Comparison - Tesla Model 3 Performance 2019 - vs - Cadillac CT6 Platinum 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
62,000
Updated: 
12 Jan 2019
84,295
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Deep Blue Metallic
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Solid Black
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Midnight Silver Metallic
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Red Multi-Coat
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Pearl White Multi-Coat
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Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Tesla has made the Model 3 a better value for 2019 by dropping the price on all three of the variants listed below by $2000. The Model 3 Performance also now comes standard with the the previously optional Performance Upgrade package, which includes 20-inch wheels with summer tires, upgraded brakes, a carbon-fiber spoiler, aluminum pedal trim, a lowered suspension, and a 10-mph increase in top speed (to 155 mph).

Pros
Quick acceleration and nimble handling,
real-world-usable driving range,
lots of future-is-now technology.

Cons
More affordable variant may never arrive,
driving range doesn't hold up on the highway,
stark interior layout.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Explosive acceleration at any speed
Class leading in-car technology and driver assistance systems
Easy to drive with established charging infrastructure availability

Cons
Charging infrastructure in Australia lags behind the USA
Some build quality issues
Handling not quite as sharp as we expected

By: 
caradvice.com.au

A less expensive battery pack is expected to debut later in the year. Aside from a few ergonomic issues, the 2019 Tesla Model 3 is one of the best electric vehicles on sale today.

Pros
Tesla prestige at a lower price
Class-leading performance and handling
More technologically advanced than rivals
Supercharger network access for long-distance driving

Cons
Touchscreen interface design can lead to driver distraction
No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay support
Limited cargo capacity and interior storage

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 has the style and performance to match its German rivals, but is the brand there yet?

Pros
Handsome design
Inexpensive base model
Spacious rear compartment
Capable handling
31-mile plug-in hybrid range

Cons
Firm ride, all the time
Missing a few luxury amenities
Driver's seat won't suit some
No V-8, but who will want a 2.0-liter four?
Can Cadillac market a plug-in hybrid?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 ranked #4 in Luxury Large Cars. Currently the Cadillac CT6 has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 21 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Three powerful engine options
Good fuel economy with base engine
Two rows of spacious seats

Cons
Undersized trunk
Finicky touch screen

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 can best be described as a full-size luxury sedan, but it's priced like a midsize. If you like the idea of a spacious and upscale luxury sedan with a little Detroit attitude, this Cadillac fits the bill.

PROS
Plenty of rear passenger space for adults
Engaging driving experience for a large luxury sedan
Priced less than many competing sedans

CONS
Lacks the cosseting ride quality offered by competitors
Virtually no unique customizability compared to rivals
No V8 engine offered

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Electric
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Electric
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
Torque: 
284ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
Horsepower: 
335hp
at 6 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

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

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.80in
204.10in
Width: 
72.80in
74.00in
Height: 
56.80in
58.00in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
113.20in
122.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.30
40.20
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
42.70in
46.40in
Rear leg room: 
35.20in
40.40in
Front Hip Room: 
53.40in
55.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.30in
58.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
53.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.00in
56.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
15.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.00cu.ft
15.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4072.00lbs
4280.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
no
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
8 -way power driver seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Leatherette
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
16 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
16 -Way Power Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
multi-level heating
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding center armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Dual Ventilation
Reclining Rear Seats
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: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Sun Sensor
Four Zone Climate Control
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.5 In.
20 X 8.5 In
Wheels more: 
Performance Tires
Alloy wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R20

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: 
no
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: 
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: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
no
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear center 3-point belt
remote anti-theft alarm system
LED headlamp
pre-collision safety system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Cornering Lights

Options

Exterior Options: 
20" Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
Exterior Accent Package
Tire Inflator
20" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Flushmount Rear Spoiler
Front License Plate Mounting Package
Interior Options: 
Cadillac Edition First Aid Kit
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Highway Safety Kit
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
All Black, leatherette
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Black And White, leatherette
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