2019 Cadillac CT6 vs. MB E-Class E300

The 2019 Cadillac CT6 and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 are two of the most formidable entries in the competitive luxury midsize car segment. They are both highly dependable vehicles that deliver exceptional performance and ride comfort. If you are thinking of getting a luxury sedan, you should look at how brands like these match up in different departments. Check out this detailed comparison between the 2019 Cadillac CT6 and 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300.


The 2019 Cadillac CT6 has a slight upper hand over the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 in terms of performance. Its base 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine serves up 266 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, while the E300 is fitted with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that gets 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque.

With its standard engine, the Cadillac can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 6.1 seconds, which is 0.4 seconds faster than the Mercedes-Benz. In addition, it comes standard with a 10-speed automatic transmission, whereas its rival uses a nine-speed automatic transmission. The additional gear contributes to quicker acceleration and better fuel economy on the highway.


The 2019 Cadillac CT6 might deliver a smoother and more composed ride because its wheelbase is 6.7 inches longer than that of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E300. It also comes with large optional 20-inch wheels for better stability and traction. The largest wheels available on the E300 are 19 inches. You will also get a more spacious cabin if you opt for the Cadillac CT6. This SUV offers 23.2 cubic feet more passenger space, 4.7 inches more legroom for front occupants, and 4.3 inches more legroom for rear passengers than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300. If you routinely need to transport a lot of stuff, the CT6 might be a better option. Its trunk is 2.7 cubic feet larger than the E300’s.

Safety & Security

Cars like the 2019 Cadillac CT6 and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 are both equipped with a long list of advanced safety equipment. Nonetheless, the Cadillac has a number of thoughtful features that you will not find in the Mercedes-Benz. It comes with a feature that reminds you to check the back seat when you turn off the engine, so you will not accidentally leave your child or pet behind when you exit the car.

If you choose a higher CT6 trim, you will get a standard reverse automatic braking system, which detects obstacles in your way while you are backing up and applies the brakes automatically to help you avoid a rear collision. Additionally, the Cadillac has an optional active infrared night vision system to enable you to detect pedestrians, vehicles, animals, and other obstacles more easily at night.

Although its starting price is slightly higher than that of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300, the 2019 Cadillac CT6 might offer better value for the money with its advantage in performance, comfort, and safety. If you want to know if the CT6 is the right vehicle for you, contact us for more information.

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