2011 Cadillac DTS  -  $47,600


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $47,600
Base Invoice: $45,033
Destination Charge: $920
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn Base
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 18 | City: 15 | Hwy: 23
Body Style: 4.6L V8
Transmission: Transmission, 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive, Hydra-matic 4T80-E
Engine: Engine, Northstar 4.6L DOHC V8 (275 HP [205 kW] @ 6000 rpm, 295 lb-ft of torque [400 N-m] @ 4400 rpm)

Pros

Plenty of passenger room; quiet ride; smooth, powerful acceleration


Model Highlights

Cadillac offers four versions of the DTS, all with a powerful 4.6L V8 under the hood that makes 275 horsepower. The top-level Platinum edition squeezes out a few more horsepower for a rating of 292. All versions feature a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, plus 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, StabiliTrak stability control, traction control and tire pressure monitoring. Rear parking assist is standard on all but the base DTS.

In addition to active safety systems, driver and passenger-sensing air bags are standard. The 2011 Cadillac DTS offers GM's OnStar assistance as standard equipment. OnStar will automatically notify emergency personnel in case of a crash, unlock the doors remotely, diagnose vehicle issues and provide roadside assistance if needed.

Plenty of amenities are standard across the lineup. Remote keyless entry, power locks and power heated mirrors, performance tires and high-intensity discharge xenon headlights come on all DTS models. The interior features leather seating surfaces, power front seats, dual-zone climate control, cruise control and a CD sound system.

Some features, such as heated front seats are available on the base DTS and standard on the Luxury, Premium and Platinum models. The Luxury edition also adds a sunroof, rear heat ducts and Bluetooth connectivity, while the Premium has wood trim, an upgraded sound system from Bose, navigation system and side mirrors with integrated turn signals. The performance aspects of the DTS Platinum go beyond the exterior chrome-- it also features an active suspension system. The Side Blind Zone Alert system and Lane Departure Warning are available at the Premium level and standard on the Platinum.


Model News

The Cadillac DTS has almost nothing new to add for 2011. Cotillion White is no longer available as an exterior paint.


Value Writeup

With its excellent fit and finish and array of available configurations, the DTS still holds its own in the luxury sedan segment. The DTS is largest sedan in the Cadillac line-up. Known for a soft, pillowy ride and quiet interior, the DTS continues to appeal to fans of the classic big-car Cadillac experience.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4

EPA Classification
Full Size

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG

Cruising Range - City
270.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
414.00 mi

Engine Order Code
LD8

Engine Type
Gas V8

Displacement
4.6L/279

Fuel System
SFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 4400

Trans Order Code
MX0

Trans Type
4

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.13

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.11

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150

Total Cooling System Capacity
12.5 qts

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
113.2 ft³

Front Head Room
39.2 in

Front Leg Room
42.5 in

Front Shoulder Room
60.0 in

Front Hip Room
56.9 in

Second Head Room
38.6 in

Second Leg Room
41.6 in

Second Shoulder Room
59.2 in

Second Hip Room
56.7 in

Wheelbase
115.6 in

Length, Overall
207.6 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in

Height, Overall
57.6 in

Track Width, Front
62.5 in

Track Width, Rear
61.7 in

Trunk Volume
18.8 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4009 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.14 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.71 in

Front Tire Order Code
QCH

Rear Tire Order Code
QCH

Front Tire Size
P235/55SR17

Rear Tire Size
P235/55SR17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.2

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.2

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
42 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.7 x 1.18 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.5 x 0.47 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Corrosion Years
6

Corrosion Years
4

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Corrosion Miles/km
50,000

Emissions Years
3

Emissions Miles/km
50,000

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
100,000

Maintenance Years
4

Maintenance Miles/km
50,000

Emissions Years
2

Emissions Miles/km
24,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V355000

Mfg's Report Date
JUN 23, 2014

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected
3,141,731

Summary
This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-2011 Buick Lucerne, 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille, 2006-2011 Cadillac DTS, 2006-2014 Chevrolet Impala, and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the weight on the key ring and road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.

