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2020 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

New 2020 Cadillac CT5

2020 Cadillac
CT5

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*
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$36,895 to $47,695
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$41,400 to $43,400
Invoice* $35,235 to $45,549 $38,916 to $40,796
MPG - City 17 - 23 23 - 24
MPG - Hwy 25 - 32 33 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

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 CT5 than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Cadillac CT5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac CT5 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 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). Whether you pick the Cadillac CT5 or the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 CT5 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac CT5 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 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 Cadillac CT5, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Cadillac CT5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Handling
The Cadillac CT5 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Cadillac CT5 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Cadillac CT5 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Cadillac CT5 has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Cadillac CT5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.