Lincoln Continental vs Cadillac XTS Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2020 Lincoln Continental
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5 listings nationwide


2019 Cadillac XTS
CarGurus Instant Market Value
1 listings nationwide


Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Lincoln Continental
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

For 2019, the Continental got new standard safety features and a Coach Door limited edition. Competitors include the Cadillac XTS and CT6, Audi A7, BMW 6 Series, and Genesis G90. Linco...

2019 Cadillac XTS
Kyree Rollerson 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.

2020 Lincoln Continental
BobGibsonSouthernHills writes:
The car pictured has the suicide door which I do not want.
Power Ranked 2020 Lincoln Continental AWD worse.
"This only car Im interested inn is the 2020 Lincoln Continental Reserve AWD."
BobGibsonSouthernHills writes:
Power Ranked 2020 Lincoln Continental AWD worse.
"This only car Im interested inn is the 2020 Lincoln Continental Reserve AWD."
2019 Cadillac XTS
Santinol1 writes:
Love XTS, I have owned 2, they are the best. Ride smooth.
Guru9TBCBC writes:
Love this car for it is much more a bargain for what it cost.
Back Seats Ranked 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550 worse.
"More leg room and comfort in my opinion ."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550 worse.
"A larger trunk in my opinion "
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."


2020 Lincoln Continental
2019 Cadillac XTS
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 19 gal
Fuel Type
305 hp @ 6,500 RPM
304 hp @ 6,800 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,700 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.75 in x 3.41 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- 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 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 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
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44.4 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 41.3 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.7 cu ft 18 cu ft
Length 201.4 in 200.9 in
Width 82.3 in 72.9 in
Height 58.5 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 117.9 in 111.7 in

Available Options

2020 Lincoln Continental

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Diamond
  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Ceramic Pearl
  • Iced Mocha
  • Infinite Black
  • Magnetic Gray
  • Pristine White
  • Red Carpet
  • Silver Radiance

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Elements Package
  • Premium Package
  • Twin Panel Moonroof W/Power Shade
  • Wheels: 20" Polished Aluminum
2019 Cadillac XTS

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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