2023 Cadillac CT5 vs. Audi A5 Sportback

Delivering exactly what you would expect of an all-American luxury sedan, the 2023 Cadillac CT5 leads with the luxury and performance features that consumers come to expect from Cadillac. However, the luxury sedan market is plentiful, and with numerous options out there, consumers can easily feel overwhelmed. Let our team at McGee Motors Cadillac make the decision easy for you, our team has done comprehensive research comparing the 2023 Cadillac CT5 against a worthy opponent, the 2023 Audi A5. Read along with us as we put these two models head-to-head in battle, to see which luxury sedan is right for your life in Ontario.


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Specifications & Features  2023 Cadillac CT5 Premium Luxury AWD 2023 Audi A5 Sportback
MRSP $56,522 $58,200
Horsepower 335 261
Torque (lb-ft) 405 273
Transmission 10-speed automatic 7-speed S Tronic (automatic)
Adaptive Cruise Control standard available
Premium Sound System standard available
Fuel Efficiency (L/100km) 13.1 / 9.1 (city/hwy) 9.7 / 7.4 (city/hwy)

Head-to-Head Performance

When properly equipped with its V6 engine offering, the CT5 sports explosive power. 335 horses and 405 lb-ft of torque are mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The standard A5, though providing quite efficient power, significantly lags behind the 2023 CT5. Unless you spend a lot of extra money to opt for the Audi S5, the CT5 delivers more dynamic power than a comparably priced A5.

2023 Cadillac CT5

Interior & Exterior Design

Upon first glance, undoubtedly both the 2023 CT5 and Audi A5 are stylish vehicles. The CT5 pounces on the attention of consumers with its sharp cut lines, and standout style. Signature vertical lighting is a highlight, as it frames the athletic body of the CT5. The A5 delivers a more classically styled sedan, as drivers wishing to remain a bit more anonymous will appreciate its cues.

Technology & Safety

Both the 2023 CT5 and Audi A5 are loaded with modern technology and safety features that make drivers’ lives on the road that much easier. However, when the luxury sedans are comparably priced, the Cadillac delivers significantly more to consumers as many advanced and premium features come at a more accessible cost with the 2023 CT5. Highlights here are the advanced safety features, standard on the Premium Luxury trim of the CT5, such as Adaptive Cruise Control, Enhanced Automatic Emergency Braking, HD rear vision camera, and much more.

2023 Cadillac CT5

CT5 vs. Audi A5 Verdict

Though both luxury sedan offerings would likely put a smile on the face of any automotive enthusiast that had the privilege of getting behind the wheel, undoubtedly the 2023 CT5 is able to provide consumers with significantly more advanced technology, and explosive performance vs. a comparably priced A5 model. Our team likes the 2023 CT5, in a unanimous decision.

Offering everything you could ever dream of in a luxury sedan, the 2023 CT5 is one of the strongest models out of the Cadillac model lineup. Explore new and used Cadillac models in Ontario with the team at McGee Motors Cadillac. Contact our dealership for service, parts and more, right here in Goderich, Ontario. Book your test drive, today.