Compare Cadillac CTS Sedan vs Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
265 hp @ 5600 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 3000-4500 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,652 lbs
4,255 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
25 MPG
City
22 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 Tons/yr
7.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
418 miles
464.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
570 miles
611.9 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.5 in
196.4 in
Height
57.2 in
56.3 in
Max Width
72.2 in
73.8 in
Front Width
61.4 in
63.8 in
Rear Width
61.7 in
64.1 in
Wheelbase
114.6 in
115.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
3.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
45.7 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.4 in
36.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.8 in
58.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
35 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
35.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
56.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
58.6 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³
11.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.1 ft
39.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8.5"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8.5"
19" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45R17
P245/40ZR19
Rear Tire
P245/45R17
P275/35ZR19

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno
  • designo Manufaktur Arabian Grey
  • designo Manufaktur Cashmere White Magno
  • designo Manufaktur Cote d'Azur Light Blue Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Deep Green
  • designo Manufaktur Graphite Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Midnight Blue
  • designo Manufaktur Teide Light Grey

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black with Jet Black Accents, Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Platinum with Jet Black Accents, Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Platinum with Jet Black Accents, Leatherette seating surfaces
  • Armagnac Brown/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Deep White/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Black/Titanium, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Macchiato Beige, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Titian Red, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Marsala/Espresso, Leather Upholstery
  • Yacht Blue/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Grey, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Macchiato, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Marsala Brown/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A