Used 2014 Cadillac CTS

2014 Cadillac CTS
List price range
$18,450 - $36,050

Pros

  • Wide-ranging engine lineup delivers both fuel economy and performance
  • sophisticated exterior style
  • attractive interior design with high-quality materials.

Cons

  • Despite outward growth, interior measurements effectively stay the same
  • occasionally frustrating infotainment system.

Used 2014 Cadillac CTS for Sale

Cadillac CTS 2014 Performance 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
15,033 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Performance
List$28,500
Est.Loan: $519/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
40,588 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
List$22,981
Est.Loan: $419/mo
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2014 Cadillac CTS AWD 2.0T Luxury Collection with only 40,000 miles. Phantom Gray Metallic over Jet Black Leather Interior. Options Include: Automatic Transmission with All Wheel Drive, Luxury Collection, Navigation, Back Up Camera, BOSE Premium Sound System, Ultra View Sunroof, 18-inch Polished Wheels, Magnetic Ride Control, Bluetooth System with Streaming, Heated Front Seats, Cooled/Ventilated Front Seats, HID Headlamps with LED signatures, USB/AUX Audio Inputs, Satellite Radio, EZ Key Access, Split Fold Down Rear Seats, and much more. This 1 Owner car is in great shape with a Clean Accident Free CarFAX History Report. The car has been inspected by our Factory Trained Technicians and passed Virginia State Inspection. NEW TIRES just installed. An Extended Warranty is available for this car. Call Today for an Appointment.*Visit Us Today *Test drive this must-see, must-drive, must-own beauty today at Honda of Tysons Corner, 1580 Spring Hill Rd, Vienna, VA 22182.
Cadillac CTS 2014 Standard 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
17,431 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Standard
List$21,997
Est.Loan: $401/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
58,685 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
List$21,500
Est.Loan: $392/mo
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**1OWNER** **4WD** **NAV** **DRIVER AWARENESS PACKAGE** **SEATING PACKAGE** **DRIVER AWARENESS PACKAGE Forward Collision AlertIntelliBeam Headlamps Rainsense Wipers Rear Cross Traffic Alert Rear Vision Camera Side Blind Zone Alert****SEATING PACKAGE Heated Driver & Front Passenger SeatsHeated Steering Wheel Rim Heated/Ventilated Driver & Front Passenger Seats LED Accent Lighting Outside Heated Power-Adjustable Mirrors Power Rake/Telescopic Steering Wheel Column Single Disc CD/MP3 Player Split-Folding Rear Seat**Fresh Oil Change, AWD, Blind Spot Sensor, Driver Awareness Package, Forward Collision Alert, Heated Driver & Front Passenger Seats, Heated Steering Wheel Rim, Heated/Ventilated Driver & Front Passenger Seats, IntelliBeam Headlamps, LED Accent Lighting, Navigation System, Outside Heated Power-Adjustable Mirrors, Power Rake/Telescopic Steering Wheel Column, Rainsense Wipers, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Rear Vision Camera, Seating Package, Side Blind Zone Alert, Single Disc CD/MP3 Player, Split-Folding Rear Seat. Recent Arrival! CARFAX One-Owner. 19/28mpgAwards: * Motor Trend Car of the Year * Car and Driver 10 Best CarsCar and Driver, January 2017.At Jim Coleman, we offer new cars in Bethesda. Silver Spring, Rockville, Gaithersburg and the Washington D.C. Area, along with used cars, trucks and SUVs by top manufacturers. Our sales staff will help you find that new or used car you have been searching for. For years, our financial staff at Jim Coleman has offered expert advice for those seeking a great car loan or lease. Our service doesn't stop there. Bethesda customers can come in and take advantage of our knowledgeable car repair technicians and a fully-stocked inventory of car parts. You can reach Jim Coleman any time by filling out our contact form, by calling us or simply visiting our Bethesda dealerships.
Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
67,126 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
List$20,270
Est.Loan: $369/mo
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** ONE OWNER ** NO ACCIDENTS** AUTOMATIC**NAVIGATION**REAR BACK UP CAMERA**LEATHER**ALL WHEEL DRIVE ****V6 3.6 LITTER ENGINESUNROOF**BLUETOOTH**USB/AUX PORTS**POWER SEATS**PARANOMIC SUNROOF***HEATED SEATS**BLUTOOTH**PANDORA**LANE DEPARTUE WARNING SYSTEM**PARKING SENSORS**SMS TEXT**HEATED STEERING WHEEL** CARFAX 1-Owner Qualifies for the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee No Total Loss Reported to CARFAX No Frame Damage Reported to CARFAX No AIRBAG Deployment Reported to CARFAX No Indication of Odometer Rollback Reported to CARFAX No Accidents Reported to CARFAX No Manufacturer Recalls Reported to CARFAX AND MUCH MORE PLEASE CALL (703)331-8080 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE TEST DRIVE**
Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
