The 2016 Cadillac CTS midsize sedan is offered in six main trim levels: standard, luxury, performance, superior quality and premium Vsport Vsport. The Cadillac CTS comes standard with the four-cylinder engine, aluminum 17-inch wheels, Brembo brakes, heated mirrors, automatic headlamps, rear parking sensors, remote ignition, key-less ignition, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, dual-zone automatic climate control, tilt and telescopic leather steering wheel with manual shift paddles, power front seats eight channels, driver memory settings, leatherette upholstery and fixed seats with trunk pass-through. Technology features include a 5.7-inches screen in the instrument cluster, OnStar telematics, 4G data connectivity with Wi-Fi capability, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, wireless charging, Cadillac experience based on the user (CUE) infotainment system, an 8-inches touchscreen interface, the voice commands and the Bose surround sound system with 11 speakers three USB ports, a slot SD card, an audio auxiliary jack and satellite and HD radio.
2016 Cadillac CTS Features
An optional package includes improved corner mirrors dimming automatically with driver side, leather seats, heated front seats and ventilated, a folding rear seat, electrically adjustable heated steering wheel and additional LED ambient lighting inside. An upgrade to the 2016 Cadillac CTS Luxury Package adds to the room and the available power V6, four-way power lumbar for passenger, adaptive xenon headlights and driver confidence package. Both the 2016 Cadillac CTS standard and luxury trim levels offer a panoramic sunroof, a navigation system and a Bose sound system with 13 speakers option.
The performance C2016 Cadillac CTS comes with the luxury features and options as well as 18-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, a self-car system and a little confusing, the Deluxe package. Pilot support option package adds adaptive cruise control and collision mitigation system with automatic braking, while the seat of power and the cluster package adds 20-way sports seats, alloy pedals and a larger screen group of configurable measurement.
The 2016 Cadillac CTS comes with premium features and options of the Performance More extended leather trim and an advanced anti-theft kits. The 2016 Cadillac CTS Vsport only comes with the exclusive supercharged V6 engine. It starts with standard luxury variant functions and adds the navigation system and 13-speaker Bose stereo, self-parking system, 18-inches wheels with summer tires, sports suspension with adaptive magnetic shock absorbers, a sport-tuned steering system, a “track mode “selectable by the driver for sporty driving, rear electronic limited slip differential and robust cooling system. Platelet high-performance brakes are optional.
The 2016 Cadillac CTS Premium Vsport adds the features of regular premium trim that does not default to Vsport base already. Stand-alone options include 19-inches wheels, a rear spoiler, a engine block heater and carbon fiber interior.
2016 Cadillac CTS Interior
The interior of the Cadillac CTS follows first started by XTS full size trend. The Cadillac User Experience (CUE) system consists of configurable screens on the main screen and can quite easily take account of smartphones with the integration of the application. We are pleased about the great symbols of the display and crisp graphics and its mainly intuitive operation, but the CUE function of the touch screen and touch screen input devices can be frustrating, because the response time of the system very slowly or sometimes missed.
Front passengers in 2016 Cadillac CTS enjoy plenty of personal space, but the instrument panel and door trim, it envelops an intimate cockpit combing well with the mission of the sports car. His rear passengers less fortunate though, because there is room, the modest compared to mid-size standards. 13.7 cubic feet, the trunk of the 2016 Cadillac CTS sedan brings up the rear in terms of the 5-Series and E-Class.
2016 Cadillac CTS Engine
The turbocharged 4-cylinder 2.0-liter makes 272 hp and an impressive 295 pounds-feet of torque is the basic machine for all but the Vsport trims. Available with rear wheel drive (RWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD), the four-cylinder is connected to a six-speed automatic. Available on Luxury, Performance and Premium versions is a 3.6-liter V6 good for 321 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. RWD, the 2016 Cadillac CTS, engine comes with an automatic transmission with eight reports. The V6 AWD employs six gears.
Topping the line is the 2016 Cadillac CTS Vsport turbo 3.6-liter V6, the 420 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque cranking. Rear-wheel drive with automatic eight-speed is the unique configuration of the transmission. As for fuel economy, the four-cylinder a CTS EPA-estimated 24 mpg gets combined (20 city / highway 30) with RWD and 22 mpg combined (19 city / highway 28) with AWD. The V6 with RWD and 22 mpg combined (18 city / highway 29), while the AWD rates 21 mpg combined (18 city / 26 highway). The 2016 Cadillac CTS Vsport drops to 18 mpg combined (16 city / 24 highway).
In testing of a 2016 Cadillac CTS Vsport we recorded a 4.9-second sprint to 60 mph, the 550i a competitive time for a mid-size sedan elite sport, but a few tenths of a step with the BMW.
2016 Cadillac CTS Safety
The standard safety options for the 2016 Cadillac CTS include traction and stability control, disc brakes, active front head restraints, side airbags front and as well as side curtain airbags. The standard are rear parking sensors and the OnStar telematics. Additional protective equipment is available in two packages. Standard on all but the standard equipment is the 2016 Cadillac CTS Driver Awareness Package. Optional output and standard on Premium and Premium Vsport is the driver assistance package.
In government tests, the 2016 Cadillac CTS has received the highest rating of five stars overall, including five stars for overall frontal crash safety and five stars for side impact absolute certainty. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the CTS its highest rating “Good” in the frontal offset collision test and side impact moderate overlap and 2016 Cadillac CTS also has received the maximum score of “Superior” for preventing head-on collision when creating driver awareness and driver assistance packages.