The 2021 Cadillac CT5 offers a unique, bold-styled design that creates an eye-catching look. The CT5 features four different trims with available packages and colors to choose from. We are going to look at the performance-oriented CT5-V-Series.
The Cadillac CT5-V builds off the Sport trim with more performance, gaining a more powerful version of the V6 engine. It comes with a starting price of $47,795, and standard with a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 with 306 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. Magnetic Ride Control for improved riding and handling, electronic limited-slip differential to improve traction, and Brembo front brakes, are also available. The CT5-V will give you between 19/28 and 18/26 mpg city/highway, depending on whether you get rear- or all-wheel drive. It seats five people comfortably up front on premium leatherette seating and features a standard leather-wrapped performance steering wheel with V-Mode button and Magnesium paddle shifters, as well as sport-bolstered front seating, driver memory settings, and front 18-way seat adjuster including 4-way power lumbar adjustment. On its exterior you’ll find, gloss-black moldings, black body-color door handles, additional black accents, and a performance design front fascia with dark aero mesh.
Technology and Safety
Technology is one of Cadillac’s added strong points. It features Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system with a 10-inch touch screen and voice recognition, providing great details and graphics. It also has three USB ports, wireless android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 15-speaker Bose premium stereo, satellite radio, HD Radio, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hot spot, and wireless device charging. A 12-inch digital instrument cluster is also available. The CT5-V also provides plenty of standard and available driver-assistance features including forward collision alert, front pedestrian braking, safety alert seat, automatic emergency braking, LED reflective windshield collision alert, lane change alert with side blind zone alert, rear cross traffic alert, and rear park assists. Super Cruise is available on the CT5-V, as well as a Driver Awareness Plus Package that adds lane keep assist with lane departure warning and IntelliBeam, Auto High-Beam Assist, and following distance indicator.
The 2021 Cadillac CT5-V is uniquely characterized by its trim and bold style. It looks great on the outside, and offers some premium materials on the inside. Plus it comes stocked with Cadillac’s latest tech and safety features with user-friendly controls. The CT5-V will give you a lot of car for your money!