2005 Cadillac CTS Overview


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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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    Key Stuck In Caddilac Cts 05

    I'm having the same problem my service anti theft light and traction control light are on and my key won't turn off all the way or come out but car will crank but my gas and temperature gage don't ...

    14 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
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    2005 Cadillac Cts 3.6l

    Car won't start. I checked spark and this is what's doing. It sparks two three times than stop sparking than sparks two three times than no spark is that normal?

    23 views with 9 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)

    My Cts Is Overheating And It Has New Thermostat & New Radiator.

    My 2005 Cts Is Over Heating. It Has New Thermostat & New Radiator 2 Days Later After Puting In New Parts It Started Over Heating Again. Also To Mention It Started Leaking Towards The Middle/Back ...

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    Vehicle Price

    The price you have listed is below the dealers asking price. Does the dealer have to honor cargurus price?

    27 views with 4 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

    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?

    42 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 months ago)