Cadillac Company is certainly excellent Company and probably one of the best in the United States. They are famous for its luxury models and with every new vehicle, they simply push the limits. Today, we are going to present you the latest 2017 Cadillac CTS sedan. This is the third generation of this beautiful vehicle and this is the best generation so far. We can definitely expect a great and legendary battle between this model and its main rivals including Audi A6, Jaguar XF, Mercedes-Benz E-Class as well as BMW 5 Series. It is well-known fact that is very hard to compete with the European and also models from Japan, especially in this class. However, we think that Cadillac did a great job with this model.
Exterior design of the 2017 Cadillac CTS
The exterior design is so attractive, Caddy did it again. Only one look at the exterior, and we can see why they expect a lot of good things from this sedan. First of all, the luxury is on the high level and everything from the outside is constructed to provide a lot of satisfaction to all customers. If we compare new Cadillac CTS 2017 with its predecessor, we can see some slight redesigns from the outside. We can start from the front side of the vehicle; the front fascia will be very elegant and here we can see very big and also very powerful and prominent front grille with a nice logo in the middle. Just below the huge grille, we can notice beautiful and massive front bumper. Large air intakes on the sides as well as tiny fog lights are incorporated into the bumper in order to improve engine cooling and performance as well as a road vision in foggy or rainy conditions.
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We can definitely say that the design of this model is sharp-looking and that is just stunning. The hood of the new CTS is a bit rippled. Furthermore, at the sides, we can notice large and elegantly designed aluminum wheels (17 x 8.5 in.) paired with P245/45R17 all season tires.
Some 2017 Cadillac CTS sedan specifications:
Wheelbase: (114.6 in.), Length: (195.5 in.), Width: (72.2 in.), Cargo volume: 13.7 cu.ft, Curb weight: 3655 lbs.
Some of the available exterior colors include:
– Cocoa Bronze Metallic,
– Black Raven,
– Crystal White Tricoat,
– Moonstone Metallic,
– Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic,
– Radiant Silver Metallic,
– Silver Coast Metallic,
– Red Obsession Tintcoat and,
– Stellar Black Metallic.
Interior design of the 2017 Cadillac CTS
From the inside, the most recent model from Cadillac, CTS model, looks exceptional. First of all, we need to say that everything inside is so luxurious and that the cabin is very spacious and comfortable. Also, there is going to be so many premium and high-tech materials. When the cabin of this model is completely full, we can see five passengers inside. Wood, aluminum, and leather are normal for this model and all passengers will definitely enjoy the pleasant drive. We can expect the addition of some new system such as Google Android Auto and Apple Car Play integration, and also a 360-degree camera.
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Furthermore, some of the standard features inside include AM/FM stereo, 8-inch touchscreen display, three USB ports, Natural Voice Recognition, Bose premium surround with 11 speakers, SiriusXM Satellite Radio as well as HD Radio SiriusXM Satellite Radio, air condition, and so many others as well.
When it comes to safety, this model passes the crash test with a very good rating and some of the available safety features include 10 airbags, a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warnings, parking sensors, collision alert.
2017 Cadillac CTS interior
There is going to be four available engines for the latest CTS model. The base engine will be 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 and it will be capable of generating up to 272 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm as well as 295 lb-ft of torque @ 1,700-5,500 rpm. According to EPA, the fuel economy with this engine is rated at 20/30 mpg with rear-wheel drive type and 19/28 mpg with all-wheel drive. Of course, RWD is standard and AWD is optional.
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We can also expect and 3.6-liter V6 engine with 3.6-liter V6 335 horsepower @ 6,800 rpm and 285 lb-ft of torque @ 4,800 rpm. Furthermore there will be 3.6-liter twin-turbocharged V6 with 420 horsepower @ 5,750 rpm and 430 lb-ft of torque @ 3,500-4,500 rpm. The last engine is 6.2-liter supercharged V8 (CTS-V) with so many power, more precisely, it will have 640 horsepower @ 6,400 rpm and 630 lb-ft of torque @ 3,600 rpm.
All engines will be paired with the 8-speed automatic transmission.
Price and Release date
The release date of the approaching model should be by the end of this or at the beginning of next year. This model will have an MSRP range of $45,560 – $47,560 for the base variant of course.
2017 Cadillac CTS photos