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4dr Sdn Man Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport w/LEDs
  • 4dr Sdn DSG Sport
  • 4dr Sdn DSG Sport w/LEDs
  • 4dr Sdn Man R-Line
  • 4dr Sdn Sport Plus
  • 4dr Sdn DSG R-Line
  • 4dr Sdn Lux
  • 4dr Sdn VR6 Lux
  • 4dr Sdn VR6 Executive 4Motion
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 $30,545 $35,905 $48,290
Invoice $29,292 $33,712 $45,634
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 8.7 8.4
Critics' Rating 7.7 8.5 8.2
Performance 7.7 8.0 8.1
Interior 7.5 8.2 7.5
Safety 9.7 9.2 9.7
Reliability 3.0 5.0 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • High-quality interior
  • Fast, smooth DSG automated manual transmission
  • Powerful V6 engine
  • High-quality interior
  • Numerous standard features
  • Exceptional reliability score
  • Modern, upscale interior
  • Long list of standard features
  • Good safety and reliability scores
Cons
  • Limited back-seat head- and legroom
  • Expensive V6 engine option
  • Small trunk opening
  • Polarizing exterior
  • Button-heavy center console
  • Small, narrow trunk opening
  • Uncomfortable seats
  • Less agile than some rivals

General Specs

Transmission Manual 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 21 City / 32 Hwy 20 City / 29 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.700 109.3 113.40
Length, Overall (in) 188.900 194.0 191.30
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.000 74.0 72.50
Height, Overall (in) 55.800 57.2 58.00

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3358 3726 3920

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard 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 Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener 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 Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard 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.) 93.600 98.2 98.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.400 38.4 38.80
Front Leg Room (in) 41.600 42.5 42.44
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.000 58.2 56.73
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.7 53.74
Second Head Room (in) 36.600 36.7 37.20
Second Leg Room (in) 37.300 36.2 36.06
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.700 56.2 54.72
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.8 52.99
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.200 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
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard 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) 200 @ 5100 280 @ 6200 318 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1700 254 @ 5000 275 @ 4900
Transmission Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Turning diameter 37.400 38.4 35.40

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 29 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.500 18.5 18.0

Suspension

Air Suspension Optional
Suspension Type - Front Strut-Type Double Wishbone Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Independent multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Optional
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard