GO

Car Comparison

Use this tool to compare car rankings, scores, prices and specs for your top picks. You can compare SUVs, cars or trucks and you can compare new cars and used cars. Then use our Best Price Program to get a great deal on new cars or search our huge collection of used car listings.

Standard Standard
Optional Optional
X Remove X Remove X Remove
2011 Cadillac CTS 2011 Chevrolet Volt 2011 Acura TL
     
3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.6L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
Hatchback
  • Hatchback
2WD
  • 2WD
  • SH-AWD
  • 2WD w/Technology Package
  • 2WD w/Technology Package and 18" Wheels
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package and Manual
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package and Automatic
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package, Manual and HPT
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package, Automatic and HPT

Prices

MSRP $35,345 $40,280 $35,305
Invoice $33,401 $38,669 $32,857
Avg. Paid $20,235 $18,039 $20,277

U.S. News Scores

Overall 9.0 9.4 8.9
Critics' Rating 8.9 9.8 8.5
Performance 8.7 9.5 8.2
Interior 8.2 8.0 8.7
Operating Cost 7.9 8.9 7.8
Safety 10.0 9.6 10.0
Reliability 5.0 5.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Nimble handling
  • Capable engines
  • Upscale interior
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
  • Good handling
  • High-tech, futuristic interior
  • Athletic handling on AWD models
  • Upscale, modern interior
  • Lots of standard equipment
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
Cons
  • Base front seats may not be comfortable for some
  • Only seats four
  • Limited cargo space
  • Button-heavy center stack may be confusing for some
  • Polarizing exterior design

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front wheel drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.0L/183 Electric/Gas I4 1.4L/85 Gas V6 3.5L/212
MPG 16 City / 26 Hwy 35 City / 40 Hwy 18 City / 26 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 113.4 105.7 109.3
Length, Overall (in) 191.3 177.1 195.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 70.4 74.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 56.6 57.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3849 3781 3721

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 4 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98.0 90.0 98.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.8 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.0 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 56.5 58.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 53.7 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.0 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 34.1 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 53.9 56.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 51.2 54.8
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.6 10.6 13.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Electric/Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/183 1.4L/85 3.5L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 7000 - TBD - 280 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 223 @ 5700 - TBD - 254 @ 5000
Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 35.0 36.0 38.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 35 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 40 26
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 9.3 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent multi-link Compound Crank Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
1-Speed Automatic Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard