3rd Generation (2014—2019) CTS Problems

This generations ranks 30th out of 42 Cadillac generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (26%), engine (13%), and the lights (13%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Rims Cut Tires When Hitting a Hole or Bump 1 complaints at an average of 20,898 miles in the 2015 Cadillac CTS.
  2. Check Engine Light On 2 complaints at an average of 45,000 miles in the 2014 Cadillac CTS.
  3. Rim Cuts Tire 1 complaints at an average of 10,004 miles in the 2015 Cadillac CTS.

What CTS Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Cadillac model years.

Watch out for the 2014 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 0 0.0
2018 0 0 199 0.0
2017 0 0 508 0.0
2016 2 1 712 0.66
2015 2 2 993 2.27
2014 19 6 1275 6.51

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