The new 2016 Cadillac CT6 brings improved fuel economy and
weight reduction, along with a new generation of V6 engines for
2016 Cadillac CT6 Exterior
The exterior of the new 2016 Cadillac CT6 will be a bit wider,
lower and longer than the CTS. It will have a longer hood, a
larger trunk and a completely new chassis which is to be used
for future full-size luxury cars and crossovers.
The shape of the vehicle is aggressive and straight-edged,
retaining what’s already been seen from Cadillac in the
The front fascia is equipped with a massive grille wrapped in
chrome, and the high-tech lighting clusters extending from the
fenders down in LED strips toward the fog lights on the lower
Some important exterior dimensions are: Wheelbase
122.4 / 3106 (in / mm), Length 204 / 5184 (in
/ mm), Width 74 / 1879 (in / mm), Height 57.9
/ 1472 (in / mm).
According to the manufacturer, this hefty sedan will weigh 3700
lbs in total, the same as the CTS although it looks much more
massive. This has been achieved through the use of a heavy dose
of aluminum for all exterior body panels and structural
2016 Cadillac CT6 Interior
The cabin of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 is expected to have seats
covered in leather, to feature large swaths of wood and
aluminum trim, to be accented by LED ambient lighting.
From the spy photos it seems that the rear seats are large
enough to offer optional folding seats with footrests. If that
turns out not to be the case, there will certainly be plenty of
As for the infotainment part, it’s most likely that it will
remain unchanged and unimproved in comparison to the previous
2016 Cadillac CT6 Engine and performance
The CT6 will use a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 producing 400 hp and
400 pound-feet of torque. Since it will be producing 133 hp per
liter it was named one of the most power-dense V6 DOHC
engines in the world. This engine will pack cylinder
deactivation and a stop-start system in order to save fuel.
Cadillac emphasizes that the motor will be using a
manifold-integrated water-to-air charge cooling system.
Apart from the turbo engine, the vehicle will also get a new
edition of the 3.6-liter naturally aspirated V6 improved to put
out 335 hp and 284 pound-feet of torque.
It is also announcing four-cylinder 2.0 liter engine with 265
horsepower, it is estimated that the model with this
engine accelerate 0-60 mph in 6.5 sec and will reach a top
speed of 155 mph.
The vehicle will come with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
2016 Cadillac CT6 Price and release date
General Motors announced a few days ago that the 2016 Cadillac
CT6 will be debuting this April at the NY Auto Show, and it
should hit the market this fall. The price is expected to start
at circa $75,000.