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What Changed

Cadillac's roadster is updated for 2009 with new front/rear fascias and side vents. The domed hood from the XLR-V is used on all models. Inside the XLR gets a new Alcantara headliner and leather for the upper instrument panel. The interior features other minor changes to material finishes. The XLR lineup consists of only the XLR Platinum and the XLR-V for 2009.

Comparison to Prior Model

2009 Cadillac XLR 2008 Cadillac XLR
2009 Cadillac XLR 2008 Cadillac XLR
Price Range ($) $85,360 - $104,360 $80,650 - $99,160
Length (in) 177.7 177.7
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 105.7
Width (in) 72.3 72.3
Height (in) 50.4 50.4
Track (in) 62.2
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 322.4
Curb Weight (lbs.) 3804 3647-3810
Legroom Total (in.) 42.6 42.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 50.3 50.3
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 4.4 4.4
Driven Wheels
  • RWD
  • RWD
Engines
  • 4.4l V8 S (443-bhp)
  • 4.6l V8 (320-bhp)
  • 4.4l V8 (443-bhp)
  • 4.6l V8 (320-bhp)
Transmissions A6 A6
City MPG 14-15 14-15
Highway MPG 21-24 21-24
Combined MPG 17-19 17-19
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