2008 Cadillac CTS Specifications

New Base MSRP
$38,900.00 - $45,725.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Trim

4 1SA
4 1SB
1SA
1SB
New Base MSRP
$43,225.00
Fuel Consumption
12.3Aut. City
8.0Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Wheel Type
painted alloy
Tires
P235/55R17
Spare Tire
compact
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tires (Optional)
P235/50R18
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Wheel Type (Optional)
painted alloy

Mechanical

Engine
3.6L V6 DOHC 24-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Axle Ratio
3.23
Drivetrain
all-wheel drive
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Heavy-Duty Engine Cooler (Optional)
yes
Differential (Optional)
limited-slip differential
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
Cd Player
yes
8 Bose Speakers
8
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Xm Satellite Radio With 3-Month Trial
XM Satellite Radio
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Front Auto Up/Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Courtesy Light With Theater Dimming
yes
Illuminated Entry With Fade In/Out Feature
yes
Front And Second Row Reading Lamps
front
Remote Trunk Release From Inside And Key Module
operated from key module
Cargo Convenience Net
yes
Driver-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Passenger-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Autodimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Onstar Communication System With 1-Year Service
OnStar
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
12-Volt Power Outlet
3
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Windshield Washer Fluid
yes
Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound System With Rds, Usb And Auxiliary Audio Jacks (Optional)
Bose 5.1 cabin surround sound system
Cd/Dvd-Audio/Mp3 Player (Optional)
yes
Deletes 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer When Sight And Sound Package Is Ordered (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD
10 Bose Speakers (Optional)
8
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel (Optional)
on steering wheel
40Gb Hard Drive (Optional)
40Gb hard drive
Ez Key Intelligent Key System (Optional)
yes
Remote Starter (Only Available With Automatic Transmission) (Optional)
yes
Universal Garage Door Opener (Optional)
yes
Interior Accent Lighting (Optional)
yes
Navigation System (Optional)
Navigation system
Power Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel With Memory (Optional)
power tilt/telescopic
Engine Block Heater (Optional)
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers (Optional)
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Cd/Dvd-Audio/Dvd-Videomp3 Player (Optional)
yes
In-Dash 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD

Exterior Details

Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Folding Mirrors
manual
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Headlight Type (Optional)
high intensity
Headlight Washers (Optional)
yes
Adaptive Headlights (Optional)
yes
Front Fog Lights (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Black Cherry,
Blue Chip,
Thunder Gray,
Black Raven,
Gold Mist,
Radiant Bronze,
Light Platinum,
Sunset Blue,
Crystal Red Tricoat,
White Diamond Tricoat,

Interior Colours

Ebony,
Cashmere, Cocoa
Very Light Titanium, Ebony

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Length (mm)
4866
Width (mm)
1841
Height (mm)
1472
Wheelbase (mm)
2880
Front Headroom (mm)
986
Rear Headroom (mm)
944
Front Legroom (mm)
1077
Rear Legroom (mm)
913
Cargo Capacity (L)
385
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
68
Curb Weight (kg)
1860
Parking Distance Sensor (Optional)
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm (Optional)
yes
Brake Type (Optional)
4-wheel disc

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
160
Anti Corrosion (Months)
72
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
160
Maintenance (Months)
48
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
80
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
New Base MSRP
$45,725.00
Fuel Consumption
12.5Aut. City
7.5Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Wheel Type
painted alloy
Tires
P235/55R17
Spare Tire
compact
Power Steering (Optional)
yes
Suspension Self-Levelling (Optional)
rear only
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tires (Optional)
P235/55R18
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tires (Optional)
P235/50R18
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Wheel Type (Optional)
painted alloy

