2016 Cadillac XTS

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$45,295

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2016 Cadillac XTS
2016 Cadillac XTS

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Twin-turbo V-6's power, refinement
  • Intuitive transmission on open roads
  • Platinum's luxurious interior
  • Roomy backseat
  • Large trunk

The bad:

  • Unnecessarily firm ride
  • Shift refinement in heavy traffic
  • Rear visibility
  • CUE's lack of physical knobs
  • Backup camera not standard

8 trims

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Notable features

  • Apple CarPlay smartphone mirroring now offered
  • Surround Vision camera system now available
  • OnStar with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Self-parking feature available
  • Many active safety features available

2016 Cadillac XTS review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The five-seat Cadillac XTS full-size luxury sedan is offered with front- or all-wheel drive. A 304-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 is standard, while the Vsport trim level uses a twin-turbo version of the V-6 that produces 410 hp.
New for 2016
A Surround Vision camera system that provides a 360-degree overhead view of the XTS is now included in the available Driver Awareness Package. Cadillac has enhanced its Cadillac User Experience multimedia system to make the available navigation feature easier to use. CUE also now supports Apple CarPlay smartphone mirroring using the system’s dashboard screen. Android Auto capability is due later in the model year. Wireless charging of compatible smartphones is also new, and the Platinum trim level gets a new grille.
Significant Standard Features

  • Adaptive suspension with Magnetic Ride Control
  • Brembo-brand front brakes
  • Leather seats and wood interior trim
  • Xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hot spot (data subscription required)
  • Cadillac User Experience multimedia system with 8-inch touch-screen
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Adaptive headlights and automatic high-beam control
  • Rear-seat entertainment system
  • Head-up display
  • Forward collision warning and automatic braking
  • Blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Safety Alert Seat vibrates to warn driver of an impending safety issue

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.9
  • Reliability 4.6

Most recent consumer reviews

4.9

Most beautiful and luxurious car I've owned.

Very satisfied with the looks, bells and whistles and performance. It's a beauty. Lots of room for passengers CUE is good once you get to know it. I love this car.

5.0

Most Reliable this car

This car met all of my needs. It has plenty of legroom in the front and back, the ride is great compared to other cars I tested.

4.9

Great car for the money

I bought a 2013 Cadillac XTS premium all-wheel drive with the V6. I paid $15,000 for it in 2019 and I have no regrets. The car has great performance Cadillac luxury and comfort. The amenities at technology is great although I am going to end up replacing the Cadillac cue system the heads up display in the digital instrumentation is awesome. Trunk space is adequate not as big as some of the bigger Cadillacs but it's plenty big for me.

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Cadillac
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
48 months/50,000 miles
Corrosion
48 months/50,000 miles
Powertrain
72 months/70,000 miles
Maintenance
48 months/50,000 miles
Roadside assistance
72 months/70,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 years/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
New: 4 years/50,000 miles bumper-to-bumper; CPO: One year/unlimited miles bumper-to-bumper
Powertrain
6 years/100,000 miles (2012-2017 models)
Dealer certification required
172-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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