Comparison - Chevrolet Cruze LT 2018 - vs - Cadillac CTS-V 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
25,395
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
86,295
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.50gals
19.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
CAJUN RED TINTCOAT
#B80125
GRAPHITE METALLIC
#45545B
PEPPERDUST METALLIC
#9A9388
ARCTIC BLUE METALLIC
#9DADBA
MOSAIC BLACK METALLIC
#100F11
SUMMIT WHITE
#DBE6E9
SILVER ICE METALLIC
#C4CDD4
SATIN STEEL METALLIC
#74797C
RED HOT
#C50101
KINETIC BLUE METALLIC
#0261AC
Color: 
BLACK RAVEN
#242021
CRYSTAL WHITE
#F7F7F7
PHANTOM GRAY METALLIC
#494A4E
RED OBSESSION
#A00012
SATIN STEEL METALLIC
#858A90
VECTOR BLUE METALLIC
#005EA9

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Chevy Cruze offers lots of compelling reasons to select it, but we’d like to see more safety tech on its standard equipment roster.

Pros
Versatile sedan and hatchback options
Comfy interior with lots of standard tech
Optional turbodiesel is compelling
Refined feel

Cons
Limited safety tech
Diesel is a pricey option
Automatic can be indecisive
Not particularly sporty

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze ranked #7 in Compact Cars. Currently the Chevrolet Cruze has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 35 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Impressive infotainment system and standard features list
Outstanding fuel economy
Spacious seats and trunk
Quiet, comfortable ride

Cons
Sluggish acceleration
Can't deactivate engine stop-start system

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is a compact sedan or hatchback.Our recommended trim, the LT, steps up to 16-inch alloy wheels, upgraded headlights with LED running lights, heated mirrors, cruise control, steering-wheel-mounted phone and audio controls, a rear center armrest with cupholders, and a six-speaker audio system with satellite radio. Hatchback models also get a cargo cover and rear spoiler.

PROS
Feels sporty and planted around turns
Touchscreen interface is easy to use
Available diesel-powered engine for high fuel economy

CONS
Front seats aren't particularly comfortable
Engine stop-start cannot be disabled
Gas engine's disappointing acceleration and real-world fuel economy

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Cadillac CTS-V scorches the earth, and leaves the E63 and RS7 with some burn marks.

Pros
Shocking acceleration
Beautifully composed at speed
Lively, connected steering
Brilliantly balanced

Cons
Brash looks aren’t for everyone
Poor IIHS crash-test scores
Back seat lacks rivals’ space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2018, the CTS-V gains an updated infotainment system interface and two USB charge ports for the rear passengers.

PROS
One of the most powerful sedans on the road
Far cheaper than comparably powered performance sedans
Ultra-sophisticated suspension delivers world-class ride and handling
Superior support from optional sport seats

CONS
Ride may be too rough for some
Tech interface may frustrate
Small trunk
Less luxurious cabin than those of competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Distinctive exterior styling
Powerful, high-tech engines
Stylish interior design
Interior materials quality

Cons
Backseat headroom is tight
CUE system's learning curve
Rear visibility
Small trunk

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Diesel
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
31.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
47.00mpg
21.00mpg
Engine type: 
Diesel
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
6.20L
Torque: 
240ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
630ft-lbs
at 3 600rpm
Horsepower: 
137hp
at 3 750rpm
640hp
at 6 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
overhead valves (OHV)
Turning Circle: 
34.40Feet
40.30Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.70in
197.60in
Width: 
70.50in
72.20in
Height: 
57.40in
57.20in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
114.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.90
40.40
Rear Head Room: 
37.30
37.50
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
45.70in
Rear leg room: 
36.10in
35.40in
Front Hip Room: 
53.20in
53.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.90in
56.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
51.90in
53.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.20in
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
13.70cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
13.90cu.ft
13.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4141.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
16 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
16 -Way Power Driver Seat
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding With Storage And Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Air Conditioning
Dual Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
13 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
16 In
19 X 10.0 In
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R16
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation

Options

Packages: 
Leather Package
Driver Confidence, Sun And Sound Package
Portable Media Connectivity Package
Interior Protection Package
Advanced Security Package
Carbon Fiber Package
All-Weather Mat Protection Package
Winter Protection Package
Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
Front Fog Lamp Kit
Front License Plate Bracket
17" Aluminum Wheels W/Tires
Ground Effects Package
Custom Molded Front And Rear Splash Guards
Bright Chrome Accent Grille
Wheel Locks
Flushmount Rear Spoiler
Black Bowtie
Chrome Appearance Package
Painted Body-Side Moldings
CTS-V-Series Outdoor Vehicle Cover
19" X 9.5" Front And 19" X 10" Rear After Midnight Premium Painted Finish Alloy Wheels
Black Chrome V-Series Grille
Base Splitter
Wheel Locks
19" X 9.5" Front And 19" X 10.0" Rear Polished Wheels
Red Brembo Calipers
Front License Plate Mounting Package
UltraView Sunroof
No Splitter
Dark Gold Brembo Calipers
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Stainless Steel Door Sill Plates
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Recaro Performance Seats
Sueded Microfiber Steering Wheel
Cabin Filter
Premium All-Weather Cargo Mat
Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Performance Data And Video Recorder
Premium V-Series Logo Carpeted Floor Mats