In comparing the Cadillac CTS-V's and the Pontiac G8's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac CTS-V has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Pontiac G8 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 Pontiac G8's specifications and ratings, the Pontiac G8 is a better car than the Cadillac CTS-V.
Cadillac CTS-V vs. Pontiac G8 Pricing
A used 2009 Cadillac CTS-V ranges from $22,799 to $52,908 while a used 2009 Pontiac G8 is priced between $5,998 to $39,567.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac CTS-V’s base engine makes 556 horsepower, and the Pontiac G8 base engine makes 256 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Pontiac G8 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Cadillac CTS-V, a large car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Cadillac CTS-V has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.