Cadillac STS vs Cadillac XTS Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2011 Cadillac STS
V6 Luxury AWD
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2019 Cadillac XTS
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2011 Cadillac STS
V6 Luxury AWD
A. Lessels Preview:

The 2011 Cadillac STS provides proof that changes keep coming in the Caddy world. While its looks have stayed much the same over the last few versions, a 3.6-liter V6 powers all trims ...

2019 Cadillac XTS
Kyree Rollerson 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 STS
V6 Luxury AWD
Jeffery writes:
Alot of power
GuruSMSTV writes:
A little stiffer ride in the wagon & a bit heavier
GuruDX517 writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Chrysler 300 SRT Premium RWD better.
2019 Cadillac XTS
Santinol1 writes:
Love XTS, I have owned 2, they are the best. Ride smooth.
Guru9TBCBC writes:
Love this car for it is much more a bargain for what it cost.
Back Seats Ranked 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550 worse.
"More leg room and comfort in my opinion ."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550 worse.
"A larger trunk in my opinion "
cadillacdave writes:
The cadillac xts is significantly larger than. BMW 5 series. The cadillac produces over 300hp from a simple 6 ...
Handling Ranked 2019 BMW 5 Series 540i Sedan RWD better.
"BMW had a nice ride but seemed tp have a drag when you let off the gas. I was told by salesman that was regenerative braking. The BMW doesnt coast like a normal car. However, the BMW seemed to have a lower center of gravity and maybe would be faster through sharp turns."
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 BMW 5 Series 540i Sedan RWD worse.
"The cadillac has sharp styling and the front of the vehicle is proportionate and elegant. The bmw is ok looking but not as nice as the Cadillac."


2011 Cadillac STS
V6 Luxury AWD
2019 Cadillac XTS
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 19 gal
Fuel Type
302 hp @ 6,300 RPM
304 hp @ 6,800 RPM
272 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,600 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard 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
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 38.3 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.8 cu ft 18 cu ft
Length 196.7 in 200.9 in
Width 72.6 in 72.9 in
Height 57.6 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 116.4 in 111.7 in

Available Options

2011 Cadillac STS
V6 Luxury AWD
2019 Cadillac XTS

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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