Mechanical

Engine
3.6L V6 DOHC 24-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Axle Ratio
3.42
Drivetrain
all-wheel drive
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Heavy-Duty Engine Cooler (Optional)
yes
Differential (Optional)
limited-slip differential
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
Cd Player
yes
8 Bose Speakers
8
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Xm Satellite Radio With 3-Month Trial
XM Satellite Radio
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Front Auto Up/Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Courtesy Light With Theater Dimming
yes
Illuminated Entry With Fade In/Out Feature
yes
Front And Second Row Reading Lamps
front
Remote Trunk Release From Inside And Key Module
operated from key module
Cargo Convenience Net
yes
Driver-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Passenger-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Autodimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Onstar Communication System With 1-Year Service
OnStar
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
12-Volt Power Outlet
3
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Windshield Washer Fluid
yes
Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound System With Rds, Usb And Auxiliary Audio Jacks (Optional)
Bose 5.1 cabin surround sound system
Cd/Dvd-Audio/Mp3 Player (Optional)
yes
Deletes 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer When Sight And Sound Package Is Ordered (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD
10 Bose Speakers (Optional)
8
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel (Optional)
on steering wheel
40Gb Hard Drive (Optional)
40Gb hard drive
Ez Key Intelligent Key System (Optional)
yes
Remote Starter (Only Available With Automatic Transmission) (Optional)
yes
Universal Garage Door Opener (Optional)
yes
Interior Accent Lighting (Optional)
yes
Navigation System (Optional)
Navigation system
Power Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel With Memory (Optional)
power tilt/telescopic
Engine Block Heater (Optional)
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers (Optional)
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Cd/Dvd-Audio/Dvd-Videomp3 Player (Optional)
yes
In-Dash 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD

Exterior Details

Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Folding Mirrors
manual
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Headlight Type (Optional)
high intensity
Headlight Washers (Optional)
yes
Adaptive Headlights (Optional)
yes
Front Fog Lights (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Black Cherry,
Blue Chip,
Thunder Gray,
Black Raven,
Gold Mist,
Radiant Bronze,
Light Platinum,
Sunset Blue,
Crystal Red Tricoat,
White Diamond Tricoat,

Interior Colours

Ebony,
Cashmere, Cocoa
Very Light Titanium, Ebony

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Length (mm)
4866
Width (mm)
1841
Height (mm)
1472
Wheelbase (mm)
2880
Front Headroom (mm)
986
Rear Headroom (mm)
944
Front Legroom (mm)
1077
Rear Legroom (mm)
913
Cargo Capacity (L)
385
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
68
Curb Weight (kg)
1860
Brake Type (Optional)
4-wheel disc
Parking Distance Sensor (Optional)
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
160
Anti Corrosion (Months)
72
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
160
Maintenance (Months)
48
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
80
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
New Base MSRP
$38,900.00
Fuel Consumption
11.8Aut. City
7.5Aut. Hwy
13.6Man. City
8.1Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Wheel Type
painted alloy
Spare Tire
compact
Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Tires
P235/55R17
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Wheel Type (Optional)
painted alloy
Tires (Optional)
P235/50R18
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels

Mechanical

Engine
3.6L V6 DOHC 24-valve
Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Axle Ratio
3.42
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Heavy-Duty Engine Cooler (Optional)
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Differential (Optional)
limited-slip differential

Comfort and Convenience

Onstar Communication System With 1-Year Service
OnStar
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Cargo Convenience Net
yes
Front And Second Row Reading Lamps
front
Power Door Locks
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Courtesy Light With Theater Dimming
yes
Illuminated Entry With Fade In/Out Feature
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
Cd Player
yes
8 Bose Speakers
8
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Xm Satellite Radio With 3-Month Trial
XM Satellite Radio
Power Windows With Front Auto Up/Down Feature
yes
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Remote Trunk Release From Inside And Key Module
operated from key module
Driver-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Passenger-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Autodimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
12-Volt Power Outlet
3
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Windshield Washer Fluid
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers (Optional)
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Power Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel With Memory (Optional)
power tilt/telescopic
Remote Starter (Only Available With Automatic Transmission) (Optional)
yes
Universal Garage Door Opener (Optional)
yes
In-Dash 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD
Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound System With Rds, Usb And Auxiliary Audio Jacks (Optional)
Bose 5.1 cabin surround sound system
10 Bose Speakers (Optional)
8
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel (Optional)
on steering wheel
Navigation System (Optional)
Navigation system
Engine Block Heater (Optional)
yes
Interior Accent Lighting (Optional)
yes
Ez Key Intelligent Key System (Optional)
yes
Cd/Dvd-Audio/Mp3 Player (Optional)
yes
Cd/Dvd-Audio/Dvd-Videomp3 Player (Optional)
yes
40Gb Hard Drive (Optional)
40Gb hard drive
Deletes 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer When Sight And Sound Package Is Ordered (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD

