The BMW 550 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 550.
With the Cadillac CTS you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW 550, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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 BMW 550 is somewhat more expensive 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 550 and the Cadillac CTS have similar Destination Charges.
The BMW 550 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 550 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac CTS.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 550 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Cadillac CTS.
The BMW 550 has a larger turning radius than the Cadillac CTS, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 550 has a much more powerful engine than the Cadillac CTS. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 550 and the Cadillac CTS. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW 550 as you will in the Cadillac CTS.
The BMW 550 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CTS.
Compare the 2014 BMW 550 and the 2014 Cadillac CTS.
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MSRP*: $63,900 - $66,200
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MSRP*: $45,100 - $69,070
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,500||Up to $2,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.99%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.00%||--|
|City MPG:||16 - 17||16 - 20|
|Highway MPG:||24 - 25||24 - 30|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$58,790 - $60,905||$42,620 - $64,580|
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