2010 Cadillac DTS vs. Its Competition

2009 Cadillac DTS w/1SA
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

Few of us cross-shop the Cadillac DTS while we're above ground.

The Buick Lucerne's a good substitute, since it's essentially a DTS with different styling.

The Chrysler 300's a smaller, nimbler rear-driver with only five seats and a less ritzy feel, and the Lincoln Town Car is the old man on the totem pole-and not long for this world, either.

2009 Cadillac DTS w/1SA2010 Cadillac DTS
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2009 Buick Lucerne Super2009 Buick Lucerne
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2008 Lincoln Town Car Limited2008 Lincoln Town Car
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Quick Specs
The 2010 Cadillac DTS is a boardroom on wheels: Six leather chairs keep old men cozy in a wood-paneled room, and steering feels like it's done by committee.
A soft ride and roomy interior still form the solid base for the 2009 Buick Lucerne’s appeal.
The 2008 Lincoln Town Car looks and feels dated, but can carry six passengers and their luggage.
MSRP From  
Gas Mileage  
15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy
Gas V8Gas V6 FlexFuelGas V8
EPA Class  
Full SizeLarge CarLarge
Style Name  
4-Door Sedan w/1SA4-Door Sedan CX4-Door Sedan Signature Limited
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
Passenger Doors  
Body Style  
4 Door Sedan4 Dr Sedan CX4 Dr Sdn Signature Limited
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2010 Cadillac DTS vs. 2009 Buick Lucerne2010 Cadillac DTS vs. 2008 Lincoln Town Car