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2008 Cadillac CTS Consumer Reviews

4.5
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Very Nice, but very SMALL

by from Cincinnati, OH on June 11, 2010

This is a great car for comuting but for a family or business it is just too small. Love driving it by myself and the AWD is great in the snow.
This is a great car for comuting but for a family or business it is just too small. Love driving it by myself and the AWD is great in the snow.
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A Beautiful Car

by from Round Rock, TX on February 25, 2011

I bought the car with 23K miles and have only added about 1000. I love the way it looks and handles. Performance and fuel mileage are quite adequate with the base 3.6. I really like the performance su...
I bought the car with 23K miles and have only added about 1000. I love the way it looks and handles. Performance and fuel mileage are quite adequate with the base 3.6. I really like the performance suspension and 18" wheels and I love the six speed automatic.. I added the spare tire for security. I probably won't stay with the Run-Flat tires when it comes time to replace. The driver's seat is a little too firm. It had a rattle in the shifter and one in the rear deck but they were resolved. I just received a recall to recalibrate the oil life sensor due to timing chain wear, but I don't let it tell me when to change oil, I like the 3000 mile intervals. Would I recommend this car to a friend, Absolutely!
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Best Car On The Market

by from Simi Valley on April 18, 2011

Absolutely fabulous car. There are so many extras on this car I would have never expected. It has rain sensing windshield wipers, automatic lights, ipod integration. There are so many great features, ...
Absolutely fabulous car. There are so many extras on this car I would have never expected. It has rain sensing windshield wipers, automatic lights, ipod integration. There are so many great features, I love the sleek dash and the speedometer has the option of having it show digitally on the screen where the specs show up. It rides like a dream the seats are so comfortable and the back seat is surprisingly roomy. The trunk is huge and will fit everything you need. I'm in love with this car a huge leap up from my Scion TC. I am a young girl that drives this car I would pick this over a BMW or Mercedes.
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Uses car for Just getting around

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Satisfaction Plus

by from Lexington, KY on April 4, 2011

After doing a three-month research of this vehicular, I had a chance to test drive this car one day during my lunch and it was the most love I ever felt for a cars performance and features. I will alw...
After doing a three-month research of this vehicular, I had a chance to test drive this car one day during my lunch and it was the most love I ever felt for a cars performance and features. I will always recommend a Cadillac CTS to anyone who wants a quality car that owns the road and holds its value.
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Uses car for Having fun

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American Contender

by from Crosby,TX on July 13, 2008

After considering the Mercedes C350, Lexus IS350, Infinity G37S, and the BMW 5 Series, my wife and I decided on the 2008 CTS. The ride, the looks, the interior ergonomics and options were great. The q...
After considering the Mercedes C350, Lexus IS350, Infinity G37S, and the BMW 5 Series, my wife and I decided on the 2008 CTS. The ride, the looks, the interior ergonomics and options were great. The quality of fit and trim, along with the value of the available features, trumped the competition. We decided that we wanted a vehicle that did not look like anything else on the road and this 2008 CTS does just that with the looks it commands from passersby. It truly is a car that "turns us on when we turn it on"! When the two of us are riding in the CTS, the Ultraview Roof - the individual contoured heated and vented seats - encapsulating cockpit design - and the ambient lighting at night, gives us the feeling of riding along in our own personal individualized luxury compartments. GM got this one right and now "we feel as if we have arrived " in a true American Contender!
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An American Car Finally Nailed It!

by from Southern California, CA on September 19, 2007

When I heard that the 2008 CTS was being completely remodled last year, I couldn't wait. Back in March of this year it was announced it was going to be available in SoCal in late Aug. I bought mine 3 ...
When I heard that the 2008 CTS was being completely remodled last year, I couldn't wait. Back in March of this year it was announced it was going to be available in SoCal in late Aug. I bought mine 3 weeks ago and it was only 2hrs off the truck when we saw it. I traded in my Lexus and the two don't come close. The CTS is an absolute thrill to drive. Tap on the gas and it just wants to go. Accelleration is very impressive. Overall performance is absolutely first rate. The cornering and roadfeel on surface streets and the freeway easily match BMW and Mercedes. It has the performance of the top German performance luxury lines with a better interior. The styling is very detailed and each space and transition is well thought out. Very comfortable and edgey at the same time. I have owned several of it's competitors and the 2008 CTS is by far the most exciting car I have ever owned.
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the most fun car I have ever owned

by from Florida on November 28, 2007

I am going to be short and sweet. My prevvious cars were all imports: nissan 240sx, honda accord 2000 coupe, honda sedan 2002 and last my beloved honda coupe V6 2004. After being car shopping for abou...
I am going to be short and sweet. My prevvious cars were all imports: nissan 240sx, honda accord 2000 coupe, honda sedan 2002 and last my beloved honda coupe V6 2004. After being car shopping for about 1 month decided to get the new CTS. I test drove the honda accord coupe 2008, 335 bmw, infinity g37 and liked them all, but when I took a test drive on the new CTS found myself laughing the whole time, it was really that fun. Every day I find a new unexpected feature on this car. I am 32 years old and never could imagine myself driving a cadillac;you will not find wood on my dash instead u will find carbon fiber and pseudoaluminum, this aint daddys caddy, great balance between luxury and sport. Oh by the way I got 18 inch wheels, 40gig hard drive, satellite radio and sport performance package, who knows maybe I will take it to the track one of these days, will see. My theory is : If u drive it u will buy it PERIOD.
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Great Car!

by from Philly, Pa. on January 17, 2011

The CTS is a solid, great looking car. I have had no problems with it and the dealership treats me great every time I come in to have it serviced. The Cadilla brand is back!
The CTS is a solid, great looking car. I have had no problems with it and the dealership treats me great every time I come in to have it serviced. The Cadilla brand is back!
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MOST LUXURIOUS CAR I'VE EVER OWNED

by from LOUISIANA on April 16, 2011

LOVE MY CADILLAC. NEVER HAD ONE BEFORE AND IT IS WONDERFUL. IT'S THE MOST LUXURIOUS CAR I'VE EVER OWNED AND HAS ALL THE FEATURES I WANTED EXCEPT A NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM.
LOVE MY CADILLAC. NEVER HAD ONE BEFORE AND IT IS WONDERFUL. IT'S THE MOST LUXURIOUS CAR I'VE EVER OWNED AND HAS ALL THE FEATURES I WANTED EXCEPT A NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM.
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best car for the money

by from Anoka MN on March 28, 2009

I traded my 05 Cadillac CTS with 168,800 miles not worth much it was used on sales, excellent car very reliable, the 08 is about the best looking car on the road in a long time, I used to have a Lexus...
I traded my 05 Cadillac CTS with 168,800 miles not worth much it was used on sales, excellent car very reliable, the 08 is about the best looking car on the road in a long time, I used to have a Lexus but I was not impressed with the mechanical issues, I love the Caddy lower prive better looking, now at 29,000 miles in 1 year it runs perfect and good MPG great car.
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