Original MSRP
$46,280 - $54,230
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
275-292
Seats
5-6
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  • Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
  • Front Drivers side wheel at profile.
  • Drivers Side Headlight.
  • Passenger Side Taillight.
  • Drivers Side Door handle.
  • Front angle view.
  • Chrome tip exhaust pipe.
  • Gas cap open.
  • Front angle medium view.
  • Front angle view, low wide perspective.
  • Front angle medium view.
  • Overhead.
  • Low/wide front.
  • Low/wide rear.
  • Low/wide front 5/8.
  • Low/wide rear 5/8.
  • Drivers side mirror, rear
  • Drivers side fog lamp.
  • Rear manufacture badge/emblem
  • Rear model badge/emblem
  • Inside of drivers side open door,window open.
  • Drivers side inside window controls.
  • Front seats from Drivers Side.
  • Rear seats from Drivers Side.
  • Closeup of radio head unit
  • Centered wide dash shot
  • Front center divider.
  • Speedometer/tachometer.
  • Courtesy lamps/ceiling controls.
  • Seat Adjustment Controllers.
  • Cup holders.
  • Rear A/C controls.
  • Passenger seat.
  • Auxiliary jack props.
  • Cup holder prop (primary).
  • Cup holder prop (secondary).
  • Glove box open.
  • Front center console with closed lid, from drivers side looking down
  • Zune and auxiliary jack
  • Rear center console with closed lid from drivers side looking down.
  • Drivers floor mat and pedals. Mid-seat level from outside looking in.
  • Rear drivers side floor mat. Mid-seat level from outside looking in.
  • Centered wide dash shot night shot.
  • Main power point.
  • Black Cherry
  • Black Cherry
  • Black Cherry
  • Radiant Silver
  • Radiant Silver
  • Radiant Silver
  • Blue Chip
  • Blue Chip
  • Blue Chip
  • Thunder Gray Chromaflair
  • Thunder Gray Chromaflair
  • Thunder Gray Chromaflair
  • Black Raven
  • Black Raven
  • Black Raven
  • Gold Mist
  • Gold Mist
  • Gold Mist
  • Gray Flannel
  • Gray Flannel
  • Gray Flannel
  • Double Espresso
  • Double Espresso
  • Double Espresso
  • Crystal Red Tintcoat
  • Crystal Red Tintcoat
  • Crystal Red Tintcoat
  • Ocean Pearl Tricoat
  • Ocean Pearl Tricoat
  • Ocean Pearl Tricoat
  • Blue Diamond Tricoat
  • Blue Diamond Tricoat
  • Blue Diamond Tricoat
  • White Diamond Tricoat
  • White Diamond Tricoat
  • White Diamond Tricoat
Select a color
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Original MSRP
$46,280 - $54,230
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
275-292
Seats
5-6

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2009 Cadillac DTS If...

Drivers of any age who place comfort and luxury over sportiness and performance might be well-satisfied behind the wheel of a DTS, even if they couldn't quite bring themselves to buy one...

Cadillac DTS Models & Trims

w/1SA $46,280
Horsepower: 275 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
w/1SB $49,230
Horsepower: 275 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
w/1SC $49,730
Horsepower: 275 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
w/1SD $51,460
Horsepower: 275 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
w/1SE $54,230
Horsepower: 292 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
w/1SH $46,780
Horsepower: 275 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.86

7 Reviews

86% 14% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

It's reliable, easy to drive, comfortable, and meets our needs.

The car had about 60,000 miles on it when you bought it. It now has abou 115,000 miles. We have had no problems with it to date, I love it!

- Dorothy Y

Great Cadillac for Families or Singles

No problems with car, just keep up regular maintenance. Great car for traveling, fun to drive on interstates. Love it

- robert c

Comfortable to drive and ride in.

I bought this car used and other than normal services maintenance I have had to problems. It is a very good car.

- Mary H

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front Drivers side wheel at profile.
Key Specs

Overview

MSRP

MSRP
$46,280
$49,230

Horsepower

Horsepower
275 hp
275 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
Northstar 4.6L DOHC V8 (275 HP [205 kW] @ 6000 rpm 295 lb
NORTHSTAR 4.6L DOHC V8
Northstar 4.6L DOHC V8 (275 HP [205 kW] @ 6000 rpm 295 lb
NORTHSTAR 4.6L DOHC V8
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 in.
42.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 - 39.2 in.
38.3 - 39.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
41.6 in.
41.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.6 in.
38.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18.8 cu. ft.
18.8 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

AC
Not Available
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 6
6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available
Standard

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Standard

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55SR17
P235/55SR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.6 in.
115.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
42 - 44 ft.
42 - 44 ft.

Length

Length
207.6 in.
207.6 in.

Width

Width
74.8 in.
74.8 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4009 .lbs
4009 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
275 hp
275 hp

Torque

Torque
295 ft. lbs.
295 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18 gal.
18 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 mpg
19 mpg

City

City
15 mpg
15 mpg

Highway

Highway
23 mpg
23 mpg

Suspension

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Standard
Standard

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Standard

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings