The Truth About Cars » cadillac xts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » cadillac xts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com 2016 Cadillac XTS Rental Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-cadillac-xts-rental-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-cadillac-xts-rental-review/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:33:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271929 Stress and nervous tension are now serious social problems in all parts of the Galaxy, and it is in order that this situation should not be in any way exacerbated that the following facts will now be revealed in advance. Douglas Adams, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” The Cadillac XTS is a good car. […]

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Stress and nervous tension are now serious social problems in all parts of the Galaxy, and it is in order that this situation should not be in any way exacerbated that the following facts will now be revealed in advance. Douglas Adams, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” The Cadillac XTS is a good car. […]

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De Nysschen: Cadillac ATS & CTS “Will Disappear”, XTS “Will Not Be Replaced”, Cadillac Will Exit Livery Market http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/de-nysschen-cadillac-ats-cts-will-disappear-xts-will-not-replaced-cadillac-will-exit-livery-market/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/de-nysschen-cadillac-ats-cts-will-disappear-xts-will-not-replaced-cadillac-will-exit-livery-market/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:19:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1039169 It got a little buried in the rush of news out of the New York Auto Show, but GMInsideNews reports that at the private introduction of the Cadillac CT6 last week, the night before the NYIAS media preview, Cadillac head Johan de Nysschen confirmed that the existence of the CT6 flagship will make the current XTS large […]

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It got a little buried in the rush of news out of the New York Auto Show, but GMInsideNews reports that at the private introduction of the Cadillac CT6 last week, the night before the NYIAS media preview, Cadillac head Johan de Nysschen confirmed that the existence of the CT6 flagship will make the current XTS large […]

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Capsule Review: 2015 Cadillac XTS Vsport http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/capsule-review-2015-cadillac-xts-vsport/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/capsule-review-2015-cadillac-xts-vsport/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:30:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=957466 GM delivered the Epsilon II platform to the company’s most upmarket division to produce a car with, among other things, more flamboyant styling. Later on, Cadillac added all-wheel-drive, threw in enough equipment to call it a Platinum edition, and by replacing the 3.6L V6 with a twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6, yielded enough straight-line performance to justify […]

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GM delivered the Epsilon II platform to the company’s most upmarket division to produce a car with, among other things, more flamboyant styling. Later on, Cadillac added all-wheel-drive, threw in enough equipment to call it a Platinum edition, and by replacing the 3.6L V6 with a twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6, yielded enough straight-line performance to justify […]

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Generation Why: Macklemore Is Wack, And So Is Bloomberg’s Piece On Cadillac http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/generation-why-macklemore-is-wack-and-so-is-bloomergs-piece-on-cadillac/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/generation-why-macklemore-is-wack-and-so-is-bloomergs-piece-on-cadillac/#comments Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=700689 Rivaling Jack’s tales of his harem in the “Most Unpopular Subject Matter on TTAC” Sweepstakes is my constant references to rap music. What I perceived to be a wink-and-a-nod to younger readers who enjoy hip-hop was succinctly summed up by one commenter who wrote “It wouldn’t be a Kreindler piece without a [deleted perjorative for […]

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Rivaling Jack’s tales of his harem in the “Most Unpopular Subject Matter on TTAC” Sweepstakes is my constant references to rap music. What I perceived to be a wink-and-a-nod to younger readers who enjoy hip-hop was succinctly summed up by one commenter who wrote “It wouldn’t be a Kreindler piece without a [deleted perjorative for […]

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Don’t Call It A V-Sport — Or Do, Maybe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/dont-call-it-a-v-sport-or-do-maybe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/dont-call-it-a-v-sport-or-do-maybe/#comments Sun, 22 Sep 2013 19:33:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=525593 We called it on April Fools’ Day. Sort of, anyway. The new high-power XTS uses a twin-turbo 3.6L V-6 to twist out 410 torque-steering horsepower on its way to a C/D – tested 0-60 in 5.2 seconds and a quarter-mile in 13.5@105. (Naturally-aspirated Porsche owners should feel free to turn right at stoplights unless they […]

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We called it on April Fools’ Day. Sort of, anyway. The new high-power XTS uses a twin-turbo 3.6L V-6 to twist out 410 torque-steering horsepower on its way to a C/D – tested 0-60 in 5.2 seconds and a quarter-mile in 13.5@105. (Naturally-aspirated Porsche owners should feel free to turn right at stoplights unless they […]

