Compare Audi Allroad vs. Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon vs. BMW 3-Series Wagon

Compare the Audi Allroad against the Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon and BMW 3-Series Wagon. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Allroad, CTS Sport Wagon and 3-Series Wagon 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 Allroad, CTS Sport Wagon and 3-Series Wagon. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2013 Audi Allroad 2012 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon 2012 BMW 3-Series Wagon
2013 Audi Allroad 2012 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon 2012 BMW 3-Series Wagon
     
4dr Wgn Premium
  • 4dr Wgn Premium
  • 4dr Wgn Premium Plus
  • 4dr Wgn Prestige
5dr Wgn 3.0L RWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.0L RWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.0L AWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.0L Luxury RWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.0L Luxury AWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.6L Performance RWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.6L Performance AWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.6L Premium RWD
  • 5dr Wgn 3.6L Premium AWD
4dr Sports Wgn 328i RWD
  • 4dr Sports Wgn 328i RWD
  • 4dr Sports Wgn 328i xDrive AWD

Prices

MSRP $39,600 $39,015 $37,500
Invoice $36,828 $36,869 $34,500
Avg. Paid $29,185 $19,676 $25,470

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 9.0 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.4 9.2 9.5
Performance 7.9 9.1 9.2
Interior 8.0 8.1 8.4
Cost to Own 7.8 8.4 7.9
Safety N/A 9.7 9.6
Reliability N/A 4.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • First-rate cabin materials
  • Elegant interior design
  • Powerful engine options
  • Agile handling
  • High-quality interior materials
Cons
  • Less cargo space than competitors
  • Limited rear-seat legroom
  • Poor rearward visibility
  • Limited back-seat headroom

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas V6 3.0L/183 Gas I6 3.0L/183
MPG 20 City / 27 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy 17 City / 26 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Wagon 5 Door Wagon Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.600 113.4 108.7
Length, Overall (in) 185.200 192.0 178.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.900 72.5 70.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.500 58.0 55.8
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 Standard Optional Standard
Fixed Sunroof
Manual Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Sunroof
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Sunroof Sunshield
Sunroof Wind Deflector
Targa Roof
T-Top
Running Boards
Power Retractable Running Boards
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3814 4026 3527

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 Optional
Full Size Spare Tire
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels
Wheel Locks 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 Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts
Remote Engine Start
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Optional Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers 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 Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror
Mirror Memory
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors
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.) 90.000 - TBD - 92.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.800 38.8 38.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.300 42.4 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.500 56.7 55.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.7 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.400 37.1 38.0
Second Leg Room (in) 35.200 36.1 34.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 54.7 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.0 - TBD -
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.)
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 50.500 58.0 60.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 27.600 - TBD - 25.0
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
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Optional
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

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
Night Vision
Adjustable Pedals
Rollover Protection System
Front Tow Hooks
Rear Tow Hooks
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release
Blind Spot Monitor
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning
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Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Front Differential
Locking Rear Differential Standard
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Dual Rear Wheels
10 Cylinder Engine
12 Cylinder Engine
3 Cylinder Engine
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
5 Cylinder Engine
Flat 6 Cylinder Engine
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine
Electric Motor
High Output
Rotary engine
Supercharged
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6 Gas I6
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.0L/183 3.0L/183
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 211 @ 4300 270 @ 7000 230 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1500 223 @ 5700 200 @ 2750
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic Manual
Turning diameter 37.700 35.4 36.1

Fuel

Gasoline/Natural Gas Bi-Fuel
Gasoline/Propane Bi-Fuel
Diesel Fuel
Electric Fuel System
Flex Fuel/Electric Hybrid
Flexible Fuel Capability
Hybrid Fuel
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
Natural Gas Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Flex Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Gas
Propane Fuel
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27 26
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.900 18 16.1

Suspension

Active Suspension System
Air Suspension
Side Stance / Highrider Suspension
Suspension Type - Front 5-Link Short/Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link Multi-Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front
Suspension Type - Rear

Transmission

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

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