2025 Cadillac CT5: Everything You Need to Know About the Refreshed Luxury Sedan – The Cadillac CT5 is a mid-size luxury sedan that competes with the likes of the BMW 3 Series, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the Audi A4. For 2025, the CT5 will get a significant makeover to enhance its style, technology, and safety features. Here are some of the highlights of what’s new for 2025:
– A redesigned front end with a more prominent grille, vertical LED headlights, a new fascia, and a sportier look.
– A 33-inch diagonal LED display that combines the digital instrument cluster and the infotainment system into one immersive virtual cockpit.
– Google built-in and 5G connectivity for convenient navigation and assistance.
– AKG premium audio system that delivers studio-quality sound.
– Super Cruise hands-free driver assistance technology and driver attention assist.
– Blind zone steering assist, automatic emergency braking, and other advanced safety features.
Design: Exterior and Interior
The 2025 Cadillac CT5 has a sleek, sophisticated exterior design reflecting its performance-oriented character. The front end is more aggressive and confident, with a more prominent grille, vertical lighting, and stacked LED headlamps. The sport model adds a black mesh grille, a redesigned front fascia, black molding, and an integrated spoiler. The rear end features LED taillights, dual exhaust tips, and a trunk lid with a subtle lip.
The 2025 Cadillac CT5 interior is roomy and opulent, with quality materials and finishes. The 33-inch diagonal LED display across the dashboard dominates the cabin, providing a seamless and customizable interface for the driver and passengers. The display integrates the Google built-in system, which offers voice control, navigation, music, podcasts and more. The display also supports wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and wireless charging for compatible devices.
The 2025 Cadillac CT5 also boasts an AKG premium audio system with 19 speakers, a subwoofer, and a surround sound amplifier. The system delivers crisp, clear sound that immerses the occupants in every note. The system also has active noise cancellation technology that reduces unwanted road noise.
The seats of the 2025 Cadillac CT5 are comfortable and supportive, with available leather upholstery, heating, ventilation, and massage functions. The back seats provide plenty of legroom, headroom, and a fold-down armrest with cupholders. The trunk has a capacity of 11.9 cubic feet and may be expanded by folding down the seats in the back.
The 2025 Cadillac CT5 comes with two engine options: a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 237 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque or a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 335 horsepower and 405 pound-feet of torque. Both engines are coupled to a 10-speed automatic transmission with smooth and quick shifts.
The 2025 Cadillac CT5 also has a standard driver mode selector that allows the driver to choose from four modes: Tour, Sport, Snow/Ice, and My Mode. Each mode adjusts the steering, suspension, throttle, and transmission settings to suit different driving conditions and preferences.
The 2025 Cadillac CT5 comes standard with rear-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is available. The all-wheel-drive system enhances traction and stability in various road situations. The sport model also offers a V-performance package that includes Brembo front brakes with red or blue calipers, performance suspension tuning, a performance steering wheel with paddle shifters, and performance tires.
Release Date and Price
The 2025 Cadillac CT5 is expected to go on sale in early 2024, with production starting in spring 2024 at GM’s Lansing Grand River Assembly plant in Michigan. The official pricing has not been announced yet, but we estimate that the base model will start at around $42,000, while the sports model will begin at about $50,000.