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Cadillac XTS Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2014)

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2014 Cadillac XTS Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 4dr Sedan
Wheelbase 111.7 in
Length 202.0 in
Width 72.9 in
Height 59.5 in
Curb Weight 4006 lb.
Fuel Capacity 19.0 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 39.0 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 57.9 in
Hip Room, Row 1 55.1 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.1 in
Headroom, Row 2 37.8 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 56.3 in
Hip Room, Row 2 54.3 in
Legroom, Row 2 40.0 in
Total Legroom 82.1 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume 18.0 ft3

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TrueDelta Reviews the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2014 Cadillac XTS

2014 Cadillac XTS Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearComment
2014 The generously sized front buckets inside the XTS are among the most comfortable and supportive you'll find, assuming you like your seating on the firm (if not quite Audi-firm) side. Those seeking a cushier seat with an optional massager (not offered in the XTS) will find one in the MKS. Both cars' front seats provide more lateral support than you might expect from America's remaining large luxury sedans, but still not a lot. After all, hardcore canyon carving isn't the primary objective. Despite their much larger number of adjustments, I found the Audi A8's front seats to be overly firm and less form-fitting than those in the Detroiters. The rear seat of the XTS is also quite comfortable--for two people. Basing the XTS on GM's Epsilon platform, originally created for much smaller cars, has a cost. It's much cheaper and easier to lengthen a platform than to widen one. So the XTS is essentially a stretched midsize sedan rather than a truly large one. Rear legroom is abundant despite insufficient space for feet beneath the front seats, but the cabin is decidedly midsize in breadth. The compact Dodge Dart (admittedly wide and heavy for its class) provides as much space for shoulders. Rear seat passengers sit much closer to the front seats in the MKS, which consequently doesn't feel nearly as roomy in back. But the Lincoln's rear seat cushion is higher off the floor, and so provides better thigh support for adults. The Audi easily provides the most space for three abreast. For XTS-matching legroom, though, you'll have to step up to the extended wheelbase version. see full Cadillac XTS review
 

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2014 Cadillac XTS 4-door Sedan Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim Base Luxury Premium Platinum Vsport Premium Vsport Platinum
Standard Engine 3.6L V6
OHV-2v
305 hp@6800
264 lb-ft@5200
3.6L V6
OHV-2v
305 hp@6800
264 lb-ft@5200
3.6L V6
OHV-2v
305 hp@6800
264 lb-ft@5200
3.6L V6
OHV-2v
305 hp@6800
264 lb-ft@5200
turbocharged
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
410 hp@6000
369 lb-ft@1900
turbocharged
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
410 hp@6000
369 lb-ft@1900
Optional Engine(s)  3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
304 hp@6800
264 lb-ft@5200
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
304 hp@6800
264 lb-ft@5200
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
304 hp@6800
264 lb-ft@5200
  
Standard Transmission6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Standard DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWDAWDAWD
Optional Drivetrain(s) AWDAWDAWD  
Standard Tires245/45R19 tires245/45R19 tires245/45R19 tires245/40VR20 tires245/40VR20 tires245/40VR20 tires
Optional Tires  245/40VR20 tires   

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TrueDelta Reviews the Powertrain of the 2014 Cadillac XTS

2014 Cadillac XTS Powertrain: Pros
YearComment
2014 Owing to the big bump in power, the XTS Vsport is quick. The turbos shave the time to 60 mph by two seconds, to just over five. But don't let the 410-horsepower rating fool you. In magazine tests, the 365-horsepower Lincoln MKS and (allegedly) 333-horsepower Audi A8 are just a couple tenths behind, and in daily driving can feel punchier. What gives? Well, the XTS Vsport's engine only produces 400+ horsepower at the very top of its range. Lower down, torque (and with it power) is limited to preserve the transmission. Even 369 lb-ft is about 60 more than the six-speed automatic was originally designed to handle. The closely related V6 in the rear-wheel-drive CTS Vsport produces only ten more horsepower at its slightly lower peak, but 61 more lb-ft of torque in its midrange. Also, the XTS's transmission has six tall ratios. The eight-speed automatics in the A8 and CTS have much shorter initial gears which get their engines to their power peaks with more alacrity. To top it off, the transmission in the XTS lacks the quick responses its powerful partner deserves. There are two ways to look at the XTS Vsport's performance. It's quick, but not astoundingly so. Ads notwithstanding, it won't blow the doors off other large luxury sedans with somewhat lower power ratings. On the other hand, would there be any point to a quicker large luxury sedan? Some drivers always desire more power. Audi offers a 520-horsepower S8, after all. For the great majority, though, the XTS Vsport is quicker than they'll ever need it to be. The effortless acceleration missing in the regular XTS is present here. see full Cadillac XTS review
2014 Cadillac XTS Powertrain: Cons
YearComment
Hobbled by insufficient low-end torque and tall gearing, the 4,215-pound all-wheel-drive XTS cannot deliver the effortless thrust off the line many American luxury sedan buyers desire, even expect. The 304-horsepower 3.6 does finally wake up at 4,500 rpm, but even if you use the paddles to hold first gear this doesn’t happen until 30 mph. The paddles also must be employed for energetic corner exits. Left to its own devices, the six-speed automatic transmission often hesitates to fill pedal-issued orders for a lower gear. (Oddly, a related transmission was much more responsive in the Chevrolet Malibu 2.0T.) Granted, the engine and transmission in the XTS are far from awful, and many luxury sedan drivers could be completely satisfied with them. But anyone asking for much more than adequate will find them wanting. They are the weakest parts of the car. Boost (available in the Audi A6 and Lincoln MKS) seems the obvious solution. The Cadillac's capable chassis could easily handle another 60+ horsepower. see full Cadillac XTS review
 

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2014 Cadillac XTS MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
4dr Sedan Base 44,600 42,147 925
4dr Sedan Luxury 49,510 46,539 925
4dr Sedan Premium 54,455 50,915 925
4dr Sedan Platinum 61,750 57,736 925
4dr Sedan Vsport Premium 62,095 58,059 925
4dr Sedan Vsport Platinum 69,095 64,604 925

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