2006 Cadillac Cts
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Least reliable car I've owned

by from Dallas Texas on September 25, 2012

I purchased a 2006 Cadillac CTS with 54,000 miles on it last October. After one month the check engine light came on and after that point it constantly had problems. The gas gauge was faulty and would...
I purchased a 2006 Cadillac CTS with 54,000 miles on it last October. After one month the check engine light came on and after that point it constantly had problems. The gas gauge was faulty and would go from "a half tank" to "a quarter tank" in 10 miles. The car made crazy noises and shook violently in the few days before I got rid of it. I would never advise any one to get one unless you have more than you spent on it to fix it.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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Greatest car i have ever driven

by 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.
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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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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The CTS Rocks!

by from Denver on June 6, 2009

The Sport handling package includes the Xenon HID headlights, and makes seeing at night much easier. Braking is the best, great turning radius, easy to park. Fit and finish seem perfect to me. Great p...
The Sport handling package includes the Xenon HID headlights, and makes seeing at night much easier. Braking is the best, great turning radius, easy to park. Fit and finish seem perfect to me. Great power when needed, and if you are paying attention to your driving habits, mileage is fantastic too. Navigation, XM Radio, memory seats - my dream car. From a late 50's woman driver: This car is so much fun to drive there should almost be "a law against it"! I can't wait to get in it and drive every day. Corners like it's on rails - the most fun car I've had since my new 1974 260Z. Cadillac Certified 6 yr./100,000 mi. warranty is great, and I have the best dealer and service dept. No complaints at all about reliability at 23,000 mi. I wish I owned two!
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

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Quick and fun to drive

by from Lexington, SC on September 13, 2014

Base model, 3.6 liter with 5 speed auto stick, 16 inch rims. Teal in color, looks great with tinted windows. Black leather interior has held up well. Bought the car in Nov. 2012 with 59K miles at abo...
Base model, 3.6 liter with 5 speed auto stick, 16 inch rims. Teal in color, looks great with tinted windows. Black leather interior has held up well. Bought the car in Nov. 2012 with 59K miles at about (retail) book value at the time. Have 120K miles on it now, and have had a few issues: 1. Wiper motor has a bad board, a common issue with the vehicle causing washer fluid to run all the time when using wipers. Poor design... $105 for the board. 2.Right front brake gets a weird pulse at slow speed pulling in parking space sometimes, not always. 3. Rear differential damper bushing rotted away and clunks real hard when putting in drive. Another common issue. Bushing is $26 at dealer, looks to be a pain to replace. 4. Engine light came on when evap canister went bad, under $30 and easy to replace. Love the car otherwise! It is quick and handles awesome on corners and off ramps. No governor either. Rools smooth as can be at 110 mph, tops out over 128, not sure ....yet. Mileage 21-23 mpg all around, mostly highway.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car

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Great looks, power, comfort

by from Pennsylvania on January 16, 2014

Recently purchased a '06 CTS from an Cadillac dealership. Great car, great power and a wonderful. smooth ride. Only mild complaint is the interior doesn't offer much room to store items and glove box ...
Recently purchased a '06 CTS from an Cadillac dealership. Great car, great power and a wonderful. smooth ride. Only mild complaint is the interior doesn't offer much room to store items and glove box is tiny. But, hey, that's nitpicking. Very nice car. Luxury at a fraction of new car price.
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A Shining Example of Excelence

by from Chicago, IL on January 11, 2013

The CTS is a glorious example of what luxury should be. The sharp, angular styling instantly turns heads, and the incredible drivability make it a refined American classic in the making.
The CTS is a glorious example of what luxury should be. The sharp, angular styling instantly turns heads, and the incredible drivability make it a refined American classic in the making.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

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One of the greats!

by from east lansing, mi on August 3, 2014

I've owned 16 cars; four motorcycles of 11 different manufacturers.....this car was bought new and is absolutely one of the very BEST. However, it is NOT for the inexperienced driver/owner...I put 56,...
I've owned 16 cars; four motorcycles of 11 different manufacturers.....this car was bought new and is absolutely one of the very BEST. However, it is NOT for the inexperienced driver/owner...I put 56,000 miles on it in three years...got well over 30mpg when new and enjoyed every mile. If you know how to care for a high performance relatively small engine, you'll enjoy it too.
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Purchased a new car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

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Reliability Issues

by from Hollywood, FL on December 22, 2015

Overcall the car is okay. Nothing spectacular as I thought when I saw it on the road. The wiper motor has a bad board and has been replaced twice. The computer has been replaced as well @ 30K. The int...
Overcall the car is okay. Nothing spectacular as I thought when I saw it on the road. The wiper motor has a bad board and has been replaced twice. The computer has been replaced as well @ 30K. The interior is nothing spectacular and there is no way to integrate an AUX without gutting the driver information center, which is probably the only highlight of the interior other than a roomy backseat. The seats are wide however and are comfy. Acceleration is a tad slow in 2.6L.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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i have seen this car and its worth the money!

by from Chicago on January 18, 2012

i went to visit this car because i wanted to see if it was worth my money. I have always been interested in Cadillac's but this one is by far the best for the price thats offered the interior and exte...
i went to visit this car because i wanted to see if it was worth my money. I have always been interested in Cadillac's but this one is by far the best for the price thats offered the interior and exterior of the vehicle is unscathed. Under the hood is beautiful and in great condition. I would jump on the offer for this car if i didnt already own one!
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

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Most elegant, and stylish car I have owned.

by from Milford DE on December 13, 2009

Outstanding car and fun to drive. It attracts so many looks from other car drivers. I will purchase my second 2006 CTS this week. I already own a 2005 CTS and a 2006 CTS. Our whole family loves these ...
Outstanding car and fun to drive. It attracts so many looks from other car drivers. I will purchase my second 2006 CTS this week. I already own a 2005 CTS and a 2006 CTS. Our whole family loves these cars.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car

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