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Good-Bye Cadillac XTS: Production Ends After Seven Years

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Posted on October 16, 2019
The first generation 2013 MY Cadillac XTS sedan actually debuted in February 2012 at the International LCT Show in Las Vegas. (LCT file photo)

The first generation 2013 MY Cadillac XTS sedan actually debuted in February 2012 at the International LCT Show in Las Vegas. (LCT file photo)

The last example of the Cadillac XTS has finally rolled off the production line, following years of rumors on the matter. Cadillac Society reports that the final XTS, a FWD Luxury model finished in Red Horizon Tintcoat, was the last one to be manufactured at GM’s Oshawa, Ontario plant this month.

Reports about the XTS’ demise have been circulating since 2017, but the car maker kept its FWD executive sedan around enough to give it a facelift for the 2018 model year despite having announced that it would not get a direct replacement.

CarScoops article here

Jalopnik article here

The XTS was one platform size smaller than its predecessor, the Cadillac DTS sedan which was among the last of large luxury sedans built by Detroit's big three automakers. The DTS line ended in 2011. (LCT file photo)

The XTS was one platform size smaller than its predecessor, the Cadillac DTS sedan which was among the last of large luxury sedans built by Detroit's big three automakers. The DTS line ended in 2011. (LCT file photo)

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