2003 Cadillac CTS Ratings

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Cadillac CTS 2003
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    2003 Cadillac CTS

    Beautiful car

    Pros: Traction control

    Cons: NothinG

    Well kept vehicle... I'd recomend it to anyone.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 0 years
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    2003 Cadillac CTS

    Great driving auto

    Pros: Runs smooth

    Cons: Trunk broke multiple times

    Interior is comfortable, and all dash controls are well placed. The engine runs smoothly and the handling is responsive without being harsh. I can't explain it exactly, but after test driving all the competitors, the Cadillac was the car that felt the most natural. There are some electronic demons though, the trunk broke several times, the button for cruise control broke, and a window regulator broke. All very expensive fixes because the only place that had the parts is the dealership.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2003 Cadillac CTS - Base

    Pros: the sound system, and style

    Cons: not alot of interior storage

    Advice: go for it!!

    Being a young woman about to head off to college, I was in desperate need of a reliable car, and I found it. For some reason I really had my heart set on an suv, but as soon as I saw the caddy cts, I had to have it. When I test drove the car, it had the best handling of any car I had ever driven. The sound system is amazing, and most of the people my age would die to have a car like mine, definately a show stopper. And I have had no problems with it.

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    2003 Cadillac CTS - Base

    Pros: appearance

    Cons: lack of pick-up

    Advice: buy as long as you do not expect a great deal of speed. find a reliable services department - cadillac services is not what it use to be

    lacks power but a stable ride. nervous about reliability. i feel like the car is about to give out. however, that has never happened.

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    2003 Cadillac CTS - Base

    Pros: Ride quality and heated seats are nice in the winter. :-)

    Cons: Not a lot of storage space

    Advice: Get the heated seats!!

    This vehicle is soo great!! I love it so much!! The appearence is controversial, but I love it! It rides great on the highway and you hardly feel any bumps. The preformance is great. The engine sounds so nice and smooth when you pass someone on the highway. It feels so solid when you are driving it. There's a lot of rear seat leg room, considering the size of the car. Everything on the dash is nice and organized and within both the driver's and passenger's reach. This car is awesome!!!!!

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    2003 Cadillac CTS - Base

    Pros: Controls on steering wheel

    Cons: Glove compartment is small

    Advice: Buy it you will enjoy

    I purchased in August 2002. The car handles great on the highway and in the city. The ride is smooth and feels like a large car. Its swift and traction engages in the snow. I have received many compliments on my car. I am very happy with its overall performance. When I test drove the car my husband and I were very surprised at how smooth the ride was and how it handled the curves. I spoke to a gentlemen who stated he had the BMW, Mercedes and volvo but they didn't compare to the CTS.

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    2003 Cadillac CTS - Base

    Pros: Feel of the sportiness of the drive.

    Cons: So far reliability of mechanical performance - brakes, tires.

    Advice: Check around carefully and see if other drivers have these same problems or more.

    Purchased this vehicle in 5/03. Was very happy until this week. First problem was the check engine light which was a very minor incovenience. Brought it in, repaired under warranty, spent 3 hours, ok not so bad. At 6600 miles front brake caliper locked up. Again warranteed and also rotated tires. 2 1/2 months later, at 9000 miles brought in for oil change,inspection,asked check brakes (said fine - we'll see), and check tires - excessive wear. Here's the problem, couldn't inspect front tires too worn. At 9000 miles? Just paid $340 for two new tires. Couldn't get satisfaction from dealer. Manager of service department very unpleasant and not helpful. called Cadillac, said have to pay first then we will try to help you. Again we will see what they do. At this point I am very upset. If the brakes and tires already went, what is next?