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2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,870
14 listings nationwide

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2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,433
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
A. Lessels Preview:

The 2011 Cadillac DTS lives on and offers up many of the same features that marked its debut in limousine form for the second inauguration of President George Herbert Walker Bush in 20...

2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Cadillac XTS has been around since 2013, receiving a substantial facelift in 2018 that brought it up to date with Cadillac’s latest styling. Fresh off of that change, it gets few n...

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

2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
writes:
Slightly ahead of the Town Car and almost the same comfort and cargo capacity
Value Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car better.
"The ride and the mileage on ours have been better"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car worse.
"There are more features available on the DTS than the Town Car"
writes:
Power Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L better.
"Lincolns RWD"
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L better.
"More ROOM for ANY Passenger..!!"
writes:
Handling Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD worse.
"I do not know."
Family Car Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD better.
"It does not!!"
2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD
30
writes:
Love XTS, I have owned 2, they are the best. Ride smooth.

Specs

2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
275 hp @ 6,000 RPM
304 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.5:1
Displacement
4,600 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 3.3 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 41.6 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.8 cu ft 18 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 207.6 in 200.9 in
Width 74.8 in 72.9 in
Height 57.6 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 115.6 in 111.7 in

Available Options

2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
2019 Cadillac XTS
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Bronze Dune Metallic
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
  • Phantom Gray Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Red Horizon Tintcoat
  • Stellar Black Metallic
  • Stone Gray Metallic

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