22,093 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
(5)
Sport Chevrolet
29.1 mi away
List$25,494
Est.Loan: $464/mo
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**ALL WHEEL DRIVE, **NAVIGATION, **BLUE TOOTH, **USB PORTS, **BACKUP CAMERA, **CHROME PACKAGE, AWD, Driver Awareness Package, Forward Collision Alert, Heated Driver & Front Passenger Seats, Heated Steering Wheel Rim, Heated/Ventilated Driver & Front Passenger Seats, IntelliBeam Headlamps, LED Accent Lighting, Outside Heated Power-Adjustable Mirrors, Power Rake/Telescopic Steering Wheel Column, Rainsense Wipers, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Rear Vision Camera, Seating Package, Side Blind Zone Alert, Single Disc CD/MP3 Player, Split-Folding Rear Seat. 2014 Cadillac CTS 2.0L Turbo Luxury 6-Speed Automatic Majestic Plum Metallic AWD 2.0L Turbo I4 DI DOHC VVTWelcome to Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring - Your Preferred Baltimore, Washington D.C. & Rockville Chevrolet Dealer Alternative. Call us at 1.240.293.4102 or visit us on the web at www.sportchevrolet.com.
Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
42,903 miles
Cpo 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
Capitol Cadillac
31.9 mi away
List$22,900
Est.Loan: $417/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
25,551 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
Opequon Motors
38.7 mi away
List$29,998
Est.Loan: $546/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
44,780 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
(1)
Len Stoler Ford
46.1 mi away
List$23,995
Est.Loan: $437/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
21,245 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
List$26,995
Est.Loan: $492/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Standard 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
48,575 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Standard
List$18,450
Est.Loan: $336/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Standard 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
62,446 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Standard
Auto Bank Inc
58.1 mi away
List$18,988
Est.Loan: $346/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Vsport 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
40,750 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Vsport
(3)
Leckner Ford
60.4 mi away
List$27,997
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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...TWIN TURBO CTS...VSPORT...CLEAN CARFAX...ONE OWNER. BOSE AUDIO SYSTEM...LEATHER...LOCALLY OWNED AND SERVICED...PLEASE CALL 540-709-1280 TODAY!!
Cadillac CTS 2014 Vsport 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
8,662 miles
Cpo 2014
Cadillac CTS
Vsport
H & H Chevrolet
70.9 mi away
List$36,050
Est.Loan: $656/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
39,977 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
Sauder Motors Inc.
95.9 mi away
List$23,500
Est.Loan: $428/mo
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
14,980 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
List$27,995
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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~MSRP $55,160~ ONE OWNER~ CLEAN AUTOCHECK~ ONLY 14,000 MILES~ ABSOLUTELY PRISTINE~ LUXURY~ 2.0 LITER TURBO~ NAVIGATION~ REAR CAMERA~ PANORAMIC MOONROOF~BOSE AUDIO~ HEATED/COOLED SEATS~ AND MORE~ THIS IS THE BEST ONE!!! ***$350 SHIPPING, PURCHASE ONE OF OUR VEHICLES AND WE WILL SHIP IT ANYWHERE IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR ONLY $350!*** Hyman Bros. accepts all trade-in's, If you have a Carmax Appraisal (We Will Beat It) We offer competitive financing in all states, If you are pre-approved with your credit union or bank (We can usually get you a lower financing rate) We have over 500 vehicles in our inventory to choose from! We can ship this vehicle to your front door for only $350! We are highly experienced in selling cars out of state and make the process simple and quick. Most of our vehicles include a 90 day/ 3,000 Mile Powertrain Warranty and a 3 day/ 150 Mile Moneyback Guarantee. We have been in business since 1946 and have maintained a perfect reputation! Please call 804-747-7007 to speak with a sales consultant or go to www.hymanbrosauto.com to view our complete inventory and more vehicle photos. ~WE FINANCE ALL TYPES OF CREDIT SITUATIONS AND GLADLY ACCEPT ALL TRADES~ SEE OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.HYMANBROSAUTO.COM
Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
37,120 miles
Used 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
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Cadillac CTS 2014 Luxury 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
41,076 miles
Cpo 2014
Cadillac CTS
Luxury
Capitol Cadillac
31.9 mi away
List$25,900
Est.Loan: $472/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

