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2014 Cadillac CTS vs. 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Cadillac CTS offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Cadillac CTS-V with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Cadillac CTS and the Cadillac CTS-V in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Cadillac CTS 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). Based on MSRP, the Cadillac CTS is clearly a better financial choice over 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 Cadillac CTS and the Cadillac CTS-V have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac CTS is about the same width as the Cadillac CTS-V. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac CTS takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac CTS-V.

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

Handling
The Cadillac CTS has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac CTS-V, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac CTS 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 Cadillac CTS and the Cadillac CTS-V. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Cadillac CTS as you will in the Cadillac CTS-V.

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

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2014 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $42,195 - $51,695
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2013 Cadillac
CTS-V

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MSRP*: $63,215
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 14
Highway MPG: 26 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-8
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*: $39,663 - $48,335 $59,106

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