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DESIGNED TO TAKE YOUR HANDS AND BREATH AWAY

Offered on the 2018-2020 CT6, 2021 CT4, CT5 and Escalade, and forthcoming 2023 LYRIQ, available Super Cruise is the first true hands-free driving-assistance feature for compatible roads (2021 CT4 and CT5: late availability expected summer 2021). Super Cruise utilizes advanced technologies to provide the ease and convenience of hands-free driving, even while changing lanes, thanks to Lane Change on Demand, offered on 2021 Super Cruise-equipped vehicles. Your commute will never be the same.

Always pay attention while driving and when using Super Cruise. Do not use a handheld device.

HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THE SUPER CRUISE EXPERIENCE:

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HANDS-FREE DRIVING

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CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY

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SIMPLE INTERFACE

HOW TO USE SUPER CRUISE

The available Super Cruise driver-assistance feature is available only on compatible roads that are separated from opposing traffic.

HOW IT WORKS

With an attentive driver, and under the proper conditions, Super Cruise-equipped vehicles can permit hands-free operation of the vehicle.

Super Cruise works with Adaptive Cruise Control, which controls acceleration and braking while it is enabled and operating.

Super Cruise functions with Cadillac Connected Services and uses real-time precise positioning, cameras, sensors and LiDAR map data to help detect every curve, helping to make long drives and commutes comfortable and more convenient.

All Super Cruise-equipped vehicles include 3 years of connectivity to support functionality, after which a Connected Services plan must be purchased.

STEP 1

In order to use Super Cruise, first press the Adaptive Cruise Control button on the steering wheel to turn on Adaptive Cruise Control. The Adaptive Cruise Control symbol will illuminate in white on the instrument cluster. If Adaptive Cruise Control is already set, the symbol will be green with a speed shown.

STEP 2

When Super Cruise detects you are on a compatible road, paying sufficient attention, and all other driving conditions are met (lane markings visible, GPS available, no system faults, etc.), the Super Cruise symbol will illuminate in white on the instrument cluster.

STEP 3

When it is safe to do so, press the Super Cruise button on the steering wheel to engage Super Cruise. When the symbol and steering-wheel light bar illuminate in green, you may remove your hands from the steering wheel. Do not remove your hands from the steering wheel unless the light bar is green, which indicates that Super Cruise is steering the vehicle. To disengage Super Cruise, press the Super Cruise button again or press the brake pedal.

STEP 4

Newly offered on 2021 Super Cruise-equipped vehicles, available Lane Change on Demand allows your vehicle to change lanes while Super Cruise is active. When the driver activates the turn signal, the system will look for an acceptable opening in the indicated lane and alert other vehicles that a lane change is imminent. If the indicated lane is determined to be open, the vehicle will merge into the desired lane.

Upon initiation, the gauge cluster will inform the driver when the auto lane change has begun or, if the desired lane is unavailable, it will notify the driver that merging must be manually completed. The system will display messages, such as “looking for an opening” or “changing lanes,” to keep the driver informed.

WHAT DO I NEED TO USE SUPER CRUISE?

CADILLAC CONNECTED SERVICES

Super Cruise functionality is enabled by a data connection for real-time, precise positioning and periodic Super Cruise map updates. In order to operate Super Cruise, you must have an active and eligible Cadillac Connected Services plan. Super Cruise vehicles are also connected to OnStar® Emergency Services, so Emergency-Certified OnStar Advisors can assist drivers should they become nonresponsive while Super Cruise is active.

All Super Cruise-equipped vehicles include 3 years of connectivity to support functionality, after which a Connected
Services plan must be purchased.

CADILLAC CONNECTED SERVICES

Super Cruise functionality is enabled by a data connection for real-time, precise positioning and periodic Super Cruise map updates. In order to operate Super Cruise, you must have an active and eligible Cadillac Connected Services plan. Super Cruise vehicles are also connected to OnStar® Emergency Services, so Emergency-Certified OnStar Advisors can assist drivers should they become nonresponsive while Super Cruise is active.

All Super Cruise-equipped vehicles include 3 years of connectivity to support functionality, after which a Connected Services plan must be purchased.

