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2001 Cadillac Catera
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,945
1 vehicle

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2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,831
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2001 Cadillac Catera
RWD
No Expert Reviews
2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Cadillac CTS has come a long way in the past 15 years. It has been one of the most important models in the company’s history, elevating Cadillac from the brand associated with reti...

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

2001 Cadillac Catera
RWD
75
ltenzor 2001 Cadillac Catera RWDReview:

Good — Thi car handles nicely, has lots of power, great sound system and a quiet ride. It is fun to drive....

Primary Use: Family transportation

65
cadalliac2001bm 2001 Cadillac Catera RWDReview:

Great Car — its i great car to have if u have a small family or just a two person family. its nice to look at an...

Primary Use: Family transportation

65
Robert 2001 Cadillac Catera RWDReview:

Good Sporty Luxry Car — Has all the bells and wistles. Leather seats, heated seats, sun roof, tinted windows, amazing sound ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
45
Darrel writes:
Cadillac CTS is responsive with the slightest touch on the accelerator, dash controls are close to fingertips,...
Power Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"what made it more powerful than the 2019 Audi A4 in my opinion is the size and power of the Cadillac CTS engine to the Audis engine"
Handling Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"the 2019 Cadillac CTS has a little stiffer ride than the 2019 Audi A4 which makes it handle better on winding roads and turning corners and the 2019 Cadillac has stabila trac which is more like what sportier cars have"
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"I think the Cadillac CTS has more sporty looks and better lines than the 2019 Audi A4"
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"The front seats heat and cool the passenger in the 2019 Cadillac and have more positions than the 2019 Audi A4 has offered"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"back seats in the Cadillac CTS has larger longer seats than the 2019 Audi A4"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Audi A4 better.
"2019 Audi A4 has more cargo space than the 2019 Cadillac CTS as they use all of the rear of the car nearer the seats backs than the Cadillac CTS does"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"Bigger make and model more room than the 2019 Audi A4 more options than the 2019 Audi A4"
Value Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"dual moon roof and sun vent features make 2019 Cadillac CTS a better value than the 2019 Audi A4"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Audi A4 worse.
"I would buy the 2019 Cadillac CTS 3.6 Luxury AWD over the 2019 Audi A4 for the Cadillac being larger overall than the 2019 Audi A4"

Specs

2001 Cadillac Catera
RWD
2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 6,000 RPM
268 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
192 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
9.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 45.7 in
Back Legroom 37.5 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.5 cu ft 13.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,146 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.2 in 195.5 in
Width 70.3 in 80.8 in
Height 56.4 in 57.2 in
Wheelbase 107.4 in 114.6 in

Available Options

2001 Cadillac Catera
RWD
2019 Cadillac CTS
2.0T AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Red Obsession Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Stellar Black Metallic

Option Packages

  • Cadillac User Experience With Embedded Navigation
  • LPO, Grille, Black Chrome
  • LPO, Black Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Natural Elm Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) After Midnight Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Gloss Black Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) MANOOGIAN Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Matte Black Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Ultra Silver Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Ultra-Silver Painted Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, Aluminum Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Black Olive Ash Burl Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Grille, Chrome
  • LPO, Ground Effects Kit
  • LPO, Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Natural Sapele Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • LPO, Rear Spoiler
  • LPO, Sapele High-Gloss Wood Interior Trim Kit
  • Seating Package
  • Seats, Heated Driver And Front Passenger
  • Sunroof, UltraView, Power

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