2019 Cadillac XTS vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 | NewCars.com

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2019 Cadillac XTS vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 Review

New 2019 Cadillac XTS

2019 Cadillac
XTS

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

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MSRP*
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$46,795 to $72,995
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$46,900
Invoice* $44,455 to $69,345 $44,086
MPG - City 15 - 19 23
MPG - Hwy 21 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
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

Convenience
With the Cadillac XTS you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 CLA 35. 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 CLA 35 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XTS is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35. 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 CLA 35.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Cadillac XTS doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Cadillac XTS and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

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 CLA 35.

Warranty
The Cadillac XTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.