CADILLAC CONNECTED SERVICES

Super Cruise functionality is enabled by a data connection for real-time, precise positioning and periodic Super Cruise map updates. In order to operate Super Cruise, you must have an active and eligilbe Cadillac Connected Services plan. Super Cruise vehicles are also connected to OnStar® Emergency Services, so Emergency Certified OnStar Advisors can assist drivers should they become non-responsive while Super Cruise is active.

All Super Cruise-equipped vehicles include 3 years of connectivity to support functionality, after which a Connected Services plan must be purchased.

DRIVER-ASSISTANCE FEATURES

The following features in your vehicle must be activated:
Adaptive Cruise Control is: ON
Forward Collision System is set to: ALERT AND BRAKE

The following feature in your vehicle must be deactivated:

Teen Driver is: OFF

DRIVING CONSIDERATIONS

Make sure that:

  • The vehicle is on a compatible road
  • Lane markings are clearly visible (lane markings may be obscured, for example, by glare or poor weather conditions)
  • Camera or radar sensors are not covered, obstructed or damaged
  • The Driver Attention Camera system detects that the driver is paying attention to the road ahead

CADILLAC CONNECTED SERVICES

Super Cruise functionality is enabled by a data connection for real-time, precise positioning and periodic Super Cruise map updates. In order to operate Super Cruise, you must have an active and eligible Cadillac Connected Services plan. Super Cruise vehicles are also connected to OnStar® Emergency Services, so Emergency Certified OnStar Advisors can assist drivers should they become non-responsive while Super Cruise is active.

All Super Cruise-equipped vehicles include 3 years of connectivity to support functionality, after which a Connected Services plan must be purchased.


PRECISION MAPPING WITH LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING

WHERE WILL HANDS-FREE DRIVING TAKE YOU?  

Using LiDAR mapping technology, we’ve mapped over 200,000* miles in the U.S. and Canada, and counting, of compatible roads. Your daily commute will never be the same. Search the map below to explore the compatible roads in the U.S.

*Compatible Super Cruise roads for 2020 and 2021 model-year Super Cruise-enabled vehicles; dealer-installed software update required for 2018 model year and 2019 model year in order to be compatible with these roads.


LEARNING THE ALERT SYSTEM

Drivers must pay attention to the road at all times. Our proprietary head-tracking software helps make sure your eyes are on the road, and it alerts you when you need to pay more attention or take back control.

FIRST ALERT

If the system detects that you may not be paying attention to the road ahead, the steering-wheel light bar flashes green to prompt you to return your attention to the road.

SECOND ALERT

If the steering-wheel light bar flashes green for too long and the system determines continued lack of attention to the road ahead, the steering-wheel light bar flashes red to notify you to look at the road and steer the vehicle manually. Also, beeps will sound or the Safety Alert Seat will vibrate.

THIRD ALERT

If the steering-wheel light bar flashes red for too long, a voice prompt will be heard. You should take over steering immediately; otherwise, the vehicle will slow in your lane of travel and eventually brake to a stop, as well as prompt an Emergency-Certified OnStar Advisor to call into the vehicle to check on you. Super Cruise and Adaptive Cruise Control will disengage.

MESSAGING

Super Cruise may not be available or may disengage when active based on several operating conditions. Use the Super Cruise button on the steering wheel to view Driver Information Center (DIC) messages about system operation.

If the Super Cruise symbol does not appear, press the Super Cruise button to display a DIC message about why the system is unavailable.

Immediately after Super Cruise disengagement, press the Super Cruise button (within 10 seconds) to display a DIC message with the reason for disengagement.

WHEN NOT TO USE SUPER CRUISE

These are some of the situations when Super Cruise should not be activated:

  • When you’re not on a compatible road separated from opposing traffic
  • During difficult or uncertain driving conditions
  • When lane markings are poor or visibility is limited
  • In a tunnel or construction zones
  • In slippery or in other adverse conditions, including rain, sleet, fog, ice or snow
  • On a road shoulder or service drive
  • When towing a trailer
  • On a freeway or highway exit lane 
NOTE: Consult your Owner’s Manual for more important information about Super Cruise.

LOOKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT USING SUPER CRUISE?

The Super Cruise Convenience & Personalization Guide gives more details on setting up and understanding the Super Cruise system. For information pertaining to your specific vehicle, you may also view your Owner’s Manual.

VIEW SUPER CRUISE GUIDE
VIEW 2018 CT6 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2019 CT6 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2020 CT6 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2021 CT4 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2021 CT5 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2021 ESCALADE OWNER'S MANUAL

LOOKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT USING SUPER CRUISE?

The Super Cruise Convenience & Personalization Guide gives more details on setting up and understanding the Super Cruise system. For information pertaining to your specific vehicle, you may also view your Owner’s Manual.

VIEW SUPER CRUISE GUIDE
VIEW 2018 CT6 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2019 CT6 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2020 CT6 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2021 CT4 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2021 CT5 OWNER'S MANUAL
VIEW 2021 ESCALADE OWNER'S MANUAL

LOOKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT USING SUPER CRUISE?

The Super Cruise Convenience & Personalization Guide gives more details on setting up and understanding the Super Cruise system. For information pertaining to your specific vehicle, you may also view your Owner’s Manual.


FAQS

HOW DO I DISENGAGE SUPER CRUISE?

To disengage Super Cruise press the Super Cruise button again or press the brake pedal. If you grab the steering wheel AND press the brake pedal, Super Cruise and ACC will disengage.

WILL SUPER CRUISE STEER TO AVOID SAFETY SITUATIONS, OBJECTS OR ANY ROAD IMPEDIMENTS?

If equipped with Lane Change on Demand, you are able to prompt the system to change lanes for you. However, Super Cruise will not steer to avoid safety situations. You need to take control to steer around a traffic situation or object, merge into traffic, exit the highway, make a turn, or stop for crossing traffic or a traffic light, stop sign or other traffic control device. Super Cruise does not steer to avoid construction zones.

HOW DO I MANUALLY STEER THE VEHICLE WHEN SUPER CRUISE IS ENGAGED?

Just begin to steer and the light bar should pulse blue. Once you are ready for Super Cruise to steer again, center the vehicle in the lane and wait for the steering wheel to turn green. You can remove your hands when the steering wheel is green.

DO I PAY ATTENTION IF SUPER CRUISE IS ENGAGED?

It is important to always remember that Super Cruise is a convenience system and cannot accurately detect all situations. Super Cruise also cannot determine whether the driver is awake, asleep, impaired or properly focused on safe driving. Complete attention is always required while driving, even when using Super Cruise. The driver should always be prepared to take over steering or apply the brakes at any time.

HOW DOES SUPER CRUISE KNOW HOW FAST TO GO?

Super Cruise will use the Adaptive Cruise Control set speed, however if you have not set the Adaptive Cruise Control speed when Super Cruise has activated, it will use your current speed as the Adaptive Cruise Control set speed. Super Cruise also will slow down around sharp curves.

HOW AND WHEN DOES THE MAP INFORMATION USED BY SUPER CRUISE UPDATE?

Super Cruise map information is updated periodically. Automatic updates via your Cadillac Connected Services plan will occur for the latest Super Cruise road availability information. In the event that a map update is not completed within seven months, Super Cruise will be disabled. In order to get Super Cruise working again, you must either drive the vehicle long enough for the automatic updates via your Cadillac Connected Services plan to take effect or visit the dealer to have a new map update downloaded to the vehicle for a fee. Wi-fi may be required for map updates. See your owner's manual for details.

WHY ISN’T MY SUPER CRUISE WORKING?

