2004 Cadillac CTS User Reviews

2004 Cadillac CTS Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 8 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"interior" 5 reviews
"style" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews

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5

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runs great and looks good

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N/A

ambermor
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Awesome Car — it is a great car. the car runs good, fun car to drive, it accelerates nicely. this car was built to last. it is an all around good looking car. the car does not need repairs often. its an awesome car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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NB100 writes:
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4

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Gas on the highway, the look and style, smooth ride, great sound system, and can get into small spaces

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Expenses when car breaks down.

NB100
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Great Car If I Did Not Need Suv. — I loved this car, went out of town a lot and great on the road. This car is always a head turner and has the smoothest ride. Great boss stereo system can hear everything with those tweeters. Smoothest ride I have ever had!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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diesel writes:
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Excellent Engineering & Performance

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Suspension is mite soft

diesel
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Great Performance --- A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing. — 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 delay in shifts, and yet is very smooth. Handling is excellent in spite of slightly soft shocks and OEM tires. Seats are great for long trips too.

Owner for 3 years, 9 months

Miles Driven per Year:8,000

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John writes:
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Beautiful, handles like a dream.

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Iffy gas mileage, and expensive maintenance.

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Great Car! — Ive had this car for about 3 years and its been great. Style, comfort, class, and performance all wrapped into one sexy look. this is an awesome car!

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Stuffwholesale writes:
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Car handles like a sports car but rides like a dream. seats are comfortable stock radio is great. I recommend this car to many people and do buy them for my friends and customers.

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I just haven't found any after 6 years of use with the car.

Stuffwholesale
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Super — 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 who is looking for a CTS, buy the way I hear from a fiend of my that new ones are out rages.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Bijan writes:
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Mid 14 second car(ours is a factory freak, most are high 14 cars). Comfy and nice looking in my opinion.

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Not as solid feeling as a comparable BMW, but with more get up and go.

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Great Little Sports Sedan — 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 here will say it would keep up with his 06 mustang quite well until 65ish. Handling is decent, good feedback, but the tires we have on it right now are weaksauce, that and theres a touch to much body roll for a "sport" package car. The Bose system however is great, and it is a comfy way to get around town. The problems (all covered under warrenty) included a whining rear end, and brakes that warp to easily (been resurfaced at the dealer three times in 50k miles). Really its a nice low key cruiser with some unexpected pep.

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retirednco writes:
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4

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3,42:1 Rear end and 4 valves per cylinder 3.6L make a very fast 6 cyl car.  Sport mode makes real world changes.

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Needed after market anti-sway bars.

retirednco
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Luxury, Performance In A 6 Cylinder Car — I love this car and really can't believe how quick it is. I've tied six Mustang GT's in drag racing. It has great styling. I love the wood grain shifter and steering wheel. It was soft in the corners before I added aftermarket front and rear sway bays.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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joshmandude writes:
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great interior space; and solid vehicle. i like the suspension; the smoothest ride i ever felt.  I haven't test driven many cars but compared to the 2003 bmw 325i suspension; the interior was better; the automatic seat adjustment; i get in car. hit the button and the seat moves me to the steering weel; auto matic temp save; 1 or 2 custom settings;

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however, sinc e i bought used. the stereo is disappointing since im a techy guy;  i planned on replacing it when i test drove it.  sounds good tho; 6+ speakers; crisp; but no bluetooth support and on star doesn't work. car runs through gas  and carries small tank. (15 gallons is small for me) i'm at poump more often. compared to saab car i had.

joshmandude
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Decent; Solid; Semi Unique But Not A Show Stopper. — initally, i should have went home and thought twice; the engine pulls alittle, but maybe it needs to be serviced. Cadallac is still an old man's car (as far reputation) so,people respect it but if your under 30; no kids; look else where. the car does impress and since im considering face to face sales. i wanted to look the part. It'll do for now, but I'm going to be trading .

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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The power is alot more that what you would expect from a V6.

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Expensive parts.

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Great. — Performance is great. Rear wheel is always fun. Great acceleration and Handling No problems Mechanically. Gas mileage isn't great unless on a long trip going atleast 70. Very fun to drive. Appearance of the car is sporty, nice lines on it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Great looks, comfortable tourer, sporty in appearance, especially after my mods.  Great build quality.  

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nothing

90EXP
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Very Impressed It's My First Cadillac And Won't Be The Last — We've had it for two years and have not had a single problem with it. It's only needed normal maintenance (oil/filter changes) and I had to change a bulb :D Great looking and super reliably vehicle. I recommend it to anyone!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2003 Cadillac CTS Reviews

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Cadillac Cts Is Reliable By gerardo01

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2006 Cadillac CTS Reviews

Good By Bosteph

Dependable car. Good on gas and perfect ride for What I neede it for. Ride was smooth easy shifting, nice ride suspension perfect, if u take care of it it will take care of you kind of car. Not bad of... Read More

A Great Car! By JC_Cadillac

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2007 Cadillac CTS Reviews

Cts Review By birottet

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Fun To Drive! Great Looks And Comfort. By an672

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2008 Cadillac CTS Reviews

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Great Performance By jdozier41

Love the way the car looks, how handles and how it performs. It has a great sound system and the XM radio is great for short or long trips. No major issues with the car. I prefer a larger back seat, I... Read More

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