2020 Cadillac CT6 vs BMW 7 Series
The 2020 Cadillac CT6 and the 2020 BMW 7 Series are two luxury sedans with plenty of class, but Cadillac’s unmistakable style and powerful engine options may help you make your decision. Reliable Cadillac is here for you. If you are in the Sacramento area, come take a look at what Cadillac has to offer.
Design and Style
The 2020 Cadillac CT6 is classy on its own, with its signature headlamps and LED lights, available real wood veneers and carbon fiber trim. It features a comfortable ride, with roomy seating for five people—even for tall passengers. The interior is filled with high-quality materials and standard leather upholstery. It comes standard with convenience features such as 14-way power-adjustable front seats, memory settings for the driver’s seat, heated front seats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. For added comfort, available features included are a heated steering wheel, 16- or 20-way power adjustable front seats, memory settings for the passenger seat, and ventilated and massaging front seats. Cadillac offers 15.8 cubic feet of trunk space, with a wide trunk opening that makes it easier to stow larger items.
The 2020 BMW 7 Series is a long-wheelbase sedan featuring a high-quality interior with comfortable and spacious seating for five people. Models equipped with certain upgrades will seat four. Standard features include a heated steering wheel, power rear-window sunshade, Dakota leather upholstery, and 20-way power-adjustable front seats. Available seating options include Nappa leather upholstery, an Alcantara headliner, massaging front and rear seats, heated and ventilated front and rear seats, and a power-adjustable rear-seat footrest. The 7 Series features a hands-free power trunk lid and a pass-through for longer items for its 18.2-cubic foot trunk.
Safety and Tech
Cadillac CT6 offers lots of standard advanced safety features, including a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, and blind-spot monitoring. Cadillac’s available Super Cruise technology is a semi autonomous driving system that allows for hands-free driving. With plenty of optional safety features, such as a 360-degree parking camera system and automatic parking assist, you’ll be secure on the road. Its infotainment system also comes standard with lots of features, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A 10.2-inch touch screen, navigation, an eight speaker Bose Premium audio system, Bluetooth, wireless device charging, and satellite radio are among Cadillac’s features. Remote start and a sunroof are standard as well.
The BMW 7 Series offers its iDrive infotainment system with a 10.2-inch touch screen and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration. Android Auto isn’t offered in any of its models. It features a standard voice command and gesture controls, but it has trouble providing responses to your requests. A 16-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system, navigation, Bluetooth, two SUB ports, satellite radio, and wireless device charging is standard. Its standard driver assistance features include a surround-view parking camera system, parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, forward automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and blind spot monitoring. A panoramic moonroof with a power sunshade and push-button start are also standard.
Power and Fuel
The CT6 base Luxury and Premium Luxury trims come with a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 335 horsepower and delivers plenty of muscle to speed around town. The high-level Platinum trim and the CT6-V model come with the new-for-2020 4.2-liter V8 engine. The Platinum trim produces 500 horsepower and the CT6-V makes an impressive 550 horsepower. All engines deliver well and are paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel-drive Cadillac delivers a quiet composed ride over smooth and uneven pavement. Fuel is estimated at 18/27 mpg in the city and on the highway. Cadillac CT6 comes in three trims: Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum, with the Luxury starting out at $58,995 and ranging to $96,895 for a starting price for the Platinum trim. The performance-enhanced CT6-V model starts out at $94,895. All models come standard with all-wheel drive.
There is a different powertrain with each of the five 7 Series trims levels, with each engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The main trims are: 740i, 745e, 750i, Alpina B7, and M760i. The base 740i is powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine that produces 335 horsepower. The 750i is powered by a 4.4-liter turbocharged V8 that produces 523 horsepower. You will also have the option for a 745e plug-in hybrid that includes a 3.0-liter turbocharged straight-six engine and an electric motor to produce 389 horsepower. The base trim is standard with rear-wheel drive and all other models come with BMW’s xDrive all-wheel-drive system. The last two higher-end models, the Alpina B7 and the M760i, deliver 600-horsepower. The Alpina B7 comes with a 4.4-liter V8 engine and the M760i comes with a 6.6-liter turbocharged V12 engine. The latter two models come with a hefty price tag. Starting price for the base 740i trim is $89,450 and it ranges to a starting price for M760i at an enormous $157,700.
The 2020 Cadillac CT6 and 2020 BMW 7 Series offer luxury at its best, but the BMW 7 Series’ potent power comes with a hefty price tag. You can have a spacious, luxurious, feature-filled cabin with enough power and performance from the CT6 with a better price tag . Come take a ride at Reliable Cadillac.