In comparing the 2022 Cadillac CT5's and the 2022 Dodge Charger's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Cadillac CT5 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and interior volume. The 2022 Dodge Charger has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for used cars, resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Cadillac CT5's and the 2022 Dodge Charger's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Dodge Charger is a better car than the 2022 Cadillac CT5.
2022 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2022 Dodge Charger Pricing
A used 2022 Cadillac CT5 ranges from $33,515 to $48,775 while a used 2022 Dodge Charger is priced between $24,474 to $82,283. For a new model, the 2022 Cadillac CT5's price is between $41,205 and $53,241, with the 2022 Dodge Charger priced between $31,480 and $68,251.
2022 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2022 Dodge Charger Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Cadillac CT5 loses 54.8 percent of its value and the 2022 Dodge Charger loses 36.2 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Dodge Charger retains 18.6 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 Cadillac CT5’s base engine makes 235 horsepower, and the 2022 Dodge Charger base engine makes 292 horsepower. The CT5 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 574 miles. The Charger is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. This gives the 2022 Cadillac CT5 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2022 Dodge Charger. The CT5 uses premium unleaded, and the Charger uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2022 Cadillac CT5, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room and front leg room. The 2022 Dodge Charger, a large car, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2022 Cadillac CT5 and 2022 Dodge Charger are comparable in regards to rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2022 Cadillac CT5 and the 2022 Dodge Charger have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.