Consequence
If the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additionally, a key knocked out of the run position could cause loss of engine power, power steering, and power braking, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will install two 13mm key rings and key insert into the vehicle's ignition keys, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), and 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet). GM's number for this recall is 14299.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V553000

Mfg's Report Date
NOV 04, 2010

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected
13780

Summary
GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 DTS AND BUICK LUCERNE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH V8 ENGINES. THE STARTER OR ALTERNATOR CABLE IS IN CONTACT WITH THE POWER STEERING RETURN LINE. IF EITHER THE STARTER OR ALTERNATOR CABLE IS CONTACTING THE POWER STEERING RETURN LINE, THE CABLE COULD WEAR THROUGH THE LINE, CAUSING A POWER STEERING FLUID LEAK.

Consequence
A POWER STEERING LEAK COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF POWER STEERING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH, AND/OR THE LEAK ONTO HOT ENGINE PARTS COULD CAUSE AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

DEALERS WILL SECURE AND IF NECESSARY REROUTE THE LINES TO PREVENT CONTACT. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 19, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339, BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080 AND AT THE OWNER CENTER AT WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.

GM SAFETY RECALL NO. 10351. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal crash test results are valid for 2011 model year vehicles manufactured before July 2, 2010.

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
11.1%

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Engine, Northstar 4.6L DOHC V8 (275 HP [205 kW] @ 6000 rpm, 295 lb-ft of torque [400 N-m] @ 4400 rpm)

Transmission, 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive, Hydra-matic 4T80-E

Drivetrain, front-wheel drive

Alternator, 150 amps

Battery, maintenance-free with rundown protection

Frame, integral construction with corrosion-resistant coating

Suspension, 4-wheel independent

Automatic level control

Steering, power, Magnasteer, variable-assist, rack-and-pinion

Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc

Exhaust outlets, dual chrome-plated tips

Wheels, 17" x 7" (43.2 cm x 17.8 cm) machined-finish aluminum with painted accents

Tire, spare, not desired (Must specify either (9L3) spare tire, not desired or (ZAA) compact spare tire.)

Tires, P235/55R17 all-season, blackwall

Wheel, spare, not desired (Included and only available with (KTI) Tire Inflator Kit.)

Tire inflation kit

Headlamps, Xenon, High-Intensity Discharge (HID), windshield wiper-activated with Twilight Sentinel, cornering lamps and night-time flash-to-pass feature (headlamps on)

Fog lamps, front, integral in front fascia

Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding

Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted

Glass, laminated front-side, theft-deterrent

Wipers, front intermittent with structureless wiper blades

Lamps, LED backup

Lamp, LED center high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL)

Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume, TheftLock and 8 speakers

XM Radio is standard on nearly all 2011 GM models and includes 3 months of trial service. Get over 170 channels, including: commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, comedy, family and kids' channels, and much more. With XM's incredible range of programming, everything worth listening to is on XM (Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after the first 90 days. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details.)

Antenna, integral front and rear

Seats, front bucket with leather seating surfaces, floor shift 8-way power driver and passenger seat adjusters

Seat adjusters, driver and front passenger 4-way power lumbar control

Seat, rear pass-through

Armrest, rear center with dual cup holders and storage

Console, center with storage bin, storage tray, dual cup holders, coin holder and armrest

Floor mats, carpeted front and rear

Steering wheel, leather-wrapped

Steering column, without column shifter (floor shift) (Requires (AQ9) front bucket seats with leather seating surfaces.)

Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, coolant temperature and Driver Information Center

Fuel gauge, analog

Driver Information Center with miles range, average and instant mpg, fuel used, timer, battery volts, Tire Pressure Monitor, engine oil life and driver personalization features with warning and status messages

Windows, power with front and rear Express-Down, front Express-Up and rear passenger lockout

Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection

Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed

Trunk release, power

Fuel filler door release, push/push

Remote Keyless Entry, with (AP3) Adaptive Remote Start, panic button, trunk release and door locks

Adaptive Remote Start, included with Remote Keyless Entry

Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASS-Key III+

Retained accessory power power windows and audio system remain operational after ignition is switched off for 10 minutes or until a door is opened

Climate control, dual-zone automatic with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger

Defogger, rear-window, electric with heated outside rearview mirrors

Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming with compass display and OnStar controls

Map pockets, front doors and front seatbacks

Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors

Lighting, illuminated entry

Lighting, LED interior with rear reading lights

Brake Assist, included with (JL4) StabiliTrak

Traction control, all-speed, brake and engine controlled

StabiliTrak, includes Brake Assist

Brake/transmission shift interlock, for automatic transmissions

Daytime Running Lamps

Air bags, dual-stage frontal and side-impact, driver and right-front passenger and head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions with Passenger Sensing System. (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and outboard rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)

OnStar, 1-year of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance including Stolen Vehicle Slowdown and Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with Destination Download (requires navigation radio) and OnStar eNav (where available), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, and Hands Free Calling. (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)

Automatic Crash Response

Stolen Vehicle Assistance

OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation

Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, lap belt only on center front seat

Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions with outboard comfort guides

Door locks, rear child security

Tire Pressure Monitor System

 
EMISSIONS, FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CONNECTICUT, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT AND WASHINGTON STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CALIFORNIA STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, FEDERAL
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, CALIFORNIA
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, STATE-SPECIFIC
$0

 
ENGINE, NORTHSTAR 4.6L DOHC V8
$0

 
TRANSMISSION, 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED
$0

 
1SA PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP
$0

 
TIRE, SPARE, NOT DESIRED
$0

 
TIRE, COMPACT SPARE
$350

 
RADIANT SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
COTILLION WHITE
$0

 
BLACK RAVEN
$0

 
GRAY FLANNEL METALLIC
$0

 
CRYSTAL RED TINTCOAT
$995

 
VANILLA LATTE METALLIC
$0

 
WHITE DIAMOND TRICOAT
$995

 
TUSCAN BRONZE CHROMAFLAIR
$995

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
SEATS, FRONT BUCKET WITH LEATHER SEATING SURFACES, FLOOR SHIFT
$0

 
SEATS, 40/20/40 FLEX SEATING WITH LEATHER SEATING SURFACES, COLUMN SHIFT
$395

 
EBONY, NUANCE LEATHER SEATING SURFACES WITHOUT PERFORATION
$0

 
TITANIUM/DARK TITANIUM, NUANCE LEATHER SEATING SURFACES WITHOUT PERFORATION
$0

 
SHALE/COCOA, NUANCE LEATHER SEATING SURFACES WITHOUT PERFORATION
$0

 
EBONY, NUANCE LEATHER SEATING SURFACES WITH MINI PERFORATED SEAT INSERTS
$0

 
TITANIUM/DARK TITANIUM, NUANCE LEATHER SEATING SURFACES WITH MINI PERFORATED SEAT INSERTS
$0

 
SHALE/COCOA, NUANCE LEATHER SEATING SURFACES WITH MINI PERFORATED SEAT INSERTS
$0

 
AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD/MP3 PLAYER
$0

 
MEMORY PACKAGE
$0

 
LPO, HIGHWAY SAFETY KIT
$75

 
WHEEL, SPARE, 17" X 4" (43.2 CM X 10.2 CM) STEEL
$0

 
MIRRORS, OUTSIDE HEATED POWER-ADJUSTABLE AND AUTO-DIMMING, BODY-COLOR, MANUAL-FOLDING
$0

 
LICENSE PLATE BRACKET, FRONT
$15

 
SEATS, HEATED AND COOLED DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER
$1,425

 
LPO, FLOOR MATS, ALL WEATHER, FRONT AND REAR
$140

 
STEERING COLUMN, COLUMN SHIFT
$0

 
NEW JERSEY COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
ILLINOIS COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
MANUFACTURER STATEMENT OF ORIGIN
$0


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