2010 Cadillac STS Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Crystal Red Tintcoat
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,974 - $9,511
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
18 City / 27 HWY
Horsepower
302-320
Seats
5

How 2010 Cadillac STS Ranks In Its Class

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2010 Cadillac STS If...

If you like the edgy styling of the CTS and SRX, you'll no doubt like the 2010 Cadillac STS. It has room for five, a massive trunk and a long list of electronic features and gadgets.

Cadillac STS Models & Trims

chevronDown icon RWD w/1SA $6,974 - $9,511
Horsepower: 302 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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Horsepower: 302 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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Horsepower: 302 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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Horsepower: 302 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 18 x 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon RWD w/1SC $6,974 - $9,511
Horsepower: 302 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8, 18 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon RWD w/1SE $6,974 - $9,511
Horsepower: 320 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 18 x 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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Horsepower: 320 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8, 18 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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close icon Heated Seats
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close icon Back-Up Camera
check icon Premium Audio
close icon Smart Device Integration
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check icon Keyless Start
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check icon Automated Emergency Braking
check icon Blind Spot Monitor
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check icon Lane Departure Warning
chevronDown icon AWD w/1SG $6,974 - $9,511
Horsepower: 320 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8, 18 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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check icon Navigation System
close icon Heated Seats
check icon Sun Roof
close icon Back-Up Camera
check icon Premium Audio
close icon Smart Device Integration
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check icon Keyless Start
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check icon Automated Emergency Braking
check icon Blind Spot Monitor
close icon Cross-Traffic Alert
check icon Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

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Fun to drive. It is bright red and always draws comments when we are out about how pretty it is.

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It is a premium car. The ride is smooth and comfortable. It has heated seats, a heated steering wheel, backup sensors and you can preset your foot pedal settings so that when a different person drives you push a button and you are set to go. It is a beautiful car.

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Has a lot of good features.

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I like that it is good on gas and has a big trunk for shopping or travel. I dislike it is expensive to fix the parts are more expensive than other vehicles I also do not like that it is an older car I want a newer car same make.

Bobbi M
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Cadillac is the best built American car, in my opinion. Well worth the money for the safety and luxury over the average car.

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The Cadillac ahs been the most reliable car I have ever owned. I like the all-wheel drive feature as I feel safer in it than any other car I've had. It only has a 16 gal gas tank and I think 18 gal would have been better.

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$6,974 - $9,511
$6,974 - $9,511

Horsepower

Horsepower
302 (hp)
302 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L Variable Valve Timing V6 DI Direct Injection (302 hp [225.2 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 272 lb, 3.6L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING V6 DI DIRECT INJECTION
3.6L Variable Valve Timing V6 DI Direct Injection (302 hp [225.2 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 272 lb, 3.6L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING V6 DI DIRECT INJECTION
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Standard
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Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Standard
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Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 (in.)
42.6 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.7 (in.)
38.7 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.3 (in.)
38.3 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.9 (in.)
37.9 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.8 (cu. ft.)
13.8 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/50VR17
P235/50SR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.4 (in.)
116.4 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.9 (ft.)
36.9 (ft.)

Length

Length
196.7 (in.)
196.7 (in.)

Width

Width
72.6 (in.)
72.6 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3973 (.lbs)
4125 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
302 (hp)
302 (hp)

Torque

Torque
272 (ft. lbs.)
272 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 (.lbs)
100 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17 (gal.)
17 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
23 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

City

City
18 (mpg)
18 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
27 (mpg)
27 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Standard
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Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Side
A
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
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Good
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Acceptable
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Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Brake Assist
  • Traction control, all-speed, brake and engine controlled *
  • StabiliTrak, 4-channel *
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal and side-impact, driver and right-front passenger and head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions with Passenger Sensing System (front passenger airbag status indicated on the inside rearview mirror) (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and outboard rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Directions and Connections plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance featuring Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, innovative easy to use Turn-by-Turn Navigation with Destination Download and OnStar eNav (where available), Hands Free Calling, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, and Low Mileage Discount (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Turn-by-Turn Navigation requires ABS and Directions & Connections plan. Not available in certain areas. Visit onstar.com for coverage map. Vehicle Diagnostics capabilities vary by model. Remote door unlock success varies with conditions. Ability to locate stolen vehicles varies with conditions. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for OnStar's Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations.) *
  • Rear Parking Assist
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all seating positions with front pretensioners and child restraint provisions
  • Child seat restraint system
  • Door locks, rear child security
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System
  • Side Blind Zone Alert *
  • Lane Departure Warning *

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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