When comparing the Cadillac CTS-V's and the Cadillac CT5's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac CTS-V has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. The Cadillac CT5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac CTS-V's and the Cadillac CT5's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Cadillac CTS-V vs. Cadillac CT5 Pricing
A used 2019 Cadillac CTS-V ranges from $64,159 to $85,245 while a used 2024 Cadillac CT5 is priced between $36,985 to $56,361.
Cadillac CTS-V vs. Cadillac CT5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Cadillac CTS-V loses 50.5 percent of its value and the Cadillac CT5 loses 54.8 percent of its value. This means the Cadillac CTS-V retains 4.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Cadillac CT5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac CTS-V’s base engine makes 640 horsepower, and the Cadillac CT5 base engine makes 237 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Cadillac CT5, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Cadillac CTS-V, a large car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Cadillac CT5 has higher safety ratings than the Cadillac CTS-V, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.