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2008 Cadillac CTS

At a Glance

Pricing $32,745 - $45,110
Drive Types RWD, AWD
Engines 3.6l V6
Transmissions A6, M6
Fuel Economy 16-18 (city), 25-26 (highway)

Overview Information

This new low slung CTS is a serious sports sedan that requires no apologies. The fresh interior design is complemented with high quality materials. Engine choices include two versions of the 3.6L V-6 (263-bhp and 304-bhp). To get the extra 41-bhp, the 3.6L features direct fuel injection and a 11.4:1 compression ratio. Transmission choices include a 6-speed manual or automatic. Optional AWD and a limited-slip differential provide additional traction. Standard 17-inch alloy wheels can be upgraded to 18-inch alloys. Optional summer performance tires are available with the 18-inch wheels. The CTS has a wide array of option packages that can easily add up to $12,000 to the base price.

What Changed:

The all-new Cadillac CTS improves upon its predecessor with new styling and slightly larger proportions. The standard 3.6L V6 produces 263-hp, but an optional direct injection version produces 304-hp. Offered in both RWD and AWD models, all are equipped with a standard six-speed automatic. The CTS-V model is temporarily unavailable and will reappear for the 2009 model year.

Official Word:

Cadillac's recent and historic resurgence has brought it back to the top tier of luxury auto brands, but it was only the beginning. The next epoch in Cadillac's renaissance begins with the all-new 2008 CTS - the next generation of the popular luxury sport sedan that is intended to challenge the world's best. Designers and engineers focused not only on the overall package, but on the myriad of details that would allow the CTS to transcend...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
CTS 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) M6 RWD 16/25/20 $32,745
CTS 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) A6 RWD 18/26/22 $34,045
CTS 3.6L DI 3.6l V6 (304-bhp) A6 RWD 17/26/21 $35,045
CTS 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) A6 AWD 17/25/21 $35,945
CTS 3.6L DI 3.6l V6 (304-bhp) A6 AWD 17/26/21 $36,945
CTS Luxury 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) M6 RWD 16/25/20 $35,345
CTS Luxury 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) A6 RWD 18/26/22 $36,645
CTS 3.6L DI Luxury 3.6l V6 (304-bhp) A6 RWD 17/26/21 $37,645
CTS Luxury 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) A6 AWD 17/25/21 $38,545
CTS 3.6L DI Luxury 3.6l V6 (304-bhp) A6 AWD 17/26/21 $39,545
CTS Performance 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) M6 RWD 16/25/20 $36,045
CTS Performance 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) A6 RWD 18/26/22 $37,345
CTS 3.6L DI Performance 3.6l V6 (304-bhp) A6 RWD 17/26/21 $38,345
CTS Performance 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) A6 AWD 17/25/21 $39,245
CTS 3.6L DI Performance 3.6l V6 (304-bhp) A6 AWD 17/26/21 $40,245
CTS Premium Luxury 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) M6 RWD 16/25/20 $40,910
CTS Premium Luxury 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) A6 RWD 18/26/22 $42,210
CTS 3.6L DI Premium Luxury 3.6l V6 (304-bhp) A6 RWD 17/26/21 $43,210
CTS Premium Luxury 3.6l V6 (263-bhp) A6 AWD 17/25/21 $44,110
CTS 3.6L DI Premium Luxury 3.6l V6 (304-bhp) A6 AWD 17/26/21 $45,110