When comparing the 2022 BMW M3's and the 2022 Cadillac CT5's specifications and ratings, the 2022 BMW M3 has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. The 2022 Cadillac CT5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the 2022 BMW M3's and the 2022 Cadillac CT5's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Cadillac CT5 is a better car than the 2022 BMW M3.
2022 BMW M3 vs. 2022 Cadillac CT5 Pricing
A used 2022 BMW M3 ranges from $72,667 to $94,883 while a used 2022 Cadillac CT5 is priced between $33,515 to $48,775.
2022 BMW M3 vs. 2022 Cadillac CT5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 BMW M3 loses 41.1 percent of its value and the 2022 Cadillac CT5 loses 54.8 percent of its value. This means the 2022 BMW M3 retains 13.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Cadillac CT5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 BMW M3’s base engine makes 473 horsepower, and the 2022 Cadillac CT5 base engine makes 235 horsepower. The M3 is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 359 miles. The CT5 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 574 miles. This gives the 2022 Cadillac CT5 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2022 BMW M3. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2022 Cadillac CT5, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The 2022 BMW M3, a compact car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, rear head room and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The 2022 Cadillac CT5 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.