2018-2019 Cadillac CTS – model year, a year after the presentation, will be available in Russia. Differences between the new car from the predecessor very significant: an updated exterior, a new engine and database, a comfortable lounge, a large number of high-tech systems. This suggests that the new 2018-2019 Cadillac the CTS (CTC), which has never been in our country (and in Europe), a leading position class sports sedans, will seriously fight for the palm with well-known European brands. What would happen, we will try to predict in today’s review, using photo and video materials.
Recall that the presentation of the first-generation 2018-2019 Cadillac STS took place in 2002, and sales of this model grew annually since that time. True, this applies only to America. However, the emergence of the last generation luxury sedan can dramatically change the situation in all major world markets.
We can not say that the appearance of the 3rd generation of 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS has undergone global change. However, the designers managed to make a sports sedan with modern, recognizable and more attractive. Compared with the previous generation of the exterior, the 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS has smooth contours, modified front and aft, a steeper angle of inclination of the front glass, making it aerodynamic performance has improved markedly.
All elements of the front of the CTS received a large and expressive, but that sports American sedan en become less sporty look. In the midst of a massive grille falshradiatora flaunts big company logo, the side of the bumper complement the beautiful LED desk (separated clearly sporty air intake), which is located on the original form of LED lights. Hood cross the original wave vyshtampovok, two of which are intended to limit the space on the sides.
When looking at the back of the 2018-2019 Cadillac STS is not any doubt in the American origin: rectangular LED ceiling lighting, bumper with chrome edges made by the nozzles of the exhaust system, a new spoiler, creating additional downforce.
The side of the sedan pleases neat smooth lines, in contrast to the stern, does not issue a “national” affiliation sport sedan. Oblong and quite calm bonnet profile, flat roof, massive rear pillars, the large door openings – all this gives the sedan a sporty required.
The third generation of the car was longer than its predecessor, but slightly lower and narrower, making the appearance of cars swiftly and sports.
- Premium Options American news 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS – are as follows: length – 4966 mm, and height – 1454 mm, width – 1833 mm.
- wheelbase increased to 2910 mm, the rut of front / rear wheels – 1560/1568 mm, ground clearance of 140 mm.
- Due to extensive use of aluminum in the manufacture of cars, the total mass of the base case of 1640 kg – one of the best in class performance. The auto set alloy wheels, a set of protectors 235/50 R17, 235/50 R18, or 245/45 ZR19.
Exterior color options provided for 12-Th: light silver, white, light beige, dark silver, gold, blue, bronze, blue, black diamond, dark gray, black, red.
Free space cabin has increased significantly, and its equipment has undergone significant changes – of course, in the direction of improvement. Deserves respect and that customers are offered a choice of entire 8-NIL variants of interior decoration, all of which used the elite, high-quality materials: carbon fiber, leather, aluminum, precious woods.
Equipment operator’s position deserves the highest praise: electrically by 4 directions heated multifunction steering wheel has a huge (12.3-in.) Monitor on the dashboard perfectly readable. Note the presence of the projected on the windshield of the information display, located on the center console, 8-inch. touch screen (with it manages the entertainment system, climate control, a rearview camera, all connected devices), electronic parking brakes, glove box with an electronic lock, high-quality acoustics.
Price and equipment
From electronic assistants and systems designed to make the driving experience as much as possible comfortable, note the function of remote start engine, the presence of The assistant parallel parking systems adaptive cruise control, for noise control system – both in front of and behind the car, the system that monitors blind spots , a system that controls the layout. Note that the “smart” electronic assistants 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS – model year would prevent a collision with the vehicle suddenly appeared, even if the driver is distracted from the control, or does not fulfill required for accident avoidance action. All resulting interference, as well as changing road situation carefully monitored and recorded cameras, ultrasonic sensors and radars located in different parts of the sport – sedan.
Seats front row to help painlessly migrate long distances to travel – this contributes to the availability of excellent lateral support, support for the hips and back, ventilation and heating systems, as well as 20-Th elektroregulirovok options with setting memory function. The only disadvantage of a sedan can be called a small luggage capacity 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS – 388 l.
Note that the new 2018-2019 Cadillac, many experts have already considered one of the safest cars in the class. The basic version is equipped with front, side, front and knee airbags located in the front row; rear side airbags, front and rear curtain airbags. In addition, the sedan has pretensioners 3-point safety belts – for all 5 people on board, bindings ISOFIX.
Sedan is available in 4 trim levels: «Luxury», «Standard», «Premium» and «Performance». Price 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS «Standard» starts from RUB 1,995,000.. The cost of all-wheel drive versions will start with a mark of 2,380 rubles, the most expensive equipment is estimated at 2,770 million rubles.. Finally, we note that in spite of a much better technical equipment, compared with the previous generation, the basic version of the new 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS – became more expensive by only 100 000 rubles.
2018-2019 Cadillac CTS Platform acts GM Alpha, previously found in the 2018-2019 Cadillac ATS. Despite some improvements, the technical characteristics have remained virtually unchanged: in front McPherson strut used having 2 legs, behind – an independent five-link design.
The basic version of the sedan has a Magnetic Ride Control – Control system stiffness and shock system Auto-Align body rigidity and adjusting the control depending on the speed of cars. The standard equipment includes StabiliTrak – Electronic Stability Control, 4-channel ABS, and TRC and traction control. All-wheel drive American sedan got ventilated disc brakes – front used the Brembo, equipped with innovative pads soaked in a mixture of nitro-ferrite, and received improved cooling.
Steering 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS strengthened steering rack mechanism ZF Premium, has several modes, and able to change the stiffness depending on the situation. The basic version of the 2018-2019 Cadillac STS RWD, high-end equipment have four-wheel drive, electronically controlled coupling that connects through the front axle.
- There are three petrol power units. The least powerful – turbocharged 2.0-liter. (272 hp) is aggregated with 6-speed automatic transmission.
- The second is the capacity of 3.6 liters. engine (321 hp), working with the new 8-speed automatic transmission (with rear wheel drive) or 6-speed automatic transmission (in the case of all-wheel drive).
Both engines are highly economical, which is especially surprising in an American sports sedan, but at the same time indirectly indicates a well-prepared car to battle for European customers. In the urban cycle, “junior” motors consume about 11.7 liters. fuel when driving in komborezhime declared consumption of 9.4 liters on the highway -. 7.8 liters.
- The most powerful engine in the line capacity of 3.6 liters. (420 hp), is aggregated with 8-speed automatic transmission. That engine is equipped with the top-end version of the American sedan – Vsport, accelerates to a mark of 100 km / h in 4.6 seconds.
In addition to the powerful motor, the most expensive version of the sedan differs from the previous presence of complete sets of the shortened steering, brakes improved characteristics, the presence of an adaptive suspension. For this powertrain claimed consumption is 12.3 liters. in the city, 8.4 – on the road, 10.2 liters. – In komborezhime.
Concluding the review, we note that the new generation of 2018-2019 Cadillac CTS – so well prepared for the competition, which is practically devoid of drawbacks (except malovmestitelnogo luggage, but it is unlikely it can be considered a serious drawback for the American sports sedan). Absolutely all of the elements of the CTS 2018-2019 Cadillac, from the exterior, and ending with the technical specifications, as well as the quantity and quality of e-filling and safety systems cause only positive emotions.