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2016 Cadillac CTS Overview

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The 2016 Cadillac CTS comes standard with 17-inch all-season run-flat tires

2016 Cadillac CTS
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The 2016 Cadillac CTS is a mid-size sedan with a starting MSRP of $45,560. The new Cadillac CTS comes with the choice of three powerful engines and it also offers the newest entertainment options, such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the latter of which will be made available later in the 2016 model year. Complete with a luxurious interior and many advanced safety features, the 2016 Cadillac CTS could be the perfect vehicle to add to your driveway.

The 2016 Cadillac CTS comes in nine trims: 2.0L Turbo, 2.0L Turbo Luxury Collection, 2.0L Turbo Performance Collection, 3.6L Performance Collection, 3.6-Liter Twin Turbo V-Sport, 2.0L Turbo Premium Collection, and 3.6L Twin Turbo V-Sport Premium.


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A 268 hp 2.0-liter Turbo I4 engine is standard on the 2016 Cadillac CTS

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What’s New for the 2016 Cadillac CTS?

A new 335 horsepower V6 engine with active fuel management and stop/start technology is available for the 2016 Cadillac CTS. Other available features include a surround vision 360-degree camera system and newly designed 18-inch polished wheels. Additionally, there are three new color options available for the 2016 Cadillac CTS: Stellar Black Metallic, Cocoa Bronze Metallic, and Moonstone Metallic.

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The 2016 Cadillac CTS comes standard with LED daytime running lamps

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2016 Cadillac CTS Exterior

The new 2016 CTS features Cadillac’s upscale grille design and crest. The 2016 Cadillac CTS also comes with aluminum trim around the side windows for additional style points. Standard LED daytime running lamps further highlight the front of the sedan, while distinctive trapezoidal exhaust ports accented with chrome trim draw attention to the rear of the new CTS. Exterior color options for the 2016 Cadillac CTS sedan include Cocoa Bronze Metallic, Stellar Black Metallic, Moonstone Metallic, Crystal White Tintcoat, Radiant Silver Metallic, Black Raven, Red Obsession Tintcoat, Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic, Phantom Grey Metallic, and Silver Coast Metallic.

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Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 2.0L Turbo

  • 17-inch wheels, LED daytime running lamps, Available rear spoiler, 17-inch all-season run-flat tires, Front side laminated glass windows

Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS Turbo Luxury Collection

  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, 17-inch wheels, LED Daytime running lamps, Rainsense™ automatic wipers, Available rear spoiler, 17-inch all-season run-flat tires, Front side laminated glass windows

Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Luxury Collection

  • 17-inch wheels, UltraView® power sunroof, LED Daytime running lamps, High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, Available protective black outdoor car cover, Available rear spoiler, 17-inch all-season run-flat tires

Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS Turbo Performance Collection

  • 18-inch wheels, UltraView® power sunroof, LED Daytime running lamps, High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, Available protective black outdoor car cover, Available rear spoiler, 18-inch all-season run-flat tires

Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Performance Collection

  • 18-inch wheels, UltraView® power sunroof, LED Daytime running lamps, Illuminated door handles, Available bright chrome grille, High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, IntelliBeam® headlamps, Rainsense™ automatic wipers, Available rear spoiler, 18-inch all-season run-flat tires

Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Twin Turbo V-Sport

  • LED Daytime running lamps, High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, IntelliBeam® headlamps, Rainsense™ automatic wipers, Available rear spoiler, Available 19-inch all-season run-flat tires, Standard 18-inch Midnight Silver premium painted aluminum wheels

Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 2.0L Turbo Premium Collection

  • LED Daytime running lamps, Available bright chrome grille, High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, IntelliBeam® headlamps, Rainsense™ automatic wipers, Available rear spoiler, Available 19-inch all-season run-flat tires, Standard 18-inch Midnight Silver premium painted aluminum wheels

Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Premium Collection

  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, 18-inch wheels, UltraView® power sunroof, LED daytime running lamps, Illuminated door handles, Available bright chrome grille, High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, IntelliBeam® headlamps, Rainsense™ automatic wipers, Available rear spoiler, 18-inch all-season run-flat tires, 18-inch 10-spoke polished aluminum wheels

Exterior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Twin Turbo V-Sport Premium

  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, 18-inch wheels, UltraView® power sunroof, LED daytime running lamps, Illuminated door handles, High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, IntelliBeam® headlamps, Rainsense™ automatic wipers, Available rear spoiler, Available 19″ all-season run-flat tires, 18″ Ultra-Bright machined finish wheels with Midnight Silver painted pockets

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A 3.6-liter V6 Twin Turbo engine is available with the 2016 Cadillac CTS that's good for 420 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque

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2016 Cadillac CTS Performance

The 2016 Cadillac CTS comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and 8L45 eight-speed transmission, which work together to produce 268 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. A newly designed 3.6-liter V6 engine is also available for the new CTS, which too comes matched with the new Hydra-Matic 8L45 paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission. The new 3.6-liter V6 is good for 335 horsepower, 285 lb-ft of torque, and features fuel saving stop/start technology, as well as active fuel management (cylinder deactivation). Lastly, a 3.6-liter V6 Twin Turbo engine comes equipped on the V-Sport models, which works with a Hydra-Matic 8L90 paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission to produce 420 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. Cadillac estimates the 2016 CTS sedan is capable of reaching a top-speed of 172 mph and can accelerate from 0-to-60 mph in just 4.4 seconds.

