Cadillac XTS vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.29 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
304 hp
241 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT (304 hp [227 kW] @ 6800 rpm 264 lb
3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT
2.0L Inline

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.83 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.08 in.
37.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40 in.
35.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
38.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18 cu. ft.
13.1 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC
Optional
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/45R19
P225/55HR17 - Y

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.7 in.
115.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
38.1 ft.

Length

Length
200.9 in.
193.8 in.

Width

Width
72.91 in.
73.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4028 lbs.
3792 - 3935 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
304 hp
241 hp

Torque

Torque
264 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 mpg
25 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
29 - 30 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional

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 E-Class

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
4MATIC Sedan - Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4028 lbs.
3792 - 3935 lbs.

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0
7.1 - 7.4

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 mpg.
24 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 mpg.
29 - 30 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.6L/217
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M7W
421

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48
5.35

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87
3.24

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84
2.25

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41
1.64

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88
4.80

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170
180

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
HiPer Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Air Springs
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
Q2B
R02, R03, R06

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
Q2B
R02, R03, R06

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45R19
P225/55HR17, P245/40HR19, P245/45HR18, Y

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45R19
P225/55HR17, P245/40HR19, P245/45HR18, Y

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 x 8.5 in.
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 x 8.5 in.
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
38.1 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 1.2 in.
12.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 x 0.9 in.
11.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal.
17.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.08 in.
37.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.83 in.
41.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.87 in.
57.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
38.2 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40 in.
35.8 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.34 in.
56.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.7 in.
115.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
200.9 in.
193.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.91 in.
73.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.4 in.
57.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.28 in.
63.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.48 in.
63.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18.0 ft³.
13.1 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
XTS
E-Class

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4