2006 Cadillac CTS User Reviews

2006 Cadillac CTS Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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PROS
"power" 8 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 13 2006 Cadillac CTS reviews.

FranParkerScott writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Review
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5

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Great Car

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No warning of timing chain breakdown

FranParkerScott
75

Never Had Any Problems Out Of This Car Until Now — I really enjoyed this vehicle until the timing chain gave out with no prewarning. Vehicle shut down on beltway while I was on my way to get a new water pump installed. Unfortunately, I am not able to invest in the labor cost to repair the timing chain.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Karl_Albert writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8L Review
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Very solid car, smooth drive, great handling

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Interior could more appealing

Karl_Albert
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I Love My Cts. Great Car! — I got my 2006 CTS used with 3,800 miles in perfect condition. The car is very attractive, solid, sturdy, heavy, comfortable, safe, also for the kids in the back (6 airbags). No repairs needed, good cost of ownership, good gas mileage. This car is fun to drive under any conditions and has great traction and steering. I only wished I had the 3.6L engine instead of the 2.8L engine, but performance of the 2.8L engine is still ok.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Stephen writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS Sport Review
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Looks, performance, comfort, style, satisfaction

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Nothing

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An Excellent Car — An excellent car. About the best you can possibly expect from any V6 sport sedan. Acceleration is extremely strong for a naturally-aspirated V6. Handling is phenomenal. Comfort is wonderful. Build quality is very good. Overall it is an exceptionally good car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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JeffnSue writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8L Review
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Rides in style with great handling and safety. Great family car.

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Hate to get rid of it, its a great car, but I drive too much for work.

JeffnSue
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Beautiful Cadillac Cts Inside And Out. This Car Is Pampered And Washed Very Often. — This is by far the best car i have ever owned. When you are driving this car you always look like your riding in style. It is a great safe and fun family car. This car always looks its best with the car freshly washed, black paint just sparkles and shines in the sun.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Labss01 writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8L Review
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comfort

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prices of parts

Labss01
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Great Ride — Great ride with comfort, handles good, fuel mileage good, parts are priced like a Cadillac. I do a lot of highway miles with this vehicle and like the overall looks, ride, fuel mileage, comfort, and handling. I would recomend it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jason writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Review
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Perfect, stylish, smart, build quality, space, driving feel

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Automatic feels heavy-get the standard!

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2006 Cadillac Cts 3.6-manual — Looks great. Feels great(a bit heavy). The drivers seat is the place to be especially with a 6 speed std. Drove it at night and the guages are perfect and envigorating. You feel sensible yet rich when driving this car. The controls are simple and the mileage is pretty good too!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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–– Daniel writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Review
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Performance, looks

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3 warranty repairs and a recall...not a good record.

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What A Look — Love the CTS. Only problem? It's not a CTS-V! Also love the 09's solution to the rather small interior. Now I have to save my money, since GM's come up with a new V... Handles and looks like an entry-level lux-touring-sporty car. Wish there was more aftermarket tuner stuff. Gas mileage for the V6 has been respectable. It would be better if I didn't drive it like I stole it all the time... I've had 3 warranty repairs so far. In my book that's a little higher than average.

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Hassane writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS Sport Review
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Great design inside out, good performance, fair price, free service for 100000 kms... What would you want more... for the time being?

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No accessories (I installed the CTS-V mesh grille which I bought via internet). Wind noise is a bit high when on highways and that's about it.

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Be Distinguished — The CTS is one of the greatest American designs. It has lots of character and it stands out. Interior is nice and special although the car misses some equipments like a telescopic steering, but hey, once you have everything, you'll lack one very important thing and hat is: DREAMS. Performance is great and reliability is good. Well, in few words: you feel distinguished once behind its wheel and with half the price of its German siblings. I added the front grille. A sportier front bumper and a rear apron are on the way ;)

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Henrik writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8L Review
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Comfortable, good handling, stable, silent, good power

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Base prices is ok, but as soon as you put some extra features in the car the price goes way up.

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Sporty And Luxurious — This car is really a good solid car that gives BMW 3-series and Mercedes C-class a run for their money. Being from Europe I'm spolied with great cars, so it's refreshing to see a great competitive car come from the U.S.

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John writes:
2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Review
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Braking, Accelration, Interior, On-Star

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None that I could tell

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Car Has Strong Acceleration And A Smooth Ride, Phenomanel Braking. — It is my grandmas car but she let me drive it today. I have to say the car is amazing. From the sharp looks on the outside, to the leather interior, to the strong engine the car is a beauty. I've always loved Cadillac's and this was the first one I've driven. I was impressed with the smooth quiet acceleration and the impressive engine power. I found that the brakes performed exceptionally well at higher speeds. The ride itself is a smooth one. I recommend this car to any Cadillac lover, although I would take the CTS-V over this model but either way its an amazing car.

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Gorgeous, Great Ride, Sporty By h20tiger

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2011 Cadillac CTS Reviews

Beautiful Ride. Great Value For Luxury Car. By crockdad

Bought the 2011 CTS from a dealer in 2013 as a Certified Pre-Owned with 100K / 6 year warranty. Absolutely love the styling (I get compliments still for a 3 year old vehicle). Ride and the automati... Read More

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2010 Cadillac CTS Reviews

Set Your Cruise Control By AngryRedBird

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Love It By PDM66

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2009 Cadillac CTS Reviews

This Is A Very Sporty And Classy Car, It Is Great For Both Elder And Younger Folks. By ADOTVANDEVER

This is a bulky car, it has air bags all over. I feel very safe when i drive it i would absolutely recommend this car to a college student. This is a very clean and sporty look for anyone looking for ... Read More

Fun Ride With Great Handling! By Recknagel

Love this car, just need something bigger for my growing family. It rides great, handles like a dream. Perfect fit for the luxury and sport car dream. Tin Coat Red sparkles and the heated and coole... Read More

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2008 Cadillac CTS Reviews

No Regrets By Roadstar01

Love how it corners like if it is on tracks. The power us amazing for a six cylinder. I get about 25 MPG on hywy and that is averaging 78 MPH. Love the quiteness of the ride to. Buy with no regrets Read More

Cadillac Cts A Bargain For A Sport/luxury Driven Owner. By Chris

So much Luxury for so very little money. I bought this instead of a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ, because it was cheaper. Performance is great for a this size of vehicle, especially with the sport suspe... Read More

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