2013 Cadillac XTS

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$44,075-$60,385
$41,651-$56,460
16 CITY / 26 HWY
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Overview

What's New for 2013:
  • XTS replaces DTS at the top of Cadillac's lineup
  • Debuts new Cadillac User Experience (CUE) technology
  • First model offered with Cadillac's suite of new safety features

Exterior Features
The new 2013 Cadillac XTS is offered in a standard level of specification, with Luxury, Premium and Platinum \"Collection\" option packages. Every XTS is equipped with HID headlights, heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, and 19-inch aluminum wheels.

Interior Features
The XTS comes standard with real wood trim, genuine metal accents, leather seats with 10-way power front adjustment, Bose premium sound system, Cadillac CUE technology with full smartphone integration, Keyless Access with push-button start, and a one-year subscription to OnStar telematics service.

Optional Features
The 2013 XTS Luxury Collection adds heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, reversing camera, and front and rear park-assist sensors. The XTS Premium Collection adds a navigation system, Bose Studio Surround Sound audio system, triple-zone automatic climate control, color head-up display, reconfigurable gauges, and numerous safety technologies. The XTS Platinum Collection model adds special trim inside and out, an extended leather treatment for the cabin, window shades for the rear and rear side windows, and an Ultraview sunroof.

Under the Hood
Every 2013 Cadillac XTS is equipped with a direct-injected, 3.6-liter V-6 engine with 304 horsepower and 264 lb.-ft. of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters delivers power to the XTS's front wheels. An all-wheel-drive system is optional, and can split torque between the rear wheels to create a torque vectoring effect. Cadillac also includes a premium maintenance plan that provides free scheduled service visits for the first 4 years or 50,000 miles of ownership.

Fuel Economy
Official EPA fuel-economy estimates for the new XTS were not available as this overview was written. However, Cadillac estimates that the 2013 Cadillac XTS with front-wheel drive will return 17/28/21 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
The 2013 Cadillac XTS features 8 air bags, traction and stability control, 4-wheel-disc Brembo anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and OnStar telematics with Automatic Crash Response service. In the event of an air bag deployment, Automatic Crash Response puts a live operator in touch with the XTS's occupants, and sends rescuers to the car's exact location.

Safety-related options include a reversing camera, side blind-zone alert, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane-departure warning. A Safety Seat Alert system vibrates the sides of the driver's seat if the XTS leaves its lane without turn signal activation. Cadillac also offers adaptive cruise control with forward collision warning, automatic collision preparation, and front and rear automatic brakes.

The 2013 Cadillac XTS had not been crash-tested by the NHTSA or IIHS as this model overview was written.

