The Renault burns up 0.4 l less in the city in comparison to the Cadillac. The difference at the level of 0.4 l is not significant in everyday use of the automobile but in a few years it can generate a real savings.
The boot of the Renault Safrane II is only 11 % bigger than the Cadillac. However, the difference is not significant and it would be right to say that both vehicles have more of less the same trunk space.
The top speed of the Renault Safrane II 2.0 16V 138HP manual is greater in comparison to this of the Cadillac Catera which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 1 % is not big and is not realy noticable in daily driving.
The Cadillac Catera is worst that the Renault Safrane II in the aspect of fuel tank capacity. The Renault is able to carry by 12 l more fuel than the Cadillac Catera.
The Renault Safrane II has 2 % longer wheelbase in relation to Cadillac. As a result the Renault Safrane II is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.
Number of doors
A five-door car usually means a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and as a result the Renault Safrane II 2.0 16V 138HP manual, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat giving more space for cargo, has an advantage on the 4-door Cadillac Catera 3.0 203HP manual which in turn has smaller lid and a partition behind the rear seats.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Renault Safrane II, which is by 2 millimeters higher than the Cadillac, is appropriate choice for you. However, presented cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.