What Does CTS Stand for in Cadillac Cars?

2019 Cadillac CTS driving

You’ve seen them zooming through Decatur and Danville with the logo gleaming in the sun, so what does Cadillac CTS stand for? The short answer: Catera Touring Sedan. But, that’s not the full story. Find out all about the history of this lineup, as well as the specs of the latest 2019 Cadillac CTS with Sullivan•Parkhill Automotive Inc:

History of the Cadillac CTS

In 2002, the very first Cadillac CTS hit the market as a 2003 model. Not only was this a landmark moment for the nameplate, but also for the brand as the CTS was the first model to offer a manual transmission since 1988! Over time, the CTS has adapted into the modern landscape by adapting automatic transmission options, as well as state-of-the-art technology like the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) and smart device integration. 

2019 Cadillac CTS Highlights

From its early roots to its modern success, the 2019 Cadillac CTS showcases the style and luxury that has made this lineup such a favorite with Mattoon drivers over the years. For the 2019 model year, the CTS has an available 355-hp 3.6L V6 engine with a 0 to 60 mph time of just 5.5 seconds! Other performance features like Brembo brakes and Head-Up Display elevate your driving experience, while options like the athletic V-Sport and opulent Luxury trims allow you to customize your ride for your specific preferences.

On top of the thrilling powertrain options and diverse trim lineup, the CTS is packed with cutting-edge amenities. Enjoy options like:

  • 20-way Power-Adjustable Performance Front Seats
  • Automatic Stop/Start
  • Driver Selectable Modes
  • High-gloss Sapele Wood Trim
  • Bose® Premium Audio System
  • Wireless Device Charging
  • Traction Control
  • Automatic Heated and Ventilated Seats
  • And More!

Test Drive a Cadillac CTS Today

You’ve learned what does CTS stand for in Cadillac models, but why not experience the Cadillac CTS up close in personal at Sullivan•Parkhill Automotive Inc? If you’re in the Champaign area, visit our dealership to get behind the wheel of a model today. Our dealership knows all the ins and outs of the Cadillac luxury lineup, so we’re happy to help you find a new car or even schedule your Cadillac service. Feel free to contact us with any questions. Still researching? Find out which Cadillac models have all-wheel drive!


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