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2009 Cadillac STS vs. 2009 SsangYong Rexton

To start off, both 2009 Cadillac STS and 2009 SsangYong Rexton were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,599 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Cadillac STS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Cadillac STS (302 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 141 more horse power than 2009 SsangYong Rexton. (161 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Cadillac STS should accelerate faster than 2009 SsangYong Rexton. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 SsangYong Rexton weights approximately 337 kg more than 2009 Cadillac STS.

Because 2009 SsangYong Rexton is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Cadillac STS. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 SsangYong Rexton will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Cadillac STS (369 Nm @ 5200 RPM) has 24 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 SsangYong Rexton. (345 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2009 Cadillac STS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 SsangYong Rexton. 2009 Cadillac STS has automatic transmission and 2009 SsangYong Rexton has manual transmission. 2009 SsangYong Rexton will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Cadillac STS will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Cadillac STS 2009 SsangYong Rexton
Make Cadillac SsangYong
Model STS Rexton
Year Released 2009 2009
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3599 cc 2696 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 302 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 369 Nm 345 Nm
Torque RPM 5200 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 11.3:1 17.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1635 kg 1972 kg
Vehicle Length 5000 mm 4790 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1840 mm
Wheelbase Size 2960 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.8 L/100km 8.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 80 L


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