2013 Cadillac XTS
2013 Cadillac XTS
2013 Cadillac XTS is a good looking car with a boxed-out front that gives it a distinct look. “XTS model has a 3.6-liter V-6 with a 304-hp and moves pretty fast. It has a very responsive six-high-speed automation transmission.” This car is believed to reach 60 mph in just seven seconds. With its fined-tuned suspension and magnetic ride control, you will definitely enjoy your ride when cornering. An incredible feature of all XTS models is the active noise control. This counters road noise while driving at high speeds. The 2013 Cadillac XTS comes with extra noise insulation materials in the interior to ensure noise reduction while driving on tough terrains. When it comes to space, this model will definitely give you a larger back-seat space compared to other sedans in the market.
Models and Features
The 2013 Cadillac XTS ranges from $44,995 to $61, 305 for the splendid platinum. XTS comes mainly in four versions; standard, luxury, premium and platinum. All XTS models include a remote start, Bose eight sound system, dual-zone weather control, power adjustable steering, power front seats, and a universal garage opener for doors. Another feature which is in XTS model is the CUE. This is capacitive touch screen equipment inside the car that enables gestural sensing in the system submenus. “Other features included in 2013 Cadillac XTS model include; driver awareness package, embedded navigation, engine block heater, compact spare, and ultra-view sunroof. “
This model is quite a large sedan. With its 4,000-pound weight, and 3.6 liter V-6, you don’t expect it to have large fuel economy numbers. Its EPA fuel consumption numbers are estimated to be 28 highways when using front-wheel drive, 17 mpg city or 17/27 with full AWD. Its fuel consumption is quite economical considering its five-passenger capacity when going for long road trips.
Performance and Handling
With a 304-hp, and 3.6-liter V-6 engine, Cadillac XTS model is powered by a six-high-speed automatic transmission. This can either be front or 4-wheel drive. Its speed can rise to 60 mph within 6.8 seconds after ignition. Most front wheel drive models weigh around 4,000 pounds, while the four-wheel drive XTS models weigh about 200 pounds more. In addition, MagneRide feature helps to soak up road noise as well as other minor harshness.
Safety and Ratings
This model has an incredible driver awareness package that helps the driver in the following:
ü Forward collision alert
ü Lane departure warning
ü Rear cross highway traffic alert
ü Side blind area alert
ü Reflected LED display
ü Safety alert seat indicating potential dangers for instance when you move over lane marking