When comparing the Chrysler 300's and the Cadillac CTS-V's specifications and ratings, the Chrysler 300 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, interior volume and overall quality score. The Cadillac CTS-V has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Chrysler 300's and the Cadillac CTS-V's specifications and ratings, the Chrysler 300 is a better car than the Cadillac CTS-V.
Chrysler 300 vs. Cadillac CTS-V Pricing
A used 2019 Chrysler 300 ranges from $17,780 to $28,995 while a used 2019 Cadillac CTS-V is priced between $64,159 to $85,245.
Chrysler 300 vs. Cadillac CTS-V Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Chrysler 300 loses 51.3 percent of its value and the Cadillac CTS-V loses 50.5 percent of its value. This means the Cadillac CTS-V retains 0.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Chrysler 300.
Chrysler 300 vs. Cadillac CTS-V Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chrysler 300 is 7.7 out of 10 while the Cadillac CTS-V's quality rating is 7.5 out of 10. This results in the Chrysler 300 being ranked 6 out of 8 Best Large Cars and the Cadillac CTS-V being ranked 13 out of 24 Best Luxury Large Cars.
Chrysler 300 vs. Cadillac CTS-V Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Chrysler 300 is 8.5 out of 10. For the Cadillac CTS-V the reliability rating is 6.6 out of 10. This gives the Chrysler 300 an advantage in reliability compared to the Cadillac CTS-V.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Chrysler 300’s base engine makes 292 horsepower, and the Cadillac CTS-V base engine makes 640 horsepower. The 300 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. The CTS-V is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 399 miles. This gives the Chrysler 300 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Cadillac CTS-V. The 300 uses regular unleaded, and the CTS-V uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are large cars, the Chrysler 300 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Cadillac CTS-V has the advantage in the areas of front head room and front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Chrysler 300 and the Cadillac CTS-V have the same average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars.