Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac CTS-V than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac CTS-V will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
With the Mercedes-Benz CLS-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 CLS-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 CLS-Class and the Cadillac CTS-V have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is much wider than the Cadillac CTS-V, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, which is slightly longer than the Cadillac CTS-V.
With its lower torque, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Cadillac CTS-V.
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac CTS-V, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and the Cadillac CTS-V.
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has less seating than the Cadillac CTS-V, making the Cadillac CTS-V the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Cadillac CTS-V.
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CTS-V.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and the 2013 Cadillac CTS-V.
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MSRP*: $72,100 - $106,500
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $3,000||Up to $5,000|
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|City MPG:||16 - 18||14|
|Highway MPG:||22 - 27||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$67,053 - $99,045||$59,106|
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