Combining American style with European-inspired handling, the Cadillac CTS has become a popular choice among luxury sedan buyers for over a decade. The latest generation of CTS has grown in size and sophistication, and now feels completely in the same position to compete with European and Japanese brands.
The 2018 Cadillac CTS is a luxury sport sedan sold in base, Luxury, Premium Luxury, V-Sport and V-Sport Premium Luxury five trims.
Every the 2018 Cadillac CTS is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine rated at 268 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. It paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission that delivers power to the rear wheels. All-wheel drive available as an option. EPA estimated fuel economy at 25 mpg combined (22 city/30 highway) with rear-wheel drive and 24 mpg combined (21 city/29 highway) with AWD.
Optional for the 2018 Cadillac CTS Luxury and Premium Luxury is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that generates 335 horsepower and 285 lb-ft of torque. It also gets an eight-speed transmission and a choice of rear or all-wheel drive. The EPA returning 24 mpg combined (20 city/30 highway) with rear-wheel drive and 22 mpg combined (19 city/27 highway) with all-wheel drive.
The 2018 Cadillac CTS V-Sport come standard with turbocharged V6 engine cranking out 420 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. It paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and only available in rear-wheel drive. EPA fuel economy at 18 mpg combined (16 city/24 highway).
In track testing, the CTS V-Sport accelerated from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.9 seconds, a quick number for a high-performance midsize sedan.