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2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$78,159
9 listings nationwide

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2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,329
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Cadillac has put a lot of energy into its CTS range. This is especially true of the CTS-V, which has become a true world-class performer on par with the best of the established German ...

2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD

With few updates since its introduction in 2004, the Cadillac XLR roadster desperately needed a pick-me-up. The 2009 version gets it, with a facelift based on the CTS sports sedan and ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD
No User Reviews
2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
10
GuruDHXJZ writes:
Beautiful car; such a shame Cadillac quit producing.
95
Mohammad 2009 Cadillac XLR Platinum Edition RWDReview:

I Love This Car — Nice looking car, with an impressive V8 4.2 Liter Engine, that makes the car goes so damn fast, it c...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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pavel150 2009 Cadillac XLR Platinum Edition RWDReview:

Worth The Money, Contemporary Classic — If you are looking for a track car this is not it. But if you need a fast, comfortable, luxurious an...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Specs

2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD
2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
21 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
640 hp @ 6,400 RPM
320 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
630 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
310 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.1:1
10.5:1
Displacement
6,200 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4.06 in x 3.62 in
3.66 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player -- Optional
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 45.7 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 4.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,129 lbs --
Exterior
Length 197.6 in 177.7 in
Width 72.2 in 72.3 in
Height 57.2 in 50.4 in
Wheelbase 114.6 in 105.7 in

Available Options

2019 Cadillac CTS-V
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Bronze Sand Metallic
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Manhattan NOIR Metallic
  • Red Horizon Tintcoat
  • Red Obsession Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Velocity Red
  • Wave Metallic

Option Packages

  • LPO, Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
  • Performance Data and Video Recorder
  • Advanced Security Package
  • Calipers, Dark Gold BREMBO
  • Calipers, Red BREMBO
  • Carbon Fiber Package
  • Driver Assist Package
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) 10-Spoke Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) Midnight Silver Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
  • Luxury Package
  • Pedestal Edition
  • Performance Data And Video Recorder
  • Rear Seat Package
  • Sunroof, Ultraview, Power
  • Seats, RECARO Performance
  • Wheels, 19" X 9.5" (45.7 CM X 24.1 CM) Front, 19" X 10" (45.7 CM X 25.4 CM) Rear, After Midnight Premium Painted Finish Alloy
  • Wheels, 19" X 9.5" (45.7 CM X 24.1 CM) Front, 19" X 10" (45.7 CM X 25.4 CM) Rear, Polished Finish Alloy With Midnight Silver Painted Pockets
  • Wheels, 19" x 9.5" (45.7 cm x 24.1 cm) Front, 19" x 10" (45.7 cm x 25.4 cm) Rear, After Midnight Premium Painted Finish Alloy
2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD

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