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2005 Cadillac CTS Overview

The main changes for the Cadillac CTS in 2005 came in the powertrain. First off, Cadillac actually downgraded the standard engine to a 2.8 L, 210 hp V6 engine. On the other hand, the CTS got a new 3.6 L trim featuring a 3.6 L, 255 hp V6 engine. Both the 2.8 L and 3.6 L trims have standard 6 speed manual transmission and optional 5 speed automatic.

The 2005 Cadillac CTS has 4 doors, seats 5, and gets 17 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway. Standard features in both trims include air conditioning, power door locks, power windows, power seats, cd player, ABS brakes, and traction control. Shell out a little extra and you'll get stability control and a sunroof.

Overall, reviewers applaud the introduction of the powerful new 3.6 L V6 engine. They also like the roomy interior and solid handling. However, the larger frame detracts a little from the ride. More importantly, experts say that the CTS just doesn't quite measure up to its overseas competition in the sport sedan market. In any event, consider the 2005 Cadillac CTS a solid domestic model with room to grow.

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Cadillac CTS Questions

My Key Is Not Stuck But When I Put It In It Will Not Turn

My key will not turn to state my car ,the gear shift is in park, my key is not in the in stuck ignition ,,

Cadillac CTS With High Miles, Woth It?

I'm looking for a new car. I found a Cadillac CTS with 147,000 miles, 2005 for $9000. I just got divorced and don't have a lot of money to spend on a vehicle, this one was just beautiful! But I'm pr...

CTS Headlight Problem

My right headlight went out. Because the lens was very glazed over, I changed both entire assemblies, including new bulbs. The right headlight is still out. What should I look at next?

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CTS Is Registering New Codes After I Installed Two New Spark Plugs And 2 Ne...

Are we plug the computer into it it said cylinders 1 & 2 or misfiring so I bought two new spark plugs and 2 new coils. Got them installed and crank up the car and it runs way rough for now and we ...

Can I Install A Programmed ECM From Parts Store

will it work the same a original one or one programmed by Cadillac