With a contemporary new look, a revised interior and more powerful and fuel-efficient engines, the redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS looks like a serious contender in the midsize luxury sedan class.

vehicle overview

The midsize luxury sport sedan class is one of the most highly competitive segments, and this is where the redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS must compete. All the big-name luxury automakers have a strong presence here. From the Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series to Jaguar XF and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the bragging rights for the most sophisticated, the most enjoyable, the best performing or even the most handsome sedan on the road truly matter in this class. The previous Cadillac CTS was a good luxury sedan, but that wasn't enough to keep up with these European rivals.

For its new CTS, Cadillac has revised just about everything, and the results are encouraging. The new sedan sits atop a 1.2-inch-longer wheelbase, and it's 4.2 inches longer overall and 0.8 inch lower. Thanks to this upsizing, the 2014 CTS is now a true midsize sedan -- an improvement over its predecessor, which was too big to feel as sporty as competitors' compact offerings but not nearly as roomy as traditional midsize entries. Styling is largely an evolution of the outgoing model; the restyled grille is simultaneously more slender and more aggressive, and the Caddy's new LED running lights are striking. Where the previous CTS sedan's styling looked forced and overly angular, the 2014 Cadillac CTS has a more flowing and elegant design.

The 3.6-liter V6 returns with a few more horsepower, but now there's a new base engine for the CTS. Borrowing a page from its European competitors' playbooks, the new power plant consists of a sprightly turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that first debuted in Caddy's ATS sedan. There's also a new engine within a new trim level called Vsport. Meant as a range topper (not including the upcoming CTS-V sedan), the turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 generates similar power to the mighty turbocharged or supercharged V8s found in competing sedans. The high-performance Vsport model is only available with rear-wheel drive, while both the four-cylinder and naturally aspirated V6 models offer optional all-wheel drive.

Inside, the CTS takes its lead from the XTS with rich leather and trim elements, a large configurable gauge-cluster display and a second color touchscreen display to operate the CUE infotainment system. Overall, there's a very luxurious vibe inside, though we hope Cadillac updates CUE's controls and haptic touch-sensitive virtual "buttons" for a more intuitive, tactile feel and quicker response. Our experience with CUE in other Cadillacs has thus far been underwhelming.

While our time behind the wheel has been limited thus far to the high-performing CTS Vsport model, we can confirm that Cadillac is taking the fight to premium-brand import competitors in this price range. The 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan's equipment levels and interior materials are equal to or better than those seen in the 2014 BMW 5 Series or 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Furthermore, the new powertrain lineup is as sophisticated and modern as anything currently available in the midsize sport-luxury segment. The bottom line is that for the first time in a long time, Cadillac appears to have a complete package without the compromises we've seen in earlier models. When dealers begin offering test-drives of the 2014 Cadillac CTS, you owe it to yourself to take more than a spin around the block.

trim levels & features

The 2014 Cadillac CTS midsize sedan is offered in six main trim levels: Standard, Luxury, Performance, Premium, Vsport and Vsport Premium. Engine availability -- a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, a 3.6-liter V6 and a turbocharged V6 -- is dependent on the particular trim level. The 2014 CTS coupe and wagon, as well as the CTS-V, are carry-over from 2013 and are covered in separate reviews.

Equipment on the CTS Standard trim (four-cylinder only) includes 17-inch alloy wheels, Brembo-branded brakes, heated mirrors, automatic headlights, rear parking sensors, remote ignition, keyless ignition/entry, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, dual-zone automatic climate control, a manual tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 5.7-inch display screen in the gauge cluster, eight-way power front seats (with two-way power lumbar), driver memory settings, leatherette (premium vinyl) upholstery and fixed rear seats with a trunk pass-through. Electronic equipment includes OnStar telematics, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the base Cadillac User Experience (CUE) infotainment system, an 8-inch touchscreen display, voice commands and an 11-speaker Bose surround-sound audio system with three USB ports, an auxiliary audio jack, and satellite and HD radio.

