HIGHLIGHTS 2018 CTS Every drive transformed into a masterful experience Built with precise craftsmanship and fanatic attention to details. Packed with ingenious technology that delivers assured performance. Every drive transformed into a masterful experience. This is the 2018 CTS.
PERFORMANCE TESTED ON THE RACE TRACK. UNLEASHED ON THE ROAD. Germany’s famed Nürburgring was chosen to serve as a testing facility for the 2018 CTS luxury sedan. Here our engineers assessed its performance and fine-tuned its agility. The result is imperative acceleration, responsive handling and precise brake feel for a remarkable driving experience.
POWERFUL ENGINES & 8-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION High-performance players. The 2.0L turbo engine
with 4-cylinders delivers imposing 268 hp. Push
the luxurious 2018 CTS to the next level with the
available 3.6L V6 engine, with smooth acceleration
and 335-hp and Auto Stop/Start technology for
better efficiency. Both engine options are paired
with an 8-speed automatic transmission for
responsive shifting.
MAGNETIC RIDE CONTROL™ Ride smoothly. The available Magnetic Ride
Control system reads the road 1,000 times per
second and automatically adjusts the suspension
according to road conditions.
The outcome, a fine-tuned suspension and less
impact for a smooth drive on uneven roads.
AWD WITH ACTIVE TORQUE TECHNOLOGY Sure footing in severe weather. Available All-Wheel
Drive technology maximizes stability and handling
to deliver flawless control in unfavorable driving
NEAR-PERFECT 50/50 WEIGHT BALANCE Proportions close to perfection. Advanced alloys and engineering create near-perfect 50/50 front-to-rear weight distribution for improved handling and ride comfort.
BREMBO® FRONT BRAKES Engineered stopping power. Carved from a single block of lightweight aluminium alloy, available Brembo® front brakes deliver pristine stopping power and wear resistance.
MAGNESIUM PADDLE SHIFTERS WITH D RIVER SELECT ABLE MODES Shifting power at your fingertips. The Magnesium Paddle Shifters allow you to effortlessly shift through the 8-speed automatic transmission gears without needing a clutch, keeping you in total control of every shift. Driver-selectable modes (Tour, Sport, Snow/Ice and, with V-Sport models, Track) let you tune the steering, suspension and transmission depending on road conditions and your preference.
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION THROUGHOUT The progressive technology systems inside the 2018 CTS provide elegant efficiency. Controlled by enhanced digital interfaces, it provides personalization and convenience.
HEAD-UP DISPLAY Everything in front of your eyes. The available
Head-Up Display (HUD) projects information about
speed, audio or navigation onto the front windshield,
so you can stay focused and informed.
CADILLAC USER EXPERIENCE INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM The world at your fingertips. Cadillac user
experience1 provides a suite of information and
entertainment offerings at your command. These
include climate, audio and settings control, plus
available 3-D GPS Navigation.
With phone integration from Apple CarPlayTM and
AndroidTM Auto2, you can access your contacts,
music and other information from your iPhone or
AndroidTM phone with a touch of the screen.
BOSE® SURROUND SOUND Sound all around. The 11-speaker Bose® sound
system plays your favorite tracks with crystal
clarity, offering you a complete audio experience.
For an even more elevated level of sound fidelity,
the available 13-speaker Bose® Surround Sound
system features Centerpoint® 2 surround technology.
Both options include the Active Noise Cancellation
technology that a for an even richer sensation.
WIRELESS CHARGING Effortless charging. With Wireless Charging3
conveniently located in the Cadillac user
experience storage bin, you have the option to
power your compatible phone and select other
mobile devices anytime the CTS luxury sedan
is running.
SURROUND VISION See the world around you without looking. The
available Surround Vision provides an elevated
top-view of the area immediately surrounding the
vehicle when in low-speed Drive or Reverse. This
view is then projected on the Cadillac user experience
screen, helping increase your awareness when parking
or in reverse.
REAR CAMERA MIRROR A forward-thinking look back. When activated, the
available Rear Camera Mirror streams HD video of
what’s behind you on the rearview mirror’s screen. This
mirror offers 300 percent more vision than an ordinary
one, and reverts to a traditional mirror with just a flip of
a switch.
INTERIORS 2018 CADILLAC CTS CURATED FOR UTMOST COMFORT Tailor the luxurious CTS sedan to your taste. A choice of interior environments, together with refined materials like real wood trim, aluminum, carbon fiber or available Semi-Aniline leather allow you to create your own personal space. The materials are curated to work beautifully in any combination to make sure the cabin will be a stunning expression of your personal style.


