STS is a medium sized sport sedan from Cadillac, which is featured with a long list of advanced features. Moreover, it competes with Hyundai Genesis, Lincoln MKS, and BMW 5 Series. For this year, the previous generation’s 469-horsepower STS-V is dropped.
Exterior and Interior
2010 Cadillac STS integrates a dominant grille and a prominent bumper. The vehicle has a Platinum Edition Package that consists of 18-inch chrome wheels and a new grille finish. Some other exterior features are a small spoiler, rocker-panel moldings, polished-aluminum dual exhaust tips, chrome door handles, optional 18-inch alloy wheels, and standard 17-inch alloy wheels.
STS has elective wood trim and real metal accents on dash board as well as steering wheel. The Platinum version gets an interior with a suede-like ceiling and a leather dashboard. It has optional remote-start systems, adaptive cruise control, optional selectable readouts on the windshield and head-up display, optional Bose 5.1-channel surround-sound stereo and 15-speakers, optional heated steering wheel, standard dual-zone climate control, leather seats, and optional ventilated/heated seats.
Engine and Safety
The base engine of this vehicle is a standard 3.6-liter V-6 connected to a direct injection system to develop 272 pounds-feet of torque and 302 horsepower. This has an optional 4.6-liter V-8 powerplant to churn out 315 pounds-feet of torque and 320 hp. Both engines work with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Safety features like standard side curtain airbags, side-impact and front airbags, optional blind spot warning, lane departure systems, standard electronic stability system and antilock brakes are included.
These are some of the salient aspects of 2010 Cadillac STS review.