An optional Seating package includes leather seating surfaces, heated and ventilated front seats, a split-folding rear seat, a heated steering wheel with power tilt-and-telescoping, a CD player (glovebox-mounted) and additional LED interior ambient lighting.

Upgrading to the CTS Luxury trim (four-cylinder or base V6) includes the above Seating package plus adaptive xenon headlights with automatic high beam control, lane-departure warning, forward collision alert, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, a rearview camera and Cadillac's vibrating driver's "Safety Seat." Optional for the Luxury are 18-inch wheels, adaptive magnetic suspension dampers, a panoramic sunroof, a power rear sunshade and manual rear side shades. Both the CTS Standard and Luxury trim levels' CUE systems are upgradable to include navigation and two more speakers for the Bose sound system.

The CTS Performance trim (also four-cylinder or base V6) includes all the Luxury equipment listed above. It also has automated parallel parking assist, illuminated door handles and sill plates, a head-up display, a 110-volt power outlet, tri-zone automatic climate control and heated rear seats. Options for the Performance trim are a Driver Assistance package, which includes full-speed adaptive cruise control, front and rear automatic braking (which uses radar and the car's parking sensors to detect possible low-speed collision situations and automatically applies the brakes to avert a crash) and, for unavoidable collisions, automatic collision-preparation braking with automatic seatbelt tightening. You can also get 20-way-adjustable front sport seats and a reconfigurable performance gauge cluster.

The CTS Premium trim includes all of the Performance equipment plus extended leather upholstery, the Driver Assistance package and an advanced theft deterrent package.

The CTS Vsport comes exclusively with the turbocharged V6. In terms of features, it effectively matches the Performance trim level and adds a sport-tuned suspension, driver-selectable driving modes, enhanced steering, an electronic limited-slip rear differential, and specific 18-inch wheels with high-performance summer tires. The CTS Vsport Premium includes all CTS Premium and Vsport standard equipment. The sole option for the Vsport is a high-performance brake pad upgrade.

2014 Highlights

The 2014 Cadillac CTS has been fully redesigned. Highlights include bolder exterior styling, new base and high-performance engines and the adoption of Cadillac's latest electronics and touchscreen interface.

performance & mpg

A 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 272 horsepower and an impressive 295 pound-feet of torque is the base engine for the 2014 Cadillac CTS on the Standard, Luxury, Performance and Premium trim levels. Available with either rear-wheel drive (RWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD), the four-cylinder is hooked up to a six-speed automatic transmission.

Optional on the CTS Luxury, Performance and Premium trims is a 3.6-liter V6 good for 321 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. With RWD, the engine comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The V6 AWD still gets the six-speed.

Topping the CTS powertrain choices is the Vsport-specific turbocharged 3.6-liter V6. It cranks out 420 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. Rear-wheel drive with the eight-speed automatic is the sole drivetrain configuration.

As of this writing, the EPA has released fuel economy data for three configurations of the 2014 Cadillac CTS: The four-cylinder CTS rates 23 mpg combined (20 city/30 highway) with rear-drive and 22 combined (19 city/28 highway) with AWD. The V6 AWD model rates 21 combined (18 city/26 highway).

In Edmunds testing of a CTS Vsport, we recorded a 4.9-second 0-60-mph result, which is a good time for this class of car with V8-like power.

safety

Standard safety features for the 2014 Cadillac CTS include antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, active front head restraints, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Also standard is OnStar (which includes automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance, an emergency button, stolen vehicle locator and active intervention, and remote door unlock) and rear parking sensors.

In Edmunds testing of a CTS Vsport with the optional performance brake pads, we recorded an impressive 108-foot stop from 60 mph. That is excellent for this class of sedan with summer-rated tires.

Optional safety equipment is impressive and includes Cadillac's vibrating Safety Alert seat, lane-departure warning and forward collision alert, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, a rearview camera, a front and rear automatic braking system (which uses the car's radar and parking sensors to identify potential low-speed collision situations and applies the brakes if the driver doesn't react quickly enough), and automatic collision-preparation braking (for collisions the car deems unavoidable) with automatic seatbelt tightening.

