2004 Cadillac CTS Overview


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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 17 reviews

Great Little Sports Sedan by Bijan
 — This one is really a family car, but at one point it was mine, and all my friends on here have probably seen me driving this as much as anything... The car has the 3.6 vvt and as Chris Wirth on her... Read More
Great Performance --- A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing. by diesel
 — An amazing balance --- very quick, yet runs on regular and gets 27 mpg highway at 70 mph. Finally some engineering from the US (and GM yet) which is world class --- the automatic transmission has no d... Read More
Super by Stuffwholesale
 — As I stated in the above ratings I give the car a 99% ok and do recommend it for other people to buy. I think this is the best car caddy has made in a the last 2 decades. Hope this review help anyone ... Read More

2004 Cadillac CTS Overview

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Based on 17 reviews

2004 Cadillac CTS

The biggest update for the Cadillac CTS in 2004 came with the introduction of the CTS-V, a beefed-version of the original equipped with a 5.7 L, 400 hp V8 engine.  In addition, drivers had the option to upgrade to a 3.6 L, 255 hp V6 powertrain.  Otherwise, the CTS retains the same general features in its second year of production.  The standard 3.2 L, 220 hp V6 comes with standard 5 speed manual transmission and optional 5 speed automatic.  

In terms of fuel consumption, expect to get 18 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway.  This car has 1 trim that sports 4 doors, seats 5, and offers standard air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, power/leather seats, cd player, ABS brakes and traction control.  Options include stability control, navigation system, and sunroof.

Overall, the CTS gets props for a roomy interior, capable powertrain, and unique, angular look.  On the other hand, the drive feels a little clunky and the interior design could use some work.  Think of the 2004 CTS as a decent domestic sport sedan and it won't disappoint.


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