Under the Hood

Cadillac's 4.6-liter Northstar V-8 comes in a choice of two configurations in the DTS. The L37 edition produces an estimated 291 horsepower at 5,600 rpm, while the LD8 is rated at 275 hp at 5,200 rpm. The L37 is designed to rev higher, while the LD8 emphasizes quick launches and has greater peak torque. Both engines work with a four-speed-automatic transmission.

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    Obstacle Detection Features
    If the liftgate encounters an obstacle during a power open or close cycle, a warning chime will sound and the liftgate will automatically reverse direction to the full closed or open position. Af ...

    Steering in Emergencies
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    Second Row Seats
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