In government crash tests, the 2014 CTS received the best possible rating of five stars in the overall, frontal and side crash categories for all seating positions.

driving

Our impressions of the 2014 Cadillac CTS are for now based on the 420-hp Vsport Premium. But from this top-dog CTS, acceleration is indeed impressive. What's more, the eight-speed automatic is adept at both silky-smooth upshifts and sports-carlike responsiveness depending on the selected mode.

Through turns, there's an uncommon level of tactility here compared to most other midsize luxury sedans. The CTS is sharp, yet maintains composure and is refined and integrated in a way that a CTS has never been. Handling and braking tests showed competitive, if not class-leading, capabilities. Yet the CTS is also well suited for highway cruising, as the adaptive suspension allows the car to ride quite comfortably.

interior

The interior of the 2014 Cadillac CTS follows the trend set first by the full-size XTS. It's a sophisticated and luxurious design rendered in rich and authentic materials assembled with a high level of craftsmanship blended with technology. Leather, wood, anodized aluminum, piano-black paint and carbon fiber are all the genuine articles. As such, they are immediately pleasing to the eye and to the touch.

On the electronics front, the CTS is in lockstep with the XTS and ATS, and that means there are some challenges. The touch-based Cadillac User Experience (CUE) infotainment system is at the cutting edge of such systems, offering myriad menus intended to complement connected smartphones and provide useful information on vehicle status, weather, stocks, fuel prices and more.

However, like many centralized control systems, CUE relies on a color touchscreen with a minimum of conventional buttons and knobs. Not only is there a learning curve for owners used to more traditional controls, but response times to touch inputs can be slow, as if the system simply needs more computing power, even for simple tasks like adjusting audio volume. Cadillac is working on updates, though, and we're hopeful that later versions of the 2014 CTS will have a more evolved version of CUE.

Even if the 2014 CTS's interior measurements aren't any larger according to the published specifications, the upscale environment in the new sedan is undeniably more pleasing and appropriate for the midsize luxury car class. As before, the front seat passengers enjoy the lion's share of space, and in this regard, the 2014 CTS is certainly competitive. It's in the rear seats and luggage capacity that the CTS falls slightly short of the competition. At 13.7 cubic feet, the CTS sedan's trunk is shy of the capacity in the 5 Series and E-Class.


Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2014 Cadillac CTS.

