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What Changed

The 3.6l V6 is updated for 2012. The new engine produces 318-bhp, an increase of 14-bhp over the previous engine. CTS Models for 2012 wear a distinctive new grille with a more prominent grid.

Comparison to Prior Model

2012 Cadillac CTS 2011 Cadillac CTS
2012 Cadillac CTS 2011 Cadillac CTS
Price Range ($) $35,915 - $63,215 $35,345 - $63,660
Length (in) 191.6 191.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 113.4
Width (in) 72.5 72.5
Height (in) 58.0 58.0
Track (in) 61.8 61.8
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 397.4 397.4
Curb Weight (lbs.) 3851-4255 3845-4255
Legroom Total (in.) 78.3 78.3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98.3 98.3
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 13.6 13.6
Driven Wheels
  • RWD
  • AWD
  • RWD
  • AWD
Engines
  • 3.0l V6 (270-bhp)
  • 3.6l V6 (318-bhp)
  • 6.2l V8 S (556-bhp)
  • 3.0l V6 (270-bhp)
  • 3.6l V6 (304-bhp)
  • 6.2l V8 S (556-bhp)
Transmissions A6, M6 A6, M6
City MPG 12-18 12-18
Highway MPG 18-27 18-27
Combined MPG 15-22 15-22
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