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Cadillac CTS MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
11 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
12 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
13 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 19 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 17 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2016 2016 4dr Sedan turbocharged 268hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic AWD 22.14
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With the turbocharged 268hp 2.0L I4 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2016 Cadillac CTS has been averaging 22.14 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2016 Cadillac CTSs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (0 percent), in the city (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2016 Cadillac CTS in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2011 2011 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 17.98
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2010 2010 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 25.5
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2010 2010 4dr Wagon 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23
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2010 2010 4dr Wagon 263-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 18.22
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan supercharged 556hp 6.2L V8 6-sp manual RWD 13.15
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22.6
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan supercharged 556hp 6.2L V8 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 15.25
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.83
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 263-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 23.42
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp manual RWD 22.54
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 19.55
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.69
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 263-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.3
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 263-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 19.5
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 20.34
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 263-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 19.17
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan supercharged 556hp 6.2L V8 6-sp manual RWD 18.4
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp manual RWD 21
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 21.33
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 210-hp 2.8L V6 6-sp manual RWD 16.8
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan supercharged 556hp 6.2L V8 6-sp manual RWD 20.7
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp manual RWD 20.2
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 24.32
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan supercharged 556hp 6.2L V8 6-sp manual RWD 21.23
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp manual RWD 25.59
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 21.93
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan 304-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22.89
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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Cadillac CTS

Cadillac CTS Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearComment
With the 2011 528i, BMW pioneered the use of a turbocharged four-cylinder engine in a $60,000 midsize sedan on this side of the Atlantic. The point: fuel economy, specifically EPA ratings of 22 mpg city and 33 mpg highway even with all-wheel-drive (24/34 with RWD). Audi followed with an A6 2.0T good for 20/29 (25/33 with FWD) a year later. The new CTS takes the path blazed by the Germans, but much less effectively. Though the Cadillac weighs significantly less than the Audi or the BMW, its EPA ratings are lower, 19/28 (20/30 with RWD). The same is the case with the two 3.6-liter V6 engine options, even though unlike the turbo four they can be paired with an eight-speed (instead of a six-speed) automatic. The rear-drive-only Vsport barely evades the gas guzzler tax with ratings of 16/24. Even the 445-horsepower turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 in the BMW 550i does a bit better. In my real-world driving, the CTS's trip computer confirmed this shortcoming. Even considering that the outside temperature was near zero, post-warm-up averages that clustered around 18 were disappointing. Only by driving the car with a light foot could I nudge the suburban average over 20, and even then not much over. A 320-horsepower 3.0-liter 640i Grand Coupe tested a week earlier in similar conditions did at least one mpg better than the 272-horsepower, 2.0-liter Cadillac. And when I tested a 528i xDrive in slightly warmer temps it often managed 25 mpg (in an EcoPro Mode the Cadillac lacks). In one trip this BMW even touched 30. see full Cadillac CTS review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Cadillac CTS

Cadillac CTS Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 304-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
23 cty & 26 hwy need i say more see full Cadillac CTS review
2008 4dr Sedan 304-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Averaging 25.5 on the highway. see full Cadillac CTS review
2008 4dr Sedan 304-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
fill for $50 on reg. today that is cheap see full Cadillac CTS review
2003 4dr Sedan 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
about 26 mpg is great....im use to driving a suv where im luckey to get 16mpg highway see full Cadillac CTS review
2003 4dr Sedan 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
The fuel economy is better than expected, when driven in mixed city/highway driving. see full Cadillac CTS review
2003 4dr Sedan 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
I get 25 miles per gallon - mostly highway driving - which is reasonable for a car of this size and performance. see full Cadillac CTS review
Cadillac CTS Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan supercharged 556hp 6.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
14mpg is not great. However, the performance makes more than up for it. see full Cadillac CTS review
2008 4dr Sedan 304-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
City mileage acceptable; Highway mileage could be better. see full Cadillac CTS review
2005 4dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
I get 20-21mpg on my commute which is about 70%hwy, and normally 25-27 with pure freeway driving, it just seems with technology today they could kick that up to 23-24 and 28-30 respectively. see full Cadillac CTS review
2004 4dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
Average at best. Yea it is a heavy car with all the safety eqipment. see full Cadillac CTS review
 

Cadillac CTS Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Cadillac CTS's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.