Cadillac’s thrilling CTS sedan is back with some welcome upgrades! The 2018 Cadillac CTS, now in its fifth year of production, now gets an Ultraview power sunroof on its top two trims in addition to an automated heated steering wheel. The new CTS also gets the Cadillac User Experience Infotainment and Media Control System, which boasts a more intuitive user experience, an improved navigation system and other high-tech features. Gone are three of the less-demanded color schemes, and taking their places is the new Satin Steel Metallic paint. Otherwise, the 2018 Cadillac CTS is similar to previous model years with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder base engine and an optional 335-horsepower, 3.6-liter V6. Want to get behind the wheel of this high-end driving machine? If so, read on to learn more about the top three trims for the 2018 Cadillac CTS.

Top 3 Trims of the 2018 Cadillac CTS:

  • CTS Luxury
  • CTS Premium Luxury
  • CTS V-Sport andV-Sport Luxury

CTS Luxury

The 2018 Cadillac CTS Luxury trim is a hefty step up from the sedan’s base trim. The base model gets features such as Brembo brakes, parking sensors, cruise control, paddle shifters, power-adjustable front seats and automatic headlights. Step up to this trim though and you get adaptive Xenon headlights, a Bose stereo system, navigation and so much more. Do you want safety features? This trim has a ton thanks to the included Driver Awareness package. Some of these features include rain-sensing automatic wipers, forward collision warnings, cross-traffic alerts, collision alerts and prevention and more. Plus there’s a lot of room here for optional upgrades, with one of the best being a stunning panoramic sunroof.


  • Includes premium audio.
  • Numerous safety features in the Driver Awareness package.
  • Numerous optional upgrades.

CTS Premium Luxury

Want another step up in luxury? If so, the 2018 Cadillac CTS Premium Luxury might be what you want. This trim packs in even more luxury features. Upgrades include 18-inch alloy wheels, heated rear seats, an adaptive suspension and an innovative heads-up display. The lower trims offer dual-zone climate control, and the Premium Luxury upgrades that to tri-zone settings. Also, like the previous trim, there are numerous optional upgrades here. Highlighted optional upgrades include adaptive cruise control and adjustable sport seats in the front.


  • Optional front sport seats.
  • Heated rear seats.
  • Tri-zone climate control.

CTS V-Sport & V-Sport Luxury

The 2018 Cadillac CTS carries on the exciting V-Sport and V-Sport Luxury trims from previous model years. Without a doubt, the most notable feature of these trims is the shared turbocharged six-cylinder engine that pumps out 420 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque with an eight-speed automatic transmission. These trims also get an electronic track mode along with a sport-tuned suspension and sport-tuned steering. If you want to take your car to the track, the CTS V-Sport trims will more than hold their own. They also get plenty of bells and whistles such as self-parking technology and enhanced engine cooling, plus most of the features found on the lower trims. In fact, the CTS V-Sport Luxury trim gets everything found on the CTS Premium Luxury.


  • Turbocharged six-cylinder engine pumps out 420 horsepower.
  • V-Sport Luxury gets all the Premium Luxury trim’s features.
  • Sport-tuned suspension and steering.


The 2018 Cadillac CTS is a thrilling continuation of this popular luxury sedan lineup. Although not substantially different than in previous model years, the new CTS has enough improvements to keep this sedan exciting. Contact your local Cadillac dealership if you’re interested in taking a test drive.