2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon
The key difference between CTS Sport Wagon and SRX is in the cargo area, and it's here where the wagon takes a back seat. It's a useful area, in that the CTS Sport Wagon adds on 25 cubic feet to the passenger space, and lets owners flip down the rear seats for a total of 53.4 cubic feet of room. And it's easily accessed, with a power tailgate standard and a roof system that adds uncovered capacity to its cargo-hauling profile (but that would spoil the shape, no?). Under the flat cargo floor and built into its sides are trays and hooks and all sorts of tiedowns for safe cargo hauling. The SRX is the winner here, though - 61.2 cubic feet of space versus the Sport Wagon's 53 cu ft.
The same story goes for the second-row seats. If any more than two adults will be riding in your CTS, the Wagon's the winner over the CTS sedan for sure. Mainly, it's because of the vertical height and longer rear doors. The CTS sedan can be a tough clamber for big guys and gals; the cutouts for feet are particularly small. The Sport Wagon's relatively easy to enter and exit, and that makes all the difference for those extra passengers. However, the SRX still sits taller and has larger door openings, and a touch more leg and head room in back.
It's a good thing those features don't mean as much for the crew fascinated by the CTS Sport Wagon's features, handling and its artfully glitzy look. If you want rear-drive balance and feel, there's simply nothing like the Sport Wagon in Cadillac showrooms.
And with its crisp and creased edges, there's not much like it, period.
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