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GM Press Release: Introducing the 2025 Cadillac CT5

Official press release by General Motors.


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Introducing the 2025 Cadillac CT5: A Bolder Vision for Cadillac’s Luxury Sport Sedan​

A fresh look with more standard comfort, safety and technology features — including all-new 33-inch-diagonal LED color touchscreen display​


Today at the North American International Detroit Auto Show, Cadillac introduced the refreshed and more advanced 2025 CT5 — a bolder vision of the luxury sport sedan. The 2025 CT5 features a revised front fascia, and offers more standard comfort, safety and technology features, while also incorporating the brand’s 33-inch-diagonal LED color touchscreen display.

“CT5’s importance in Cadillac’s portfolio cannot be overstated,” said John Roth, vice president, Global Cadillac. “Globally, CT5 is having its best sales year, ever. The 2025 CT5 stays true to what customers love about this vehicle, while bringing a revised look and the latest technology and safety features.”

The 2025 CT5 is distinguished by a new, bolder front-end design, which complements its dramatic fastback profile. The updates include a lower and wider front grille with redesigned Cadillac signature vertical lighting and stacked LED headlamps. Additionally, the CT5 Sport trim features a performance black mesh grille and black surrounds.

Additional new features across the lineup include:

  • Available 5G Wi-Fi® hotspot capability1
  • Google built-in2 compatibility
  • Blind Zone Steering Assist3 (standard)
  • Intersection Automatic Emergency Braking3 (standard)
  • Available Traffic Sign Recognition and Intelligent Speed Assist3
  • Driver Attention Assist (incorporated with available Super Cruise4 hands-free driver assistance technology)
  • Exterior colors: Deep Space Metallic and Typhoon Metallic5

“CT5 continues to redefine American luxury and the enhancements for 2025 take it even further,” said Alex MacDonald, CT5 chief engineer. “The new advanced technologies enhance the driver’s personal connection in a sedan already renowned for its driving spirit, comfort and technology.”

LED color touchscreen display and technology details

The CT5’s new 33-inch-diagonal LED color touchscreen display is capable of a stunning 9K resolution and curves toward the driver in a single, continuous screen spanning the driver’s viewing area. The system also incorporates a customizable user interface designed to offer a technology-forward and personalized experience.

It is also the gateway to the CT5’s many technologies, including Google built-in2. With Google Assistant®6, Google Maps, and Google Play7, customers can access hands-free communication, live traffic updates, download their favorite apps including podcasts, news, music and more.

OnStar8 is available on the CT5, helping to elevate the in-vehicle experience through a variety of available safety, entertainment, convenience, and driver assistance technologies, including available Super Cruise4. Additionally, OnStar Remote Access9 is included for three years, providing customers with simplified remote control of their properly-equipped vehicle.

CT5 driving experience

Rear-wheel drive dynamics deliver uncompromising performance. Continuing in the CT5 is Cadillac’s ride and handling philosophy of isolated precision — quiet, smooth and effortless with a strong connection to the road for an engaging experience. Additional elements include:

  • A standard 2.0L Turbo engine with 237 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, and dual exhaust tips
  • An available 3.0L Twin-Turbo engine with 335 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque
  • Available all-wheel drive that helps traction and vehicle control in virtually all driving conditions, enhancing the overall feeling of driving confidence
  • Driver Mode Selector that allows the driver to tailor the CT5’s responses to different driving conditions, including steering response, engine sound and brake feel. The modes include Tour, Sport, Snow/Ice and customizable MyMode
  • Available Super Cruise4 driver assistance technology with new Driver Attention Assist

Coming spring 2024

The 2025 Cadillac CT5 will be produced at GM’s Lansing Grand River Assembly facility in Michigan10, with production to begin in spring 2024. Additional details and pricing will be announced in the future.

The refreshed 2025 Cadillac CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing will be announced at a later date. Visit www.cadillac.com for more information.

