The recall began on September 15, 2014. It will also zig enthusiastically when required. Press the throttle and response is noticeably stronger than the 3. The attractive and versatile wagon is available in either rear- or all-wheel drive and features 58 cubic-feet of cargo space, fold-flat split-folding rear seats, an integrated cargo management system, and a programmable power liftgate. The interior is quiet and subdued, and engine noise remains distant. Recall Date 2014-07-02 Description This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system.
Each engine can be paired with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission with driver shift control. Much of the weight increase can be attributed to the extended roofline, the structural buttressing, and the electric hatch, but some is likely due to the glass roof that came on our test car. While two engines still power the range, the standard unit is now a 270-hp 3. So the wagon is heavier than the sedan—a clear disadvantage—but the extra mass is offset by improved weight distribution. From the floor rails that provide attachment points for various tie-downs to the perfectly trimmed carpet, Cadillac seems to have created an exact replica of the cargo compartment of the Mercedes E-class wagon.
Even basic models handle corners well, with a four-wheel independent suspension tightened up by a pair of stabilizer bars. The more advanced option is a Direct Injection version of the same engine. This is the first direct-injection engine an American automaker has built. It pays dividends on the track, but on regular roads it doesn't offer much stiffness beyond the midlevel setup. Meanwhile, an optional direct-injection 3. The attractive and versatile wagon is available in either rear- or all-wheel drive and features 58 cubic-feet of cargo space, fold-flat split-folding rear seats, an integrated cargo management system, and a programmable power liftgate. The driving position is good, the three-spoke wheel offering a nice solid feel and the adjustable tilt and telescoping column means that drivers tall, short or somewhere in between should find few problems getting comfortable.
The trade-off is more noticeable understeer and less feel through the wheel. The second-generation car is longer, wider and stiffer than the original, yet this is one Caddy that happily soaks up the bumps on rust belt roads. Units Affected 20224 General Motors announced a partnership today with RelayRides, a car-sharing marketplace that allows owners to rent out their personal cars when not in use. Sport models get a stiffer suspension and 18-inch wheels, while Premium models get 19s. From a rest a 3.
The difference in performance feel and sound from this engine compared with the standard 263-hp V6 is amazing. Fit and finish are good, both outside and in, and even the base car is packed with a lot of standard kit. The public responded to our grousing by clogging the roads with Ford Explorers and their ilk. These days, the first thing automakers do is dump the w-word, replacing it with exciting, foreign-sounding names such as Avant, Touring, Estate, or Sport Tourer. So when we found both a 2010 G37 two-door and Cadillac's new 2011….
Three different suspension tuning levels are available, ranging from comfortable to high-performance. While 17-inch alloy wheels are standard, 18-inchers are available. While two engines still power the range, the standard unit is now a 270-hp 3. Luxury models add leather seating, 10-way adjustable power front seats a Bose sound system iPod adapter, built in hard drive and wireless cell phone link among other things, while a backup camera, navigation system and cooled seats are among the features offered on the Performance and Premium trim levels. But for some reason, wagons have left a bad taste in the mouths of American drivers. Cadillac folks say that roughly 0.
Running from 0 to 60 in 7. Both rear-wheel drive and a performance-oriented all-wheel drive system are available, the latter mated only to the automatic. But old-school Cadillac has gone and stuck the dreaded word right in the name of the new. Surprisingly, for such a performance-oriented car, many say it's also a comfortable commuter. The seats are one item that drew praise from us. The automatic transmission provides seamless and timely shifts.
OnStar, 1-year of Directions and Connections plan. But its best performance comes in the turns, where its tight chassis and available sport-tuned suspension shine. Sport Wagons are less nose-heavy than , with 48. Either engine is available paired with a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic with manual capability -- although a few reviewers criticize Cadillac for not pairing that transmission with paddle shifters, opting for a console-mounted shifter instead. Other Features Traction control, all-speed, brake and engine controlled StabiliTrak, stability enhancement system Daytime Running Lamps Air bags, dual-stage frontal driver, dual-depth frontal. That was approximately three years ago.