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2014 Cadillac CTS vs. 2014 Chevrolet Volt Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Cadillac CTS offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Chevrolet Volt 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 Chevrolet Volt in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Volt you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Cadillac CTS, due to its tank size and 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 Cadillac CTS will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Chevrolet Volt, 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 Destination Charge for the Cadillac CTS is much higher than that for the Chevrolet Volt.

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

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

Handling
The Cadillac CTS has about the same turning radius as the Chevrolet Volt, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac CTS has a much more powerful engine than the Chevrolet Volt. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher 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 Chevrolet Volt.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac CTS than that of the Chevrolet Volt.

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2014 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $39,495 - $49,995

2014 Chevrolet
Volt

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MSRP*: $34,185
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 101
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 26 - 27 --
Engine(s): V-6 149-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $37,323 - $46,745 $32,818

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