2012 Cadillac CTS sedan gets styling upgrade without power


For the 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan, Cadillac has just announced a new Touring package for the sedan instead of the usual power upgrade. The Touring package will start from $2,065, which adds many touring features of the high-performance CTS-V range without any power enhancement.

The Touring package will be available in three body styles of the 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan. The base Touring package includes a buttoned-up suspension system, faux suede inserts on the seats and steering wheel, Sapele wood trim and metal pedal pads. If you want more options in the Touring package, there are also the HID headlamps, dual exhaust, a darker grille finish, new performance wheel packages and a rear spoiler.

With many versions of performance levels in the 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan, the Touring package is also tailored to those specifications. The Touring Package with the base 3.0-liter V6 engine costs $2,065 while the 3.6-liter engine costs $2,810, which includes Recaro seats and 19-inch wheels wrapped in either summer or all-season tires. And for the 556-horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 Caddillac CTS-V model, the Touring package includes all the optional equipment we mentioned above.

Besides the Touring package for the 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan, GM also upgraded a few technologies and paint jobs, including new Bluetooth as standard and blind spot assist and rain-sensing wipers as optional equipment. There are also a few new paint colors include Opulent Blue Metallic, Black Diamond Tri-Coat and Mocha Steel Metallic.

The 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan will be available in three body styles of sedan, coupe and wagon. Pricing starts at $36,790 for the Sedan, $39,590 for the Coupe and $39,890 for the Sport Wagon.