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    to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    I wanted the 2011 CTS, but the current recall has that on hold. I can also get a pretty good deal on a 2010 STS4 with 33k miles on it. Black on black with Navigation. Current owners recommend this car? Any chance someone has owned both cars?

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    Re: to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    Specifically I would be interested in knowing how well the in dash infotainment system holds up? I plan on leaving it stock, but it looks a little dated

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    Re: to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    You may want to look through the following thread before you run out and purchase an STS with navigation. It appears as though support is dwindling significantly and GM appears either unable or unwilling to provide information on what the future holds. If you're satisfied with the possibility you may never see a map update then go ahead. Otherwise, do some homework and consider other options.

    http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums...tion-disk.html

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    Re: to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    yeah, I've lurked all through that thread...

    however I know going in the Nav won't be as good as Google Maps, I just like to have it. How about using it for music and the radio in general? Is a direct ipod connection an option?

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    Re: to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    most of all STS's have rca jacks including video in the glove box for mp3 players and phones. I for one think the 15 speaker stereo is one of the best and clearest sounding systems I've ever heard and I am NOT a Bose fan. No USB ports which is a drag but there are ways around that. Good luck!

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    Re: to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    The 15 speaker sound system in the STS puts the 10 speaker in the CTS to shame. I can tell you that firsthand. Big difference.

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    Re: to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    Even if you hate the Nav in the STS it is worth it to get the 15 speaker system upgrade from the 8 speaker stock setup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy.Seminerio
    The 15 speaker sound system in the STS puts the 10 speaker in the CTS to shame. I can tell you that firsthand. Big difference.
    Agreed.

    The only factory Cadillac system I've heard nicer was the 8 speaker 425 watt SEVILLE stereo system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy.Seminerio
    The 15 speaker sound system in the STS puts the 10 speaker in the CTS to shame. I can tell you that firsthand. Big difference.
    Tweeters on the shoulders of the seats? Oh hell yeah.

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    Does the 15 speaker set up come automatically with the NAV?

    I have only seen pictures at this point, but it definitely has speakers on the seats

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike-Mike
    Does the 15 speaker set up come automatically with the NAV?

    I have only seen pictures at this point, but it definitely has speakers on the seats
    Yes. Nav is the upgraded stereo. No nav no 15 speaker. No 15 speaker no nav.

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    Oh thanks, that clears up a lot.

    What are the best methods for getting ipod functionality?

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    Re: to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    3.5 mm to rca cable. Plug into inputs in console. WaLa Music !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike-Mike
    Oh thanks, that clears up a lot.

    What are the best methods for getting ipod functionality?
    PAC upacsts. Powers charges and displays track info through factory radio.

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    Re: to buy or not to buy? 2010 STS4 w/NAV

    Quote Originally Posted by 1BadCadSTS View Post
    Agreed.

    The only factory Cadillac system I've heard nicer was the 8 speaker 425 watt SEVILLE stereo system.
    I agree with that

    The sound system in my 02 had much better bass response than my 05

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    Quote Originally Posted by REALTORBENJAMIN View Post
    Tweeters on the shoulders of the seats? Oh hell yeah.
    but not active on anything but a small amount of available media

    and as I said before...the bass response on the 15 speaker unit is lacking

    I think my 02 STS was better


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