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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Cadillac CTS

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Cadillac CTS specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Cadillac CTS warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$35,915$38,715$39,015
    Invoice *$33,939$36,585$36,869
    Engine3.0L V-6 270 HP3.6L V-6 318 HP3.0L V-6 270 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd Driver Shift Control w/OD6-spd Driver Shift Control w/OD
    Fuel Economy City16.0 mpg18.0 mpg18.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy26.0 mpg27.0 mpg27.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.0L V-6 270 HP3.6L V-6 318 HP3.0L V-6 270 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd Driver Shift Control w/OD6-spd Driver Shift Control w/OD
    Alternator140 amp140 amp140 amp
    Battery660 amp with run down protection660 amp with run down protection660 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.423.733.23
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank18.0 gal.18.0 gal.18.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/Alimited slip differentialN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityStabiliTrakStabiliTrakStabiliTrak
    RideN/AsportN/A
    Front Suspensionshort and long armshort and long armshort and long arm
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Wheels17.0 " painted aluminum18.0 " painted aluminum17.0 " painted aluminum
    Front TiresP235/55HR17.0BSW ASP235/50VR18.0BSW ASP235/55HR17.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/A265/45N/A
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity545
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(8-way power)(8-way power)(8-way power)
    Easy EntryN/Arear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way(8-way power)4-way
    Rear Seatsbench60-40 split-bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thrucentercenter
    Seat Trimleatheretteleatheretteleatherette
    Door Trimleatheretteleatheretteleatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleatherleatherleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AminiN/A
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/Acargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air Compressorair compressorair compressorair compressor
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioSiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanSiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanSiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers8 Bose7 Bose7 Bose
    Radio Theft DeterrentTheftLockTheftLockTheftLock
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksN/Arear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Power Outlets333
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/Atrunk/hatch auto-latch
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Emergency SOSOnStar Directions & ConnectionsOnStar Directions & ConnectionsOnStar Directions & Connections
    Internet Accessinternet accessinternet accessinternet access
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Clockanaloganaloganalog
    Compasscompasscompasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/ArearN/A
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleather/metal-lookleather/metal-lookleather/metal-look
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerfixedpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/Apower
    1-Touch Openfront and reardriver and passengerfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/Afixed interval
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/Awiper park
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisablePASS-Key III+PASS-Key III+PASS-Key III+
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker Systemtracker systemtracker systemtracker system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors2 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume13.6 cu.ft.10.5 cu.ft.58.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length191.3 "188.5 "192.0 "
    Exterior Width72.5 "74.1 "72.5 "
    Exterior Height58.0 "56.0 "58.0 "
    Wheelbase113 "113 "113 "
    Front Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Rear Tread62 "63 "62 "
    Turning Radius17.9 '17.7 '18.2 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A5,247 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,849 lbs.3,898 lbs.4,026 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A2,326 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A2,921 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.N/A1,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.35N/AN/A
    Front Legroom42.4 "42.4 "42.4 "
    Rear Legroom36.1 "35.0 "36.1 "
    Front Headroom38.8 "36.9 "38.8 "
    Rear Headroom37.2 "34.6 "37.1 "
    Front Hiproom53.7 "54.5 "53.7 "
    Rear Hiproom53.0 "47.7 "53.0 "
    Front Shoulder Room56.3 "56.0 "56.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room54.7 "50.9 "54.7 "
    Passenger Volume98 cu.ft.87 cu.ft.97 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume13.6 cu.ft.10.5 cu.ft.25.4 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A58.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear Bumperwith chrome insertN/Awith chrome insert
    Grille Moldingsblack w/chrome surroundcolored w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surround
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/Atrailering harness
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/unlimited72/unlimited72/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Cadillac CTS safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sport Wagon
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sport Wagon
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Luxury 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Luxury 4dr All-wheel Drive Sport Wagon
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Luxury 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Luxury 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sport Wagon
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Performance 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Performance 4dr All-wheel Drive Sport Wagon
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Performance 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Performance 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sport Wagon
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Sport Wagon
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Premium 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Premium 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sport Wagon
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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