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14 of 16 (87%) customers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.
2014 Cadillac XTS Overview
The XTS is Cadillac's flagship sedan. It's sized and priced to compete in the heart of the luxury market against import sedans like the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, Lexus GS and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The XTS seats five and is available with front- or all-wheel drive.
New for 2014
Cadillac ups the performance ante for the XTS second model year with the addition of an available twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6 engine rated at 410 horsepower — 105 hp more than the base V-6. Headlights that automatically turn the high beams on and off as needed are newly available, as is a self-parking feature that automatically steers the car into a parallel parking space while the driver operates the gear selector and pedals. A dual-screen rear-seat entertainment system is also now available, and the rear-seat armrest features wood trim and radio and sunshade controls, when equipped.
The XTS features xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights; available adaptive headlights, heated side mirrors with integrated turn signals and puddle lamps, and standard 19-inch aluminum wheels with 20-inch aluminum wheels available. LED accents and power sunroof available.
On the inside, dual-zone automatic climate control, CUE multimedia system with 8-inch touch-screen, leather upholstery, and 60/40-split folding rear seat with lockable pass-through all come standard. Additional options include Bose stereos, including a surround-sound system, rear entertainment system with two screens that can play DVDs and Blu-Ray discs, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and heated steering wheel. The trunk offers 18-cubic feet of storage.
Under the Hood
The XTS is powered by a 305-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that runs on regular gas, additionally, a 410-hp, twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6 that runs on premium gas is available with both fitted with a six-speed automatic transmission. Rear air springs and Brembo-brand front brakes both come standard. Front- or all-wheel drive available, as well as adaptive suspension featuring Magnetic Ride Control.
The XTS features a variety of safety features including all-disc antilock brakes, electronic stability system, front and rear side-impact airbags, and side curtain airbags. Front and rear automatic braking, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert, Safety Alert Seat is a driver's seat that vibrates to warn of an impending safety issue, backup camera all available.
*Overview courtesy of Cars.com