Friday, November 8, 2013

Cadillac CTS: Motor Trend's 2014 Car of the Year



With great safety ratings and inside and out styling, this Cadillac deserves the crown.


  2014 Cadillac CTS4 2.0T 2014 Cadillac CTS 3.6 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport
BASE PRICE $46,025 $54,625 $59,995
PRICE AS TESTED $65,345 $67,470 $60,095
POWER (SAE NET) 272 hp @ 5500 rpm 321 hp @ 6800 rpm* 420 hp @ 5750 rpm*
TORQUE (SAE NET) 295 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm 275 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm* 430 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm*
ACCEL 0-60, MPH 6.0 sec 6.3 sec 4.4 sec
QUARTER MILE 14.5 sec @ 93.5 mph 14.7 sec @ 96.7 mph 12.8 sec @ 111.9 mph
BRAKING 60-0, MPH 115 ft 111 ft 98 ft
LATERAL ACCEL 0.81 g (avg) 0.85 g (avg) 0.94 g (avg)
MT FIGURE EIGHT 26.8 sec @ 0.65 g (avg) 26.7 sec @ 0.66 g (avg) 24.7 sec @ 0.78 g (avg)
EPA ECON (CITY/HWY) 19/28 mpg 18/29 mpg 17/25 mpg
REAL MPG (CITY/HWY) 20/30 mpg 18/32 mpg 20/27 mpg
*SAE certified
  2014 Cadillac CTS4 2.0T 2014 Cadillac CTS 3.6 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport
POWERTRAIN/CHASSIS
DRIVETRAIN LAYOUT Front engine, AWD Front engine, RWD Front engine, RWD
ENGINE TYPE Turbocharged I-4, alum block/head 60-deg V-6, alum block/heads Twin-turbo 60-deg V-6, alum block/heads
VALVETRAIN DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DOHC, 4 valves/cyl
DISPLACEMENT 121.9 cu in/1998 cc 217.5 cu in/3564 cc 217.5 cu in/3564 cc
COMPRESSION RATIO 9.5:1 11.5:1 10.2:1
REDLINE 6500 rpm 7000 rpm 6500 rpm
WEIGHT TO POWER 14.3 lb/hp 12.0 lb/hp 9.4 lb/hp
TRANSMISSION 6-speed auto 8-speed auto 8-speed auto
AXLE/FINAL-DRIVE RATIO 3.27:1/2.19:1 2.85:1/1.97:1 2.85:1/1.97:1
SUSPENSION, FRONT; REAR Struts, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar; multilink, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar Struts, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar; multilink, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar Struts, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar; multilink, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar
STEERING RATIO 16.2:1 16.5:1 15.4:1
TURNS LOCK-TO-LOCK 2.8 2.5 2.5
BRAKES, F;R 13.6-in vented disc; 12.4-in vented disc, ABS 13.6-in vented disc; 12.4-in vented disc, ABS 13.6-in vented disc; 12.4-in vented disc, ABS
WHEELS 8.5 x 18-in, cast alum8.5 x 19-in, cast alum 8.5 x 18-in, cast alum (Vspt fr), 9.5 x 18-in, cast alum (Vspt rr)
TIRES 245/40R18 93V M+S
Pirelli P Zero Nero All Season
255/35R19 96V M+S
Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season
245/40R18 93Y (fr), 275/35R18 95Y (rr)
Pirelli P Zero
DIMENSIONS
TURNING CIRCLE 39.0 ft 36.7 ft 36.7 ft
SEATING CAPACITY 5 5 5
HEADROOM, F/R 39.2/37.5 in 39.2/37.5 in 39.2/37.5 in
LEGROOM, F/R 42.6/35.4 in 42.6/35.4 in 42.6/35.4 in
SHOULDER ROOM, F/R 56.9/54.8 in 56.9/54.8 in 56.9/54.8 in
CARGO VOLUME 13.7 cu ft 13.7 cu ft 13.7 cu ft
TEST DATA
ACCELERATION TO MPH
0-30 1.6 sec 2.3 sec 1.6 sec
0-40 2.8 3.4 2.4
0-50 4.3 4.8 3.4
0-60 6 6.3 4.4
0-70 8.2 8.3 5.6
0-80 10.5 10.4 6.9
0-90 13.2 12.8 8.5
0-100 16.9 15.8 10.3
PASSING, 45-65 MPH 3.5 3.1 2.1
TOP-GEAR REVS @ 60 MPH 1800 rpm 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
CONSUMER INFO
STABILITY/TRACTION CONTROL Yes/yes Yes/yes Yes/yes
AIRBAGS Dual front, f/r side, f/r curtain, front knee Dual front, f/r side, f/r curtain, front knee Dual front, f/r side, f/r curtain, front knee
BASIC WARRANTY 4 yrs/50,000 mi 4 yrs/50,000 mi 4 yrs/50,000 mi
POWERTRAIN WARRANTY 6 yrs/70,000 mi 6 yrs/70,000 mi 6 yrs/70,000 mi
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE 6 yrs/70,000 mi 6 yrs/70,000 mi 6 yrs/70,000 mi
FUEL CAPACITY 19.0 gal 19.0 gal 19.0 gal
RECOMMENDED FUEL Unleaded premium Unleaded regular Unleaded premium


The Stats speak for themselves.

It's a car that can give you luxury and sportiness in one show.

Motor Trend makes a good choice.

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