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Cadillac CT6

Cadillac CT6

The Cadillac CT6 is a line of full-size luxury vehicles from General Motors’ Cadillac brand. The CT6 serves as the flagship of the Cadillac brand, taking on the BMW 7 Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8, and Lexus LS in the full-size luxury sedan segment.

Cadillac CT6 Quick Facts
Model years 2016 – 2020
Assembly location GM Detroit-Hamtramck Plant, Michigan, USA
Platform Omega
Layout Front-Engined, Longitudinal
Engine T 2.0L I-4 LTG, 3.6L NA V-6 LGX, 3.0L TT V-6 LGW, TT 4.2L V-8 LTA
Horsepower 260 – 550
Torque 290 – 640
Transmission GM Hydra-Matic 8 Speed-Auto, GM Hydra-Matic 10-Speed Auto
Drive wheels Rear-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Availability U.S.A., Canada
Predecessor No direct predecessor
Successor No direct successor, Celestiq indirect successor

*Engine Key: NA – Naturally Aspirated, SC – Supercharged, T – Turbocharged, TT – Twin-turbocharged

First Generation

The first-generation Cadillac CT6 made its debut at the 2015 New York International Auto Show as a 2016 model year vehicle. It goes on sale in late 2015.

The vehicle uses an all-new, rear-drive vehicle architecture known within GM as the Omega platform.

Before Cadillac officially announced the name of the CT6 while revising the entire nomenclature for its lineup, it was widely believed by enthusiasts and the media that vehicle was going to be called LTS.

First-Gen Cadillac CT6 Model Year Availability
Model Comments
2016 Cadillac CT6 First model year
2017 Cadillac CT6 Second model year
2018 Cadillac CT6 Third model year
2019 Cadillac CT6 Fourth model year
2019 Cadillac CT6-V First model year for V-series model
2020 Cadillac CT6 Final model year
2020 Cadillac CT6-V Final model year

Discontinuation

In preparation for its new line of large electric vehicles, Cadillac confirmed the discontinuation of the Cadillac CT6 in a memo sent to employees during December 2019. While production was initially scheduled to end in January 2020, a report by Cadillac Society, indicated that CT6 production had been extended to mid-February, essentially giving the luxury four-door an extra two weeks on the line.

With CT6 production over, the site is began its transition into the Factory ZERO plant, which will produce vehicles such as the Cadillac Lyriq and Cadillac Celestiq.

Sales

See Cadillac CT6 sales numbers for all markets, including the United States, Canada, Russia, and South Korea.

Notes:

  • Cadillac CT6 sales are comprised of all CT6 variants, including both CT6 and CT6-V models.
  • Information for market (country) specified.
  • Sales information compiled from various sources by GM Authority and Motrolix.

Forums

Discuss the Cadillac CT6 in our Cadillac CT6 forum.

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