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4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Man Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Man Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Prestige
2WD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic Special Edition
  • SH-AWD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic with Technology Package
  • 2WD Automatic with Advanced Package
  • SH-AWD Manual with Technology Package
  • SH-AWD Automatic with Technology Package
  • SH-AWD Automatic with Advanced Package
3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.6L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • CTS-V Coupe
  • CTS-V Wagon
  • CTS-V Sedan

Prices

MSRP $32,500 $35,905 $48,290
Invoice $30,227 $33,712 $45,634
Avg. Paid $26,503 $25,049 $31,294

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.6 8.6
Critics' Rating 8.7 8.4 8.3
Performance 8.2 7.9 8.3
Interior 8.1 8.2 7.6
Operating Cost 7.5 7.7 7.5
Safety 9.2 9.3 9.7
Reliability 3.5 5.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Top-quality interior
  • Agile handling
  • Balanced ride
  • Lively standard V6 engine
  • Impressive interior quality
  • Spacious rear seats
  • Superb reliability rating
  • Precise steering
  • Stylish, well-built interior
  • Excellent reliability rating
Cons
  • MMI can be difficult to use
  • Rear seat can be tight
  • SH-AWD model has small trunk
  • Uncomfortable front and rear seats

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas V6 3.5L/212 Gas V6 3.6L/220
MPG 24 City / 31 Hwy 20 City / 29 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.600 109.3 113.40
Length, Overall (in) 185.200 194.0 191.30
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.900 74.0 72.50
Height, Overall (in) 56.200 57.2 58.00

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3505 3726 3920

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Optional Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 91.000 98.2 98.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.600 38.4 38.80
Front Leg Room (in) 41.300 42.5 42.44
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.500 58.2 56.73
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.7 53.74
Second Head Room (in) 37.500 36.7 37.20
Second Leg Room (in) 35.200 36.2 36.06
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 56.2 54.72
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.8 52.99
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.400 13.1 13.6

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.5L/212 3.6L/220
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 211 @ 4300 280 @ 6200 318 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1500 254 @ 5000 275 @ 4900
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Turning diameter 37.700 38.4 35.40

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.900 18.5 18.0

Suspension

Air Suspension Optional
Suspension Type - Front 5-Link Double Wishbone Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link Multi-Link Independent multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Optional
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard