23 reviews
2006 Cadillac CTS
2006 Cadillac CTS
Available Price Range $2,539-$11,211 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 20 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 Cadillac CTS

Our Take

A 210-horsepower, 2.8-liter V-6 replaced the 220-hp, 3.2-liter V-6 in the entry-luxury CTS (Cadillac Touring Sedan) for the 2005 model year. A new six-speed manual became the standard transmission, but a five-speed automatic could be installed.For 2006, the automatic transmission gains Driver Shi... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Control layout
  • Unconventional sharp-edged styling
  • Less refined than European sedans

Notable Features

  • Choice of two V-6s (CTS)
  • Manual or automatic (CTS)
  • Ultra-performance 400-hp CTS-V
  • Chiseled styling theme
  • Six airbags


Our Expert Reviews

A Corvette sedan?Well, that's probably a bit of a stretch, but the Cadillac CTS-V might be about as close as you can get to that in a General Motors car that has four doors and can carry five people and their luggage. Try that in a 'Vette.So for those who might lust for a Corvette, but have to face the realities of family life - specifically, that a two-seat sports car just isn't... Read full review for the 2006 Cadillac CTS

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Consumer Reviews


Average based on 23 reviews

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Greatest car i have ever driven

by Warren G. from Cincinnati oh on September 25, 2011

If you have the choice take the 3.6 with the auto-stick feature. This car is so quiet its scary. Doing 80 mph feels like 40 mph.I have a 2006. Needless to say my next car will be a Cadillac CTS.


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