The 2021 Cadillac CT4 represents the second mannequin yr of the compact luxurious sedan, for which it receives a number of new options and modifications. Right here’s precisely what was new for the 2021 CT4.

Mannequin Line

The 2021 Cadillac CT4 mannequin line stays the identical because it was in 2020, consisting of Luxurious, Premium Luxurious, Sport, and V-Sequence (per Cadillac’s Y trim degree technique), all of which can be found in both rear-wheel or all-wheel-drivetrain configurations.

Exterior

On the surface, the 2021 Cadillac CT4 sees the deletion of two present colours and the addition of three new ones. The 2 deleted hues are Pink Obsession Tintcoat and Royal Spice Metallic. Each colours had been accessible at an additional cost for the 2020 mannequin yr, and Royal Spice Metallic was a promotional coloration accessible solely on the CT4-V and the CT4 Sport.

2020 Cadillac CT4 Pink Obsession Tintcoat

2020 Cadillac CT4 Royal Spice Metallic

The three new colours are Rift Metallic, Infrared Tintcoat, and Diamond Sky Metallic. Unique to the CT4-V, Rift Metallic coloration is an alabaster white-based coloration with a recent greige hue. In the meantime, Infrared Tintcoat is new cherry pink coloration that catches the attention.

Additionally, the Diamond Sky Metallic coloration choice noticed a later availability in comparison with different hues, which started early this calendar yr. It’s solely accessible on fashions outfitted with the Diamond Sky Version Bundle, which is simply provided on Premium Luxurious fashions.

The 2021 CT4 additionally sees the addition of 19-inch alloy wheels with polished end (RT8), that are solely accessible on Premium Luxurious fashions outfitted with the Diamond Sky Particular Version Bundle.

Inside

On the within, the 2021 Cadillac CT4 luxurious sedan sees the addition of Tremendous Cruise for just for Premium Luxurious and V-Sequence fashions. The self-driving bundle features a leather-wrapped Tremendous Cruise steering wheel together with HD Encompass Imaginative and prescient.

The luxurious sedan vary additionally sees the addition of a 12-inch diagonal, coloration, reconfigurable digital gauge cluster as an choice on Premium Luxurious, Sport and CT4-V fashions (however not on Luxurious fashions). The beforehand non-obligatory 8-inch diagonal DIC (Driver Info Heart) has been deleted. All fashions are outfitted as normal a twin digital show with an analog speedometer and tachometer as normal.

Wi-fi Apple CarPlay and wi-fi Android Auto have additionally been added as normal characteristic. The identical goes for the brand new Buckle to Drive characteristic. For these unfamiliar, Buckle to Drive encourages seat belt use by stopping the automobile from being shifted out of Park till driver seat belt is mounted. The performance occasions out after 20 seconds and may also be turned on and off in Settings or Teen Driver menu.

In the meantime, the rotary infotainment controller now has a jog performance (permitting it to be pushed in 4 instructions, fairly than solely rotated). On a lesser notice, SiriusXM positive aspects SiriusXM 360L performance.

For the 2021 mannequin yr, the leather-appointed seating has been modified to Leather-based Seating Surfaces, that means all the seat is now not wrapped in leather-based. As an alternative, some components of the seat cushion will likely be fabric.

For V-Sequence fashions, the middle console ornament trim has modified from Pendulum completed aluminum to Twenty-Two Carbon Fiber. Moreover, steering wheel supplies have been upgraded to Modena leather-wrapped steering wheel with Senza leather-wrapped horn pad.

Mechanical

The 2021 Cadillac CT4 continues to supply the identical two engines because the 2020 mannequin:

2021 Cadillac CT4 Powertrain
Engine Mannequin(s) Gas Aspiration Pushed Wheels Transmission Energy (hp / kW @ RPM) Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ RPM) Axle Ratio
2.0L LSY I4 350T (Luxurious Premium Luxurious Sport) Gasoline Turbocharged Rear or All-Wheel Drive 8-Velocity Auto (M5N) 237 / 177 @ 5000 258 / 350 @ 1500-4000 2.85
2.7L L3B I4 550T (Premium Luxurious) Gasoline Turbocharged Rear or All-Wheel Drive 10-Velocity Auto (MQA) 310 / 231 @ 5500 350 / 475 @ 1500-4000 2.85
2.7L L3B I4 CT4-V Gasoline Turbocharged Rear or All-Wheel Drive 10-Velocity Auto (MQA) 325 / 242 @ 5500 380 / 515 @ 2000-4000 2.85

In the meantime, the Brembo V Efficiency entrance brakes are actually non-obligatory on the CT4 Sport mannequin (they had been normal for the 2020 mannequin yr). They’re nonetheless accessible in Blue or Pink calipers with a V-Sequence brand.

Packages

The 2021 Cadillac CT4 welcomes the addition of Diamond Sky Particular Version Bundle, which is unique to Premium Luxurious fashions. The bundle consists of:

  • Diamond Sky Metallic exterior coloration
  • Sky Cool Grey with Jet Black accents inside with distinctive Diamond Fall seat perforations and Centaurus aluminum middle console trim
  • 18-inch alloy wheels with Diamond Lower/Midnight Silver end (Q7B)
    • Wheels upgradeable to 19-inch alloy wheels with Polished end (RT8)
      • Out there early 2021 calendar yr
  • Physique-color rocker moldings and extensions
  • Physique-color rear decrease diffuser
  • Impartial-density hind lights with gray-tinted clear outer lens
  • Brembo V Efficiency entrance brakes
  • Blue calipers and alloy pedals

In the meantime, the next options turn into normal on Luxurious fashions:

These had been beforehand not accessible.

2021 Cadillac CT4 Availability

The 2021 Cadillac CT4 went into manufacturing in late Q3 2020 on the GM Lansing Grand River plant in Michigan. As such, 2021 items are already on seller heaps. The plant has now stopped manufacturing of 2021 mannequin yr items because it undergoes a changeover to the 2022 mannequin yr within the midst of a chip scarcity.

Wanting forward, we count on the first-generation CT4 luxurious sedan to stay on through a minimum of the 2025 mannequin yr.

CT4 Information

  • The luxurious sedan sees the addition of Tremendous Cruise, a brand new Diamond Particular Version bundle, and extra.

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