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2014 Cadillac ELR

At a Glance

Pricing $75,000
Drive Types FWD
Engines 1.4l I4 HEV

Overview Information

The Cadillac ELR is an aggressively styled 2+2 coupe with powertrain technology derived from the Chevrolet Volt. The unique gasoline/electric combination allows electric-only driving for around 35 miles. When the electric range has been exceeded a small 1.4l gas engine is used to extend the driving range to about 300 miles. The ELR is several inches shorter than the CTS coupe with seating for just four passengers. Production begins in late 2013.

What Changed:

The new front-wheel-drive Cadillac ELR is a small coupe with powertrain technology derived from the Chevrolet Volt. The system consists of electric traction motors, a large rechargeable battery and a small displacement four-cylinder engine. The ELR will drive on electricity alone for about 35 miles and then on gasoline/electricity thereafter.

Official Word:

The 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury coupe blends dramatic design and industry-leading extended-range technology to deliver a driving experience that is sporty and environmentally friendly. It represents the first application of Extended Range Electric Vehicle technology by a full-line luxury automotive brand. The ELR delivers on the promise of the Converj Concept on which it is based. The exterior establishes a new, progressive proportion for the brand while the interior introduces a new design theme that will...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
ELR 1.4l I4 HEV (181-bhp) FWD $75,000