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2013 Cadillac XTS AWD Premium Collection

GAYOT Rating

Large and Luxurious Sedan

A three-quarter front view of the 2013 Cadillac XTS AWD Premium Collection
In short: A sporty, well-equipped, full-size luxury sedan.

2013 Cadillac XTS AWD Premium Collection Review

Built on the same platform as the Buick LaCrosse, this luxurious full-size sedan replaces the outgoing DTS as the largest car in the Cadillac lineup. However, Cadillac has trimmed some fat with the all-new XTS, offering a slimmer, sexier profile that still provides plenty of passenger room. A direct-injected 3.6-liter V6 is also comparatively trim, pushing the XTS from 0-60 in 6.5 seconds and earning a respectable 26 mpg highway. Inside, smart instrumentation and the CUE infotainment system come to the driver’s aid, providing easy access to audio, climate, phone and navigation controls, as well as popular apps like Pandora and OnStar.

Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty; 6-year/70,000-mile powertrain limited warranty; 4-year/50,000-mile premium care maintenance; 6-year/70,000-mile courtesy transportation; 6-year/70,000-mile roadside assistance

Make: Cadillac, Vehicle Type: Sedan

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Base Price: $55,810 / As Tested: $59,625

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, all-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

Engine: 3.6-liter V6 with direct injection
Horsepower: 304 hp @ 6,800 rpm
Torque: 264 lb-ft @ 5,200 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Curb weight: 4,215 lbs
Wheelbase: 111.7 in
Length/Width/Height: 202 / 72.9 / 59.5 in
Turning circle: n/a

4-wheel Brembo disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: magnetic ride control with rear air springs

Traction: StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with traction control

0-60 mph: 6.5 seconds
60-0 mph: n/a
Top Speed: 130 mph

EPA City: 17 mpg
EPA Highway: 26 mpg
Combined MPG: 20 mpg

Seating Capacity: 5
Safety: dual-stage front airbags; driver and front passenger knee and side airbags; rear side airbags; front and rear head curtain side airbags

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