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2019 Cadillac CT6-V OverviewThe Cadillac CT6 is built on GM's Omega architecture which is both incredibly stiff and incredibly light. The stiffness leads to a quieter and more controlled ride, while the lightness leads to better handling and a lowered reliance on big, inefficient engines. In fact, the CT6 is lighter than both the smaller BMW 5-Series and the Mercedes Benz E-Class, not to mention the bigger BMW 7-series and Mercedes S-Class, cars that more closely match the CT6's cavernous interior.
Power comes from one of five engine options. The base engine is a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 265 horsepower. Power is sent to the rear wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission. For buyers wanting the smoothness of a V6, a 3.6L V6 making 335 horsepower is available, while a more powerful 3.0L twin-turbocharged V6 making 404 horsepower is available as well. Both V6 engines also come with an 8-speed automatic, however all-wheel drive is standard with either V6. The most powerful option is a 4.2L V8 engine, fed by twin-turbochargers, producing 550 horsepower and 627 lb-ft of torque.
For buyers who wants something a little different, Cadillac has offered a plug in Hybrid for 2019. Utilizing the 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and a pair of electric motors, the Hybrid boasts 335 hp and an impressive 432 lb-ft of torque.
Building a luxury car in 2019 means equipping it with plenty of toys and the CT6 is no exception. Available features are indulgent and numerous with everything from safety to rear seat entertainment taken into consideration.
Cadillac's OnStar system now adds Wi-Fi connectivity, making the entire car a Wi-Fi hotspot, while a 10.2-inch touch screen multi-informational display mounted in the dashboard serves as the primary input. It's an advanced unit that is even able to recognize handwriting through its touchscreen. It's also cleverly placed to allow usage while the driver or passenger rests their arm on the armrest. An Advanced Park Assist program makes even tight city parking easy, or for those who simply want to do it on their own, a 360-degree camera is available essentially eliminating blind spots.
There is plenty to appreciate in the CT6's cabin besides the various electronic doodads as well. Interiors are swathed in leather, with wood or carbon fiber trim, while LED interior illumination looks modern and distinctive. Seats are heated with woven in heating elements and for the truly indulgent, a seat massaging system is available with five different programs.
Those who spend any time in the back seat of the CT6 can stretch out with over 40-inches of rear leg room. A rear seat package includes articulating 10-inch screens which retract into the front seatbacks as well as adjustable rear seats with up to 3.3-inches of travel. Climate control is, of course, a 4-zone affair while the optional stereo boasts no fewer than 34 speakers.
2019 Cadillac CT6-V Model Changes
The CT6 gets a new high-performance model added to the trim lineup for 2019. Dubbed the CT6 V-Sport, the new trim level gets a massively powerful twin-turbo V8, sending over 600 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. The CT6 V-sport also gets uprated suspension, a 10-speed automatic and summer tires, ensuring that it will handle, in addition to going incredibly fast in a straight line.
2019 Cadillac CT6-V Value
The CT6 competes with full size luxury cars such as the BMW 7-series, the Audi A8 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. However, with a base price of around $54,000, the CT6 is priced like other mid-sized luxury cars like the BMW 5-Series and the Audi A6. The Cadillac CT6 offers large car amenities at a mid-sized car price. The CT6 though, is every bit as modern and capable as its European competitors, offering a huge suite of technology and innovative luxury features to make getting from place to place as comfortable as possible.
2019 Cadillac CT6-V Strengths
Expansive cabin; lightweight body; comfortable ride; value; luxury
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