On paper, the 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport and the 2015 Hyundai Genesis are very similar. Both of these mid-size luxury sedans have four doors, rear-wheel drive, an eight-speed automatic transmission and have 420 horsepower. Numbers don’t always tell the full story though, so AutoGuide took these two rivals out on the road to see which one is the better buy.
The Genesis is packing a 5.0-liter V8 under its hood, which is making 420 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. Don’t let that badge fool you either, inside the Genesis has luxurious amenities such as rear passenger window shades, rear heated seats, satellite navigation and soft touch materials throughout. It’s also made strides in the looks department, now appearing more upscale and with those quad exhaust tips out back, more aggressive too.
We already know all there is to know about the CTS Vsport. Cadillac’s new BMW 5-series competitor has a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 engine producing 420 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. Its interior is on par with the rest of the mid-size luxury segment, as is its $72,640 as-tested price tag. This is where the Genesis has the opportunity to best the CTS, because even when fully loaded, you’re out Hyundai’s dealership door after paying just $55,700.
See which of these mid-size sedans won AutoGuide’s comparison test in the video below.