Luxury Sedan Side-By-Side Comparison: 2019 Audi A5 Sportback vs. 2019 Cadillac CTS

Compare the new 2019 Audi A5 Sportback vs 2019 Cadillac CTS at Audi Gilbert

What's a "sportback" anyway? Well, it's a little more practical than a sedan, a little more sleek than a hatchback, giving you the best of both worlds. The 2019 Audi A5 Sportback is an exciting contender in the luxury sedan market -- and that's because it's not really a sedan at all.

To show you just how special the 2019 Audi A5 Sportback is, we'll compare it head-to-head against one of the most powerful luxury sedans around: the 2019 Cadillac CTS. As you'll see in the information below, the Cadillac CTS lacks some of the features and technologies that make the 2019 Audi A5 such an amazing value! And since it's an ordinary sedan, it's less practical for your day-to-day life. Discover below which one is a better fit when you're looking for a sporty daily driver in the Phoenix area.

Audi A5 Sportback headlights

Features: 2019 Audi A5 Sportback vs. 2019 Cadillac CTS

Since it starts at an MSRP that's thousands more than the 2019 Audi A5 Sportback, you might assume the 2019 Cadillac CTS is better equipped -- but you'd be wrong. When you compare entry-level models, you'll spend less and get more when you choose Audi! The 2019 Audi A5 Sportback features a standard panoramic sunroof, LED headlights and taillights, heated seats, leather upholstery and tri-zone automatic climate control. Each and every one is a feature you won't find on the base 2019 Cadillac CTS. To get similar features, you'll have to spend even more on upgrades.

Audi A5 Sportback interior

Technology: 2019 Audi A5 Sportback vs. 2019 Cadillac CTS

When it comes to infotainment, both these cars feature a touchscreen media center with smartphone connectivity through Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and Bluetooth®.

Where the 2019 Audi A5 Sportback sets itself apart is with standard driver assistance. While both cars can be equipped with all sorts of technologies like adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist and more, only the Audi A5 comes standard with pre-collision warning and automatic emergency braking courtesy of Audi pre sense®. To get that technology on the 2019 Cadillac CTS? You guessed it. You'll have to pay even more.

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Audi A5 Sportback virtual cockpit

Performance: 2019 Audi A5 Sportback vs. 2019 Cadillac CTS

You enjoy maximum acceleration and handling grip when all four wheels are working in concert, and that's why the 2019 Audi A5 Sportback comes standard with legendary quattro® all-wheel drive. The base 2019 Cadillac CTS, for its part, is a rear-wheel drive vehicle. Rear wheel drive is a great choice for a mid-engined sports car, but in a front-engine sporty sedan, you're more likely to oversteer and fishtail in wet weather. The 2019 Audi A5 Sportback gives you more confidence when pushing things to the limit.

When it comes to engine power, the 2019 Cadillac CTS makes a handful more horsepower than the 2019 Audi A5 Sportback, but not much. If it's superior horsepower you crave, you'd be wise to consider the 2019 Audi S5 Sportback and RS 5 Sportback! These cars have the same design and features as the A5 Sportback, but with even more power and performance. The S5 sportback delivers 349 horsepower, which is more than you get from the upgraded 2019 Cadillac CTS Premium Luxury, and the RS 5 Sportback cranks out a thrilling 444 horsepower, which is even more powerful than the track-tuned Cadillac CTS V-Sport.

Audi A5 Sportback cargo space

Fastback Design: 2019 Audi A5 Sportback vs. 2019 Cadillac CTS

We've already shown you how the 2019 Audi A5 Sportback is more advanced and more fun to drive than its Caddy rival. The best part? It's more practical, too!

The "Sportback" or "Fastback" design is something like a hybrid between a sedan and a hatchback. In the 2019 Audi A5 Sportback, instead of a separate trunk, the rear trunk lid and rear glass all move as part of the rear hatch, providing access to a massive cargo area! Compared to the 2019 Cadillac CTS, which offers a mere 13.7 cubic feet of trunk space, the rear cargo area in the Audi A5 Sportback gives you 21.8 cubic feet. Or, for even more room, fold down the rear seats to reveal 35.0 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume! In the Cadillac CTS, folding rear seats aren't even standard equipment.

The 2019 Audi A5 Sportback looks great, is exciting to drive, comes with advanced safety and communications tech and even provides all the room you need for trips to the local wholesale retailer. It might just be the perfect daily driver for those in search of a little more performance in their life!

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Audi has been one of the fastest-growing luxury brands in the world, crafting gorgeous designs and innovating with new drivetrain, infotainment and efficiency technologies. Together, these features make a new Audi the most compelling option in the world of premium cars. And on these pages, the team at Audi Gilbert shows you why Audi builds cars that best the competition in value, quality and performance.

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