2020 Cadillac CT6-V

MSRP range: $94,895
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2020 Cadillac CT6-V Review

  • Immensely powerful twin-turbo V8
  • Plenty of rear passenger space for adults
  • Interior materials aren't quite as nice as in rivals
  • Super Cruise not available
  • Last year's Rear Seat package has been discontinued
  • The previously optional Driver Assist package is now standard
  • Part of the first CT6 generation introduced for 2016

Luxury flagship sedans are a showcase of a carmaker's capabilities. With the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V, the spotlight is on performance. Based on the standard CT6, which comes with either a 237-horsepower four-cylinder engine or a 335-hp V6, the CT6-V opts for a twin-turbo V8 Blackwing engine that produces a scintillating 550 hp.

In addition to the engine upgrade, the CT6-V ups the performance quotient with larger Brembo brakes, an adaptive suspension, sticky summer tires, and rear-wheel steering for added stability. Unfortunately, one of the CT6's coolest features — Cadillac's Super Cruise automated driving system — is not available on this V-Series model. But pretty much everything else you can get on the CT6 is included as standard equipment on the CT6-V.

The 2020 Cadillac CT6-V is in good company with other top-tier luxury sedans. At the top of our rankings is the venerable Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which combines high tech with old-school luxury. For comparable driver excitement, the AMG S 63 model is a fantastic choice. We also look toward the BMW Alpina B7 and forthcoming Audi S8 to get your blue blood pumping.

It's worth noting that these German alternatives are quite a bit more expensive than the fully loaded CT6-V. In return, however, they offer much nicer interiors. The Cadillac's cabin is improving with every generation, but materials quality and craftsmanship continue to trail behind the standards set by European and some Asian brands. But for this kind of luxurious performance under $100,000, it's hard to beat the Cadillac CT6-V.

Which CT6-V does Edmunds recommend?

The 2020 Cadillac CT6-V comes in a single fully loaded trim level. That really only leaves you to choose the color and type of wheels.

Cadillac CT6-V models

Based on the Cadillac CT6 large luxury sedan, the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V is a high-performance variant powered by a twin-turbo 4.2-liter V8 engine (550 horsepower and 627 lb-ft of torque). This engine is mated to a 10-speed automatic and a dynamically adjustable all-wheel-drive system.

As the CT6-V is the top rung of the CT6 ladder, it is almost fully loaded. It's equipped with 20-inch wheels and summer performance tires, Magnetic Ride Control dampers to help absorb bumps instead of letting them upset the chassis, and rear steer, which further stabilizes the chassis at higher speeds. Big Brembo brakes with aggressive brake pads are also standard to help slow the car down from high speeds. A mechanical limited-slip differential ensures you'll never waste power with excessive wheelspin.

Heated and ventilated front seats and heated outboard rear seats are standard equipment. The front seats are performance-oriented bucket seats and feature 16-way adjustability. A 10.2-inch touchscreen and a rotary controller handle infotainment duty. The CT6-V comes with four USB ports (two Type A's and two Type C's), an auxiliary-in jack, Bluetooth connectivity, and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration. A 34-speaker Bose Panaray sound system handles the audio duties.

Safety equipment is maxed out as well. The CT6-V comes with cruise control, a following distance indicator, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, and a teen driver function that lets the primary driver restrict vehicle features and remove the ability to disable safety equipment. Last year's optional Driver Assist package is now standard, adding adaptive cruise control, night vision, and both forward- and reverse-collision mitigation systems.

A surround-view camera system gives you a bird's-eye view for low-speed parking lot maneuvers, while a front-facing video recorder can record your daily commute or track-day adventure. The rearview mirror can be used as a standard mirror or as a monitor, displaying an image transmitted by a rear-facing camera. Unlike a rearview camera, this mirror-camera system can stay on at all speeds and provides a broader view than a regular rearview mirror. A lens-washing system ensures a clear view at all times.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V.

Average user rating: 5.0 stars
2 total reviews
5 star reviews: 100%
4 star reviews: 0%
3 star reviews: 0%
2 star reviews: 0%
1 star reviews: 0%

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    Most helpful consumer reviews

    5/5 stars, Best car I've owned
    Steve ,
    4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A)
    The best combination of handling, power, comfort, luxury. I have owned several V Cadillacs and My CT6-V has them all beat. The combination of great steering feel and adjustment, super acceleration with just a quick jab of the throttle as it takes off like a rocket, rear wheel steering, and adjustable shocks make it unbeatable. Good gas mileage too as I can get 27 to 30 mpg when on highway, however it requires premium fuel. It all makes for a superb GT car and also good as an entry level track car.
    5/5 stars, Happy
    Leonardo Dishman,
    4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A)
    Best car ever

    Features & Specs

    Base MSRP
    MPG & Fuel
    N/A City / N/A Hwy / N/A Combined
    Fuel Tank Capacity: 19.2 gal. capacity
    5 seats
    Type: all wheel drive
    Transmission: 10-speed shiftable automatic
    V8 cylinder
    Horsepower: 550 hp @ N/A rpm
    Torque: 627 lb-ft @ N/A rpm
    Basic Warranty
    4 yr./ 50000 mi.
    Length: 205.8 in. / Height: 58.0 in. / Width: 74.0 in.
    Curb Weight: 4470 lbs.
    Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place: 15.8 cu.ft.

