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2013 Audi S8 vs. 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi S8 than the Cadillac CTS-V. The Cadillac CTS-V will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi S8.

Convenience
With the Audi S8 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Cadillac CTS-V, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi S8 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Cadillac CTS-V, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi S8 and the Cadillac CTS-V have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi S8 is much wider than the Cadillac CTS-V, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi S8, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Cadillac CTS-V.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi S8 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Cadillac CTS-V.

Handling
The Audi S8 has a larger turning radius than the Cadillac CTS-V, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi S8 has less horsepower than the Cadillac CTS-V, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi S8 and the Cadillac CTS-V. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Audi S8 as you will in the Cadillac CTS-V.

Warranty
The Audi S8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CTS-V.

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2013 Audi
S8

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MSRP*: $110,000
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CTS-V

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MSRP*: $63,215
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City MPG: 15 14
Highway MPG: 26 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $102,300 $59,106

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