2017 Cadillac XTS

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$45,595–$72,695 MSRP range

Key Specs

of the 2017 Cadillac XTS base trim shown

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    17-22 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    304-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
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Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

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
2017 Cadillac XTS exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2017 Cadillac XTS

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

2017 Cadillac XTS Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

What it is: 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 and the V-Sport trim level uses a twin-turbo version of the V-6 that produces 410 hp.
New for 2017
The standard gauge cluster has been revised, and new technology aimed at teen drivers lets parents review their teen's driving behavior, mutes the audio system until the driver and front-seat passenger are wearing their seat belts, and can warn the driver when a predetermined speed is surpassed.
Significant Standard Features

  • 304-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • 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

  • 410-hp, twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6
  • All-wheel drive
  • 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

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What Drivers Are Saying

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Latest Reviews


Awesome vehicle for the money

by Cadillac Owner from Kentucky on March 15, 2018

I upgraded from a DTS to the XTS and I am very happy with the change; the performance of the XTS is less than the DTS because the XTS is a V6 and the DTS is a V*, but I still enjoy the new vehicle Read full review


Great road car

by Irishgolfer from New York on March 10, 2018

I have owned everything, including five BMW's (and still own one). However, at some point in your life, you just want to be comfortable. This car is solid, great on the road, and silent. It's a ... Read full review

Safety & Recalls


The 2017 Cadillac XTS currently has 0 recalls

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