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2006 Cadillac CTS Near-Luxury Mid-Size Sedan

New Car Overview of the 2006 Cadillac CTS Near-Luxury Mid-Size Sedan

Description: Near-Luxury Mid-Size Sedan
Base MSRP Range: $29,270 - $50,675
Invoice Price Range: $27,367 - $46,784
Where built: USA

This sports sedan made history in 2003 as the first RWD vehicle in Cadillac's fleet since 1979 and the first manual transmission for a RWD Caddy in 50 years. The Sigma platform features an extended wheelbase and wide track with wheels set on corners. In the five-seat cabin, the exterior theme of angular forms is expressed in monochromatic treatment.

For 2006 CTS shows two powertrains. A base model stocks a 2.8-liter V6 VVT engine pumping 210 hp with a new six-speed manual transmission by Aisin or a five-speed Hydra-Matic 5L40-E automatic. The automatic adds a gated shifter with Driver Shift Control (DSC) for shift-it-yourself action like a manual stick. Upgraded CTS supports a 3.6-liter V6 with VVT and output pushed to 255 hp.

A new Sport Performance Package brings 18-inch performance tires and polished wheels, xenon high intensity discharge (HID) lamps, performance brakes and revised suspension settings.