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Cadillac Catera Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Cadillac Catera Reviews

The Cadillac Catera is a coupe, sedan, wagon offered in a 5dr Wgn 3.6L Premium RWD, 2dr Cpe, 5dr Wgn 3.0L Luxury AWD, 4dr Sdn, 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo AWD, 4dr Sdn 3.6L Performance RWD, 5dr Wgn 3.0L Luxury RWD, 5dr Wgn 3.6L Performance AWD, 4dr Sdn 3.6L Twin Turbo Vsport RWD, 4dr Sdn 3.6L Luxury AWD, 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Luxury AWD, 4dr Sdn 3.6L Luxury RWD, 2dr Cpe Premium RWD, 2dr Cpe Premium AWD, 4dr Sdn 3.6L Premium RWD, 4dr Sdn 3.6L Premium AWD, 4dr Sdn 3.6L Twin Turbo Vsport Premium RWD, 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Performance AWD, 4dr Sdn 2.0L Turbo Premium AWD, 4dr Sdn 3.6L Performance AWD, 5dr Wgn 3.6L Performance RWD, 5dr Wgn, 2dr Cpe RWD, 2dr Cpe Performance RWD, 5dr Wgn 3.6L Premium AWD, 2dr Cpe AWD and 2dr Cpe Performance AWD. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (272 hp), 3.0-liter V6 (270 hp), 3.6-liter V6 (318 hp), 3.6-liter V6 (321 hp), 3.6-liter V6 turbo (420 hp) and 6.2-liter V8 supercharged (556 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 18 mpg city to 26 mpg highway. The CTS uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series, Acura TL and Chrysler 300.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014

Reviewed Cadillac Cateras from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2010 Cadillac Catera sedan Premium V6
  • 2008 Cadillac Catera 3.6 V6
  • 2006 Cadillac Catera 2.8 V6
  • 2004 Cadillac Catera CTS-V V8 MT

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