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#533 of 721 2012 Cadillac CTS reliability/engine problems
Jul 16, 2012 (9:18 pm)
I am a baby boomer who likes RWD cars. Since they are rather limited in availability these days, I was interested in purchasing a 2012 Cadillac CTS. However, after reading CTS forums regarding engine seizing/oil comsumption problems with previous years of the CTS, I'm now apprehensive about buying a 2012 CTS. Now, I'm thinking maybe I should consider either the Mercedes C-Series, Mercedes E-Series, BMW 5-Series, Chrysler 300C, or even the Lincoln MKS which is FWD. Therefore, does anyone know if the Cadillac CTS engine problems still persist with the 2012 models or has it been corrected? How does anyone feel about the purchase of anyone of the above alternative vehicles to the CTS? Thanks for your help.
#534 of 721 Re: 2012 Cadillac CTS reliability/engine problems [fearlessfly]
Jul 17, 2012 (11:11 am)
stay away from the cts, they are nothing but problems, my transmission cooling lines failed and coolant mixed with transmission fluid, tranny is now acting like junk,there is no way to tell ahead of time if the lines are going to fail, raditor had to be replaced, last week tranny had to be serviced toytal cost 1000.000 and now tranny is acting up.then this morning engine check light came on.this car was babied, oil was changed faithfully every month on the 1st, regardless of the miles, now have to sell it because i cant trust it, oh and last month all 4 wheel bearing hubs were replaced because of howling noise, 1200.00. STAY AWAY,CADILLAC WILL NOT HELP YOU, EVEN THOUGH THE TRANNY COOLER LINES ARE A DESIGN FLAW.
#535 of 721 Re: 2012 Cadillac CTS reliability/engine problems [fearlessfly]
Jul 17, 2012 (5:18 pm)
Dear #533. Go back to #514 (2012 CTS engine problems) and this should answer your question. You made the correct decision by avoiding Cadillac products and the poor quality they offer. I think people are catching on G.M.'s lack of commitment to their customers. B.M.W 5-Series is an excellent choice.
#536 of 721 Re: 2012 Cadillac CTS reliability/engine problems [david780a]
Jul 17, 2012 (8:14 pm)
Was your CTS a 2012? What do you think you will buy to replace it? Thanks for your feedback.
#537 of 721 Re: 2012 Cadillac CTS reliability/engine problems [fearlessfly]
Jul 19, 2012 (1:38 pm)
I just traded in my 2008 CTS for a 2012 CTS-V Coupe.
I never had a single problem in the 36,000 miles I drove it I only traded it in because I prefer a coupe and a car with a warranty (well maybe a little for the increase in performance)
When I trade this car in I will buy another Cadillac.
#538 of 721 Re: 2012 Cadillac CTS reliability/engine problems [fearlessfly]
Jul 19, 2012 (7:07 pm)
I have a 2010 CTS wagon, AWD loaded with all options. 24K and no problems yet.
#539 of 721 Re: 2012 Cadillac CTS reliability/engine problems [miko99]
Jul 20, 2012 (7:48 am)
Congratulations on your new CTS-V Coupe! We're wishing you many happy miles!
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Jul 20, 2012 (1:35 pm)
My gas mileage has suddenly gone from 16mpg city to 6.It runs fine anybody have a idea why this happened? Have 85000 on it and plugs were changed 5 months ago with oem can anybody help?
Jul 29, 2012 (9:59 am)
Have you made any progress on this issue since you first posted about it, bekins2?
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