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2013 BMW M3 vs. 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The BMW M3 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Cadillac CTS-V. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Cadillac CTS-V, the BMW M3 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M3 as you will with the Cadillac CTS-V, 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 M3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Cadillac CTS-V. 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 M3 and the Cadillac CTS-V have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M3 is much slimmer than the Cadillac CTS-V, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW M3 is slightly shorter than the Cadillac CTS-V, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The BMW M3 has much less torque than the Cadillac CTS-V, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW M3 has about the same turning radius as the Cadillac CTS-V, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M3 is significantly less powerful than the Cadillac CTS-V. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M3 and the Cadillac CTS-V. The BMW M3 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Cadillac CTS-V.

Warranty
The BMW M3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CTS-V.

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2013 BMW
M3

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MSRP*: $60,100
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CTS-V

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MSRP*: $63,215
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.99% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% --
City MPG: 14 14
Highway MPG: 20 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $55,290 $59,106

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