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2014 Cadillac CTS 2.0T Premium Collection

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Turbocharged American Sedan

A three-quarter front view of the 2014 Cadillac CTS 2.0T Premium Collection
In short: A luxurious performance-oriented sedan.

2014 Cadillac CTS 2.0T Premium Collection Review

Turbo is a trend again so for its third generation general motors decided to offer a turbo version of the popular Cadillac midsize sedan. With sharp and crisp angles the Cadillac CTS fits well in the line up’s evolution, yet with a tailfin treatment on the rear lights, connecting the design with Cadillac models of yesteryear. Step inside and you’ll be treated by a luxurious jet black and morello red cabin. In premium trim the CTS commands a base price of $62,000 which is significantly more than a base car at $47,000. Drivers are greeted with the CUE (Cadillac User Experience) eight-inch, high-resolution touchscreen with haptic feedback. The the driver awareness system gives the driver vibrating pulses in the seat for all sorts safety alerts. For everyday use the car has ample power and can stop swiftly thanks its robust Brembo brakes. Ride remains smooth and responsive due to the magnetic ride control real-time damping system. If you wonder whether you might fall in love with the car, ours had a red obsession tintcoat robe.

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: $61,800 / As Tested: $65,370

Technical Specifications

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

Engine: 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 with direct injection
Horsepower: 272 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Torque: 295 lb-ft @ 3,000-4,500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Curb weight: 3,735 lbs
Wheelbase: 114.6 in
Length/Width/Height: 195.5 / 72.2 / 57.2 in
Turning circle: n/a

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: MacPherson strut front; multi-link independent rear

Traction: electronic stability control with traction control

0-60 mph: 6 seconds
60-0 mph: 153 ft
Top Speed: 133 mph

EPA City: 20 mpg
EPA Highway: 30 mpg
Combined MPG: 6 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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