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Key specs of the base trim
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- Twin-turbo V-6's power, refinement
- Intuitive transmission on open roads
- Platinum's luxurious interior
- Roomy backseat
- Large trunk
- Unnecessarily firm ride
- Shift refinement in heavy traffic
- Rear visibility
- CUE's lack of physical knobs
- Backup camera not standard
New available twin-turbo V-6 engine
New available self-parking feature
New available dual-screen rear entertainment
Front- or all-wheel drive
Many available active-safety features
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What is the 2014 Cadillac XTS?
The 2014 Cadillac XTS is Cadillac's flagship luxury sedan. It competes with the Audi A6, Lexus GS, Lexus LS, Infiniti M37, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Mercedes-Benz S-Class [JB6]and BMW 5 Series. The Cadillac XTS is offered in Base, Luxury, Premium and Platinum trim levels, and the high-performance XTS Vsport is available in Premium and Platinum trims. All-wheel drive is offered in all but the base trim.
What's New on the 2014 Cadillac XTS?
New for 2014, the Vsport edition adds a twin-turbo, 3.6-liter V-6 engine with 410 horsepower. A self-parking system, automatic high-beams, a dual-screen rear entertainment system, and a wood-trimmed rear-seat armrest with radio and sunshade controls are also available.
How Does the 2014 Cadillac XTS Compare to Other Luxury Sedans?
The Audi A6 and Infiniti M37 are both sportier sedans, unless you step up to the Vsport version of the XTS. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Lexus LS offer a smoother ride. The Caddy's interior, however, is just as luxurious as the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Lexus GS.
What Features in the 2014 Cadillac XTS Are Most Important?
The 2014 XTS comes standard with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine that produces 305 hp and runs on regular gas. A 410-hp, twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6 that runs on premium gas comes in the Vsport. All models except the base trim are offered with all-wheel drive. Standard performance features include a six-speed automatic transmission, adaptive suspension with Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo front brakes and rear air springs.
Significant standard features include 19-inch aluminum wheels, xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights, heated side mirrors with integrated turn signals and puddle lamps, a CUE multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen, a choice of two Bose stereos (including a surround-sound system), leather upholstery, a 60/40-split folding rear seat with a lockable pass-through, and dual-zone automatic climate control. Available features include 20-inch aluminum wheels, LED accents, adaptive headlights, a power sunroof, a two-screen rear entertainment system, a heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, and heated rear seats.
Standard safety features include an electronic stability system, all-wheel antilock disc brakes, front and rear side-impact airbags, front knee airbags and side curtain airbags. A safety alert seat, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert, and a backup camera are all available.
Should I Buy the 2014 Cadillac XTS?
The roomy interior, refined materials, advanced technology and responsive handling make the Cadillac XTS a compelling option for many drivers. However, without the upgraded V-6, acceleration is sluggish. In addition, the lack of physical knobs and buttons may annoy some, and a rear-wheel-drive model is a surprising omission. Ultimately, performance fans will want to upgrade to the XTS Vsport or look elsewhere.
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Just excellent, needs a spare tire.
Wonderful car. Attractive inside and out. Wish it had a spare tire. Comfortable, safe, and feels like it could drive itself. Quiet motor and smooth ride. Back seats fold down. Nice large back seat. ... Read full review
worst car I ever owned
cue system in all model Cadillacs the system freezes or screens crack. Cadillac will not repair if out of warranty. Sun roofs wont open. Class action law suit has been filed against Cadillac. Cost ... Read full review
The 2014 Cadillac XTS currently has 4 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test RatingsThe 2014 Cadillac XTS has not been tested.
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