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    Our experts’ favorite CT6-V safety features:

    Following Distance Indicator
    Lets you know if you're getting too close to the car in front.
    Forward/Reverse Automatic Braking
    Mitigates low-speed impacts by warning the driver and even applying the brakes during low-speed maneuvers.
    Automatic Safety Belt Tightening
    Keeps you secure in the vehicle by tightening the belts automatically during emergency braking or sudden maneuvers.

    Cadillac CT6-V vs. the competition

    2020 Cadillac CT6-V

    2020 Cadillac CT6-V

    2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

    2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

    Cadillac CT6-V vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class

    In the large luxury sedan class, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the elder statesman. It's getting up there in age, but recent updates have kept it at the top of its game. The CT6-V has a horsepower advantage over the S 560, but the AMG S 63 surpasses the Cadillac by churning out 603 hp. It will also set you back an extra $50,000.

    Compare Cadillac CT6-V & Mercedes-Benz S-Class features 

    Cadillac CT6-V vs. BMW 7 Series

    For 2020, the BMW 7 Series gets a midcycle refresh, with a much bigger grille and more power behind it. The V8-powered 750i now has 523 hp, making it more competitive with the CT6-V. For better overall performance, we suggest checking out the more expensive Alpina B7 or V12-powered M760i.

    Compare Cadillac CT6-V & BMW 7 Series features 

    Cadillac CT6-V vs. Audi A8

    The Audi A8 is the newest in the class, undergoing a full redesign in the most recent model year. As a result, it comes with the latest and greatest tech features, though the updated infotainment system tends to cause more distraction than before. All of the aspects that keep the A8 at the forefront — an impeccable cabin, high levels of comfort and strong performance — remain.

    Compare Cadillac CT6-V & Audi A8 features 


    Is the Cadillac CT6-V a good car?

    The Edmunds experts tested the 2020 CT6-V both on the road and at the track. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that the CT6-V has 15.8 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Cadillac CT6-V. Learn more

    What's new in the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V?

    According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V:

    • Last year's Rear Seat package has been discontinued
    • The previously optional Driver Assist package is now standard
    • Part of the first CT6 generation introduced for 2016
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    Is the Cadillac CT6-V reliable?

    To determine whether the Cadillac CT6-V is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the CT6-V. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the CT6-V's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

    Is the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V a good car?

    There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V is a good car. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2020 CT6-V is a good car for you. Check back soon for the official Edmunds Rating from our expert testing team Learn more

    How much should I pay for a 2020 Cadillac CT6-V?

    The least-expensive 2020 Cadillac CT6-V is the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $94,895.

    Other versions include:

    • 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A) which starts at $94,895
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    What are the different models of Cadillac CT6-V?

    If you're interested in the Cadillac CT6-V, the next question is, which CT6-V model is right for you? CT6-V variants include 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A). For a full list of CT6-V models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

    More about the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V

    2020 Cadillac CT6-V Overview

    The 2020 Cadillac CT6-V is offered in the following submodels: CT6-V Sedan. Available styles include 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A). The 2020 Cadillac CT6-V comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 10-speed shiftable automatic. The 2020 Cadillac CT6-V comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 6 yr./ 70000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 6 yr./ 70000 mi. powertrain warranty.

    What do people think of the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V?

    Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2020 CT6-V 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2020 CT6-V.

    Edmunds Expert Reviews

    Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2020 CT6-V featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

    Our Review Process

    This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

    We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

    What's a good price for a New 2020 Cadillac CT6-V?

    2020 Cadillac CT6-V 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A)

    The 2020 Cadillac CT6-V 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $99,170. The average price paid for a new 2020 Cadillac CT6-V 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A) is trending $15,560 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

    Edmunds members save an average of $15,560 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $83,610.

    The average savings for the 2020 Cadillac CT6-V 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A) is 15.7% below the MSRP.

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    What is the MPG of a 2020 Cadillac CT6-V?

    2020 Cadillac CT6-V 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl Turbo 10A), 10-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)

    EPA Est. MPGN/A
    Transmission10-speed shiftable automatic
    Drive Trainall wheel drive
    Displacement4.2 L
    Passenger VolumeN/A
    Wheelbase122.4 in.
    Length205.8 in.
    Width74.0 in.
    Height58.0 in.
    Curb Weight4470 lbs.

    Should I lease or buy a 2020 Cadillac CT6-V?

    Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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