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1st Generation Cadillac CTS Problems

The CTS's 1st generation runs from 2003 to 2007 and has generated 130 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 11.21 PainRank™ which ranks 40th in reliability out of 41 generations.

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Problem Areas Between the 2003 and 2007 Model Years

So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.

Worst Complaints for this Generation

Let's take a look at the most common CTS complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.