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Cadillac stepped into rear-wheel-drive territory with its STS sedan, which replaced the front-wheel-drive Seville for 2005. Built on a Sigma-based architecture, like the company's smaller CTS sedan and SRX sport utility vehicle, the STS was Cadillac's first rear-drive luxury performance sedan in a quarter of a century.

For 2006, STS models with V-6 or Northstar V-8 power can have all-wheel drive instead of rear-wheel drive. Cadillac says an STS equipped with the V-8 and rear-wheel drive can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6 seconds or less.

Technology, whether standard or optional, is a big part of the STS picture. A Performance Algorithm Liftfoot system controls transmission operation to enhance spirited driving. Two-mode Magnetic Ride Control is optional. Keyless Access lets you enter and start the vehicle by carrying a special key fob. Smart Remote Start operates from up to 200 feet away.

Optional Adaptive Cruise Control uses radar to maintain a set distance from vehicles ahead. IntelliBeam automatically selects either the high- or low-beam headlights in response to oncoming lights. The driver gets a four-color head-up display.

A high-performance STS-V sedan joins the 2006 lineup. It packs a supercharged 4.4-liter V-8 that generates 469 horsepower.
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    Footnotes Ч Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services Ч Severe
    a) Vehicles with different size front and rear tires do not have tire rotation. See Tire Rotation. b) Or every two years, whichever comes first. c) Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses f ...

    Steering Wheel Adjustment
    To adjust the steering wheel: 1. Pull the lever down. 2. Move the steering wheel up or down. 3. Pull or push the steering wheel closer or away from you. 4. Pull the lever up to lock the stee ...

    When to Check
    Check the tires once a month or more. Do not forget the spare tire. See Full-Size Spare Tire   for additional information. ...