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2015 Volvo S80 vs. 2015 Cadillac CTS Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Volvo S80 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Cadillac CTS with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Cadillac CTS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo S80.

Convenience
The Cadillac CTS requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Volvo S80, 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). Based on MSRP, the Volvo S80 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 Volvo S80 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Cadillac CTS.

Dimensions
Since the Volvo S80 is much wider than the Cadillac CTS, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Volvo S80 is slightly shorter than the Cadillac CTS, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Volvo S80 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Cadillac CTS.

Handling
The Volvo S80 has a larger turning radius than the Cadillac CTS, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Volvo S80 is somewhat more powerful than the Cadillac CTS.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volvo S80 and the Cadillac CTS. The Volvo S80 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Cadillac CTS.

Warranty
The Volvo S80 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac CTS.

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2015 Volvo
S80

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MSRP*: $40,500 - $48,150

2015 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $45,345 - $69,340
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 19 - 25 16 - 20
Highway MPG: 28 - 37 24 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $38,070 - $45,261 $42,851 - $64,833

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