|2017 Cadillac CTS||2017 Audi A6|
|Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.|
|Eight-Speed Auto.||Transmission||Seven-Speed Auto.|
2017 Cadillac CTS vs. 2017 Audi A6
From the very first day of its development, the Cadillac CTS was built to almost specifically defeat high-performing sedans from Europe. One of the most exciting comparisons done by the staff at Don Wheaton is the 2017 Cadillac CTS vs. 2017 Audi A6. The specification and equipment lists of the two cars are nearly identical, however, the Cadillac CTS offers an edge in performance scores across the board. A Don Wheaton sales professional will be more than willing to help customers learn more about the 2017 Cadillac CTS and which trims and accessory packages, like the Carbon Black set, will best suit buyers’ needs and tastes.
In terms of technology, the 2017 Cadillac CTS and the 2017 Audi A6 are as closely matched as any two luxury sedans could possibly be. Both vehicles offer an incredible amount of connectivity options including basic Bluetooth options, smartphone integration and even a high-speed 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. However, the infotainment system for the Audi A6 may lack some of the refinements of the Cadillac CUE system. Independent reviews have chided the 2017 Audi A6 for having some advanced features being, ‘… a little too clever to the point of distraction.’ However, the Cadillac CTS has been available with these features for much longer and have found unique ways to serve owners like the Cadillac Suite of applications available from Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Performance of the 2017 CTS
On the performance front of the battle between the 2017 Cadillac CTS vs. 2017 Audi A6 remains just as close, however, the CTS has a distinct advantage across the board. Both vehicles offer a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine in base trims. The 2017 CTS can make about 270 horsepower at this level whereas the 2017 A6 just barely brakes 250 horsepower. Audi drivers gain a little ground when it comes to each models’ V-6 engine options; but the advantage still remains with the Cadillac CTS. One area where the 2017 Cadillac CTS outmatches and outperforms the 2017 Audi A6 is handling. Cadillac has built its sedan to attack corners, the major difference between the two cars is the available Cadillac Magnetic Ride Control system which adjusts suspension feel as quickly as 1,000 times per second.