Cadillac CTS-V vs Pontiac G8 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$83,644
35 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
8 GOOD deals

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2009 Pontiac G8
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,204
36 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Cadillac has put a lot of energy into its CTS range. This is especially true of the CTS-V, which has become a true world-class performer on par with the best of the established German ...

2009 Pontiac G8
Base

The rear-wheel-drive G8 sedan represents Pontiac's newfound determination to live up to its once-glorious performance heritage. The 2009 G8 comes in three trims. The base G8 provides ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD
20
Whan0238 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Corvette worse.
"Just felt better"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Corvette worse.
"20K difference in price"
2009 Pontiac G8
Base
40
Guru93H7S writes:
Car is lighter and has very notable acceleration over the Camaro. Much rarer as well. It was produced in the ...
Handling Ranked 2010 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS Coupe RWD worse.
"They handled very similar in most aspects, but the car seemed smaller and lighter. Traction control usually kicked in while shifting into second on the G8 GT. Also, while at higher speeds, there was more immediate acceleration by the G8 GT."
Back Seats Ranked 2010 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS Coupe RWD worse.
"Much roomier. It is a full size sedan with a performance motor."
Dave_D_05 writes:
Beautiful car. Sleek arrow dynamic styling. However, very limited on amenities, even for a car of its time. Th...
Power Ranked 2016 Chevrolet SS RWD better.
"LS3 415hp motor"
Handling Ranked 2016 Chevrolet SS RWD better.
"Magnetic ride control"
205Highland writes:
Great sport sedan. Fun to drive with great power and handling.
Power Ranked 2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD worse.
"Engine is for performance v6."
Family Car Ranked 2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD better.
"More room thats it."

Specs

2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD
2009 Pontiac G8
Base
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
21 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
640 hp @ 6,400 RPM
256 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
630 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
248 lb-ft @ 2,100 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.1:1
10.2:1
Displacement
6,200 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4.06 in x 3.62 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.7 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 17.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,129 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 197.6 in 196.1 in
Width 72.2 in 74.8 in
Height 57.2 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 114.6 in 114.8 in

Available Options

2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Bronze Sand Metallic
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Manhattan NOIR Metallic
  • Red Horizon Tintcoat
  • Red Obsession Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Velocity Red
  • Wave Metallic

Option Packages

  • LPO, Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
  • Performance Data and Video Recorder
  • Advanced Security Package
  • Calipers, Dark Gold BREMBO
  • Calipers, Red BREMBO
  • Carbon Fiber Package
  • Driver Assist Package
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) 10-Spoke Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) Midnight Silver Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
  • Luxury Package
  • Pedestal Edition
  • Performance Data And Video Recorder
  • Rear Seat Package
  • Sunroof, Ultraview, Power
  • Seats, RECARO Performance
  • Wheels, 19" X 9.5" (45.7 CM X 24.1 CM) Front, 19" X 10" (45.7 CM X 25.4 CM) Rear, After Midnight Premium Painted Finish Alloy
  • Wheels, 19" X 9.5" (45.7 CM X 24.1 CM) Front, 19" X 10" (45.7 CM X 25.4 CM) Rear, Polished Finish Alloy With Midnight Silver Painted Pockets
  • Wheels, 19" x 9.5" (45.7 cm x 24.1 cm) Front, 19" x 10" (45.7 cm x 25.4 cm) Rear, After Midnight Premium Painted Finish Alloy
2009 Pontiac G8
Base

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