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  • Name 4dr Sdn FWD Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 44075.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/28
  • Name Luxury (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 48690.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/28
  • Name Premium (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 53585.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/28
  • Name Platinum (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 58160.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/28
  • Name Luxury (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 50915.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/26
  • Name Premium (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 55810.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/26
  • Name Platinum (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 60385.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/26
  • Name Livery Package (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 45650.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/28
  • Name Stretch Livery (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 47285.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/28
  • Name Limousine (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 48610.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 15/21
  • Name Funeral Coach (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 48230.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 15/21
  • Name Armored (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 49575.00 Engine 3.6L/215 City/Hwy MPG 17/28
INTERIOR
  • Seats, front bucket, 8-way power driver and front passenger seat adjusters with 4 way manual head restraint adjust
  • Seat trim, Soleil Keisel, mini-perforated inserts, leather seating surfaces
  • Seat adjuster, driver 4-way power lumbar control
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 4-way power lumbar control
  • Seat, rear 60/40 split-folding, with lockable rear pass-through
  • Head restraints
  • Console, center with storage bins storage tray, dual hidden cup holders, USB ports, SD card slot and auxiliary jack
  • Floor mats, carpeted front
  • Floor mats, carpeted rear
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped with wood accents includes tap up/tap down controls
  • Steering column, power rake and telescopic wheel
  • Gauge cluster includes color Driver Information Center
  • Windows, power, all 4 with Express-Up/Down includes rear passenger lockout
  • Retained accessory power power windows, audio system, mirrors, sunroof and climate control remain operational after ignition is switched off for 10 minutes or until a door is opened
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Keyless Access, passive entry
  • Keyless start, push button
  • Adaptive Remote Start included with Remote Keyless Entry
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
  • Trunk release, power
  • Theft-deterrent system, content theft alarm
  • Theft-deterrent system, immobilizer
  • Climate control, dual-zone automatic with individual climate settings for driver and front passenger
  • Sensor, automatic air circulation/air quality
  • Defogger, rear-window, electric with heated outside rearview mirrors
  • Wood trim includes real wood on steering wheel, console and centerstack (See Color and Trim chart for wood trim choices.)
  • Glovebox door, electric
  • Shift lever, leather-wrapped
  • Map pockets, front and rear doors and front seatbacks
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Lighting, illuminated entry and courtesy
  • Seat adjuster, driver, thigh adjust
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger, thigh adjust
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Seat, ventilated driver
  • Seat, ventilated passenger
  • Seats, heated rear outboard seating positions
  • Steering wheel, heated, leather wrapped with wood accents includes tap up/tap down controls
  • Steering wheel, heated
  • Wood trim includes real wood on steering wheel, console and centerstack, as well as instrument panel and door trim (See Color and Trim chart for wood trim choices.)
  • Shift lever, leather-wrapped with wood
  • Lighting accent, LED spotlights with light pipes
  • Convenience net, trunk
  • Head-Up Display, Color
  • Gauge cluster, 12.3" color reconfigurable with color Driver Information Center
  • Climate control, tri-zone automatic with individual climate settings for driver, front passenger and rear passengers, dual-zone front and auxiliary rear mode and temp controls
  • Power outlet, 110-volt located on rear of front console
  • Seat trim, Opus, mini-perforated inserts, full leather
  • Console, leather-wrapped
  • Floor mats, premium carpeted front and rear
  • Sill plates, illuminated "Platinum", front
  • Instrument panel top pad, leather-wrapped
  • Wood trim, premium includes real wood on steering wheel, console and centerstack, instrument panel and door trim (See Color and Trim chart for wood trim choices.)
  • Door trim, leather-wrapped
  • Headliner, sueded, microfiber including sail panels and pillars
  • Sunshades, manual, rear side windows
  • Sunshade, power, rear window
  • Seat trim, Soleil Keisel leather seating surfaces Includes mini-perforated inserts.
  • Headrests, rear, outboard seats, adjustable
  • Armrest, center, rear with pass-thru dual cup holders and storage
  • Driver Information Center, color
  • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASS-Key III
  • Remote panic alarm
  • Wood trim includes real wood on steering wheel, console and centerstack (Requires (AFA) or (AFB) interior trim.)
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 19" x 8.5" (48.3 cm x 21.6 cm) aluminum with premium paint and chrome inserts
  • Tires, P245/45R19 all-season, blackwall
  • Tire inflation kit
  • Antenna, roof-mounted
  • Moldings, bodyside
