2016 Cadillac XTS

2016 Cadillac XTS

2016 Cadillac XTS


Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 18 mpg City, 28 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 3.6L Gas V6, 304 HP
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 5
  • Doors: 4

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  • Basic Warranty: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 6 Years / 70,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 6 Years / 70,000 Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

NHTSA Crash Test Rating

  • Frontal Driver: 5 stars
  • Frontal Passenger: 5 stars
  • Side Driver: 5 stars
  • Side Passenger: 5 stars
  • Rollover Rating: 4 stars

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) provides consumers with vehicle safety information based on independent testing, primarily front and side crash rating results, and more recently rollover ratings, to aid consumers in their vehicle purchase decisions.

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Specifications for 2016 Cadillac XTS

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system
    • Traction control, all-speed brake and engine controlled
    • Daytime Running Lamps
    • Air bags, dual-stage frontal, side impact, knee and head curtain side impact for driver and front passenger, head curtain and seat side impact for outboard rear passengers (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
    • Air bag, Passenger Sensing System, front passenger seat (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
    • OnStar Guidance plan for 1 year including Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Roadside Assistance, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Advanced Diagnostics and more (trial excludes Hands-Free Calling) (Visit www.onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services may vary by model and conditions.)
    • OnStar Basic plan for 5 years including limited RemoteLink mobile app services, Advanced Diagnostics and Dealer Maintenance Notification (Basic Plan available for 5 years from the date of vehicle delivery, and is transferable. Does not include Emergency, Security or Navigation services.)
    • Automatic Crash Response
    • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
    • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
    • Rear Park Assist
    • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger
    • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions with outboard comfort guides all seating positions with outboard comfort guides
    • Door locks, rear child security
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Entertainment Features
    • Cadillac CUE Information and Media Control System AM/FM stereo with 8" diagonal color information display, USB ports, auxiliary input jack, Natural Voice Recognition and Phone Integration for Apple CarPlay capability for compatible phone (Includes (UQA) Bose premium 8-speaker system.)
    • Audio system feature, Bose premium 8-speaker system with amplifier
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2016 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month All Access trial subscription with over 150 channels including commercial-free music, plus sports, news and entertainment. Plus listening on the app and online is included, so you will hear the best SiriusXM has to offer, anywhere life takes you. Welcome to the world of SiriusXM. (IMPORTANT: The SiriusXM Satellite Radio trial package is not provided on vehicles that are ordered for Fleet Daily Rental ("FDR") use. If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates. Fees and taxes apply. To cancel you must call us at 1-866-635-2349. See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. All fees and programming subject to change.)
    • Active Noise Cancellation
    • NavTraffic Avoid congestion before you reach it by enhancing your vehicle's navigation or entertainment system with NavTraffic. With detailed information on traffic speed, accidents, construction, road closures and more, you will get to your destination faster and more easily than ever before. (SiriusXM Satellite Radio and NavTraffic subscriptions are sold separately or as a package after trial period. If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates. Fees and taxes apply. To cancel you must call us at 1-866-635-2349. See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. All fees and programming subject to change. NavTraffic available only in select markets. For more information, see www.siriusxm.com/navtraffic.)
    • Cadillac CUE Information and Media Control System 8" display, featuring touch response, haptic feedback, gesture recognition, proximity sensing, articulating storage door/bin, clock display and compass feature
    • Bluetooth for phone, streaming audio for music and select phones
    • OnStar with 4G LTE and built-in Wi-Fi hotspot to connect to the internet at 4G LTE speeds, includes 3GB or 3 months OnStar Data Trial (whichever comes first) (Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi requires compatible mobile devices, active OnStar subscription and data plan after trial.)
  • Exterior Features
    • Wheels, 19" x 8.5" (48.3 cm x 21.6 cm) aluminum with premium paint and chrome inserts
    • Tires, P245/45R19 all-season, blackwall
    • Tire Inflator Kit
    • Antenna, roof-mounted
    • Moldings, bodyside
    • Grille, Sport
    • Headlamps, high intensity discharge Xenon, windshield wiper-activated with Twilight Sentinel and night-time flash-to-pass feature
    • Lamp, LED center high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL)
    • Glass, Solar-Ray, light-tinted
    • Glass, laminated front-side, theft-deterrent
    • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual folding, body-color with turn signal indicators and puddle lamps
    • Wipers, front intermittent, structureless blades
    • Fueling system, capless
  • Interior Features
    • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors
    • Lighting, illuminated entry and courtesy
    • Seats, front bucket, 8-way power driver and front passenger seat adjusters with 4 way manual head restraint adjust
    • Seat trim, mini-perforated inserts, leather seating surfaces
    • Seat adjuster, driver 4-way power lumbar control
    • Seat adjuster, front passenger 4-way power lumbar control
    • Seat, rear 60/40 split-folding, with lockable rear pass-through
    • Head restraints
    • Console, center with storage bins storage tray, dual hidden cup holders, USB ports and auxiliary jack
    • Floor mats, carpeted front
    • Floor mats, carpeted rear
    • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped with wood accents includes tap-up/tap-down controls
    • Steering column, power tilt and telescoping
    • Driver Information Center includes driver personalization, warning messages and vehicle information
    • Gauge cluster includes color Driver Information Center
    • Windows, power, all 4 with Express-Up/Down includes rear passenger lockout
    • Retained accessory power audio system, mirrors, power windows, sunroof and climate control remain operational after ignition is switched off for 10 minutes or until a door is opened
    • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
    • Keyless Access, passive entry
    • Keyless start, push button
    • Adaptive Remote Start
    • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
    • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
    • Wireless Charging
    • Trunk release, power
    • Theft-deterrent system, unauthorized entry
    • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle immobilizer
    • Remote panic alarm
    • Climate control, dual-zone automatic with individual climate settings for driver and front passenger
    • Sensor, automatic air circulation/air quality
    • Defogger, rear-window, electric with heated outside rearview mirrors
    • Wood trim, authentic
    • Glovebox, lockable
    • Shift lever, leather-wrapped
    • Map pockets, front and rear doors and front seatbacks
    • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Mechanical Features
    • Engine, 3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT (304 hp [226 kW] @ 6800 rpm, 264 lb-ft of torque [355 N-m] @ 5300 rpm)
    • Transmission, 6-speed automatic electronically controlled, FWD
    • Drivetrain, front-wheel drive
    • Battery, maintenance free with rundown protection
    • Alternator, 170 amps
    • Suspension, front, HiPer Strut
    • Suspension, rear, independent linked H-arm
    • Magnetic Ride Control, dual-mode
    • Automatic level control, rear air springs
    • Steering, power, variable assist, electric
    • Axle, 2.77 final drive ratio
    • Brakes, front Brembo, antilock, disc 4-wheel
    • Brakes, DuraLife rotors
    • Brake, parking, electronic
    • Exhaust, dual stainless-steel with hidden, turned-down tips

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake Type - Pwr
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13.6 x 1.2
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.4 x 0.9
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Trunk Volume (ft³) - 18.0
  • Cooling System Features
    • Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 9.9
  • Electrical Features
    • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
    • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 170
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Order Code - LFX
    • Engine Type - Gas V6
    • Displacement - 3.6L/217
    • Fuel System - Direct Injection
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 304 @ 6800
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 264 @ 5300
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 111.70
    • Length, Overall (in) - 202.00
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 72.90
    • Height, Overall (in) - 59.10
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 61.70
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 62.00
    • Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
    • Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 19
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 5
    • Passenger Volume (ft³) - 104.2
    • Front Head Room (in) - 39.00
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 42.10
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 57.90
    • Front Hip Room (in) - 55.10
    • Second Head Room (in) - 37.80
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 40.00
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 56.30
    • Second Hip Room (in) - 54.30
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 22
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 18
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 28
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Pwr Rack & Pinion
    • Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.3
    • Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.64
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 38.7
    • Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - N/A
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Cadillac XTS
    • Body Style - Sedan
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - HiPer Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Linked H-arm
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Air Springs
    • Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
    • Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
    • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
    • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Order Code - Q2B
    • Rear Tire Order Code - Q2B
    • Front Tire Size - P245/45R19
    • Rear Tire Size - P245/45R19
  • Trailering Features
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
    • Trans Order Code - M7W
    • Trans Type - 6
    • Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/Manual Shift
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.48
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.87
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.84
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 1.41
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
    • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.74
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 2.88
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 2.77
  • Vehicle Features
    • EPA Classification - Large Cars
    • Number of Passenger Doors - 4
    • EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 5
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.0
  • Weight Information Features
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4006
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 19 x 8.5
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 19 x 8.5
    • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Spare Wheel Material - Aluminum

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Until performance-oriented models took precedence, full-size sedans served as the solid pillars of the Cadillac lineup. Introduced for 2013, the Cadillac XTS is the largest sedan in the group. Considered a step up from Cadillac’s ATS and CTS sports sedans, the Cadillac XTS is about comfort, refinement and capabilities.

Drivers get ample passenger room with the Cadillac XTS. Backseat space qualifies as massive, topping that of most similar-size sedans. Occupants enjoy abundant headroom and bountiful leg space, within a quiet and refined four-door. Compared against such rivals as the Audi A6 and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Cadillac scores well in technology and available features.

Changes are modest for 2016. The 2016 Cadillac XTS is distinguished by revised grilles, integration with Apple CarPlay, and wireless smartphone charging. A Surround Vision camera is newly available.

Two 3.6-liter V6 engines are available. Smooth and predictable, the base engine sends 305 horsepower to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Buyers of upper-level models who prefer more get-up-and-go can select a Vsport twin-turbocharged version of the V6, whipping up 410 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque.

Plenty of safety features are available, though you have to purchase an option group to get the most advanced items. One of them can apply brakes automatically, when sensors detect trouble, bringing the car to a halt from up to about 20 mph.

Also on the technical front, 4G LTE connectivity with GM’s OnStar can create an in-car wi-fi network. All XTS sedans have CUE (Cadillac User Experience), with an eight-inch capacitive touchscreen (similar to an iPad) at the center of the instrument panel. Few actual buttons exist; nearly everything is done on-screen.

