Cadillac DTS

2009 Cadillac DTS

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  • (4.8) 16 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,226$17,298
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 18-19
  • Engine: 275-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2009 Cadillac DTS

Our Take on the 2009 Cadillac DTS

The DTS, formerly the DeVille, is a front-wheel-drive alternative in Cadillac's luxury sedan lineup. The DTS competes with the Lincoln MKS, Volvo S80 and Chrysler 300C. The DTS seats five or six.The 2009 DTS has no significant changes versus the 2008 model.The DTS' styling is linear and... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Poor turning radius
  • Unattractive styling

Notable Features

  • Optional blind spot radar
  • Optional speed limit adviser
  • Choice of two Northstar V-8s
  • Six standard airbags
  • Seating for five or six

2009 Cadillac DTS Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.8

Average based on 16 reviews

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Best Cadillac I have ever owned

by Dan from Cumberland R.I. on June 3, 2010

This is my fourth cadillac,Deville & DTS,it is the best and most reliabile yet.It has been a year and hasnt been back yet for maintenance,GM has caught up to the foreign cars.The only improvement they... Read Full Review

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2009 Cadillac DTS Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Cadillac DTS 1SA

Moderate overlap front
G
Side
A

IIHS Ratings

Based on Cadillac DTS 1SA

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
A
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
A
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
A
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
M
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Cadillac DTS 1SA

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Cadillac DTS 1SA

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.

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