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2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6L DI Specs

Cadillac CTS Sedan

2008 Cadillac CTS RWD Sedan w/1SB powered by 3.6-liter V6 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$35,975
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.5 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    3.6-liter V6 Gas
  • Horsepower
    304 hp @ 6400 rpm
  • Torque
    273 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr
  • Turning Diameter
    56.2 ft

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 8"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 8"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Independent
  • Rear Suspension
    Independent

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P235/55HR17
  • Rear Tire
    P235/55HR17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    18 MPG
  • Highway
    26 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    17 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    306 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    442 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    190.1 in
  • Height
    56.7 in
  • Max Width
    70.6 in
  • Front Width
    60.3 in
  • Rear Width
    60 in
  • Wheelbase
    113.4 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42.4 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    38.9 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    56.6 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    53.4 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    36.2 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    36.9 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    56.2 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    53.8 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,568 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    12.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Cashmere, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Ebony, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Ebony, Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Light Titanium, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Light Titanium, Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Additional Packages

CTS Luxury Collection

$2,650

includes (Y40) Luxury Level One Package and (Y44) Seating Package (Not available with (PDQ) CTS Premium Luxury Collection, (PDR) CTS Performance Collection, (PDW) Performance Luxury Package, (Y41) Luxury Level Two Package, (Y42) 18" (45.7 cm) All-Season Tire Performance Package, (Y43) 18" (45.7 cm) Summer Tire Performance Package or Fleet order types.) CTS Luxury Collection Includes: Luxury Level One Package and Seating Package.

CTS Performance Collection

$3,350

includes (Y42) 18" (45.7 cm) All-Season Tire Performance Package and (Y44) Seating Package (Not available with (PDP) CTS Luxury Collection, (PDQ) CTS Premium Luxury Collection, (MN6) 6-speed manual transmission or Fleet order types. Available with (Y40) Luxury Level One Package and (Y43) 18" (45.7 cm) Summer Tire Performance Package. (P75) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with premium multi-coat painted finish and (QKE) P235/50R18 V-rated all-season blackwall tires are upgradeable to (P63) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with high-polished finish and (QUR) P235/50ZR18 Y-rated summer only performance blackwall tires when (Y43) 18" (45.7 cm) Summer Tire Performance Package is ordered.) CTS Performance Collection Includes: 18" (45.7 cm) All-Season Tire Performance Package and Seating Package.

CTS Premium Luxury Collection

$8,215

includes (Y40) Luxury Level One Package, (Y41) Luxury Level Two Package, (Y44) Seating Package, (UAV) audio system with navigation, (C3U) UltraView sunroof, (B19) Wood Trim Package, (B20) Wood Trim Package (Not available with (PDP) CTS Luxury Collection, (PDR) CTS Performance Collection, (PDW) Performance Luxury Package or Fleet order types.) CTS Premium Collection Includes: 18" All-season tire performance package, Luxury Level One Package, Luxury Level Two Package, Seating Package, Bose 5.1 Surround Sound system with pop-up navigation, UltraView sunroof, Wood Trim Packages.

Hot Lava Edition

$10,350

includes (PDQ) Premium Luxury Collection, (Y42) Performance Package, exclusive exterior color (56U) Hot Lava and interior trim (194) Ebony. (Available for Retail order types only.)

Luxury Level One Package

$1,000

includes (UA6) Theft-deterrent alarm system, (U2R) Audio system, (CE1) Rainsense wipers, (TSQ) Accent lighting, and (P62) 17" x 8" machined-faced wheels (Requires (Y44) Seating Package. (U2R) AM/FM stereo with 6-disc in-dash CD changer and MP3 playback is upgradeable to (U2S) AM/FM stereo with CD/DVD player, MP3 playback and Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound 10-speaker system or (UAV) AM/FM stereo with CD/DVD player, MP3 playback, Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound 10-speaker system and HDD-based navigation. (P62) 17" x 8" (43.2 cm x 20.3 cm) machined aluminum wheels replace (P61) 17" x 8" (43.2 cm x 20.3 cm) painted aluminum wheels when (Y40) Luxury Level One Package is ordered. (P62) 17" x 8" (43.2 cm x 20.3 cm) machined aluminum wheels will be upgraded to (P75) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with premium multi-coat painted finish and (QKE) P235/50R18 V-rated all-season, blackwall tires when ordered with (PDR) CTS Performance Collection. If desired, (P75) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with premium multi-coat painted finish can be upgraded to (P63) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with high-polished finish with (QKE) P235/50R18 V-rated all-season, blackwall tires when (PDR) CTS Performance Collection is ordered with (Y40) Luxury Level One Package. Must order (P63) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with high-polished finish separately.) Luxury Level One Package Includes: Theft-deterrent alarm system, Bose 8-speaker audio system, Rainsense wipers, Interior ambient lighting, and 17" x 8" machined-faced wheels. Requires Seating Package.