Exterior Details

Tinted Glass
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Folding Mirrors
manual
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Type (Optional)
high intensity
Front Fog Lights (Optional)
yes
Headlight Washers (Optional)
yes
Adaptive Headlights (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Black Cherry,
Blue Chip,
Black Raven,
Sunset Blue,
Crystal Red Tricoat,
Gold Mist,
Light Platinum,
Radiant Bronze,
Thunder Gray,
White Diamond Tricoat,

Interior Colours

Ebony,
Cashmere, Cocoa
Very Light Titanium, Ebony

Safety

Length (mm)
4866
Width (mm)
1841
Height (mm)
1472
Wheelbase (mm)
2880
Front Headroom (mm)
986
Rear Headroom (mm)
944
Front Legroom (mm)
1077
Rear Legroom (mm)
913
Cargo Capacity (L)
385
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
68
Curb Weight (kg)
1751
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm (Optional)
yes
Parking Distance Sensor (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
160
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
160
Anti Corrosion (Months)
72
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
Maintenance (Months)
48
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
80
New Base MSRP
$41,400.00
Fuel Consumption
12.2Aut. City
7.5Aut. Hwy
14.0Man. City
8.0Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Wheel Type
painted alloy
Tires
P235/55R17
Spare Tire
compact
Power Steering (Optional)
yes
Suspension Self-Levelling (Optional)
rear only
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tires (Optional)
P235/55R18
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tires (Optional)
P235/50R18
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Wheel Type (Optional)
painted alloy

Mechanical

Engine
3.6L V6 DOHC 24-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Axle Ratio
3.42
Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Heavy-Duty Engine Cooler (Optional)
yes
Differential (Optional)
limited-slip differential

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
Cd Player
yes
8 Bose Speakers
8
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Xm Satellite Radio With 3-Month Trial
XM Satellite Radio
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Front Auto Up/Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Courtesy Light With Theater Dimming
yes
Illuminated Entry With Fade In/Out Feature
yes
Front And Second Row Reading Lamps
front
Remote Trunk Release From Inside And Key Module
operated from key module
Cargo Convenience Net
yes
Driver-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Passenger-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Autodimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Onstar Communication System With 1-Year Service
OnStar
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
12-Volt Power Outlet
3
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Windshield Washer Fluid
yes
Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound System With Rds, Usb And Auxiliary Audio Jacks (Optional)
Bose 5.1 cabin surround sound system
Cd/Dvd-Audio/Mp3 Player (Optional)
yes
Deletes 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer When Sight And Sound Package Is Ordered (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD
10 Bose Speakers (Optional)
8
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel (Optional)
on steering wheel
40Gb Hard Drive (Optional)
40Gb hard drive
Ez Key Intelligent Key System (Optional)
yes
Remote Starter (Only Available With Automatic Transmission) (Optional)
yes
Universal Garage Door Opener (Optional)
yes
Interior Accent Lighting (Optional)
yes
Navigation System (Optional)
Navigation system
Power Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel With Memory (Optional)
power tilt/telescopic
Engine Block Heater (Optional)
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers (Optional)
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Cd/Dvd-Audio/Dvd-Videomp3 Player (Optional)
yes
In-Dash 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD

Exterior Details

Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Folding Mirrors
manual
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Headlight Type (Optional)
high intensity
Headlight Washers (Optional)
yes
Adaptive Headlights (Optional)
yes
Front Fog Lights (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Black Cherry,
Blue Chip,
Thunder Gray,
Black Raven,
Gold Mist,
Radiant Bronze,
Light Platinum,
Sunset Blue,
Crystal Red Tricoat,
White Diamond Tricoat,

Interior Colours

Ebony,
Cashmere, Cocoa
Very Light Titanium, Ebony

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Length (mm)
4866
Width (mm)
1841
Height (mm)
1472
Wheelbase (mm)
2880
Front Headroom (mm)
986
Rear Headroom (mm)
944
Front Legroom (mm)
1077
Rear Legroom (mm)
913
Cargo Capacity (L)
385
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
68
Curb Weight (kg)
1751
Brake Type (Optional)
4-wheel disc
Parking Distance Sensor (Optional)
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
160
Anti Corrosion (Months)
72
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
160
Maintenance (Months)
48
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
80
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130

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