Comparisons for Cadillac CTS

March 28, 2009/Steve Tackett

Lexus GS 350
Base Price: $44,850
303-hp V6; 6-speed automatic; ultra-premium wood, polished-metal accents and leather trim; EPA: 19/27 mpg.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Base Price: $55,075
Diverse range of sedan and wagon models from diesel to high performance engines; 210-hp V6 diesel; 268-hp V6; 382-hp V8; EPA base: 23/32 mpg.

BMW 5 Series
Base Price:$45,500
Sedan and sport wagon; new 17-inch double-spoke wheels; 230-hp 6-cylinder; 300-hp I6; 360-hp V8; EPA: 18/28 mpg.