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2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,996
2 listings nationwide

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2009 Cadillac XLR-V
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$100,690

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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 ...

2009 Cadillac XLR-V
RWD

Having received a much-needed redesign, the performance-oriented 2009 Cadillac XLR-V convertible coupe cuts a distinguishing profile on the highway. Backed up by a monster engine, adva...

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

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.)

85
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.)

2009 Cadillac XLR-V
RWD
235
Shawn 2009 Cadillac XLR-V RWDReview:

Cadillac Corvette — My only issue is that even though it's body is a take off the Corvette, it doesn't share the engine...

Specs

2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
2009 Cadillac XLR-V
RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
320 hp @ 6,400 RPM
443 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
414 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
9:1
Displacement
4,600 cc
4,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 3.31 in
3.58 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player Optional Optional
CD Changer Optional Optional
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.4 cu ft 4.4 cu ft
Exterior
Length 177.7 in 177.7 in
Width 72.3 in 72.3 in
Height 50.4 in 50.4 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 105.7 in

Available Options

2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
2009 Cadillac XLR-V
RWD

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