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2014 Cadillac XTS vs. 2013 Lexus IS-F 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 IS-F. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Cadillac XTS and the Lexus IS-F in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Cadillac XTS you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus IS-F, due to its larger tank size and better 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Cadillac XTS will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus IS-F. 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 IS-F have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XTS is a little wider than the Lexus IS-F, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. 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 IS-F.

Drivetrain
The Cadillac XTS has much less torque than the Lexus IS-F, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Cadillac XTS has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus IS-F, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac XTS is significantly less powerful than the Lexus IS-F. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Cadillac XTS offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus IS-F, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Cadillac XTS will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus IS-F.

Warranty
The Cadillac XTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus IS-F.

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2014 Cadillac
XTS

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MSRP*: $44,600 - $69,095
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2013 Lexus
IS-F

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MSRP*: $61,750
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 15 - 18 16
Highway MPG: 21 - 28 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 2 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $42,147 - $64,604 $57,430

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