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Cadillac CTS vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Cadillac CTS vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price

Cadillac CTS CTS-V   
Difference: $19,030

Lowest Total Invoice

Cadillac CTS CTS-V   
Difference: $17,449

The configured Cadillac CTS 4dr Sedan has a supercharged 640hp 6.2L V8 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 577hp 5.5L V8 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Cadillac CTS and Mercedes-Benz E-Class are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Cadillac CTS CTS-V trim is $83,995. The features would cost an additional $4,895. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $90,885.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S trim is $101,700. The features would cost an additional $7,290. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $109,915.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table. (Additional notes)

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac CTS trims is $90,885 for CTS-V. . The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class trims is $106,700 for AMG E63 S. . Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20162016
ModelCTSE-Class
TrimCTS-VAMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $83,995 $101,700
Base Invoice $78,535 $94,581
Luxury Package 1,600  
CD player, remote 250  
Synthetic suede steering wheel 300  
Painted brake calipers (optional) 595  
Panoramic sunroof 1,250 1,090
Wheels, dark finish 900 500
Lane departure warning system   875
Laminated front side windows   300
Rear side airbags   420
Special order charge   250
Heated second row seats   625
Sunshades, second row   380
Carbon fiber trim   2,850
Luxury Package 1,408  
CD player, remote 220  
Synthetic suede steering wheel 264  
Painted brake calipers (optional) 524  
Panoramic sunroof 1,100 1,014
Wheels, dark finish 792 465
Lane departure warning system   814
Laminated front side windows   279
Rear side airbags   391
Special order charge   233
Heated second row seats   581
Sunshades, second row   353
Carbon fiber trim   2,651
Options (show) (change) 4,895 7,290
Options (show) (change) 4,308 6,781
Destination 995 925
Gas Tax 1,000 0
Total Price $90,885 $109,915
Total Invoice $84,838 $102,287

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Cadillac CTS vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Cadillac CTS CTS-V
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 15,815
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 14,457
Model Year20162016
ModelCTSE-Class
TrimCTS-VAMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine640hp V8577hp V8
TransmissionT8T7
DrivetrainRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)14/21 MPG16/23 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 13610, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/35-19255/35-19
Total Price90,885109,915
Adjustments for Features0-3,215
Feature-Adjusted Total Price90,885106,700
Total Invoice84,838102,287
Adjustments for Features0-2,992
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice84,83899,295

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Features Comparison: Cadillac CTS vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20162016
ModelCTSE-Class
TrimCTS-VAMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200
RWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Active noise reduction$0 
Electronic engine sound enhancement$0 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel$100 
Power decklid $350
Remote start$150 
Remote window/roof operation $15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Front seat active head restraints $50
High performance brake pads (optional)$0 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane keeping assist system$400 
Performance traction management$250 
Rear cross-traffic detection$100 
Rollover sensor $50
Temporary spare tire $150
Torque vectoring / active trace control $100
Vehicle health reports$0 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40 
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Automatic air recirculation $100
CD player $125
CD player, remote$100 
DVD-compatible player $0
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
In-vehicle Internet $150
iPod integration $100
Media drive $15
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Residual heat $50
SD Card slot $25
SMS text-to-speech reader$50 
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
USB port$100 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Wireless charging station$75 
Exterior 
Black grille (optional)$0 
Body kit $0
Carbon fiber hood$0 
Laminated rear side windows $100
Rear spoiler $200
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection$25 
Boost gauge$75 
Chronometer $100
Cornering lights $75
Fog light, rear $100
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Headlight washers $50
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights $1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Automatic start / stop $150
Differential cooler$0 
Limited-slip rear differential $300
Raised top speed limiter $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver $300
Leather door panel trim $250
Manual thigh support adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Massage, driver seat $100
Memory system, passenger seat $150
Metal pedals$75 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat $100
Power-folding headrests, second row seats $50
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Rear air springs, auto-leveling $350
Total Value of Features$5,655$8,870
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,215
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,992

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Specifications Comparison: Cadillac CTS vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20162016
ModelCTSE-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase114.6 in113.2 in
Length195.5 in192.1 in
Width72.2 in73.0 in
Height57.2 in57.1 in
Curb Weight4,145 lb.4,431 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.0 gal.21.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.2 in37.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.9 in57.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.8 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.6 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in38.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.8 in56.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.4 in35.8 in
Cargo Volume13.7 ft316.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Cadillac CTS CTS-V

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Rear air vents with automatic controls150No
Folding second row seats300Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
AC power outlet100No
Total Requested85071%
Total Not Requested35029%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S

Lane departure warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Laminated front side windows
FeatureValueRequested?
Laminated front side windows200Yes
Laminated rear side windows100No
Total Requested20067%
Total Not Requested10033%

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