2017 Cadillac CT6: Other Luxury Sedan Start Shaking
For years Cadillac was the brand that stood for the highest quality in luxury driving and offered the large sedans that we wanted to drive to show off the opulence and pure comfort that we enjoyed. Over time several luxury brands surpassed Cadillac, especially when it came to the large luxury sedans on the market, but now this amazing badge is back in the game with the flagship CT6 model. This is a car that offers you the large size and the setup you want with tons of great features to enjoy. Ever other luxury brand needs to start shaking in their shoes because Cadillac is back.
The design of the Cadillac CT6 is unlike anything else, but it still feels familiar to you. You see the Cadillac style blended perfectly with sensuous curves and lines to allow the CT6 to be a car that offers you the height of performance that you want to enjoy. This is a beautiful luxury sedan that gives you the benefit of several powertrain options and different driving dynamics. For 2017 the CT6 continues with no changes from the previous model. A new plug-in hybrid model is on the slate for later in the year to give you even more options.
Two items you’ll notice as soon as you step in and start driving this large luxury car are the audio system and the active drive of the car. The Bose Panaray audio system offers you 34 speakers and creates a theater quality sound for you to enjoy the music you want to hear inside the cabin. Under the CT6 you’ll glide along on the Magnetic Ride Control suspension of the Active Chassis Package which is mated with the on-demand AWD system that makes this big car an agile performer on the road.
You have a choice of three engines under the hood, all of which sound too small to handle this big car, but with a weight that’s actually lighter than any other in this class; these engines can handle the task with ease. First up is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that brings you 265 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission which helps provide you with 22 city/30 hwy mpg when making use of this powertrain.
Next up you have a 3.6-liter V6 naturally aspirated engine that offers you 335 horsepower and 284 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine makes use of the same transmission as the smaller engine and is capable of bringing you 18 city/27 hwy mpg worth of fuel mileage. Finally, the power player of these engines is a 3.0-liter twin turbocharged V6 that is capable of producing 404 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque. With this engine providing the power you will have more power than you know what to do with and be able to still have good fuel mileage for a large luxury sedan which offers you 18 city/26 hwy mpg to enjoy the ride.
When you’ve got a large luxury sedan you don’t consider a base model to be devoid of equipment. Even this model offers you a bounty of amazing items to use including leather upholstery, wood trim, 14-way power front seats, the Cadillac CUE infotainment system, the mentioned Bose Audio, active noise cancellation and OnStar with the 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. The Luxury and Premium Luxury models offer improved leather, Surround Sound, a wide angle rear camera mirror, a hands free power trunk and much more. Move to the Platinum model and you have a Night Vision system, digital instruments, a head up display quad zone climate controls and a wide array of comfort and entertainment features.
Is the Cadillac CT6 the right car for you? It can be if you want to enjoy the best luxury model you’ve ever seen on the road. Every other luxury brand is going to have to start chasing Cadillac again now that the CT6 is here for its second year. This amazing large car is the one that will give you the ride you want and the features you’re looking for on the road. Come on in and see your local Cadillac dealer to learn more about this amazing large sedan.