Fuel economy is about on par, considering the XTS’s size. The Environmental Protection Agency estimated the base front-drive model at 18/22 mpg City/Highway, dropping to 17/26 mpg with all-wheel drive. Picking a Vsport engine lowers the estimates to 16/23 mpg.

Cadillac’s XTS has earned good scores in crash testing, with a five-star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) deems XTS Good, its highest rating.


The 2016 Cadillac XTS comes in standard, Luxury, Premium, and Platinum trim. Each can be fitted with the 305-horsepower base engine, but Premium and Platinum versions can get the 410-horsepower Vsport twin-turbo V6, with all-wheel drive. Vsport models get a unique grille.

The 2016 Cadillac XTS ($45,295) comes with front-wheel drive, 305-horsepower V6, and 6-speed automatic transmission. The Premium Collection ($55,705) upgrades with navigation, premium audio, adaptive forward lighting, reconfigurable gauges, larger wheels, automatic headlights, illuminating door handles, and rain-sensing wipers. Platinum Collection ($64,550) adds soft Opus leather seating with perforated inserts, along with a microfiber sueded headliner. Twin 22-way power front seats offer heating, cooling, and massaging. Wood trim decorates the steering wheel, console, instrument panel, and door panels.

Platinum models can get a Driver Awareness package that includes Forward Collision Alert, Lane Keep Assist, 360-degree surround-view cameras, and blind-spot monitoring. GM’s Safety Alert Seat vibrates on one or both sides to signal potential dangers, such as veering over a lane divider. Also available is Automatic Parking Assist, which can steer the car into a parking space.


Topped by a softly arched roofline, set above smooth, uncluttered bodysides, the XTS comes across as an expertly crafted mixture of sharp angles, creases, and curves. The end result is a clean-looking profile, integrating just enough subtle verve to give the XTS a distinctive, clearly Cadillac appearance. In fact, today’s XTS is a contemporary rendition of the Art & Science design theme devised more than a decade ago. Grilles have been revised for 2016.


Overall and in their individual elements, the instrument panel and trim within the Cadillac XTS show off the latest interior trends from General Motors. At the same time, the XTS interior differs from that of any other GM vehicle. Smoothly contoured and somewhat soft in detailing, the swooping dashboard is highlighted by neatly beveled metallic trim elements.

Materials are high in quality, including wood trim, numerous soft-touch surfaces, and leather-wrapped instrument panels. Fit and finish rank as excellent, demonstrating subtle luxury.

Space is ample for four adults; or for five, if one is a little smaller. Occupants sit a bit higher than in other big luxury sedans, which translates to excellent all-around visibility. On the down side, front-seat support trails some competitors. In back, however, passenger space is considerably greater.

With gouged-out portions of the rear headliner delivering increased headroom, six-footers and beyond won’t be disappointed. Though the seats are not similarly contoured, the center rear position is better than in many cars.

Active noise cancellation helps keep the cockpit quiet. Unfortunately, the CUE setup remains troublesome, sometimes jumping around during crucial steps while using navigation. However, screen scrolling is smooth and problem-free. Live-traffic features operate flawlessly.

Driving Impressions

Acceleration with the base engine is slightly slow when starting off, while the Vsport V6 feels closer to the energetic nature of a V8. Closer to highway speeds, you can expect a rather exhilarating reaction when pushing the pedal of a Vsport.

Courtesy of a nicely tuned suspension and MagneRide magnetic ride control, you can expect a well-composed ride: somewhat firm, yet largely absorbent. Adjustable dampers automatically alter the ride so the XTS soaks up most surface flaws, including patches of broken-up pavement.

Overall, responses to steering inputs are crisper than in some comfort-focused automobiles. Any model demonstrates excellent road manners and a sense of nimbleness, as well as a satisfying connection to the pavement surface. Despite its two-ton bulk, an XTS doesn’t even feel especially heavy. Cornering is flat, with little sense of inability to cope, though hard braking can yield quite a bit of nosedive.


Benefits of an XTS reach beyond interior space and comfort. Although an XTS is rather expensive, it’s more agile than its size might suggest. With the Vsport engine, the largest Cadillac is also more energetic than it might appear. Overall, this Cadillac qualifies as a reasonably strong value in its class.

Driving impressions by Marty Padgett, The Car Connection. James M. Flammang contributed to this report.

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Customer incentives are also commonly known as customer cash or bonus incentives. These incentives are offered by manufacturers as a way of enticing buyers into purchasing a vehicle.


Note: Dealer Invoice amount might not be the amount that the dealer paid to the manufacturer

Dealer Invoice price may or may not bear close relation to a dealer’s actual cost for the vehicle. In some cases, a cost for a vehicle may be significantly less than the invoice price originally paid for the vehicle. Any difference between invoice price and the dealer’s final cost may be caused by many factors including factory refunds, rebates, allowances, or incentives which the manufacturer or distributor may provide to the dealer.

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