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2019 Cadillac CTS vs. 2020 Lexus GS 350 Review

New 2019 Cadillac CTS

2019 Cadillac
CTS

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New 2020 Lexus GS 350

2020 Lexus
GS 350

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MSRP*
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$46,995 to $71,795
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$51,065 to $55,155
Invoice* $44,645 to $68,205 $47,490 to $51,226
MPG - City 16 - 22 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 24 - 30 26 - 28
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus GS 350 than the Cadillac CTS, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac CTS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus GS 350.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac CTS as you will with the Lexus GS 350, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 CTS is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus GS 350. 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 CTS and the Lexus GS 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac CTS is about the same width as the Lexus GS 350. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac CTS takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus GS 350.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Cadillac CTS and the Lexus GS 350 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Cadillac CTS has a larger turning radius than the Lexus GS 350, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac CTS is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus GS 350.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Cadillac CTS and the Lexus GS 350. The Cadillac CTS has significantly less cargo room than the Lexus GS 350, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Cadillac CTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus GS 350.