Cadillac CT6: American answer to German Luxury Sedans

Cadillac CT6: American answer to German Luxury Sedans

The Cadillac CT6 sedan is the American response for luxury sedans. The Cadillac CT6 is a full-size luxury sedan with an affordable price tag. The CT6 is designed for professional use but its flexibility makes it a daily commuter and it can be your family car as well.

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 offers four different trim level along with the base model with different powerhouse including a plug-in hybrid but no V8, which skyrockets the price to $88,295 without any packages. One thing for sure is that this sedan is actually more versatile and affordable than its competitors.

Driving and Performance

The CT6 features a 265hp 2.0L turbocharged engine that produces 295 lb.-ft. of torque with 8-speed automatic transmission and rear wheel drive. For a full-size luxury sedan it might not be enough power but the CT6 some manages to impress every rider. Despite its big body, you won’t feel any body roll at all, it shifts quickly but smoothly, the steering has a nice response, and bigger torque output helps it to pull quickly.

The CT6 0-60mph time is reasonably fast and it has some massive brakes as well. The several drive modes enable you to change the engine, transmission, suspension and steering response to make it more fun to ride. Coming up to the specs the CT6 features power steering with tilt/telescopic steering wheel, cruise control for better highway rides and four-wheel independent suspension for improved comfort. 2018 Cadillac CT6 with a price tag of  $54,095 comes equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 8-speed automatic, loaded interiors, infotainment, and safety features, engaging drive experience and some bits of disappointment.


Since the CT6 is a luxury sedan it has a massive interior loaded with best in class luxury features and tons of available options. The interiors have the usual Cadillac feel to it but it is classy, modern and stylish as well, its timeless design, wood trim, leather finish also creates a calming environment. The base CT6 comes equipped with leather wrapped 12-way power bucket front seats with adjustable lumbar support. As for the rear, it depends whether you want a two-seat configuration or 3-seat configuration, well you do get rear ventilation ducts, center armrest, and several features depending on the packages.

As for the functionality, the CT6 features a multi-function steering wheel with audio and cruise control, digital gauge cluster, power windows, heated mirrors, climate control, keyless ignition, rear-view camera, parking sensor, son sensor, and universal remote transmitter. AS for the infotainment system, it has a 10.2-inch massive infotainment screen, AM/FM stereo, Bose premium brand speakers, satellite radio, and USB connection.


The Cadillac CT6 has the iconic Cadillac look to it, its broad, looks huge, has a massive grille, the front is not only aggressive its bold, it has the sleek side profile but has the edgy rear end to it, simple words it looks classy and gives a masculine vibe. As for the specs, it has the Cadillac style LED daytime running lights, LED headlamp and tail lights, huge grille, quad exhaust, low riding body and 18×8.0 inch wheels and you do get a panoramic sunroof under an option of course. Moving up to the dimension the CT6 is 204 inches long, 74.0 inches wide, and has a body height of 58.0 inches with a wheelbase of 122.4 inches which makes it a full-size sedan.


As I previously mentioned, the CT6 is not a family sedan but it can be one and the level of safety is one of the reasons, well there is nothing special about it but its more than enough but in case you are not satisfied you can also get it bulletproof for more protection. Moving up to safety the CT6 offers 4-wheel abs with stability and traction control, Dual front side-mounted airbag with passenger airbag occupant deactivation, Anti-theft alarm system and post-collision safety system.

Final Verdict

The CT6 is a luxury sedan in an affordable price bracket. Unlike the German manufactures the American manufactures focus solely on one thing and the CT6 is a perfect example as it does the job of being a luxury sedan quite well. When it comes to vehicle dynamics it is not the best but despite being a massive sedan it is pretty impressive. It has good ergonomics and quite practical as well.

Well the CT6 can handle daily commute and can also be your only car, or a family sedan but at the end of the day, it is a luxury sedan so it needs attention. Putting things straight forward if you are looking for a car to handle you professional life, or just need an American luxury sedan to fulfil your basic need without caring about the expenses than it is the one for you

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