2008 Cadillac STS Photo

2008 Cadillac STS - Review


For years American premium cars have been the butt of jokes in the motoring world. Their reputation for terrible handling and substandard build quality often saw them overlooked by the new car buying public in favor of mostly European makes. Meanwhile, traditional German marques have continued to dominate the luxury segment and relative newcomer, Lexus, has also managed to gain a sizeable foothold in the competitive luxury car market.

Thus, those in the market for a well heeled, rear-wheel drive luxury car would more often than not look to BMW or Mercedes, but in this burgeoning segment new offerings from American manufacturers are beginning to measure up to their foreign cousins and once again capture the attention of new car buyers around the world. So as a rear-wheel drive (or optional all-wheel drive) luxury sedan, just how does Cadillac’s updated STS measure up against its foreign counterparts who have largely set the benchmark for the segment?

Since the STS is a large...
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Specs: Select a Trim

4-Door Sedan V6 AWD (2) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
w/1SA Specs $43,775 $40,929 17 26
w/1SB Specs $43,775 $40,929 17 26
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD (3) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
w/1SA Specs $43,775 $40,929 17 26
w/1SB Specs $43,775 $40,929 17 26
w/1SC Specs $43,775 $40,929 17 26
4-Door Sedan V8 (1) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
AWD w/1SG Specs $53,275 $49,812 14 21
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD (3) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
w/1SE Specs $53,275 $49,812 15 24
w/1SF Specs $53,275 $49,812 15 24
w/1SG Specs $53,275 $49,812 15 24

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