|Trim||Engine||Drive Type||Trans.||0-60||1/4 Mile||Mpg EPA C/H/Observed||Source|
2018 Cadillac CTS-V
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.8 sec||12.0 sec @ 121 mph||14/21/11 mpg||Car and Driver|
2016 Cadillac CTS-V
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.6 sec||11.8 sec @ 124 mph||14/21/---- mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.8 sec||11.9 sec @ 122 mph||14/21/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||4.0 sec||11.9 sec @ 126 mph||14/21/---- mpg||Motor Week|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.5 sec||11.6 sec @ 126.1 mph||14/21/---- mpg||Road & Track|
2014 Cadillac CTS-V
|Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||3.9 sec||12.3 sec @ 115 mph||12/18/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
2012 Cadillac CTS-V
|Hennessey Hammer Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||3.6 sec||11.8 sec @ 126 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Motor Week|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.2 sec||12.5 sec @ 115.3 mph||14/19/15.3 mpg||Road & Track|
2011 Cadillac CTS-V
|Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||3.9 sec||12.2 sec @ 118 mph||12/18/11 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.0 sec||12.3 sec @ 117.7 mph||12/18/11.8 mpg||Motor Trend|
|Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.1 sec||12.5 sec @ 115.3 mph||12/18/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.2 sec||12.4 sec @ 117 mph||12/18/16.3 mpg||Motor Week|
|Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.1 sec||12.3 sec @ 116.6 mph||12/18/18.6 mpg||Road & Track|
|Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.1 sec||12.3 sec @ 118.4 mph||14/19/15.2 mpg||Road & Track|
|Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.3 sec||12.6 sec @ 114.8 mph||14/19/15 mpg||Road & Track|
|D3 Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||3.9 sec||12.1 sec @ 121.0 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Road & Track|
|D3 Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||3.7 sec||11.9 sec @ 120.6 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Hennessey V700 Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||3.8 sec||11.7 sec @ 128 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Car and Driver|
|Lingenfelter Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||3.9 sec||11.8 sec @ 126 mph||----/----/12 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sport Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.1 sec||12.3 sec @ 119 mph||14/19/15 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sport Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.3 sec||12.6 sec @ 116 mph||14/19/---- mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sport Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.0 sec||12.3 sec @ 116.7 mph||14/19/14.7 mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sport Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.1 sec||12.5 sec @ 114.8 mph||14/19/14.8 mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sport Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.2 sec||12.5 sec @ 114.4 mph||14/19/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sport Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.3 sec||12.7 sec @ 115 mph||14/19/---- mpg||Motor Week|
|Sport Wagon||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.3 sec||12.6 sec @ 114.5 mph||14/19/17.8 mpg||Road & Track|
2010 Cadillac CTS-V
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.1 sec||12.4 @ 117.9 mph||12/18/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
2009 Cadillac CTS-V
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||3.9 sec||12.2 sec @ 119 mph||12/18/14 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.3 sec||12.6 sec @ 117 mph||14/19/11 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.1 sec||12.3 sec @ 117.5 mph||12/18/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.3 sec||12.6 sec @ 114.6 mph||12/18/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.0 sec||12.4 sec @ 117 mph||14/19/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.1 sec||12.4 sec @ 117.1 mph||14/19/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.2 sec||12.5 sec @ 118 mph||12/18/---- mpg||Motor Week|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6A||4.2 sec||12.7 sec @ 115 mph||12/18/17.7 mpg||Motor Week|
|Sedan||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.1 sec||12.3 sec @ 118.8 mph||14/19/15.6 mpg||Road & Track|
2007 Cadillac CTS-V
|R Sedan||6.0L V8||RWD||6M||3.3 sec||11.1 sec @ 130.1 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sedan||6.0L V8||RWD||6M||5.0 sec||13.4 sec @ 109.4 mph||14/22/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
2006 Cadillac CTS-V
|Sedan||6.0L V8||RWD||6M||4.9 sec||13.4 sec @ 109.2 mph||14/23/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
2005 Cadillac CTS-V
|Sedan||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||4.8 sec||13.2 sec @ 109 mph||13/21/13 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sedan||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||4.7 sec||13.1 sec @ 109.8 mph||13/21/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
2004 Cadillac CTS-V
|Lingenfelter 427 Sedan||7.0L V8||RWD||6M||4.1 sec||12.3 sec @ 117 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Car and Driver|
|Mallett Sedan||7.1L V8||RWD||6M||4.3 sec||12.4 sec @ 125 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sedan||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||4.7 sec||13.1 sec @ 109 mph||14/23/---- mpg||Cadillac (GM)|
|Sedan||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||5.2 sec||13.7 sec @ 107 mph||14/23/16 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Sedan||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||5.1 sec||13.48 sec @ 105.33 mph||14/23/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Sedan||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||5.3 sec||13.7 sec @ 108 mph||14/23/---- mpg||Motor Week|
About Cadillac CTS-V
The Cadillac CTS-V is the high performance variant of the Cadillac CTS, a mid-sized luxury car that has been in the market since 2002. A four-door sedan, it was introduced in 2004. A sport wagon and coupe were then added in 2010 for the 2011 model year.
