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2014 Cadillac CTS vs. 2014 Lexus ES 300h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 300h than the Cadillac CTS, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac CTS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 300h.

Convenience
The Lexus ES 300h requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Cadillac CTS, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Lexus ES 300h, 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 Cadillac CTS and the Lexus ES 300h have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac CTS is about the same width as the Lexus ES 300h. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac CTS takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus ES 300h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Cadillac CTS does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 300h.

Handling
The Cadillac CTS has about the same turning radius as the Lexus ES 300h, 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 Lexus ES 300h. 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 Lexus ES 300h. The Cadillac CTS has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lexus ES 300h.

Warranty
The Cadillac CTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus ES 300h.

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2014 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $45,100 - $69,070

2014 Lexus
ES 300h

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MSRP*: $39,500
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 20 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 24 - 30 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $42,620 - $64,580 $37,000

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