Thoroughly pleased
sammyboy542, 12/4/2013
I have always been indifferent towards Cadillac cars. I have never found them all that exciting. This car has intrigued me since it was introduced earlier in the year. I was in the market for a mid-size luxury car stepping up from an Audi A4, and after comparing BMW, Audi, Mercedes, and Cadillac, this is what I landed on. Obviously this is subjective, but I think the styling is absolutely stunning. The drive is very engaging when you want it to be and extremely comfortable when commuting. From my experience of riding and driving multiple Cadillac cars in the past this is the first time I've ever been compelled to purchase a cadillac car myself -- at 29 yrs of age.
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Scott in Wesern PA, 9/26/2016
Let's be clear: My Audi A8L, 2009 model was a stellar car. It did everything right and looked damn good doing it. At nearly 110,000 miles, I was faced with two - three garage visits per year @ $1500 a pop... or trade in my Black Beauty. In Feb 2017 Mercedes ran a promotion offering 2016 low-mileage E Class turn-ins for a decent price and a 5 year unlimited mileage warranty so I said what the heck. The E Class is a nice car, but it does not have the superior chassis of the CTS. It is also bland on the inside. The CTS interior looks elegant from any seat in the car. Having just zoomed past 30k, there are ZERO rattles or squeaks...a good sign of build quality. I also tested the BMW 5 series and an Audi A6 just to be sure.... Sorry BMW but I have no idea what you guys are trying to accomplish. Audi's are always awesome, but the dash is a bit on the spartan side. As an added bonus, I just swapped out the Pirelli run-flats with a set of Michelin Pilot Sport AS3+ and the Caddy now has the Magic Carpet ride similar to what the A8 delivered. It still handles like a dream but feels less twitchy. Go Caddy Go! October 2017 Update: I joined the Cadillac forum where there is a ton of great information. The CTS developed a squeak at very low speeds over minor bumps...the dealer was inspecting the strut and shock components when I looked on the Cadillac forum and it turns out to be the upper and lower control arms. Covered under warranty! They replaced the steering knuckle too, so hopefully I'm good to go for a nice long time. The car continues to impress. One important note about Tour v Sport modes: many cars change their demeanor dramatically when you go from Tour to Sport...the CTS, NOT SO. I inquired to my mechanic if it really does much and he said Oh, Yes. Putting it in Sport mode makes it go from a lion casually walking through the grass to a lioness hunter crouched and ready to pounce. The moment you change your inputs to be more aggressive, the system immediately reacts accordingly. So I leave it in Sport all the time. You never know when your going to have to blow by Bubba's diesel exhaust-spewing truck or put Granny's Prius in her place. The interior remains rattle and squeak-free. The car fits like a glove. On a recent 300 mile jaunt on mostly hilly Western PA highway roads and keeping within 10mph of the speed limit I returned a highly respectable 26+ MPG. I felt the brakes pulsing a bit on the highway, so I mentioned it to the dealer during the steering knuckle trip and they resurfaced the rotors at no charge! Ahhhhh smooth as silk again. ***Mar 2018*** Little niggly things are creeping their way into nirvana as the odometer zooms past 45,000 miles. The sunroof has a weird squeaky-creak. Nav map orientation, which I always use with heading up, likes to re-orient itself to north up. Yesterday the tranny couldn't decide between 2nd or 3rd and shuddered between the gears for a good 5-6 seconds...even the wife said "what was THAT?" More worrysome is my dealership got rid of the guy who ran the service department and replaced him with a complete nincompoop. My car threw a pair of codes related to the front suspension, so I called, made an appointment, and told the nincompoop the codes and said WRITE THEM DOWN since I'll be clearing the codes with my OBD-II scanner. Upon arrival at the appointment, it was as if I had never existed prior to that moment in time. I nicely reviewed what we had previously agreed to, and he (in a huff) went to the car with his scanner and came back and said there are no codes to which I replied "Because I erased them after I told you what they were I am not driving around for a week with the check engine light on" to which he replied, more huffily, "Then we'll have to put it on the computer" No s**t Sherlock. I asked for my keys back and have been looking at used Audi A8's. There are some tremendous deals out there!
Absolutely love this car
JohnnyBos, 3/31/2016
I bought my all-wheel drive CTS last year (2015) - it was a 2014 model year that was still on the lot, so very happy with the deal. For the past 15 years I drove only German cars, BMW and Volkswagen. The pros and cons for the CTS: Pros: --It manages the amazing trick of feeling substantial while also being light and agile. Comparing the aluminum body of this car (including doors and trunk) to a BMW 5-series steel body, you realize how much fat and bloat you're carrying around with the BMW. It shows up especially in the handling of the CTS... it's an absolute racehorse, and a lean and agile one. Yet the doors close with a very satisfying "thud," same as you find on the German cars. --Love the exterior design and (almost all) of the interior... it's amazing. Very sensual and aggressive, sleek. --On the highway, the open road, it handles better than a 5 series BMW. Great sound dampening, great control. Just a heck of a car to drive. --Some people complain about the CUE entertainment system, but I actually find it pretty simple to use. It's a million times easier to use than the old "I-Drive" systems on the BMW. --The materials used in the car, the leathers and wood trim, etc., are all top notch. I was recently inside a BMW M5 - which cost over $100k - and the BMW didn't have anything nicer in terms of interior materials. --On the inside of the driver's door is a round sticker which you won't find on any BMW, Audi, Lexus, or Mercedes sedan - that sticker says "Made in Michigan, USA". And as someone who cares about our country and our workers, that's the ultimate status symbol. When Detroit makes a killer car, you can feel great about buying it for a lot of reasons, including where it's made. Cons: --The CTS heat seater heats up a little bit slowly and doesn't get the seat very hot, even at max temperature. The seat heaters on my German cars would burn your tail if you left them on too high / too long. As someone living in the Midwest I'd prefer a hotter and quicker seat heater. (The heated steering wheel does heat up quick and hot, however). --I'm not in love with the design of the steering wheel - could be a little simpler and more elegant looking. But other than that, and a very small Onstar button panel on the ceiling, the rest of the interior is BEAUTIFUL. It's sleek and tight and very well put together. --I would physical buttons which allow you to adjust direction where the air flows in the ventilation system (to feet, to windshield, etc.). The CTS has buttons which only appear on the screen if you increase/decrease the volume of air flow. Or you can go through multiple screens to adjust it. Same with AC... there's no physical button to press for AC... there are other ways to get AC to come out, which show up on the screen, but I prefer to have a direct physical button for it. --At very, very low speeds... like when the car is just rolling forward of its own power at 3 or 4 mph, without pressing the gas, it feels a little torquey and uneven. Living in the city, you often end up kind of rolling forward a bit in traffic or a parking lot. My VW and BMW were more smooth at that super low speed. That's about it... other than that, it's a totally amazing car. I recommend it highly to all my friends, colleagues, and other people. It's a fantastic car and is VERY underrated.
CTS 6cyl Premium AWD
jkorn, 1/10/2015
I love this car! every angle unique and turns heads everywhere I go. The handling was the biggest surprise when first driving, it's feels light and responsive around corners. I've had many cars over the years and driven the BMW's, MB and Audi and I think the CTS takes the cake in looks for sure, a close second would be MB in my opinion.
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Features & Specs

