How reliable is the Cadillac ELR?

How reliable is the Cadillac ELR?

The 2014 Cadillac ELR has an above-average reliability score of four out of five from J.D. Power.

How long does a Cadillac ELR battery last?

Hybrid batteries tend to last between 6-10 years on average.

Why was the Cadillac ELR discontinued?

The luxury eco-car is well worth a look. Long before Chevrolet pulled the plug and discontinued the Volt, Cadillac had the harebrained idea of turning it into a luxury coupe. The result was the Cadillac ELR and after just three years with poor sales, General Motors killed it off as well.

Is the Cadillac ELR Electric?

The ELR has an official all-electric range of 37 miles (60 km) and a total range of 340 mi (550 km), as rated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Charging times are 12.5–18 hours using the 120-volt travel charger, and about 5 hours using a 240-volt charging station.

What years did Cadillac make the ELR?

The Cadillac ELR was only produced for two model years: 2014 and 2016. Of these, the 2016 model is a better choice.

How much is a Cadillac ELR?

The ELR operates only on electricity for about 40 miles before the gas-fired engine kicks in to recharge the batteries and keep things going. However, the ELR starts at $65,995, considerably more than the Volt. That premium is hard to justify, which is why ELR production has ended.

What does ELR mean on a Cadillac?

The Cadillac ELR is an Extended Range Electric Vehicle (EREV) that uses an electric propulsion system to drive the vehicle. Stored electrical energy is used in electric mode to propel the vehicle. The vehicle operates up to 64 kilometers (km) or 40 miles (mi) until the battery has reached a low state of charge.

Does the Cadillac ELR use gas?

The Cadillac ELR produces a combined 233 horsepower from its four-cylinder gas engine and two electric motors. Power delivery is great under the electric motors, but the gas engine is noisy when in use.

What happened to ELR?

DETROIT — Cadillac has ended production of the ELR plug-in hybrid, the striking coupe that never recovered from an initial $79,995 price tag that many consumers and dealers deemed exorbitant.

Which Cadillac has the Corvette Engine?

CTS-V. The CTS-V was powered by a supercharged version of the Corvette (C7) 6.2-liter LT4 V8 engine found on the Z06. It generated 640 horsepower (480 kW), 10 horsepower (7.5 kW) less than the Z06, making the third-generation CTS-V the most powerful Cadillac ever produced to date, and 630 pound-feet (850 N⋅m).

What does ELR stand for?


Acronym Definition
ELR Electronic Lab Reporting
ELR European Load Response (test cycle; ECE-R24 EU regulation)
ELR Electric Long Range (cars)
ELR Extra-Long-Range Aircraft (US DoD)