2015 Cadillac CTS  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#26 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#63 of all 2015 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Cadillac CTS
The CTS, a mainstay of Cadillac's lineup since 2003, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The CTS has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. The Cadillac CTS has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Cadillac offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 Cadillac CTS is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2015 Cadillac CTS has a score of 78, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.041%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.7%.

We estimate that the 2015 Cadillac CTS has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0441% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0321%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0441% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0321% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Cadillac CTS is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Cadillac CTS is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2015 Cadillac CTS offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 7%.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9465INFINITI Q70Acura RLXLexus ES-350Lexus GSCadillac XTSM.-B. E-ClassBMW 5 SeriesHyundai GenesisLexus RCAudi A6Cadillac CTSLexus ISComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Cadillac CTS with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 94. The 2015 Cadillac CTS is safer than the 2015 INFINITI Q70, the 2015 Acura RLX, and the 2015 Lexus ES-350 and less safe than the 2015 Audi A6, the 2015 Lexus RC, the 2015 Hyundai Genesis, the 2015 BMW 5 Series, and the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It is about as safe as the 2015 Lexus IS.

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