1: Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.
2: Google built-in services are subject to limitations and availability may vary by vehicle, infotainment system, and location. Select service plan required. Certain Google actions and functionality may require account linking. User terms and privacy statements apply.
3: Safety or driver-assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.
4: Always pay attention while driving and when using Super Cruise. Do not use a hand-held device. Requires active Super Cruise plan or trial. Terms apply. Visit cadillac.com/supercruise for compatible roads and full details.
5: Available at extra charge
6: Service availability, features and functionality are subject to limitations and vary by vehicle, device, location and active service plan. Device data connection is required. Google Actions require account linking to use. Lock/unlock features requires automatic locks. Remote start/stop requires GM factory-installed and enabled remote start systems. See onstar.com for details and limitations.
7: Google Play and the Google Play logo are registered trademarks of Google LLC”.
8: See onstar.com for details and limitations. Services vary by model. Service plan required.
9: Remote Access Plan does not include emergency or security services. See Onstar.com for details and limitations.
10: Assembled with globally sourced parts.



2.0L TurboNot Yet AvailableNot Yet Available
3.0L Twin-TurboNot Yet Available
Not Yet Available​


17.4 gal. / 66 L (RWD and AWD)


2.0L Twin-Scroll Turbocharged I-4 DOHC with Active Fuel Management, direct injection and automatic stop/start3.0L Twin-Turbocharged V-6 DOHC with Active Fuel Management, direct injection and automatic stop/start
Bore & Stroke (in. / mm):3.26 x 3.63 / 83 x 92.33.39 x 3.38 / 86 x 85.8
Block Material:Cast aluminumCast aluminum
Cylinder Head Material:Cast aluminumCast aluminum
Valvetrain:Dual overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder with tripower systemDual overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder
Fuel Delivery:Direct injection with electronic throttle controlDirect injection with electronic throttle control
Compression Ratio:10:19.8:1
(hp / kW @ rpm):
237 / 177 @ 5000 (with premium fuel)335 / 250 @ 5400 (with premium fuel)
Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm):258 / 350 @ 1500-4000 (with premium fuel)405 / 550 @ 2350-4000 (with premium fuel)


Type:Ten-speed automatic with Electronic Precision Shift
Gear Ratios):
Final Drive Ratio:2.85


Layout:Front engine with RWD (AWD available)
Front Suspension:MacPherson-type with dual lower ball joints, twin-tube struts and direct-acting stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension:Five-link independent; coil springs with stabilizer bar
Steering Type:Electric, rack-mounted variable-effort premium power steering
Turning Circle (ft. / m):​
39 / 11.9 (RWD)
40.7 / 12.4 (AWD)
Brake Type:Four-wheel-disc with ABS; Duralife™ brake rotors and low-drag brake calipers; Brembo front brakes available on select models
Brake Rotor Size
(in. / mm):
Front: 12.6 x 1.1 / 321 x 28 - vented (standard on all models)
Front: 13.6 x 1.2 / 345 x 30 - vented (available on select models)
Rear: 12.4 x .0.9 / 315 x 23 - vented (all models)
18-in. alloy (standard on select models)
19-in. alloy (standard on select models)
20-in. alloy (all models as dealer installed accessory)
245/45R18 all-season self-sealing (standard on select models)
245/45R18 all-season run-flat (available on select models)
245/40R19 all-season run-flat (standard on select models)
255/35ZR20 all-season run-flat (available dealer installed accessory wheels)


Wheelbase (in. / mm):116 / 2946
Overall Length (in. / mm):Starting at 194 / 4927
Overall Width (in. / mm):​
74.1/ 1882 (w/o mirrors)
80.3 / 2040 (with mirrors)
Overall Height (in. / mm):57.2 / 1453
Track (in. / mm):​
62.8 / 1595 (front)
63.9 / 1623 (rear)


Headroom (in. / mm):​
39 / 991 (front)
36.6 / 930 (rear)
Legroom (in. / mm):​
42.4 / 1077 (front)
37.9 / 963 (rear)
Shoulder Room (in. / mm):​
56.7 / 1440 (front)
55.7 / 1415 (rear)
Hip Room (in. / mm):​
53.7 / 1364 (front)
53.7 / 1364 (rear)


Curb Weight (lb. / kg):Starting at 3671 / 1665
Cargo Volume (cu. ft. / L)1:11.9 / 337


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Call me old-fashioned but...
I'm happy to *not* have this screen in my '22.
Call me old-fashioned but...
I'm happy to *not* have this screen in my '22.
I have to agree. It's very similar to the one in the Lyriq. And while I like high-tech, there are certain "old school" things I appreciate. Like the old fashioned speedometer and tachometer in a Jaguar XKE.

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