Find a Car
Go!

2008 Cadillac STS-V vs. Its Competition

 
2008 Cadillac STS-V
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

?
Browse Used Listings
What’s this?
What’s this? X
Our expert editors build comparisons like this one to make it easy for you to understand the small handful of cars you should compare to whatever car you are already looking at. You get general thoughts on each car you should consider plus an easy way to compare basic information for yourself.

The 2008 Cadillac STS-V competes solidly against the BMW M5 and the Mercedes E63 AMG, but both of those vehicles have what matters more to many buyers: a faster acceleration time.

Both the M5 and AMG sedans have more of a reputation than the STS-V, and their interiors feel more opulent and exclusive.

Yet another rival is the Jaguar S-Type R, which yields a respectable 400 horsepower from its supercharged V-8 and acceleration numbers that are almost as small, but at a price that's about $15,000 less.

On the downside, the S-Type is a dated design that's soon to be replaced for 2009 by the fresh new XF.

2008 Cadillac STS-V 2008 Cadillac STS-VBrowse Used Listings2008 BMW M52008 BMW M5Browse Used Listings2008 Jaguar S-TYPE 3.02008 Jaguar S-TYPEBrowse Used Listings
Quick Specs
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2008 Cadillac STS-V is a formidable rival to BMW's M5 and the Mercedes E63 AMG--at a lower price.
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2008 BMW M5 has electrifying performance, but is saddled with an overdose of technology and a body in need of a few nips and tucks.
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2008 Jaguar S-Type may look conservative and dated, and its interior is cramped, but it still delivers some of the best performance in its class, especially in one of the V-8 trims.
MSRP From  
$78,775N/A$48,335
Gas Mileage  
13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy
Engine  
Gas V8N/AGas V6
EPA Class  
Mid-SizeN/AMid-Size
Style Name  
4-Door SedanN/A4-Door Sedan 3.0
Drivetrain  
Rear Wheel DriveN/ARear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
5N/A5
Passenger Doors  
N/AN/AN/A
Body Style  
4 Door SedanN/A4-Door Sedan
Transmission  
AutomaticN/AAutomatic w/OD
 
© 2015 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy.