Cadillac CTS-V

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

88
Priced From $63,215
MPG 16.0
Styles Reviewed
SedanSedan Scores for this style only
CoupeCoupe Scores for this style only
Wagon/CUVWagon/CUV Scores for this style only
Vehicle's Review History
Average overall score
for this vehicle, by year:
2013 models 88
2012 models 88
2011 models 88
2010 models 87
2009 models 88

Edmunds.com

09/20/12
2012-09-20
90
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan

With plentiful power and style at a relative bargain, the 2013 Cadillac CTS-V is worthy of consideration among luxury performance sedans.

Edmunds.com

09/20/12
2012-09-20
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

Sharp styling and strong performance are the 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe’s bright spots, but its many flaws cast a long shadow.

CarReview.com

03/22/12
2012-03-22
93
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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David Colman David Colman Score Pending 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

If you’re after the lightest, stiffest, best handling CTS-V, the coupe is the one to have. It’s the 21st Century version of the Hemi ‘Cuda.

LeftLane News

03/01/12
2012-03-01
89
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Mark Elias Mark Elias 7.2 out of 10 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

The CTS-V coupe is the two-door version of the sedan that was tuned on the famed Nürburgring circuit in Germany. On the other hand though, this Cadillac coupe is a perfectly gentle giant of a car that won’t beat you up after a stint behind the wheel.

MotorAuthority.com

01/15/12
2012-01-15
89
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Viknesh Vijayenthiran Viknesh Vijayenthiran Score Pending 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

The Cadillac CTS-V isn’t exactly cheap. However, when you consider that it comes with a supercharged V-8 that will make many supercars jealous, you’ll quickly start to realize just how much performance per dollar you’re getting.

Edmunds.com

09/22/11
2011-09-22
88
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan

The 2012 Cadillac CTS-V delivers a combination of world-class performance, style and value that’s tough to beat.

Edmunds.com

09/22/11
2011-09-22
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

Though its practicality is disappointing, the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe delivers a combination of world-class performance, style and value that’s tough to beat.

AutoSavant.com

01/17/12
2012-01-17
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Chris Haak Chris Haak Score Pending 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

For those who aren’t bothered by paying twice as much to fuel their car, and can afford to feed it premium unleaded several times a week, the CTS-V coupe is a stylish, extremely capable car with more muscle than some race cars.

Edmunds.com

09/22/11
2011-09-22
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon/CUV

The 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon delivers a tough-to-beat combination of world-class performance, style and value in a practical wagon body.

Cars.com

10/15/11
2011-10-15
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Joe Wiesenfelder Joe Wiesenfelder 8.2 out of 10 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon/CUV

The CTS-V is one of the most exciting performance vehicles on the market. I can see the subset of drivers who want a relatively low-profile performance wagon being thrilled with this car despite potential reliability issues.

About.com

05/24/11
2011-05-24
94
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Aaron Gold Aaron Gold 7.1 out of 10 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

The Cadillac CTS-V Coupe’s shape has the chiseled beauty normally reserved for European cathedrals. The engine produces the sort of fury they write about in the Bible. The docility with which it handles is nothing short of a miracle, and the price is not so much a bargain as a gift to all mankind.

Popular Mechanics

08/12/10
2010-08-12
93
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Mike Allen Mike Allen Score Pending 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

The question remains whether buyers of high-performance cars that cost substantially more will find the CTS-V’s stunning performance a compelling reason to change their loyalties. Those potential buyers should get behind the CTS-V’s wheel. We bet it’ll open eyes.

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