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2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Cadillac CTS has come a long way in the past 15 years. It has been one of the most important models in the company’s history, elevating Cadillac from the brand associated with reti...

2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

With the passenger-car shakeup at Ford still settling, the fate of the Lincoln MKZ is uncertain. Many expected it to bow out in 2019, but 2020 sees it hanging on with subtle changes to...

Specs

2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
268 hp @ 5,600 RPM
245 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
275 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.7:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
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 44.3 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 15.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,146 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 195.5 in 194.1 in
Width 80.8 in 83.3 in
Height 57.2 in 58.2 in
Wheelbase 114.6 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Red Obsession Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Stellar Black Metallic

Option Packages

  • Cadillac User Experience With Embedded Navigation
  • LPO, Grille, Black Chrome
  • LPO, Black Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Natural Elm Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) After Midnight Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Gloss Black Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) MANOOGIAN Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Matte Black Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Ultra Silver Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Ultra-Silver Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, Aluminum Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Black Olive Ash Burl Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Grille, Chrome
  • LPO, Ground Effects Kit
  • LPO, Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Natural Sapele Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Rear Spoiler
  • LPO, Sapele High-Gloss Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • Seating Package
  • Seats, Heated Driver And Front Passenger
  • Sunroof, UltraView, Power
2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • 3-Coat White Platinum Metallic
  • Ceramic Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Empire Blue Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Iced Mocha Metallic Premium Colorant
  • Infinite Black Metallic
  • Magma Red Clearcoat
  • Magma Red Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Red Carpet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Silver Radiance Metallic

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Wheels: 19" Ultra Bright Machined Aluminum

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