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2020 Audi A3 vs. 2021 Cadillac CT4 Review

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2020 Audi

MSRP*: $33,300 to $36,500
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2021 Cadillac

MSRP*: $33,395 to $44,895
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Invoice* $31,304 to $34,312 $31,725 to $42,650
MPG - City 22 - 27 MPG 20 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 36 MPG 28 - 34 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 10.0 - 12.3 ft3 10.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 184 - 228 hp 237 - 325 hp
Exterior Length 175.5 - 175.7 in 187.2 in
Exterior Width 70.7 in 71.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.1 in
Front 42.4 in
Rear 33.4 in
Head Room Front 36.5 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 38.3 in
Rear 36.5 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

The Audi A3 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Cadillac CT4. The Cadillac CT4 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A3.

The Cadillac CT4 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Audi A3, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi A3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Cadillac CT4. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A3 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Cadillac CT4.

The Audi A3 is about the same width as the Cadillac CT4. If you go with the Audi A3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Cadillac CT4.

The Audi A3 has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac CT4, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A3 is significantly less powerful than the Cadillac CT4. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

With its lower torque, the Audi A3 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Cadillac CT4.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A3 and the Cadillac CT4. The Audi A3 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Cadillac CT4.

The Audi A3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CT4.