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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

Low Power

Just put some new spark plugs in my 2005 Cadillac CTS. Cranks fine, but has not power when I step on gas pedal. What can be causing this?

Where Do I Pour The Transmission Fluid In Cts 2005

I cant find where to pour the transmission fluid in my Cadillac 05 cts

Cylinders 2 4 6 Misfire

Hello, My 3.6L V6 has been misfiring when driving. Specifically on cylinders 2,4,6. The engine begins to jerk/misfire whenever I apply a small amount of fuel (about 10% of the pedal). If I give i...

Rim Identification

I'm in desperate need to find out what brand rims these are I don't have any of the center caps and you been trying to find some for it but need to know the brand please help

2005 CTS V/6 Engine Will Sputter Check Engine Light Flashes, Light Goes Out...

sometimes the engine will miss for a short period and the check engine light will flash on and off about 10 times, then it starts running good