Cadillac could base its entry-level sedan on the Chevy Cruze [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Cadillac spokesperson Donny Nordlicht tells Autoblog, “The post speculating on a future Cadillac model derived from the Chevrolet Cruze is completely false.”

Premium automakers Mercedes-Benz and Audi have seen plenty of success with new small front-drive-based sedans. The CLA-Class had its best January ever this year, while Audi moved more of its new A3 in 2015 than its predecessor sold in 2005 through 2010 combined. The fact that Cadillac wants a piece of that pie is no surprise, then.

There’s a new rumor that GM’s luxury brand could launch its own compact – possibly called CT2 – to battle the Germans. Cadillac, a brand that’s pushed hard to rebuild its rear-drive reputation, could develop a new entry-level model based on the front-wheel-drive 2016 Chevrolet Cruze’s D2XX platform. Go ahead and make your

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