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2014 Cadillac CTS vs. 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Cadillac CTS offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac CTS.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac CTS as you will with the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, 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). The Cadillac CTS will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, 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 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac CTS is much wider than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, 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 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

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 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

Handling
The Cadillac CTS has a larger turning radius than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac CTS has a much more powerful engine than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid. 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 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid. The Cadillac CTS has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac CTS than that of the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

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2014 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $42,195 - $51,695

2014 Subaru
XV Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*: $25,995 - $29,295
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 29
Highway MPG: 26 --
Engine(s): V-6 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $39,663 - $48,335 $24,735 - $27,804

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