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Review: 2014 Chevrolet Impala (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/review-2014-chevrolet-impala-with-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/review-2014-chevrolet-impala-with-video/#comments Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:30:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=500484 I have this feeling that our most impressionable automotive years are our high school years. Maybe it’s because I was so eager to drive that I noticed anything with wheels. Maybe it’s that auto shop class where I got to wrench on a Wankel (that sounds wrong doesn’t it?). Whatever the reason, it seems many […]

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I have this feeling that our most impressionable automotive years are our high school years. Maybe it’s because I was so eager to drive that I noticed anything with wheels. Maybe it’s that auto shop class where I got to wrench on a Wankel (that sounds wrong doesn’t it?). Whatever the reason, it seems many […]

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Review: 2014 Acura RLX (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/review-2014-acura-rlx-with-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/review-2014-acura-rlx-with-video/#comments Sat, 17 Aug 2013 02:02:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498841 Breaking into the Luxury market isn’t easy. Toyota has arguably had the most success with Lexus, the only full-line luxury marque sold in America that isn’t German. Infiniti gave up on trying to go head-to-head with the S-Class and 7-Series when they ditched the Q, and Cadillac has yet to have a complete and coherent […]

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Breaking into the Luxury market isn’t easy. Toyota has arguably had the most success with Lexus, the only full-line luxury marque sold in America that isn’t German. Infiniti gave up on trying to go head-to-head with the S-Class and 7-Series when they ditched the Q, and Cadillac has yet to have a complete and coherent […]

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Yet Another Cadillac Flagship that Won’t Be Produced http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/yet-another-cadillac-flagship-that-wont-be-produced/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/yet-another-cadillac-flagship-that-wont-be-produced/#comments Wed, 10 Jul 2013 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494661 Car enthusiasts seem to love to play the what-if game when it comes to their favorite concept cars that never made it to production. If only the suits would listen to our better judgment they’d be rolling in the do-re-me and we’d be rolling down the road in our dream cars. With certain brands, the same […]

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Car enthusiasts seem to love to play the what-if game when it comes to their favorite concept cars that never made it to production. If only the suits would listen to our better judgment they’d be rolling in the do-re-me and we’d be rolling down the road in our dream cars. With certain brands, the same […]

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2014 Cadillac CTS: The Standard Of The World? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/2014-cadillac-cts-the-standard-of-the-world/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/2014-cadillac-cts-the-standard-of-the-world/#comments Mon, 25 Mar 2013 22:55:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482301 Having just picked up a Chrysler 300C, I would have told you that it’s the last American luxury car on sale today. Now I’m not so sure. Despite foisting on us the dreadfully mediocre XTS,Cadillac has had an ace up its sleeve the whole time. The 2014 CTS, shown here, doesn’t look like a 5-Series […]

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Having just picked up a Chrysler 300C, I would have told you that it’s the last American luxury car on sale today. Now I’m not so sure. Despite foisting on us the dreadfully mediocre XTS,Cadillac has had an ace up its sleeve the whole time. The 2014 CTS, shown here, doesn’t look like a 5-Series […]

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CAW: Oshawa Needs New Product To Survive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/caw-oshawa-needs-new-product-to-survive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/caw-oshawa-needs-new-product-to-survive/#comments Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:26:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=471236 GM’s announcement that it would move Camaro production out of Oshawa has left one of GM’s best plants in a lurch, and the CAW says that the plant’s very survival is at stake. Moving the Camaro to GM’s Lansing, Michigan plant makes sense; the Camaro is the sole rear-drive product built at Oshawa, while the […]

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GM’s announcement that it would move Camaro production out of Oshawa has left one of GM’s best plants in a lurch, and the CAW says that the plant’s very survival is at stake. Moving the Camaro to GM’s Lansing, Michigan plant makes sense; the Camaro is the sole rear-drive product built at Oshawa, while the […]

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Disappointed By Four Detroit Cars, Consumer Reports Recommends A Japanese http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/disappointed-by-four-detroit-cars-consumer-reports-recommends-a-japanese/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/disappointed-by-four-detroit-cars-consumer-reports-recommends-a-japanese/#comments Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:21:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=467522 Consumer Reports tested the latest offerings of Detroit automakers, did not like the Dodge Dart, was frustrated by the Cadillac XTS, was underwhelmed by the Lincoln MKS,  and put off by the Chevrolet Spark. CR ended up recommending a Japanese Lexus ES instead. The Dodge Dart, the first all-new model to emerge from the Fiat-Chrysler […]

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Consumer Reports tested the latest offerings of Detroit automakers, did not like the Dodge Dart, was frustrated by the Cadillac XTS, was underwhelmed by the Lincoln MKS,  and put off by the Chevrolet Spark. CR ended up recommending a Japanese Lexus ES instead. The Dodge Dart, the first all-new model to emerge from the Fiat-Chrysler […]

