Comparison - Genesis G70 2019 - vs - Cadillac CTS Luxury 2019

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
52,250
Updated: 
15 Oct 2018
56,695
Updated: 
05 Sep 2018
Car Type: 
Car
SUV
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
19.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Havana Red
#d80c17
Color: 
Satin Steel Metallic
#9ba0ab
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
#26313d
Black Raven
#000000
Stellar Black Metallic
#000000
Red Obsession Tintcoat
#85001f
Radiant Silver Metallic
#dadedd
Crystal White Tricoat
#dde0db

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Genesis G70 is an all-new compact luxury sport sedan with a fun-to-drive character for a bargain price. Genesis is a new face in the luxury car game, but we've been largely impressed with the brand's other vehicles for offering a lot of value for money. The G70 is no exception, with a capable 2.0T entry-level trim and exciting 3.3T model.

Pros
Sporty, fun-to-drive character
Some excellent upscale design touches
Excellent warranty coverage
Lots of features and tech for the price

Cons
Manual transmission isn't as engaging as it could be
Some cabin materials are subpar for the class
Infotainment screen out of a Hyundai
Cramped back seat

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Genesis G70 is a performance bargain that improves upon the dynamics of ts Kia Stinger cousin but lacks its space.

Pros
Potent V-6
Optional 6-speed manual
Exceptional on-road dynamics
Exceptional warranty
Aggressive looks...

Cons
...but are they over the top?
Smaller than Kia Stinger cousin
Firm ride
Not particularly fuel-efficient

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The G70 is the first real sports sedan from Hyundai's luxury Genesis brand, and it's quite good for a first attempt. Using a rear-wheel-drive setup shared with the Kia Stinger, the G70 is aimed squarely at the legendary BMW 3-series.

Pros
Looks like a sports sedan and acts like one, too;
power flows freely;
interior design executed right;
settles down when asked.

Cons
Unnecessary brake-based handling “aid,” short on rear-seat legroom.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Although a lot of car shoppers are gravitating more toward crossovers these days, luxury sedans remain essential vehicles for many manufacturers. The 2019 Cadillac CTS is indicative of that, and it features traits Cadillac wants to be known for: unmistakable design, sporty driving characteristics and modern in-car technology.

Pros
All versions have precise handling
V-Sport engine offers outstanding acceleration

Cons
Overly firm ride quality on some versions
Rear-seat room is smaller than some competitors'
Touch-panel center console controls are distracting
Base engine lacks refinement

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Cadillac CTS reminds us just how good sports sedans can be.

Pros
Edgy style inside and out
Sports sedan handling
Thrilling V-Sport
Comfortable front seats

Cons
Shows its age in a few ways
Should have more active safety gear standard
Very thirsty
Expensive with options

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Cadillac CTS ranked #7 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Cadillac CTS has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 42 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent handling
Powerful engine options
Comfortable front seats

Cons
Poor predicted reliability rating
Below-average trunk space
Unintuitive infotainment system
Mediocre fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.30L
3.60L
Torque: 
376ft-lbs
at 1 300rpm
285ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
Horsepower: 
365hp
at 6 000rpm
335hp
at 6 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
39.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
heated steering wheel
extended cabin heating/cooling
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Sun sensor
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
heated steering wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.40in
195.50in
Width: 
72.80in
72.20in
Height: 
55.10in
57.20in
Wheel Base: 
111.60in
114.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
36.90
40.40
Front Hip Room: 
53.80in
Front Leg Room: 
42.60in
45.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.30in
56.90in
Rear Head Room: 
36.90
37.50
Rear Hip Room: 
53.30in
Rear leg room: 
34.80in
35.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.60in
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
10.50cu.ft
13.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3887.00lbs
3924.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
premium leather
multi-level heating driver seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
driver seat thigh extension
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
leather
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
multi-level heating
folding with pass-thru center armrest
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer bar stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer bar stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
four-wheel independent suspension,

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Lexicon premium brand speakers
Lexicon premium brand stereo system
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
15 total speakers
2 subwoofer(s)
660 watts stereo output
USB connection
surround audio surround audio (discrete)
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: 
19 X 8.5 In.
17 X 8.5 In
Wheels more: 
Performance tires
alloy wheels
polished alloy wheels
P245/45R17 tires
17 x 8.5 in. wheels
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
no
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear door child safety locks
Turn signal mirrors
stability control
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
auto delay off headlamps
tire pressure monitoring
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
child seat anchors
Emergency braking assist
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Rear door child safety locks
Turn signal mirrors
stability control
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
auto delay off headlamps
tire pressure monitoring
xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
brake drying
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
child seat anchors
Emergency braking assist
adaptive headlights
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system

Options

Packages: 
Option Group 01
Summer/Winter Mat Package
V-Sport Package
All-Weather Mat Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Wheel Locks
Front License Plate Bracket
Rear Spoiler
19" Ultra Silver Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Locks
19" Ultra Silver Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
19" After Midnight Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
Chrome Grille
Ground Effects Kit
18" x 8.5" 15-Spoke Polished Alloy Wheels
Black Chrome Wheel Insert
19" Matte Black Painted Alloy Wheels
Bright Chrome Wheel Insert
19" Manoogian Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
19" Gloss Black Premium Painted Aluminum Wheels
Bright Chrome Rear Fascia Molding
18" x 8.5" Premium Painted 15-Spoke Alloy Wheels
Black Chrome Grille
Interior Options: 
Reversible Cargo Tray
Sapele High-Gloss Wood Interior Trim Kit
Natural Sapele Wood Interior Trim Kit
Brushed Aluminum Sport Pedal Cover Set
Natural Elm Wood Interior Trim Kit
Cabin Filter
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Premium All-Weather Cargo Mat
Black Olive Ash Burl Wood Interior Trim Kit
Rear Camera Mirror
Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Black Suede Steering Wheel
V-Sport Logo Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Aluminum Interior Trim Kit
Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Black Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Red Stitch, premium leather
#121315
Color: 
Very Light Cashmere w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#ceb795
Jet Black w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#000000
Light Platinum w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#8b857b