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2015 Hyundai Genesis 2015 Cadillac CTS
2015 Hyundai Genesis 2015 Cadillac CTS
4dr Sdn V6 3.8L RWD
  • 4dr Sdn V6 3.8L RWD
  • 4dr Sdn V6 3.8L AWD
  • 4dr Sdn V8 5.0L RWD
2.0L Turbo I4 RWD
  • 2.0L Turbo I4 RWD
  • 2.0L Turbo I4 AWD
  • 2.0L Turbo I4 RWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 2.0L Turbo I4 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 2.0L Turbo I4 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 2.0L Turbo I4 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L Twin Turbo V6 RWD Vsport
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 2.0L Turbo I4 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 2.0L Turbo I4 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L Twin Turbo V6 RWD Vsport Premium
  • CTS-V Coupe


MSRP $38,000 $45,345  
Invoice $35,659 $42,851
Avg. Paid $37,171 $43,805

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.8 9.2  
Critics' Rating 9.1 9.5
Performance 8.3 9.4
Interior 8.7 7.6
Safety 10.0 10.0
Reliability 3.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

  • Numerous standard features
  • Quiet, well-crafted cabin
  • Strong performance
  • Potent engine choices
  • Responsive handling
  • Stylish interior
  • Rivals offer sportier handling
  • Limited rear-seat headroom
  • Frustrating CUE infotainment system

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded V-6 3.8 L/231 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/122
MPG 18 City / 29 Hwy 20 City / 30 Hwy



Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan  


Wheelbase(in) 118.5 114.60  
Length, Overall (in) 196.5 195.50
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 72.20
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 57.20

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3620  

Tires & Wheels

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


Convenience & Comfort

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


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 107.7 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 40.40
Front Leg Room (in) 45.7 45.70
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 56.90
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 53.80
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 37.50
Second Leg Room (in) 35 35.40
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 54.80
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 53.30
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.3 13.7


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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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


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



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


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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional


Engine & Performance

Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard  
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 3.8 L/231 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 311 @ 6000 272 @ 5500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 293 @ 5000 295 @ 3000-4500
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 36.2 - TBD -


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.3 19.0


Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link MacPherson Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link


Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.