  • Headlamps, high intensity discharge Xenon, windshield wiper-activated with Twilight Sentinel, cornering lamps and night-time flash-to-pass feature (headlamps on)
  • Lamp, LED center high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL)
  • Glass, Solar-Ray, light-tinted
  • Glass, laminated front-side, theft-deterrent
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual folding, body-color with turn signal indicators and puddle lamps
  • Wipers, front intermittent
  • Fueling system, capless
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable and auto-dimming, body-color, manual-folding with turn signal indicators and puddle lamps
  • Wipers, Rainsense
  • Door handles, illuminating
  • Wheels, 19" x 8.5" (48.3 cm x 21.6 cm) aluminum
  • Headlamps, Adaptive Forward Lighting
  • Wheels, 20" x 8.5" (50.9 cm x 21.6 cm) aluminum with polished finish and chrome inserts
  • Tires, P245/40R20 all-season, blackwall
  • Sunroof, UltraView, power
  • Grille, premium finish
  • Badging, Platinum Collection
  • Wheel, 18" x 4" (45.7 cm x 10.2 cm) aluminum spare (Included and only available wit (ZCD) spare tire.)
  • Tire, compact spare, T135/70R18 BW (Requires (RVN) 18" x 4" aluminum spare wheel.)
  • Wheels, 18" x 8.5" (45.7 cm x 21.6 cm) polished aluminum
  • Tires, P235/55R18XL 104H all-season, blackwall
  • Wheel, spare, not desired
  • Tire, spare, not desired
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT (304 hp [224 kW @ 6800 rpm, 264 lb-ft of torque [355 N-m] @ 5200 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic electronically controlled 6T70, FWD (Must specify a transmission.)
  • Drivetrain, front-wheel drive
  • Battery, maintenance free with rundown protection
  • Alternator, 170 amps
  • Suspension, front, HiPer Strut
  • Suspension, rear, independent linked H-arm
  • Magnetic Ride Control, dual-mode
  • Automatic level control, rear air springs
  • Steering, power variable-effort
  • Brakes, front Brembo, antilock, disc 4-wheel
  • Brakes, rotors with FNC coating
  • Brake, parking, electronic
  • Exhaust, dual stainless-steel with hidden, turned-down tips
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless steel thru fascia design
  • Calipers, premium finish
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic electronically controlled 6T70, AWD (Must specify a transmission.)
  • Differential, electronic limited slip
  • Drivetrain, all-wheel drive
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic electronically controlled 6T70, FWD
  • Transmission oil cooler
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic
  • Alternator, 220 amps
  • Suspension, front MacPherson strut
  • Axle, 3.16 ratio
  • Brake system, heavy duty
PACKAGE
  • Memory Package recalls 2 driver "presets" for 8-way power driver seat, outside mirrors, and power rake and telescopic steering column
  • Driver Awareness Package includes (UFL) Lane Departure Warning, (UFT) Side Blind Zone Alert, (UFG) Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, (UEU) Forward Collision Alert and Safety Alert Seat
  • Livery Package includes Professional Vehicle Protection Plan
SAFETY
  • Brake Assist, Intelligent
  • StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system
  • Traction control, all-speed brake and engine controlled
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal, side impact, knee and head curtain side impact for driver and front passenger head curtain and seat side impact for outboard rear passengers (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat outboard occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bag, Passenger Sensing System, front passenger seat
  • OnStar, 1 year of Directions and Connections plan includes, Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, First Assist, Injury Severity Predictor, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav, Destination Download (requires navigation radio), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands Free Calling and available OnStar RemoteLink mobile app. (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Rear Park Assist, Ultrasonic
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear all seating positions with outboard comfort guides
  • Door locks, rear child security
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System
  • Daytime Running Lamps, upper and lower auxiliary
  • Front and rear parking assist, Ultrasonic
  • Rearview backup camera
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Air bag, Passenger Sensing System, front passenger seat (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal, side-impact, knee and head curtain side-impact for driver and front passenger (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
ENTERTAINMENT
  • CUE Information and Media Control System AM/FM stereo with USB ports, SD card slot, Natural Voice Recognition and auxiliary input jack (Includes (UQA) Bose premium 8-speaker system.)
  • Audio system feature, single slot CD/MP3 player glove box mounted
  • Audio system feature, Bose premium 8-speaker system with amplifier
  • Audio system feature, SiriusXM and HD Radio (Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after the trial period. If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change.)
  • CUE Information and Media Control System 8" display, featuring touch response, haptic feedback, gesture recognition, proximity sensing, articulating storage door/bin, clock display and compass feature
  • Bluetooth, streaming audio for music and select phones
  • CUE Information and Media Control System with Embedded navigation AM/FM stereo with embedded navigation, Natural Voice Recognition, Auxiliary input jack and Bose premium 8-speaker system (Includes (UQS) Bose Studio Surround Sound 14-speaker system.)
  • Audio system feature, Bose Studio Surround Sound 14-speaker system with surround amplifier
  • Audio system feature, 10-speaker enhanced system

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