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Review: 2013 Cadillac XTS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/review-2013-cadillac-xts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/review-2013-cadillac-xts/#comments Wed, 31 Oct 2012 13:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463855 Once upon a time, being the “Cadillac of <insert a noun here>” meant something magical. The problem is: it’s been 60 years since Cadillac was “The Cadillac of cars.” While the phrase lingers inexplicably on, GM is continues to play off-again/on-again with a flagship vehicle for the brand. The latest example is the all-new XTS. […]

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Once upon a time, being the “Cadillac of <insert a noun here>” meant something magical. The problem is: it’s been 60 years since Cadillac was “The Cadillac of cars.” While the phrase lingers inexplicably on, GM is continues to play off-again/on-again with a flagship vehicle for the brand. The latest example is the all-new XTS. […]

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OnStar Glitch Causes GM To Halt Sales Of Certain Models http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/onstar-glitch-causes-gm-to-halt-sales-of-certain-models/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/onstar-glitch-causes-gm-to-halt-sales-of-certain-models/#comments Sat, 08 Sep 2012 17:18:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459459 A software glitch in the OnStar system caused GM to halt sales of certain models, including the brand-new Cadillac ATS. Some 60,000 vehicles were affected by the glitch, which prevents OnStar’s crash notification system from notifying their call center in certain collisions that don’t trigger the airbags. Among the cars affected are the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, […]

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A software glitch in the OnStar system caused GM to halt sales of certain models, including the brand-new Cadillac ATS. Some 60,000 vehicles were affected by the glitch, which prevents OnStar’s crash notification system from notifying their call center in certain collisions that don’t trigger the airbags. Among the cars affected are the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, […]

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Cadillac’s XTS Based Livery Fleet Fleet Announced: Sedan, Limo & Hearse. Livery Sedan to Have “More Luxury” Than Standard XTS Models http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/cadillacs-xts-based-livery-fleet-fleet-announced-sedan-limo-hearse-livery-sedan-to-have-more-luxury-than-standard-xts-models/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/cadillacs-xts-based-livery-fleet-fleet-announced-sedan-limo-hearse-livery-sedan-to-have-more-luxury-than-standard-xts-models/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:57:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=458945 With Lincoln abandoning the tradition Panther platform Town Car and moving to the awkwardly shaped MKT for its offerings to livery fleet operators, you might think that Cadillac would aggressively market their new XTS to the “black car” industry. The XTS, like the outgoing Town Car, is a traditionally styled luxury sedan. Cadillac just announced […]

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With Lincoln abandoning the tradition Panther platform Town Car and moving to the awkwardly shaped MKT for its offerings to livery fleet operators, you might think that Cadillac would aggressively market their new XTS to the “black car” industry. The XTS, like the outgoing Town Car, is a traditionally styled luxury sedan. Cadillac just announced […]

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2013 Cadillac XTS Starts At $44,995 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/2013-cadillac-xts-starts-at-44995/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/2013-cadillac-xts-starts-at-44995/#comments Thu, 05 Apr 2012 15:39:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=438494 The 2013 Cadillac XTS will start at $44,995 when it goes on sale later this spring. While three trim levels have been confirmed for the car, only the base price has been revealed. No word on how much the tech-laden Platinum edition will retail for. Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system will be standard, but all-wheel drive […]

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The 2013 Cadillac XTS will start at $44,995 when it goes on sale later this spring. While three trim levels have been confirmed for the car, only the base price has been revealed. No word on how much the tech-laden Platinum edition will retail for. Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system will be standard, but all-wheel drive […]

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Cadillac XTS, Lincoln MKT Livery Cars On Display Next Week In Las Vegas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/cadillac-xts-lincoln-mkt-livery-cars-on-display-next-week-in-las-vegas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/cadillac-xts-lincoln-mkt-livery-cars-on-display-next-week-in-las-vegas/#comments Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:49:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=428773 Panther fans, grab your heart medication. Cadillac and Lincoln will be unveiling their entrants into the livery car market next week at the International LCT show in Las Vegas, based on the front-drive Cadillac XTS sedan and Lincoln MKT crossover. The “W20 Livery Sedan Package” appears to be a trim level on its own, with distinct […]

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Panther fans, grab your heart medication. Cadillac and Lincoln will be unveiling their entrants into the livery car market next week at the International LCT show in Las Vegas, based on the front-drive Cadillac XTS sedan and Lincoln MKT crossover. The “W20 Livery Sedan Package” appears to be a trim level on its own, with distinct […]

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