Price Range (MSRP): $34,595 (ATS) to $85,595 (CTS-V)
Once considered “The Standard of the World,” Cadillac has long-held the mantle as GM’s luxury division. This year, the updated Cadillac CUE multimedia system makes its way across select vehicles in the lineup. It comes with standard Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility and built-in 4G LTE connectivity with a Wi-Fi hotspot (subscription required).
Those looking to join the Cadillac members club can start with the entry-level ATS, which comes as a compact 4-door sedan or 2-door coupe. It has 4-cylinder and V-6 engine options.
Both the coupe and sedan body styles have higher-performance, turbocharged ATS-V versions as well.
Moving up in size, the CTS is a high-end, mid-size sedan that has the more mature driver in mind. It is powered by a standard 269-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive (RWD) comes standard, while all-wheel drive (AWD) is optional.
The CTS-V has a staggering 640-hp, supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 mated to the 8-speed automatic that produces 630 pounds-feet of torque.
The full-size XTS sedan offers sophisticated style and plenty of power. The V-Sport trim levels of the XTS come with a 410-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V-6.
Capping off Cadillac’s selection of fine sedans is the flagship CT6, which stands for Cadillac Touring 6. A new plug-in hybrid version of the CT6 is expected to offer around 30 miles of all-electric range before a turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine kicks on. The system uses an 18.4-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack, and total system output is an estimated 335 horsepower.
Replacing the old SRX is the all-new XT5 mid-size crossover that seats 5 passengers. Maximum cargo capacity is 63 cubic feet. It debuts a new 310-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 paired to a 6-speed automatic and front- or all-wheel drive. utilizes a “twin-clutch” design for the all-wheel drive system that allows torque power to be transferred to either the front or rear wheels.
Both the Escalade and Escalade ESV are powered by a standard 420-hp, 6.2-liter V-8 mated to an 8-speed automatic. RWD is standard, while 4-wheel drive (4WD) is also available. Maximum towing capacity is 8,300 pounds.
The wheelbase of the Escalade ESV is 14-inches longer than the regular Escalade. Cargo room is nearly tripled, while the third row has more legroom.