2019 Cadillac XTS vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 | NewCars.com

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2019 Cadillac XTS vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 Review

New 2019 Cadillac XTS

2019 Cadillac
XTS

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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MSRP*
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$46,795 to $72,995
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$55,950
Invoice* $44,455 to $69,345 $52,593
MPG - City 15 - 19 19
MPG - Hwy 21 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 2 - 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 XTS than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. The Cadillac XTS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Convenience
The Cadillac XTS will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, 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). The Cadillac XTS is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. 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 XTS and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac XTS is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Cadillac XTS, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Drivetrain
The Cadillac XTS has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Cadillac XTS has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac XTS is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. 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 XTS and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Cadillac XTS will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Warranty
The Cadillac XTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.