Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac CTS-V than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Cadillac CTS-V and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the front seats.
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Cadillac CTS-V, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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-V is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. 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-V and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Cadillac CTS-V is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac CTS-V takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Cadillac CTS-V does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Cadillac CTS-V has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac CTS-V has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Cadillac CTS-V and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Cadillac CTS-V has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Cadillac CTS-V comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Compare the 2013 Cadillac CTS-V and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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MSRP*: $52,200 - $59,000
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $5,000||Up to $4,000|
|Low APR Loan:||--||--|
|City MPG:||14||18 - 21|
|Highway MPG:||19||26 - 30|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$59,106||$48,546 - $54,870|
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