Cadillac CT4 Pros
Cadillac CT4 Highlights
The Cadillac CT4 is powered by a choice of turbocharged 4-cylinder engines sending power to either the rear-wheels or all-four wheels via an optional all-wheel drive system. The base engine displaces 2.0 liters and makes 237 horsepower and 258 lb-feet of torque. Power is sent to the wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission. Premium Luxury and V-Series models are available with a bigger 2.7L 4-cylinder which makes either 309 horsepower in Premium Luxury trim or 325 horsepower in V trim. Opting for the bigger engine also nets buyers a couple of extra gears as the only transmission choice with the bigger engine is a 10-speed automatic. Cadillac have smartly identified the interior of the CT4 as a point of emphasis and the new car feels quite premium for a car with such a low base price. An 8-inch touchscreen housed in the dashboard is well integrated with the cars various infotainment and technology systems, while a leather-wrapped steering wheel with optional heating not only feels great, but looks great too, with subtle metallic accents and sharp looking, integrated paddle shifters. Soft touchpoints and a general lack of hard plastics also help to heighten the appeal of the new car's interior. The CT4 comes in four basic trims for 2020, Luxury, Premium Luxury, Sport and V-Series. Standard features on the base CT4 Luxury trim include keyless entry, dual-zone automatic temperature control, a remote engine starter, 3 USB ports, wireless phone connectivity, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot capability, SiriusXM satellite radio, voice activation for the 8-speaker sound system, OnStar turn by turn navigation, an auto-dimming rearview mirror with a built-in garage door opener, 8-way power adjustable front seats and leatherette upholstery. Outiside, the CT4 comes standard with automatic LED headlights, a rearview camera, automatic wipers, integrated, mirror mounted turn signals, chrome exhaust tips and 17-inch alloy wheels. The Premium Luxury and Sport Trims give buyers access to the bigger 2.7L engine as well as 18-inch wheels. Premium Luxury equipped cars also get leather seating surfaces available in a couple of different colors, while Sport equipped cars get blacked out exterior trim, a rear spoiler, transparent tail lamp lenses and sports seats. The CT4-V is immediately recognizable from the outside thanks to its unique grille, though keen-eyed observers will also recognize the quad-exhaust tips out back. There are of course, plenty of V logos throughout the interior and exterior to also distinguish the top of the line CT4 from its siblings. Underneath, in addition to the extra power, the CT4-V gets magnetic, adjustable dampers which can adjust suspension stiffness at the push of a button. Inside, the V-series gets a Bose premium sound system with 11-speakers.