When comparing the Acura TL's and the Cadillac CTS's specifications and ratings, the Acura TL has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume and base engine power. The Acura TL and Cadillac CTS have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Acura TL's and the Cadillac CTS's specifications and ratings, the Acura TL is a better car than the Cadillac CTS.
Acura TL vs. Cadillac CTS Pricing
A used 2014 Acura TL ranges from $10,983 to $21,930 while a used 2014 Cadillac CTS is priced between $11,986 to $29,959.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Acura TL’s base engine makes 280 horsepower, and the Cadillac CTS base engine makes 272 horsepower. Both the TL and the CTS are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 537 and 570 miles respectively. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Acura TL has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Cadillac CTS has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room, rear head room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Cadillac CTS has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.