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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Cadillac CTS (08-10) review.

Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Cadillac CTS (05-07) - rated 3 out of 5
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PROS

Distinctive looks and good value

CONS

Interior is a little plasticky

At a glance

New price £24,997 - £29,997
Used price £880 - £3,265
Fuel economy 24 - 24 mpg
Road tax cost £325 - £570
Insurance group 34 - 39 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Distinctive looks and good value

CONS

Interior is a little plasticky

Cadillac CTS rivals

Cadillac's return to the UK market was spearheaded by the CTS. Rather than simply flogging us an American car, they made considerable efforts to emulate the standards of European prestige manufacturers and you'll be relieved to know it's even right-hand-drive. It looks quite unlike anything else you'll currently see on British roads with distinctive, angular styling.

There's a generous level of equipment and a lot of effort went into making the driving experience match that of European rivals. They've even honed it at Germany's Nürburgring to bring its handling up to scratch. As a result you'll like it if you want a relatively sporting driving experience, but the ride is rather too firm to be considered luxurious.

Cadillac CTS rivals