Cadillac XLR

2006 Cadillac XLR

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  • (4.8) 14 reviews
  • MSRP: $11,155$38,863
  • Body Style: Convertible
  • Engine: 443-hp, 4.4-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • Seats: 2
2006 Cadillac XLR

Our Take on the 2006 Cadillac XLR

Going more than a decade without one, Cadillac added a two-passenger sports car to its lineup for 2004. Named the XLR, the retractable-hardtop coupe gave Cadillac a luxury roadster with a performance-oriented chassis and structure.An all-new 4.6-liter Northstar V-8 went into the XLR. Cadillac pro... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Scant trunk space with top down
  • High sills and low driving position
  • Mundane-appearing instruments

Notable Features

  • Retractable hardtop
  • DVD navigation and entertainment
  • Head-up instrument display
  • Radar-operated adaptive cruise control
  • Magnetic Ride Control
  • New supercharged XLR-V

2006 Cadillac XLR Reviews Expert Reviews

Gazing out over the long, sharp-edged hood of the 2006 Cadillac XLR-V, you might ask: Is this a sports car?Sitting as low as you do in the car's firm leather driver's seat, the answer has to be yes.Yet considering you are at the wheel of nearly 2 tons of steel (and lots of aluminum just to keep from adding even more weight), you have to wonder how it is possible.But then hit the gas -... Read full review for the 2006 Cadillac XLR

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Consumer Reviews


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Definite Head Turner

by A Sandoval from Houston, TEXAS on February 14, 2010

Shopped the Mercedes SL500, Porshe 911, and the new Vette... the XLR is the definite value car among this group. With all the features, styling, and a convertible hard top, you just cannot beat the XL... Read Full Review

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2006 Cadillac XLR Safety Ratings

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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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