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CADILLAC CTS Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 3
First production year: 2002
Engines: Gasoline
 

2013 - 2019

The third generation Cadillac CTS sedan is a midsize luxury sedan that is defined by performance, elevated luxury and sophisticated technology. It is based on the high-performance rear-drive ATS sport sedan architecture, that will enable it to be the most agile and dynamic car in the class. Engine range include the all-new Cadillac Twin-Turbo engine bolted to an eight-speed automatic transmissio...

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gasoline engines:

  CADILLAC CTS 2.0 Turbo AWD 6AT (276 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 2.0 Turbo RWD 6AT (276 HP)driven: read

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6 V6 AWD 6AT (321 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6 V6 RWD 6AT (321 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6 V6 Twin-Turbo 8AT (426 HP)

2007 - 2013

Cadillac introduced the second generation of the CTS at the beginning of 2007 at the North American International Auto Show, and the premium vehicle came in hard times during the world financial crisis. When the American premium carmaker started to change its attitude toward the market and started to build vehicles for younger generations, it understood that it had to keep the pace. The new d...

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gasoline engines:

  CADILLAC CTS 2.8L V6 6AT (211 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 2.8L V6 6MT (211 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.0L V6 6MT (270 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6L V6 6AT (311 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6L V6 6AT AWD (311 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6L V6 6MT (261 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6L V6 6MT (304 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6L V6 6MT (311 HP)

2002 - 2007

In the search for a new trend, Cadillac launched the 2003 CTS after an intensive development on the Nurburgring race-track. The design was radically changed from what it was known before. The car looked fresh and ready to tackle the BMW 5-Series and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It was not that old-school looking car. The Cadillac management finally understood that young customers won't buy...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  CADILLAC CTS 2.6L V6 5AT (178 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 2.6L V6 5MT (178 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 2.8L V6 5AT (212 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 2.8LV6 5MT (212 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.2L V6 5AT (215 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.2L V6 5MT (215 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6L V6 5AT (253 HP)

  CADILLAC CTS 3.6L V6 5MT (253 HP)