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2014 BMW 535 vs. 2014 Cadillac CTS Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 535 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Cadillac CTS with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Cadillac CTS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 535.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 535 as you will with the Cadillac CTS, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 535 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Cadillac CTS. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 535 and the Cadillac CTS have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 535 is a little wider than the Cadillac CTS, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the BMW 535 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac CTS.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW 535 and the Cadillac CTS do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The BMW 535 has a larger turning radius than the Cadillac CTS, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 535 is somewhat more powerful than the Cadillac CTS.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 535 and the Cadillac CTS. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW 535 as you will in the Cadillac CTS.

Warranty
The BMW 535 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CTS.

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2014 BMW
535

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MSRP*: $55,100 - $57,400

2014 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $45,100 - $69,070
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,500 Up to $3,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.13% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.13% --
City MPG: 20 16 - 20
Highway MPG: 29 - 30 24 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $50,690 - $52,810 $42,620 - $64,580

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