2005 Cadillac CTS Top Comparisons

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2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8L RWDReview
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I Want To Buy Another Cadillac After Selling This One! — This car handles and drives like a sports car and with the six speed manual transmission its also fun, I also like how its quit on the highway and great fuel mileage to boot. I will be buying another Cadillac in the future, because this one has been such a great experience.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Handles very well

Cons: It should be able to get more than 30 MPG

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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L RWDReview
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Cts — Has a great interior. The most comfortable drive and front passenger seat I have been in. It has a 0-60 around 6 seconds w/ the intake, in sport mode, w/ traction control off. It performs liked the BMW 330 and G35 and was less expensive than both. and has a much better reliability rating the 330 . It is the same price as cars liek the A4, VWs etc. yet just blows them out of the water. It does handle a little floaty at times but still has a decent suspension and is made more like a luxury sedan but has the engine of a sport sedan. Some things are questionable on it like the front and rear bumper being a plastic albeit a higher quality one but still plastic. I guess if I get hit it will be cheaper to replace. Also looks unique without looking too corny. The core components are built very well but some of the non essentials could have been built a little better.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Interior, exterior,acceleration, power, sound, ride quality

Cons: 16 inch wheels should have been 17 stock, a little too much plastic

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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L RWDReview
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05 Cts Sport — Interior build quality is what lacks on this car. It looks good but the materials feel kind of cheap. Nothing has gone wrong on the car since I had it for over 30k miles. Interior is starting to rattle a bit but nothing too bad. Still has the original brakes with 86k miles.. impressive. Car is very fun to drive, gets around 23 MPG average.

Pros: Flashy, fun to drive, quick

Cons: Cheap interior build quality.

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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L RWDReview
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2005 Cadillac Cts 3.6l — Good acceleration, fair braking, good handling. Fair build quality (transmission will need work soon @ 50k miles) Good exterior styling, fair interior styling (a little too much plastic) Suprisingly good gas mileage (25MGP average 40%City/60%HWY). Brakes needs regular attention. Fun car to drive!

Pros: Nice Styling and good performance. Great mileage.

Cons: Too much plastic finish inside. Constant brake work. Transmission going out (50k miles).

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2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8L RWDReview
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Always Wanted A Caddy — Very fun to drive, a few craftsmanship and quality issues, as I would have expected more from Cadillac, sucks a little too much gas but I don't drive far to work, love the service from the dealership, and is probably the sharpest car I've ever had, back in black!! I would highly recommend it to anyone that's ever wanted a Cadillac.

Pros: Smooth Cadillac ride

Cons: A few quirky quality issues and too much cheap plastic in the interior

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2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8L RWDReview
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Love The Car, And Its Engine... — I love the engine. It goes 0-60 in just 4.7 secs. Its also a v6 which does mean it has good mileage. It gives about 18 to 22 mpg, so its nice and affordable. I've had the best time in my life when I drove it for the first time. I would definitely recommend this car to a friend not only because of luxury and affordability, but also because I love it...

Pros: Everything

Cons: does not have a navigation system

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2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8L RWDReview
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I Love My Caddi — It is so cool. It's a pleasure to drive or be a passenger in. People take notice. Its roomy enough for us, our kids and all of our shopping. Didn't think of myself as the Cadillac type but now I can't see us driving any thing else!!! wow! I really don't know how much more I could say.

Pros: Its cool

Cons: haven't found any yet!

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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L RWDReview
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2005 Caddi — Best car ive owned i wish i wouldnt of sold it it was fast good looking good perfroming but it was expencieve but i love that car

Pros: fast good fuel econ and good handling

Cons: its black to hard to keep clean

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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L RWDReview
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Fun, Super-quiet, Sporty Sedan — Love the performance and experience. I especially enjoy driving this car in traffic or on the freeway, as the ride is so smooth and effortless. This car is not for those with large families, as the back seat does not provide a ton of space, but still can seat 4 quite comfortably. I would recommend this for those who want to have a car that gets from A to B with some flair.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent handling, performance, acceleration, driving experience

Cons: gas mileage, backseat capacity

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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L RWDReview
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Smooth — I like this car and the only thing I have had to do to this car is change the oil. It is a bit expensive being only synthetic oil. The water pump is leaking lightly, but still going strong. I like this car but I could use some more room. I have put over 30k on it in two years and nothing has gone wrong. It runs like a top. The parts are very expensive to replace!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Nice ride, classy look,

Cons: tire rods creak now and then, water pump needs changed already with only 50k, not good in the snow, not much room.  If you like roomy cars go with the DTS

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Reviews From Other Years

2019 Cadillac CTS Reviews

Review By Guru5FFGT

My 4th CTS, I enjoy the ride and drive of the CTS. I would change the Stark white color back to pearl white is the only item I did not really care for. But, the newer CTS are stark white. So it is wh... Read More

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2018 Cadillac CTS Reviews

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2017 Cadillac CTS Reviews

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2016 Cadillac CTS Reviews

Review By James

Great feel and look to this Auto of legendary fame!!! Read More

Review By Eric

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2015 Cadillac CTS Reviews

Review By GuruY5WNS

The best car I had the pleasure to ride in The only cat that come close to the Cadillac is the Buick Lacrosse. Read More

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