When we compare the Cadillac CTS-V's and the Jaguar XF's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac CTS-V has the advantage in the areas of resale value, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Jaguar XF has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and reliability. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac CTS-V's and the Jaguar XF's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac CTS-V is a better car than the Jaguar XF.
Cadillac CTS-V vs. Jaguar XF Pricing
A used 2019 Cadillac CTS-V ranges from $64,149 to $85,262 while a used 2019 Jaguar XF is priced between $20,437 to $39,498.
Cadillac CTS-V vs. Jaguar XF Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Cadillac CTS-V loses 50.5 percent of its value and the Jaguar XF loses 59.7 percent of its value. This means the Cadillac CTS-V retains 9.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Jaguar XF.
Cadillac CTS-V vs. Jaguar XF Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Cadillac CTS-V is 7.5 out of 10 while the Jaguar XF's quality rating is 7.3 out of 10. This results in the Cadillac CTS-V being ranked 13 out of 24 Best Luxury Large Cars and the Jaguar XF being ranked 19 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars.
Cadillac CTS-V vs. Jaguar XF Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Cadillac CTS-V is 6.6 out of 10. For the Jaguar XF the reliability rating is 7.7 out of 10. This gives the Jaguar XF an advantage in reliability compared to the Cadillac CTS-V.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac CTS-V’s base engine makes 640 horsepower, and the Jaguar XF base engine makes 247 horsepower. The CTS-V is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 399 miles. The XF is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 663 miles. This gives the Jaguar XF the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Cadillac CTS-V. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Cadillac CTS-V, a large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room and front leg room. The Jaguar XF, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Cadillac CTS-V and Jaguar XF are comparable in regards to front shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Cadillac CTS-V has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.