Cadillac CTS

2010 Cadillac CTS

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  • (4.5) 46 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,833$22,269
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 16
  • Engine: 556-hp, 6.2-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD
2010 Cadillac CTS

Our Take on the 2010 Cadillac CTS

Redesigned for the 2008 model year, the Cadillac CTS kept everything that was good about its first-generation model and seemed to improve on what wasn't — and not just a little. It competes with entry-level sport sedans such as the BMW 3 Series and Infiniti G37.New for 2010 is a wagon... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Front-seat comfort
  • Few standard features for a luxury car
  • Backseat headroom
  • Clunky manual gearshift
  • No backup camera
  • Poorly executed panoramic moonroof

Notable Features

  • New wagon version
  • New 3.0-liter base V-6
  • Optional AWD
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • 556-hp CTS-V

2010 Cadillac CTS Reviews Expert Reviews

Cadillac hates to call the CTS sedan the brand's flagship.That name lacks the prestige it once held. Flagships nowadays are more than the biggest and most expensive cars in any brand's lineup. They are the spirit of a brand, which is not always tied to the highest sticker price.Cadillac refers to the CTS sedan as its centerpiece vehicle, which is probably more appropriate.It's th... Read full review for the 2010 Cadillac CTS

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2010 CTS AWD

by Chicago Caddy from Chicago, IL on September 12, 2011

This car is great. I have owned both an Audi A6 and a Mercedes C230 sport sedan. I did hours and hours of research on the internet before I bought the 2010 CTS luxury package AWD. It is a great car fo... Read Full Review

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2010 Cadillac CTS Safety Ratings

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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,900 per year.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.


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