Luxury Level Two Package

$2,025

includes (KB6) heated/ventilated front seats, (AM9) split-folding rear seat, (N38) Power rake wheel and telescopic steering column, (UG1) Universal Home Remote, (UHA) EZ Key passive entry system (automatic transmission version with remote start. Included when equipped with (MX0) or (MX7) transmissions), (UHF) EZ Key passive entry system (manual transmission without remote start. Included when equipped with (MN6) transmission), (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (Included and only available in (PDW) Performance Luxury Package (except for Fleet order types). Requires (Y44) Seating Package. For Fleet, requires either (U2R) AM/FM stereo with 6-disc in-dash CD changer and MP3 playback, (U2S) AM/FM stereo with CD/DVD player, MP3 playback and Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound 10-speaker system or (UAV) AM/FM stereo with CD/DVD player, MP3 playback, Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound 10-speaker system and HDD-based navigation. When (Y41) is ordered with (U2R) audio system, you must also order (Y40) Luxury Level One Package.) Luxury Level Two Package Includes: heated/ventilated front seats, split-folding rear seat, power rake wheel and telescopic steering column, EZ Key passive entry system (remote start included with automatic transmission ), ultrasonic rear parking assist. Requires Seating Package.

Memory Package, recalls 2 driver "presets"

for 10-way power driver seat, outside mirrors and driver personalization (Included and only available with (Y44) Seating Package.)

Performance Luxury Package

$2,875

includes (Y40) Luxury Level One Package, and (Y41) Luxury Level Two Package (Requires (PDR) CTS Performance Collection. Not available with (MX7) 6-speed automatic transmission for AWD, (PDP) CTS Luxury Collection, (PDQ) CTS Premium Luxury Collection, (UAV) AM/FM stereo with CD/DVD player, MP3 playback, Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound 10-speaker system and HDD-based navigation with XM NavTraffic/Real Time Weather, or Fleet order types. Can upgrade (P75) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with premium multi-coat painted finish to (P63) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with high-polished finish. Also, can replace (Y42) 18" (45.7 cm) All-Season Tire Performance Package with (Y43) 18" (45.7 cm) Summer Tire Performance Package.) Performance Luxury Package Includes: Luxury Level One Package and Luxury Level Two Package. Requires CTS Performance Collection. Not available with Bose 5.1 Surround Sound system with pop-up navigation.

Performance Package, 18" (45.7 cm) All-Season Tire

$1,740

includes (TT6) HID headlamps, (CE4) headlamp washers, (T96) fog lamps, (P75) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with premium multi-coat painted finish, (QKE) P235/50R18 V-rated all-season blackwall tires, (G80) limited slip differential, (FE2) sport suspension, (J55) performance braking system (only available with [MX7] 6-speed automatic AWD transmission, at an additional charge), and (V03) Performance Cooling System ([MX0)/MX7] transmissions only) (Not available with (Y43) 18" Summer Tire Performance Package. (P75) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) wheels can be upgraded to (P63) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with high-polished finish. Not available with (MN6) 6-speed manual transmission.) 18" All-season tire Performance Package Includes: 18" (45.7 cm) All-Season Tire, HID headlamps, headlamp washers, fog lamps, 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with premium multi-coat painted finish, P235/50R18 V-rated all-season blackwall tires, limited slip differential, sport suspension, performance braking system (only available with 6-speed automatic AWD transmission, at an additional charge), and Performance Cooling System. Not available with 6-speed manual transmission.

Performance Package, 18" (45.7 cm) Summer Tire

$2,980

includes (T96) Fog lamps, (TT6) HID headlamps, (CE4) headlamp washers, (P63) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with high-polished finish, (QUR) P235/55ZR18 Y-rated summer only performance blackwall tires, (FE3) performance handling suspension, (G80) limited slip differential, (J55) performance braking system and (V03) Performance Cooling System ([MX0] transmission only). (Not available with (MX7) 6-speed automatic transmission AWD or (Y42) 18" All-Season Tire Performance Package.) 18" Summer tire Performance Package Includes: 18" (45.7 cm) Summer Tire, HID headlamps, headlamp washers, fog lamps, 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) aluminum wheels with high-polished finish, P235/50ZR18 Y-rated summer only performance blackwall tires, performance handling suspension, limited slip differential, performance braking system and performance cooling system. Not available with 6-speed automatic transmission AWD or 18" All-Season Tire performance package.

Preferred Equipment Group

Includes Standard Equipment

Seating Package

$2,250

includes leather seating surfaces, (AH8) 10-way power passenger seat, (AL2) 2-way power driver and front passenger lumbar control, (A45) Memory Package, (KA1) heated front seats, (UPF) Bluetooth for phone and (XA7) heated windshield washer fluid (Not available with Leatherette interior.) Seating Package Includes: leather seating surfaces, 10-way power driver and passenger seat (including power lumbar control), Memory Package, heated front seats and heated windshield washer fluid.

Wood Trim Package

$495

real Sapele wood on the instrument panel, center console and door trim Wood Trim 1 Package Real Sapele wood on the instrument panel, center console and door trim.

Wood Trim Package

$150

real Sapele wood on the steering wheel and shift knob (Requires (B19) Wood Trim Package.) Wood Trim 2 Package Real Sapele wood on the steering wheel and shift knob. Requires Wood Trim 1 Package.

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles