Cadillac XTS vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$30,052 - $33,215
$89,900 - $250,900

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.86 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
304 hp
362 - 621 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT (304 hp [227 kW] @ 6800 rpm 264 lb
3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT
4.0L V8 Biturbo
4.0L Biturbo V8
6.0L V12 Biturbo
6.0L SOHC Bi
3.0L V6 Biturbo
6.0L SOHC Biturbo 36

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
41.4 - 41.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39 in.
37.7 - 42.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40 in.
33.4 - 43 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
36.7 - 39.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18 cu. ft.
7 - 18.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.7 in.
115.9 - 132.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
39 - 40.4 ft.

Length

Length
200.9 in.
198.9 - 214.7 in.

Width

Width
72.9 in.
74.8 - 75.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4021 .lbs
4564 - 5296 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
304 hp
362 - 621 hp

Torque

Torque
264 ft. lbs.
369 - 738 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 gal.
20.7 - 24.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
10 - 14 mpg
7 - 11 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
13 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
21 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Safety Features

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Cadillac XTS
Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
4MATIC Cabriolet, 4MATIC Coupe, 4MATIC Sedan, Cabriolet, Coupe, Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Compact Cars - Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
104.2 ft³.
4564 - 5296 lbs.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4021 lbs.
16 - 22 mpg.

Number of Passenger Doors

Number of Passenger Doors
4
13 - 19 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0
21 - 28 mpg.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 mpg.
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 mpg.
3.0 L/182, 4.0 L/243, 6.0 L/365

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 mpg.
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
421 - 427

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
7 - 9

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Automatic w/OD

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
4.34, 4.38, 5.50

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LFX
2.86, 2.89, 3.33

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V6
1.92 - 2.31

Displacement

Displacement
3.6L/217
1.37 - 1.66

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
1.00 - 1.21

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M7W
0.82 - 1.00

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
3.42 - 4.93

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift
2.47 - 2.65

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48
520

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87
8.0, 8.1, 8.4, 8.8, 8.9, 9.3, 9.8, 11.0, 11.1

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84
150

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41
Multi-Link

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Multi-Link

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74
Multi-Link

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88
Multi-Link

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.05
NONTR3, R01, R02

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170
NONTR3, R01, R02

Total Cooling System Capacity

Total Cooling System Capacity
9.9 qts.
P225/40HR19, P225/45HR19, P245/40YR20, P245/45HR19, P245/45YR19, P245/50HR18, P255/35HR19, P255/40YR20

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
HiPer Strut
P225/40HR19, P245/35HR19, P245/50HR18, P275/35YR20, P275/40HR19, P275/40YR19, P285/30HR19, P285/35YR20

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm
18 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Air Springs
18 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
Q2B
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
Q2B
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
ZCD
Rack-Pinion

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45R19
39 - 40.4 ft.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45R19
4-Wheel Disc

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
T135/70R18
4-Wheel

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 x 8.5 in.
Yes

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 x 8.5 in.
Yes

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
18 x 4 in.
13.2 - 16.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
11.8 - 14.4 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
20.7 - 24.3 gal.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
37.7 - 42.1 in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
41.4 - 41.7 in.

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.3
57 - 59.7 in.

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.64
60.6 - 61.2 in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
36.7 - 39.2 in.

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
33.4 - 43 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
49.5 - 59.1 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
53.1 - 61.5 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
115.9 - 132.6 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
198.9 - 214.7 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 1.2 in.
74.8 - 75.4 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 x 0.9 in.
55.6 - 59 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal.
63 - 64.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39 in.
63.2 - 64.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
4.5 - 5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.9 in.
7 - 18.7 ft³.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.1 in.
0.73 - 0.86

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
0.72

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40 in.
Maybach S 560, Maybach S 650, S-Class

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.3 in.
Luxury High - Luxury Sport

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.3 in.
Convertible, Coupe, Sedan

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.7 in.
3.0, 4.0, 6.0

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
200.9 in.
DOHC - SOHC

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.9 in.
aluminum

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.4 in.
6, 8, 12

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.7 in.
3 - 4