MPG
19 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
272 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
20 city / 30 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
272 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
18 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
321 hp @ 6800 rpm
MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
321 hp @ 6800 rpm
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Careening downhill with the gas matted, we bend the 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport toward a tight right-hander that looms large ahead. We quickly transition to full brakes, converting the twin-turbo V6's speed into heat before easing off and steadying the throttle.

Dial in a bit more steering lock, not too much because this is a late apex. Wait, wait, wait to grab the last bit of berm but don't unwind the wheel yet. Feed in some more throttle, touch the next curb on the right and now aim for the left edge of the approaching rise, and if you've done it right the chassis unloads over the crest just as it hits the apex.

This is the Milford Road Course, informally known as the Lutz Ring, at GM's proving grounds in Michigan, and it's one of the most demanding circuits we've ever driven. Every turn is specifically crafted to test the car in several ways simultaneously. Long, oil sump-straining, sustained-g corners. Turning while braking. Accelerating over crests. Bumpstop-crushing compressions. It's on this track that engineers have honed the new CTS in an unabashed attempt to take the BMW 5 Series head on.

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

5 Series in Its Sights
In the past the CTS was a 'tweener, larger than a BMW 3 Series but smaller than the larger 5 Series. With the entry-level ATS now in Cadillac's portfolio, GM engineers had the freedom to size and position the 2014 Cadillac CTS more squarely against the 5 Series. Thus the 2014 CTS is larger than the outgoing generation, stretching 4.2 inches longer and riding on a 1.2-inch-longer wheelbase. It's longer, in fact, than both the 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, with a wheelbase that's right between the two.

Whereas the current 5 Series is derived from its larger 7 Series brother, the 2014 CTS is built on the lighter ATS platform. The result is that the 5 Series is porkier than it should be, and the CTS is more efficient with its mass. It's hard to describe the 3,971-pound CTS Vsport as a light car (it's 300 pounds heavier than the base CTS) but it still undercuts the fat 550i by more than 400 pounds.

You might not recognize the Vsport name as it's new to the CTS model lineup. Fret not, as the Vsport is not intended to be a replacement for the CTS-V. Specifically, it slots between the base V6 CTS variant and the inevitable CTS-V, and has the BMW 550i in its sights, not the M5.

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

Two Turbos and Eight Speeds
The Vsport's 3.6-liter V6 has had its lungs pumped up with 12 psi of boost by a pair of turbos tucked beneath its cylinder heads. Although sharing its architecture with the normally aspirated version that's found a home in many a GM car over the years, the engine has been comprehensively beefed up for boosted duty.

Direct injection and a short-path liquid-to-air intercooler underpin its 420 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque, and it's backed by an all-new paddle-shiftable eight-speed autobox. No manual gearbox is available.

While the Vsport's power eclipses the current 2013 BMW 550i's 400 hp, the refreshed 2014 550i boasts 445 hp. We've only tested the 550i in 400-hp guise, so that's the yardstick for now.

