Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class than in the Cadillac CTS-V, due to the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class's smaller rear head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the Cadillac CTS-V in the front seats.
With the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Cadillac CTS-V, due to its larger tank size and better 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 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Cadillac CTS-V, 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 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the Cadillac CTS-V have similar Destination Charges.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is about the same width as the Cadillac CTS-V. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Cadillac CTS-V.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Cadillac CTS-V.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has about the same turning radius as the Cadillac CTS-V, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has less horsepower than the Cadillac CTS-V, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the Cadillac CTS-V. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Cadillac CTS-V.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CTS-V.
Compare the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the 2013 Cadillac CTS-V.
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MSRP*: $115,300 - $213,200
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $4,500||Up to $5,000|
|Low APR Loan:||--||--|
|City MPG:||12 - 15||14|
|Highway MPG:||18 - 24||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$107,229 - $198,276||$59,106|
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