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2014 Lexus ES 350 vs. 2015 Cadillac CTS 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 Lexus ES 350 than the Cadillac CTS. The Cadillac CTS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 350.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus ES 350 as you will with the Cadillac CTS, 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). Based on MSRP, the Lexus ES 350 is clearly a better financial choice over the Cadillac CTS. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Lexus ES 350 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Cadillac CTS.

Dimensions
The Lexus ES 350 is about the same width as the Cadillac CTS. When looking at overall length, the Lexus ES 350 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac CTS.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Lexus ES 350 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Cadillac CTS.

Handling
The Lexus ES 350 has about the same turning radius as the Cadillac CTS, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Lexus ES 350 and the Cadillac CTS.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus ES 350 and the Cadillac CTS. The Lexus ES 350 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Cadillac CTS.

Warranty
The Lexus ES 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CTS.

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2014 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $36,620

2015 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $45,345 - $69,340
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 21 16 - 20
Highway MPG: 31 24 - 30
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $34,300 $42,851 - $64,833

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