Your information, your way. The available 12.3” LCD screen allows you to select the information you see in the reconfigurable display. Information like navigation and entertainment are seen easily within the full-color, HD cluster



Customized comfort for every passenger. The available Tri-Zone Climate Control allows​ driver, front and rear passengers to adjust air temperatures individually.


Smart start. Adaptive Remote Start allows you to start the engine from up to 90 meters away. It can​ also sense outside temperatures and activate the appropriate cabin climate control.


Fully customizable comfort. Available 20-way adjustable front seats keep the driver andpassenger comfortable, providing manual thigh support and power-adjustable seatback bolsters.


There when you need them. An electronic cover conceals the cup holders when you don’t need​ them, and opens when you do.


Bring the finer things to light. Available enhanced Ambient Interior Lighting subtly highlights the​ cabin’s craftsmanship.


EXTERIORS PERFORMANCE-INSPIRED DESIGN A long, low, lean design philosophy manifests itself in the dramatic angles and aerodynamics that keep the 2018 CTS luxury sedan firmly planted on the road. From the sculptural inlaid hood to LEDs that brilliantly light the way, every detail adds up to a look that hints at the vehicle’s performance.

ACTIVE AERO GRILLE SHUTTERS A hidden advantage. The signature grille is equipped with Active Grille Shutters that open and close according to vehicle speed for improved performance.

IN LAID HOOD Dynamic even when standing still. The crisp lines and fluid, sculptural elements of the inlaid hood create a liquid-like reflective surface. The CTS offers the illusion of motion, even when the vehicle isn’t moving.

LED LIGHTING Illuminating innovation. Hundreds of crystalline LED lights accentuate the CTS 2018’s exterior, providing smooth and efficient white illumination. High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps equipped with Adaptive Forward Lighting automatically turn headlamps according to steering wheel inputs, vehicle speed and oncoming traffic for more intelligent lighting.
INTEGRATED REAR SPOILER A smart finish. The 2018 CTS luxury sedan
features a redesigned rear diffuser and integrated
exhaust pipes for a streamlined, elegant look. And
the integrated rear spoiler features a 48-LED center
stop lamp to offer drivers more time to react to
your maneuvers.
SAFETY A STRONG FOUNDATION The CTS 2018’s body is constructed using ultra-high-strength steel and incorporates crumple zones that absorb and manage crash energy. Loaded with 10 standard air bags, including knee air bags for the driver and front passenger and side-impact airbags for rear passengers to help you feel well protected.
DRIVER AWARENESS PACKAGE Peace of mind comes standard. The available Driver
Awareness Package* includes a plethora of safety
and security features to help keeping you fully aware.
Forward Collision Alert monitors traffic ahead, alerting
you if a collision is imminent.
If the Lane Keep Assist system anticipates the
vehicle is leaving the lane unintentionally or without
using your turn signal, it turns the wheel to keep you
on your path. Working in conjunction with the Safety
Alert Seat, Lane Departure Warning sends a warning
pulse through the driver’s seat cushion.
The Rear Cross-Traffic Alert feature uses sensors to
sweep the sides of the CTS sedan when you back out
of parking spots, alerting you to approaching vehicles.
DRIVER ASSIST PACKAGE Technology that anticipates. The available Driver
Assist Package uses a number of advanced features
to help avoid collisions or lessen their impact. The
package includes features like Adaptive Cruise
Control, which uses radar and cameras to keep a
safe distance between you and the vehicle ahead.
Also included is Front and Rear Automatic Braking
which senses front or rear collisions and engages the
brakes, to give you more reaction time.*

* Safety features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times.



The Twin Turbo V6 engine propels the 2018 CTS V-Sport from 0 to 100 kmh in just 4.4 seconds. While a variety of sophisticated handling and vehicle management features like Magnetic Ride Control and Brembo® front brakes ensure all the raw power remains​ firmly under your control.


Unleash the extras. The enhanced package includes a 12.3” HD reconfigurable gauge cluster,​ full-color Head-Up Display, Tri-Zone Climate Control, 20-way adjustable front seats and heated​ outboard rear seats for utmost comfort and control


Master of the curves. The electronic Limited-Slip Differential (eLSD) automatically redirects power to the drive wheels with the best traction for better corner exit acceleration.


  1. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and smartphone. Some devices require USB connectivity, see my.cadillac.com/learn.
  2. Vehicle user interfaces are products of Apple and Google and their terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible smartphone and data plan rates apply.
  3. The system wirelessly charges one PMA- or Qi-compatible mobile device. To check for phone or other device compatibility, see my.cadillac.com/learn
  4. Before making a lane change, always check the SBZA display and the side and inside mirrors, look over your shoulder for vehicles and hazards and activate your turn signals.
  5. Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner’s Manual for more information.

*All prices are inclusive of Value Added Tax (“VAT”) per local regulations.