Chassis Prowess
At GM's Milford Proving Ground we strapped our Vbox into the Vsport and tested its chops on the vast black lake. The conclusion from this exercise is that the 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport will be a thorn in the side of the big 5 Series. Not only did the Cadillac cling to the skid pad at an eye-opening 0.95g, it tore out a 69.8-mph slalom performance. Braking, too, was impressive, as the Cad reached a drama-free halt from 60 mph in just 103 feet.

There are some differences in the composition of the tarmac here compared to our usual testing venue in Southern California, and our experience with both sites suggests the black lake is somewhat grippier. Nevertheless, these results from the Vsport humiliate the last 550i we tested by a wide margin.

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

The Vsport's standard summer tires contribute to this prowess. Run-flat Pirelli P Zero Neros measuring 245/40 in front and 275/35 out back have been snapped onto the Vsport's 18-by-8.5-inch wheels (18 by 9.5 inches in the back). By contrast, BMW upcharges you for summer tires on the 550i, and it suffers the consequences in terms of capability on the base all-season tires. Score one for the home team.

Good tires alone do not a sport sedan make, and the CTS Vsport's chassis brims with sophistication to fully exploit them. Its torque-biasing electronically controlled differential is largely similar to that found on the C7 Corvette, and all Vsports are fitted with GM's latest generation of magnetorheological (MR) dampers.

Power to Weight
Paired to its 20-hp edge over the 400-hp 2013 550i, the Cadillac's weight advantage suggests another ass-whipping is in store for the BMW when it comes to acceleration. It wasn't to be. The Vsport's 5.1-second sprint to 60 (4.8 seconds with one foot of rollout as on a drag strip) pips the BMW by only a tenth.

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

Oddly, the Vsport's quarter-mile sprint of 13.3 seconds at 106.3 mph couldn't match the 2013 550i, as the Cadillac trailed by a tenth of a second and 2 mph by the time it cleared the stripe. Trap speed is all about horsepower, so something doesn't add up. It could be that German horses are simply stronger. Wouldn't be the first time we've noticed this.

Putting the Pieces Together
The Vsport is certainly rapid, the speed on the MRC stacking up continuously in big chunks with each quick gearchange from the new automatic. The engine's muted purr and flat torque delivery make for deceptively quick progress. This is refined potency, rather than the all-out sturm und drang of the CTS-V. Meanwhile, the Vsport's chassis exhibits poise and alertness, and drives smaller than it is.

This apparent feat of shrinking is the sign of a capable car, one that's willing to change direction but isn't nervous, and provides reliable intel on the status of grip at both ends of the car through the helm and the seat of your pants.

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

For sure, the car is doing some of the work for us. The MRC is not an easy circuit to memorize and will not suffer shunts kindly, so we left the CTS's driving mode in the Track setting. This loosens up the stability control and tightens the MR dampers, steering and gearchange schedule to better suit track use, natch, while still providing a safety net if things go wrong. The differential is also busy shuttling torque to influence the car's attitude, and while you can feel the systems at work, they certainly don't neuter the drive.

In fact, the Vsport is one of those cases where the wizardry onboard is an aid rather than a hindrance. The MR dampers keep the car beautifully flat even in hard corners, while still maintaining a resiliency that allows it to soak up berms without becoming unsettled. It follows its intended path with precision, thanks to the fancy diff and electric-assist steering that is at once precise and intuitive.

Uncharted Territory
Among the better-executed interpretations of Cadillac's modern design language to date, the Vsport's sheet metal blends substance with grace. A long cowl-to-front-axle relationship emphasizes the new CTS's rear-drive layout (squint and you might see an E-Class in its proportions). The cabin's theme is similar to that of the ATS, though every surface feels richer and there's noticeably more space. The instrument cluster is reconfigurable, too, similar to that found in the C7 Corvette.

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

The 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport is taut, crisp and looks the part of a $60,000 car. OK, $59,995 with destination. Spring for the Premium trim level and the Vsport's base price rises to a few shekels shy of $70 grand. This makes the Vsport even dearer than the existing CTS-V, and Cadillac expects some 15 percent of new CTS sales to be Vsport models.

Yet the Vsport is bang-on the price of a 550i and is a more convincing alternative to it than is the CTS-V. Our initial impression is that the Vsport's chassis is up to the task of outshining the 550i, while still allowing room in the CTS range for a truly menacing CTS-V variant. A 'tweener no more; a 'tweener once again.

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