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Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)

63points

Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

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Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014) vs Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

Why is Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014) better than Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)?

  • Has rear-wheel drive
  • Has stolen vehicle tracking system
  • Has fully independent suspension
  • 62mm shorter
    1.47mvs1535mm
  • Has in-car system

Why is Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014) better than Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)?

  • Has front-wheel drive
  • 18.6l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    4.9l/100 kmvs23.5l/100 km
  • 8.2l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    7.5l/100 kmvs15.7l/100 km
  • 179mm shorter length
    4.7mvs4877mm
  • 28mm narrower
    1.81mvs1842mm
  • Has Stop-Start system

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1.Has front-wheel drive
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

2.Has rear-wheel drive
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

3.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

4.Has fully independent suspension
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

5. smaller turn radius

11m

11m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

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Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume (seats down)

1642l

1550l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

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2.height

1.47m

1.53m

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3. shorter length

4.88m

4.7m

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4.width

1.84m

1.81m

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5. longer wheelbase

2.88m

2.69m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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3.7m

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Engine

1. larger engine size

6.2l

1.4l

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

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2. higher maximum torque

747Nm

130Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

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Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)

747Nm

3. more cylinders

8

4

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

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4. better fuel economy (city)

23.5l/100 km

4.9l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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4l/100 km

5. better fuel economy (highway)

15.7l/100 km

7.5l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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3.5l/100 km

6. larger fuel tank

68l

56l

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

2.Has Bluetooth
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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5.Has in-car system
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014)
Vauxhall Astra Design Sports Tourer (2014)

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

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