2006 Cadillac CTS Overview


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2006 Cadillac CTS Overview

The Cadillac CTS sedan got a lot sportier in 2006 with the introduction of two new sport packages. Drivers could now choose between style and substance with the Sport Appearance and Sport Performance packages. Both packages offer 18-inch wheels, with Sport Appearance focusing on the grille, spoiler, and exterior, while the Sport Performance focuses on safety features, performance, and handling.

The CTS comes in three trims: 2.8L, 3.6L, and Sport. All have four doors, seat five, and have an optional five-speed automatic or standard six-speed manual transmission. The 2.8L has a 2.8-liter, 210-hp V6, while the 3.6L and Sport both use a 3.6-liter, 255-hp V6 engine. Expect to get around 17 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway.

Overall, drivers like the 2006 CTS' handling and interior room. However, reviewers qualify that by saying that the CTS does its job well for a "domestic" model. Critics say the interior could use better materials and that the CTS could use some mechanical tweaking to keep up with its foreign competition. In any event, the 2006 Cadillac CTS should provide enough quality to satisfy just about anyone in the market for a capable luxury sport sedan.


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    What Sensor In My 2006 Cts That Causes My Car Not To Start

    any suggestions before I have it towed to the Cadillac/gm dealership on how to get it started?

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

    Low Battery Voltage

    I have a 2006 Cadillac CTS. I had the timing chain replace, an when I picked up my car I notice one of my head light was out so I took it back. They fixed it than all of a sudden one of my tail li...

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    Brake Lights Not Working

    checked manual ,can not find fuse

    1,726 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    Car Won't Start

    Hello, I have a 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8L, 74,000 km that is currently not starting. Drove around today with no problems, then on the way to my friends the audio system and all buttons associated with...

    2,408 views with 7 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

    My 06 Cts Wont Start Or Crank Key Stuck In Ignition

    3,843 views with 9 answers (last answer 4 months ago)