Compare Lexus GS Hybrid vs. Cadillac CTS vs. Audi A6

Compare the Lexus GS Hybrid against the Cadillac CTS and Audi A6. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the GS Hybrid, CTS and A6 stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new GS Hybrid, CTS and A6. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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4dr Sdn Hybrid
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid
4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Luxury RWD
  • 2dr Cpe RWD
  • 2dr Cpe AWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.0L Luxury RWD
  • 2dr Cpe Performance RWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.0L Luxury AWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.6L Performance RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo RWD
  • 2dr Cpe Performance AWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.6L Performance AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo AWD
  • 2dr Cpe Premium RWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.6L Premium RWD
  • 2dr Cpe Premium AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Luxury RWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.6L Premium AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Luxury AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L Luxury RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L Luxury AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Performance RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L Twin Turbo Vsport RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Performance AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L Performance RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Premium RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L Performance AWD
  • CTS-V Wagon 5dr Wgn
  • CTS-V Coupe 2dr Cpe
  • CTS-V Sedan 4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Premium AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L Premium RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L Premium AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L Twin Turbo Vsport Premium RWD
4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0L TDI Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0L TDI Prestige
  • S6 4dr Sdn Prestige

Prices

MSRP $59,450 $51,000 $43,100
Invoice $55,291 $47,940 $40,084
Avg. Paid $36,253 $34,392 $33,269

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 9.0 8.4
Critics' Rating 7.7 9.6 9.3
Performance 8.0 9.3 8.5
Interior 7.6 7.7 8.4
Cost to Own 7.8 7.7 7.4
Safety 10.0 10.0 10.0
Reliability 5.0 4.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Strong acceleration
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Great safety rating
  • Strong engines
  • Agile handling
  • Posh, handsome interior
  • Comfortable, quiet cabin
  • Opulent cabin
  • Great fuel economy
  • Enjoyable driving dynamics
Cons
  • Confusing infotainment controls
  • Small trunk
  • Confusing infotainment system
  • Uninspiring base engine

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric V6 3.5L/211 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/122 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121
MPG 32 City / 28 Hwy 20 City / 30 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 112.200 114.60 114.7
Length, Overall (in) 190.700 195.50 193.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.400 72.20 73.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.300 57.20 57.8
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Step Up Height - Side (in)

Doors & Windows

Third Passenger Door
Power Third Passenger Door
Fourth Passenger Door
Power Fourth Passenger Door
Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass
Sliding Rear Window
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Canopy
Bed Liner
Pickup Bed Tonneau Cover
Stepside Pickup Box
Convertible Hardtop
Convertible Soft Top
Dual Moonroof
Sun/Moon Roof Standard Optional Standard
Moonroof
Panoramic Roof Optional
Fixed Sunroof
Manual Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Sunroof
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional Standard
Sunroof Sunshield
Sunroof Wind Deflector
Targa Roof
T-Top
Running Boards
Power Retractable Running Boards
Rear Spoiler

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4190 3649 3726

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season
Tires - Front All-Terrain
Tires - Front Highway
Tires - Front On/Off Road
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Touring
Tires - Rear All-Season
Tires - Rear All-Terrain
Tires - Rear Highway
Tires - Rear On/Off Road
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Touring
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels
Wheel Locks Optional Optional Optional
Steel Wheels
Wheel Covers
Wire Wheel Covers

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
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Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional
Interior Cargo Shade
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Power Liftgate
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts
Remote Engine Start Optional Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror
Mirror Memory Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
Power Passenger Mirror
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
All Wheel Steering
Manual Steering
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 110.500 86.6 97.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.000 40.40 37.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.300 45.70 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.300 56.90 57.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.500 53.80
Second Head Room (in) 37.800 37.50 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.300 35.40 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.700 54.80 56.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.100 53.30
Third Leg Room (in)
Fourth Leg Room (in)
Fifth Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.)
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.200 13.7 14.1
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette
CD Changer
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
Equalizer
HD Radio Standard Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Entertainment System
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard
Cell Phone
Cell Phone Hookup

Seats

Cloth Seats
Leather Seats Standard Standard Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Vinyl Seats
Additional Rear Seat
Cooled Driver Seat Standard Standard
Cooled Passenger Seat
Cooled Rear Seat
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Heated Passenger Seat
Heated Rear Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat
Split Bench Seat
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats
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Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Air Bag
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard Standard Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
ABS
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Drum Brakes
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Night Vision Optional
Adjustable Pedals
Rollover Protection System
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Rear Tow Hooks
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Standard Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional Standard
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Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Front Differential
Locking Rear Differential
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Dual Rear Wheels
10 Cylinder Engine
12 Cylinder Engine
3 Cylinder Engine
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine
Flat 6 Cylinder Engine
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine
Electric Motor
High Output
Rotary engine
Supercharged
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric V6 Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 3.5L/211 2.0L/122 2.0 L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 338 Combined 272 @ 5500 220 @ 4450
Torque (Net @ RPM) - TBD - 295 @ 3000-4500 258 @ 1500
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic CVT w/OD
Turning diameter 34.800 35.4 39

Fuel

Gasoline/Natural Gas Bi-Fuel
Gasoline/Propane Bi-Fuel
Diesel Fuel
Electric Fuel System
Flex Fuel/Electric Hybrid
Flexible Fuel Capability
Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Natural Gas Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Flex Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Gas
Propane Fuel
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 20 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.400 19.0 19.8

Suspension

Active Suspension System Standard Optional
Air Suspension
Side Stance / Highrider Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Suspension Type - Rear

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
1-Speed Automatic
3-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic Standard
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard
Manual
Manual Transmission w/Auto Mode
10-Speed Manual
4-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Manual
8-Speed Manual
9-Speed Manual
Transmission Overdrive Switch

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.