2016 Cadillac XTS

large luxury car / 4-door sedan

2016 Cadillac XTS 4-door sedan
2014 Cadillac XTS shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention
Optional system
Superior
Optional system
Basic

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Optional blind spot detection
  • Optional lane departure warning
  • Optional lane departure prevention

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2013-19 models

Tested vehicle: 2013 Cadillac XTS Premium 4-door 4wd

The Cadillac XTS was introduced in the 2013 model year and is derived from the Buick LaCrosse. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by General Motors as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Side

Rating applies to 2013-19 models

Tested vehicle: 2013 Cadillac XTS Luxury 4-door 2wd with standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front and rear seat-mounted torso airbags

The Cadillac XTS was introduced in the 2013 model year and is derived from the Buick LaCrosse. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by General Motors as part of side crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2013-19 models

Tested vehicle: 2013 Cadillac XTS Luxury Collection 4-door 2wd

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 4,083 lbs
Peak force 18,066 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.42

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2013-19 models

Seat type: Power leather seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry

Front crash prevention

Ratings are given for 2 different trim variations available on this vehicle.

System details

  • Optional Automatic Collision Preparation

Package name

  • Optional Driver Assist Package

Applies to 2013-17 models

Overall evaluation

  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision.
  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 12 mph.
Superior
Superior
with optional equipment

System details

  • Optional Forward Collision Alert

Package name

  • Optional Driver Awareness Package

Applies to 2013-17 models

Overall evaluation

  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • Autobrake not available.
Basic
Basic
with optional equipment

How front crash prevention is evaluated