2020 Cadillac CT6 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 | NewCars.com

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2020 Cadillac CT6 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

New 2020 Cadillac CT6

2020 Cadillac
CT6

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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MSRP*
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$58,995 to $96,495
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$73,800
Invoice* $56,045 to $91,670 $69,372
MPG - City 14 - 18 21
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-6
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 CT6 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Cadillac CT6 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Cadillac CT6, 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). Whether you pick the Cadillac CT6 or the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 CT6 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac CT6 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Cadillac CT6, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Drivetrain
The Cadillac CT6 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Cadillac CT6 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac CT6 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Cadillac CT6 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Cadillac CT6 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
The Cadillac CT6 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.