Used 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan Review & Ratings

Review & Ratings of the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan

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The 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan is a tough vehicle to beat on the road. It delivers a perfect combination of value, style, and class. One look at it as it glides by and you can't help but stare. The distinctive styling demands attention, without looking like you are trying too hard. It screams of richness on the exterior and envelopes you in elegance when you slip behind the wheel. This is what luxury should look like, and at such an affordable price tag, it's hard to even think about considering any of the competition.

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  • Currently 4.56/5
 
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The 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan is the world's fastest production sedan. This is complemented by its high performance chassis with a dual-mode Magnetic Ride Control suspension. This unique combination was thoughtfully tuned on Germany's racetrack; the best in the world. Here, General Motors has used shocks controlled by electro-magnets, as opposed to mechanical valves. Hence, owners of this vehicle can be assured that they are getting only the best value for their money, if there was ever any question.

This awe-inspiring sedan is powered by a 6.2-liter V-8 engine that produces 556 horsepower and 551 pound-feet of torque. This quickly accelerates the vehicle zero to 60 mph in a brisk 4.3 seconds. Is it a Cadillac or a Corvette? Who would expect such power from a luxury sedan?

The Cadillac CTS-V Sedan has certainly been designed with safety in mind. It is packed full of impressive safety features and has the ability to break from 60 mph in only 104 feet, which is above average in this call. Not only that, when tested by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, this sedan was given the highest possible rating on frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength crash tests!

The exterior of this 2012 CTS-V Sedan is equipped with a lower intake and mesh grille, 19-inch wheels, quad tailpipes, a sculpted hood engine bulge, and wider fenders than that of the earlier models. GM has outdone themselves by placing electronic sensors on all 19-inch wheels, which read the road every millisecond while driving. As such, the vehicle is able to carefully manipulate corners, bends, rocky areas and slippery roadways. These sensors help to create a smooth, firm ride every step of the way for the driver and all passengers. Hence, it is a sports vehicle with a ride so smooth and soft even a baby could sleep peacefully without being disturbed by unfavorable conditions.

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