There have been two generations of the CTS-V. The first generation which was from 2004 to 2007 had a V8 engine that produced 400 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 395 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm.
The second generation of the CTS-V has been in the market since 2009.
The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V, which belongs to the second generation, is a super sedan in every sense of the word. It is powered by a 6.2 liter, V-8 engine that can produce 640 horsepower. It can hit 60 miles per hour in less than four seconds, and 100 miles per hour in around 8 seconds. Top speed is 200 miles per hour.
- Engine:6.2L V8
- Power: 640 hp @ 6,400 rpm
- Torque: 640 lb-ft @ 3,600 rpm
- Transmission: 8 speed automatic
- Fuel efficiency ratings: 14 mpg city driving, 20 mpg highway driving
- 0-60: 3.6 seconds
- ¼ mile: 11.8 seconds
- MSRP: $70,895
One of the first things you’ll observe if you are given the privilege of driving this car is its very quiet engine. Although the engine can produce 640 horsepower at 6,400 rpm, it is surprisingly quiet. The engine’s whine is barely noticeable when you are inside the car.
With the engine’s power rivaling that of a Ferrari supercar, you can expect the CTS-V to speed off very quickly. And it does, as it can click off to 60 miles per hour from standstill in just 3.6 seconds. It can then zoom to 100 miles per hour in 7.5 seconds. Moreover, it can speed to 124 miles per hour or a quarter mile in 11.8 seconds, making it the quickest sedan in the market today.
While it is a big car weighing more than 4,000 pounds, the Cadillac CTS-V is surprisingly agile. It can stop running at 70 miles per hour in less than 150 feet without fade. And it can accelerate quickly that it can zoom from 50 to 70 mph in just 2.1 seconds.
Even more exciting is that the CTV is designed for daily driving. Its adaptive dampers can curb body motion. Cruising on most roads is very light and easy.
Exterior and Interior
This midsize sport luxury sedan doesn’t have trim levels, and only has a few packages and options. Still, it offers enough equipment to satisfy even the most demanding of motorists.
Standard equipment on the CTS-V are 19-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights, heated side mirrors with auto-dimming feature, automatic high beam headlight control, and xenon lights. The windshield wipers also automatically move once it detects rain.
There are a lot of things to get excited about once you get inside. There are leather seats, with the front seats having 20-way power adjustment as well as lumbar adjustment. The front seats are also heated and ventilated. The steering wheel is heated, and there is a power tilt and telescoping steering wheel column.
The sedan has dual zone climate control, auto-dimming rearview mirror, a head-up display, and rearview camera. There’s also a front-curb view camera that can help rivers avoid curb damage.
Picky motorists and customers can add more features in their car of choice. Additional features include automated parking system, remote engine start, 4G data with Wi-Fi connectivity, wireless smartphone charging, and Bluetooth connectivity. It even has Apple CarPlay integration, and upgraded infotainment system with navigation.
For motorists who want to get the best in entertainment, there’s a souped-up 13 speaker surround sound audio system from Bose. It also has three USB ports, satellite and HD radio, and auxiliary audio jack.
Opting for the Luxury Package adds rear window power sunshade, sunroof, heated and folding rear seats, and three-zone climate control, among others. The Carbon Fiber package, meanwhile, adds a rear spoiler, hood vent, and rear air diffuser.
You can also opt for an advanced security package that adds an anti-theft alarm system, steering column lock, and a car inclination tilt sensor and alarm.
Standard safety features include antilock disc brakes driver and front passenger knee bags, front and rear side airbags, and curtain airbags. There are also front and rear parking sensors, forward collision alert, blind spot monitoring, and lane departure warning.
The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V has a base price of around $71,000. Of course, adding upgrades would increase your billing to more than $80,000 depending on the package you’re getting.
It is about $5,000 cheaper than the Audi S6, and around $15,000 cheaper than the Jaguar XFR. There’s no denying that with a reasonable price for a sports luxury sedan, impressive features and good performance, the Cadillac CTS-V is a great buy.
For more information about Cadillac CTS-V and other Cadillac models, visit the official Cadillac website.
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