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The 2016 Cadillac CTS sedan comes standard with a 2.0-liter Turbo I4 engine and Eight-speed automatic transmission

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2016 Cadillac CTS Efficiency

Fuel economy for the 2016 Cadillac CTS is dependent on the choice of engine and whether the vehicle features standard rear-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive:

  • The RWD 2016 Cadillac CTS equipped with a four-cylinder engine yields 21/31 mpg city/highway.
  • The AWD 2016 Cadillac CTS equipped with a four-cylinder engine yields 21/29 mpg city/highway.
  • The RWD 2016 Cadillac CTS equipped with the new V6 engine yields 20/30 mpg city/highway.
  • The AWD 2016 Cadillac CTS equipped with the new V6 engine yields 19/28 mpg city/highway.
  • The RWD 2016 Cadillac CTS equipped with the V6 Twin Turbo engine yields 16/24 mpg city/highway.

The 2016 Cadillac CTS comes standard with 19 gallons of fuel tank capacity.

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Front bucket seats are a standard feature inside the 2016 Cadillac CTS

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2016 Cadillac CTS Interior

The 2016 Cadillac CTS offers the choice of eight interior environments, all of which are trimmed in either carbon fiber or genuine wood. The new Cadillac CTS also comes available with leather upholstery. Furthermore, the CUE infotainment system has been upgraded with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, which allows driver and passengers the ability to access smartphone apps via the sedan’s touchscreen. The 2016 Cadillac CTS also comes standard with front bucket seats, rearview camera, and ambient LED Interior lighting.

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Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 2.0L Turbo

  • Keyless access with push-button start, Rear vision camera, 5.7-inch diagonal color display Driver Information Center, Ambient LED Interior lighting, Front bucket seats

Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS Turbo Luxury Collection

  • Leather seating surfaces, Heated and ventilated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Split-folding rear seat, Keyless access with push-button start, Rear vision camera, 5.7-inch diagonal color display Driver Information Center, Ambient LED Interior Lighting, Front bucket seats

Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Luxury Collection

  • Leather seating surfaces, Heated and ventilated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Split-folding rear seat, Keyless Access with push-button start, 5.7″ diagonal color display Driver Information Center, Ambient LED Interior Lighting, Cargo convenience trunk net, Front bucket seats

Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS Turbo Performance Collection

  • Leather seating surfaces, Heated and ventilated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Split-folding rear seat, Keyless Access with push-button start, 110-volt power outlet, 5.7-inch diagonal color display Driver Information Center, Ambient LED Interior Lighting, Cargo convenience trunk net, Front bucket seats

Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Performance Collection

  • Leather seating surfaces, Heated and ventilated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Split-folding rear seat, Keyless Access with push-button start, Rear Vision Camera

Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Twin Turbo V-Sport

  • Keyless ignition with push-button start, 5.7-inch diagonal color display Driver Information Center, Ambient LED Interior Lighting, Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Cargo convenience trunk net, Floor mats, Front bucket seats, Heated and ventilated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Leather seating surfaces, 3 auxiliary power outlets

Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 2.0L Turbo Premium Collection

  • Keyless ignition with push-button start, 110-volt power outlet, 12.3-inch reconfigurable HD cluster, 20-way Performance front seats, Ambient LED Interior Lighting, Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Cargo convenience trunk net, Floor mats, Full leather seats, Heated and ventilated front seats, Heated rear seats, Heated steering wheel, 3 auxiliary power outlets

Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Premium Collection

  • Full leather seats, Heated and ventilated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Split-folding rear seat, Keyless Access with push-button start, Rear vision camera, 110-volt power outlet, 12.3-inch reconfigurable HD cluster, 20-way Performance front seats, Ambient LED Interior Lighting, Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Driver and front passenger 8-way power seat adjusters, Full leather seats

Interior available on the 2016 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Twin Turbo V-Sport Premium

  • Full leather seats, Heated and ventilated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Split-folding rear seat, Keyless Access with push-button start, Rear Vision Camera, 110-volt power outlet, 12.3-inch reconfigurable HD cluster, 20-way Performance front seats, Ambient LED Interior Lighting, Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Driver and front passenger 8-way power seat adjusters

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The 2016 Cadillac CTS sedan comes withfuel tank capacity of 19.0 gallons

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2016 Cadillac CTS Safety

The 2016 Cadillac CTS received the highest possible safety rating of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Antilock brakes, a rearview camera, 10 airbags, and electronic stability control with traction control come standard on the 2016 Cadillac CTS. Other available safety features include rear cross-traffic alert, blind-zone alert, lane-departure warning, lane-change assist, and forward collision alert.

Standard Safety Features

  • Air bag with the Passenger Sensing System
  • Driver and front passenger frontal, thorax, pelvic, side curtain and knee air bags and rear thorax air bags for outboard seating positions
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • All-speed traction control
  • LED Daytime running lamps
  • LATCH child seat restraint system
  • OnStar Basic plan for 5 years
  • Rear Park Assist
  • StabiliTrak® vehicle stability enhancement system
  • Trunk emergency release handle
  • Brembo® front brakes

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