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2014 Cadillac XTS vs. 2013 Lexus GS 450h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac XTS than the Lexus GS 450h. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Cadillac XTS and the Lexus GS 450h in the front seats.

Convenience
The Lexus GS 450h requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Cadillac XTS, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Cadillac XTS will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus GS 450h. 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 XTS and the Lexus GS 450h have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XTS is about the same width as the Lexus GS 450h. If you go with the Cadillac XTS, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus GS 450h.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Cadillac XTS transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus GS 450h.

Handling
The Cadillac XTS has a larger turning radius than the Lexus GS 450h, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac XTS is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus GS 450h.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Cadillac XTS and the Lexus GS 450h. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Cadillac XTS will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus GS 450h.

Warranty
The Cadillac XTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus GS 450h.


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2014 Cadillac
XTS

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MSRP*: $44,600 - $69,095

2013 Lexus
GS 450h

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MSRP*: $59,450
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $5,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 15 - 18 29
Highway MPG: 21 - 28 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 2 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $42,147 - $64,604 $55,291

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