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Cadillac CTS:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Cadillac CTS side view
Cadillac CTS angular front perspective
Cadillac CTS angular rear perspective

Overview of the Cadillac CTS

Learn about the Cadillac CTS

Cadillac CTS Summary

A luxurious high-performance sedan packed with technology, the Cadillac CTS combines brains and beauty. A massive 6.2 L V8 engine on later models means quick acceleration and performance. A rich array of standard features—such as safety technology, premium brakes and suspension and an interactive touchscreen—makes for comfort and convenience.

Driving the CTS is a smooth experience with its eight-speed customizable transmission that elegantly switches gears and pairs with magnetic ride control. Older Cadillac CTS models include coupe (fixed roof, two doors) and wagon bodies, providing a range of vehicle sizes.

Pros and cons of the Cadillac CTS

  • Precise handling
  • Strong acceleration from V-Sport engine
  • Attractive interior with high-quality materials
  • Centre console touchscreen controls can be distracting
  • Limited space in rear seats
  • Limited trunk space
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Cadillac CTS

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags10

Specifications of the Cadillac CTS

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption10.5 - 17.1 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.6 - 11.1 L/100km
  • Width1833 - 1834 mm
  • Length4966 - 5019 mm
  • Trunk space388 L
  • Cargo space388 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Cadillac CTS

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Cadillac CTS 2014 - 2019 is available in 9 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Cadillac CTS

Dimensions of the Cadillac CTS

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20191453 mm1834 mm4966 mm
20181453 mm1834 mm4966 mm
20171453 mm1834 mm4966 mm
20161453 mm1833 mm4966 mm
20151454 mm1833 mm4966 mm
20141454 mm1833 mm4966 mm