Comparison - Cadillac CT6 Platinum 2018 - vs - Cadillac CTS-V 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
84,295
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
86,295
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
19.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
BLACK RAVEN
#242021
CRYSTAL WHITE
#F7F7F7
PHANTOM GRAY METALLIC
#494A4E
RED OBSESSION
#A00012
SATIN STEEL METALLIC
#858A90
VECTOR BLUE METALLIC
#005EA9

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 has the style and performance to match its German rivals, but is the brand there yet?

Pros
Handsome design
Inexpensive base model
Spacious rear compartment
Capable handling
31-mile plug-in hybrid range

Cons
Firm ride, all the time
Missing a few luxury amenities
Driver's seat won't suit some
No V-8, but who will want a 2.0-liter four?
Can Cadillac market a plug-in hybrid?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 ranked #4 in Luxury Large Cars. Currently the Cadillac CT6 has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 21 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Three powerful engine options
Good fuel economy with base engine
Two rows of spacious seats

Cons
Undersized trunk
Finicky touch screen

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 can best be described as a full-size luxury sedan, but it's priced like a midsize. If you like the idea of a spacious and upscale luxury sedan with a little Detroit attitude, this Cadillac fits the bill.

PROS
Plenty of rear passenger space for adults
Engaging driving experience for a large luxury sedan
Priced less than many competing sedans

CONS
Lacks the cosseting ride quality offered by competitors
Virtually no unique customizability compared to rivals
No V8 engine offered

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Cadillac CTS-V scorches the earth, and leaves the E63 and RS7 with some burn marks.

Pros
Shocking acceleration
Beautifully composed at speed
Lively, connected steering
Brilliantly balanced

Cons
Brash looks aren’t for everyone
Poor IIHS crash-test scores
Back seat lacks rivals’ space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2018, the CTS-V gains an updated infotainment system interface and two USB charge ports for the rear passengers.

PROS
One of the most powerful sedans on the road
Far cheaper than comparably powered performance sedans
Ultra-sophisticated suspension delivers world-class ride and handling
Superior support from optional sport seats

CONS
Ride may be too rough for some
Tech interface may frustrate
Small trunk
Less luxurious cabin than those of competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Distinctive exterior styling
Powerful, high-tech engines
Stylish interior design
Interior materials quality

Cons
Backseat headroom is tight
CUE system's learning curve
Rear visibility
Small trunk

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
21.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
6.20L
Torque: 
284ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
630ft-lbs
at 3 600rpm
Horsepower: 
335hp
at 6 800rpm
640hp
at 6 400rpm
Turning Circle: 
40.30Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
overhead valves (OHV)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Automatic Parking Assist
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
204.10in
197.60in
Width: 
74.00in
72.20in
Height: 
58.00in
57.20in
Wheel Base: 
122.40in
114.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.20
40.40
Front Hip Room: 
55.90in
53.80in
Front Leg Room: 
46.40in
45.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
56.90in
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
37.50
Rear Hip Room: 
53.50in
53.30in
Rear leg room: 
40.40in
35.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.20in
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
15.30cu.ft
13.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.30cu.ft
13.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4280.00lbs
4141.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
16 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
16 -Way Power Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
16 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
16 -Way Power Driver Seat
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Dual Ventilation
Reclining Rear Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding With Storage And Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Sun Sensor
Four Zone Climate Control
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
34 Total Speakers
Audio/Video Remote Control Remote Control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
13 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.5 In
19 X 10.0 In
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Cornering Lights
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation

Options

Packages: 
Advanced Security Package
Carbon Fiber Package
All-Weather Mat Protection Package
Winter Protection Package
Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
20" Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
Exterior Accent Package
Tire Inflator
20" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Flushmount Rear Spoiler
Front License Plate Mounting Package
CTS-V-Series Outdoor Vehicle Cover
19" X 9.5" Front And 19" X 10" Rear After Midnight Premium Painted Finish Alloy Wheels
Black Chrome V-Series Grille
Base Splitter
Wheel Locks
19" X 9.5" Front And 19" X 10.0" Rear Polished Wheels
Red Brembo Calipers
Front License Plate Mounting Package
UltraView Sunroof
No Splitter
Dark Gold Brembo Calipers
Interior Options: 
Cadillac Edition First Aid Kit
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Highway Safety Kit
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Recaro Performance Seats
Sueded Microfiber Steering Wheel
Cabin Filter
Premium All-Weather Cargo Mat
Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Performance Data And Video Recorder
Premium V-Series Logo Carpeted Floor Mats