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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,286
10 listings nationwide

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2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,740
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Cadillac CTS has come a long way in the past 15 years. It has been one of the most important models in the company’s history, elevating Cadillac from the brand associated with reti...

2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Cadillac XTS has been around since 2013, receiving a substantial facelift in 2018 that brought it up to date with Cadillac’s latest styling. Fresh off of that change, it gets few n...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
25
Darrel writes:
Cadillac CTS is responsive with the slightest touch on the accelerator, dash controls are close to fingertips,...
Power Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"what made it more powerful than the 2019 Audi A4 in my opinion is the size and power of the Cadillac CTS engine to the Audis engine"
Handling Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"the 2019 Cadillac CTS has a little stiffer ride than the 2019 Audi A4 which makes it handle better on winding roads and turning corners and the 2019 Cadillac has stabila trac which is more like what sportier cars have"
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"I think the Cadillac CTS has more sporty looks and better lines than the 2019 Audi A4"
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"The front seats heat and cool the passenger in the 2019 Cadillac and have more positions than the 2019 Audi A4 has offered"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"back seats in the Cadillac CTS has larger longer seats than the 2019 Audi A4"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Audi A4 better.
"2019 Audi A4 has more cargo space than the 2019 Cadillac CTS as they use all of the rear of the car nearer the seats backs than the Cadillac CTS does"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"Bigger make and model more room than the 2019 Audi A4 more options than the 2019 Audi A4"
Value Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"dual moon roof and sun vent features make 2019 Cadillac CTS a better value than the 2019 Audi A4"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"I would buy the 2019 Cadillac CTS 3.6 Luxury AWD over the 2019 Audi A4 for the Cadillac being larger overall than the 2019 Audi A4"
2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD
90
Santinol1 writes:
Love XTS, I have owned 2, they are the best. Ride smooth.
100
cadillacdave writes:
The cadillac xts is significantly larger than. BMW 5 series. The cadillac produces over 300hp from a simple 6 ...
Handling Ranked 2019 BMW 5 Series 540i Sedan RWD better.
"BMW had a nice ride but seemed tp have a drag when you let off the gas. I was told by salesman that was regenerative braking. The BMW doesnt coast like a normal car. However, the BMW seemed to have a lower center of gravity and maybe would be faster through sharp turns."
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 BMW 5 Series 540i Sedan RWD worse.
"The cadillac has sharp styling and the front of the vehicle is proportionate and elegant. The bmw is ok looking but not as nice as the Cadillac."

Specs

2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
268 hp @ 5,600 RPM
304 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.7 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 18 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,146 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 195.5 in 200.9 in
Width 80.8 in 72.9 in
Height 57.2 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 114.6 in 111.7 in

Available Options

2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Red Obsession Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Stellar Black Metallic

Option Packages

  • Cadillac User Experience With Embedded Navigation
  • LPO, Grille, Black Chrome
  • LPO, Black Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Natural Elm Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) After Midnight Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Gloss Black Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) MANOOGIAN Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Matte Black Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Ultra Silver Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Ultra-Silver Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, Aluminum Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Black Olive Ash Burl Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Grille, Chrome
  • LPO, Ground Effects Kit
  • LPO, Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Natural Sapele Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Rear Spoiler
  • LPO, Sapele High-Gloss Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • Seating Package
  • Seats, Heated Driver And Front Passenger
  • Sunroof, UltraView, Power
2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Bronze Dune Metallic
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
  • Phantom Gray Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Red Horizon Tintcoat
  • Stellar Black Metallic
  • Stone Gray Metallic

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