD9.8:13.6L V6 AWD11.5:1CT6-V Blackwing9.8:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0T2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc2.0T PHEV2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc3.0T V6 AWD3.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 cc3.6L V6 AWD3.6 L / 222.7 cu-in / 3649.0 ccCT6-V Blackwing4.2 L / 255.8 cu-in / 4192.0 cc
3.3 T-GDI3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc3.3 T-GDI AWD3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc3.8 GDI3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc3.8 GDI AWD3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc5.0 GDI AWD5.0 L / 307.4 cu-in / 5038.0 cc
Engine | Power
2.0T269.0 hp / 200.6 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV276.0 hp / 205.8 kW @ 5300 rpm + 116.0 hp / 86.5 kW (electric motor)2.0T PHEV265.0 hp / 197.6 kW + 100.0 hp / 74.6 kW (electric motor)3.0T V6 AWD409.0 hp / 305.0 kW @ 5700 rpm3.6L V6 AWD340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 6800 rpmCT6-V Blackwing550.0 hp / 410.1 kW @ 5000 rpm
3.3 T-GDI370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.3 T-GDI AWD370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.8 GDI315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.8 GDI AWD315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm5.0 GDI AWD425.0 hp / 316.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Redline
2.0T7000 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV7000 rpm2.0T PHEV7000 rpm3.0T V6 AWD6500 rpm3.6L V6 AWD7200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
2.0T134.6 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV138.1 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in2.0T PHEV132.6 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in3.0T V6 AWD136.8 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in3.6L V6 AWD93.2 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inCT6-V Blackwing131.2 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in
3.3 T-GDI110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in3.3 T-GDI AWD110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in3.8 GDI83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in3.8 GDI AWD83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in5.0 GDI AWD84.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
2.0T86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.0T V6 AWD85.6 mm / 3.4 in3.6L V6 AWD85.8 mm / 3.4 inCT6-V Blackwing90.2 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
2.0T400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4500 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4300 rpm + 270 Nm / 199.1 lb-ft2.0T PHEV400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft3.0T V6 AWD542 Nm / 399.8 lb-ft @ 2500-5100 rpm3.6L V6 AWD385 Nm / 284.0 lb-ft @ 5300 rpmCT6-V Blackwing868 Nm / 640.2 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
3.3 T-GDI510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm3.3 T-GDI AWD510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm3.8 GDI397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm3.8 GDI AWD397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm5.0 GDI AWD520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Type
2.0TTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0T PHEVTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder3.0T V6 AWDBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder3.6L V6 AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT6-V BlackwingBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
3.3 T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.3 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.8 GDINaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.8 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine5.0 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Fuel Capacity
73.8 L
Transmission | Gears
10-speed2.0T8-speed2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV8-speed2.0T PHEV8-speed3.0T V6 AWD8-speed3.6L V6 AWD8-speedCT6-V Blackwing10-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic2.0TAutomatic Hydra-Matic2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVe-CVT2.0T PHEVe-CVT3.0T V6 AWDAutomatic Hydra-Matic3.6L V6 AWDAutomatic Hydra-MaticCT6-V BlackwingAutomatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2.0T2016 ~ 20202.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2016 ~ 20202.0T PHEV2017 ~ 20183.0T V6 AWD2016 ~ 20203.6L V6 AWD2016 ~ 2020CT6-V Blackwing2018 ~ 2020
3.3 T-GDI20183.3 T-GDI AWD20183.8 GDI20183.8 GDI AWD20185.0 GDI AWD2018 ~ 2021
Debut
2015 New York Auto Show
2018 New York Auto Show
Made In
US: Michigan; China: Shanghai
South Korea
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