  1. Verify that Teen Driver is not active.
  2. Verify that the Wi-Fi hotspot is turned on.
"Unavailable Turn on Adaptive Cruise Control”?
Adaptive Cruise Control must be on before Super Cruise can be enabled.
  • Set speed is not required before enabling Super Cruise.
“Unavailable Set Forward Collision Setting to Alert and Brake”?
Super Cruise is disabled unless Alert and Brake is selected.
  • Select the Settings menu, then Vehicle, then Collision/ Detection Systems, and then Forward Collision System.
  • Set Forward Collision to Alert and Brake.
“Unavailable No Road Information”?
  • There is no map information available for that portion of a controlled access road. Recent road reconstruction may turn off Super Cruise for that section of road until new map information is available.
  • The vehicle is not on the correct type of road. A controlled access freeway or compatible divided highway is required for Super Cruise.
  • There are lanes entering or exiting on both the left and right side of the road.
  • The vehicle is approaching an interchange or intersection. The message will appear for 10 seconds or less.
“Unavailable Sensors Can’t Find Lane Lines”?
  • Rain or snow is inhibiting the system’s ability to see lane lines.
  • Direct sunlight is on the front camera at dawn or dusk.
  • There are missing or poor lane line markings on the road.
  • There is sun glare on the road surface.
  • There is heavy rain, puddles, or road spray.
“Unavailable Sensor Can’t See Face Clearly”?
  • Sun is shining into the Driver Attention System (DAS) camera.
  • Dawn or dusk sun glare is on the driver’s face.
  • Cups, food, hands, or other objects are obscuring the DAS view of the driver’s face.
  • The steering column is pointed too high or low for the DAS to see the driver. Adjust the steering column or the seat if the message occurs frequently.
“Unavailable Looking Away From Road for Too Long”?
  • The DAS system detects that the driver is not looking at the road.
“Unavailable Center Vehicle In Lane”?
  • The Super Cruise system has determined that the vehicle is not centered in the lane lines. Once the vehicle has been centered in the lane lines, the white Super Cruise steering wheel icon will display in the instrument cluster indicating that Super Cruise is available.
“Unavailable Driving Too Fast”?
  • The vehicle is traveling faster than 137 km/h (85 mph).The maximum Super Cruise speed in curves will vary based on how sharp the curve is. The vehicle will automatically decrease speed if needed.
“Unavailable Driving in Exit Lane”?
  • The Super Cruise system has detected that the vehicle is in an exit lane.
“Unavailable GPS Signal Lost”?
  • There is poor reception in isolated areas.
  • Reception is being blocked by buildings or other large structures.
  • The owner’s required Connected Services subscription may have ended.
“Unavailable You Have Taken Vehicle Control”?
  • The brake pedal is being pressed.
  • The Adaptive Cruise Control has been canceled or turned off.
“Unavailable Sensor Blocked”?
  • Clear snow, ice, dirt, or other contaminants from the front and rear areas of the vehicle.
“Unavailable Sharp Curve”?
  • Some curves are too sharp to be navigated by the Super Cruise system. Super Cruise will be available after the curve is traveled.
“Super Cruise Unavailable”?
  • Super Cruise is unavailable for reasons not described in other messages.
“Super Cruise Locked Out See Owner’s Manual”?
  • The driver did not take control of the vehicle when prompted by the Super Cruise system. The Super Cruise system will be disabled until the ignition is turned off and back on.

WHO CAN SERVICE MY SUPER CRUISE SYSTEM?

The Super Cruise system is a highly sophisticated system and should only be serviced by technicians with the proper training, tools and safety instructions, which are qualifications Cadillac dealers have. Without these qualifications the vehicle may become damaged.

I’M ON A COMPATIBLE ROAD ARE THERE ANY OTHER LIMITATIONS ON USING SUPER CRUISE?

Super Cruise is not available when Teen Driver is active.

Super Cruise will not brake the vehicle when approaching an intersection that is controlled by a traffic light or stop sign. Super Cruise will not detect vehicles crossing the road ahead, including at intersections, and will not automatically steer or brake to prevent a collision. You must manually brake and steer the vehicle. It is important that you always stay engaged and vigilant at all times while driving.

Consult your Owner’s Manual for further limitations.

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SUPER CRUISE AVAILABILITY

The Super Cruise driver-assistance feature is available on eligible 2018, 2019, and 2020 CT6 models, and 2021 Escalade models (late availability starting early 2021). The Super Cruise Package on 2018, 2019 and 2020 models includes 3 years of connectivity to support functionality, after which a Connected Services plan must be purchased.

HELPFUL LINKS

See owner manuals, and how-to videos to manage your vehicle.

Learn more about the benefits of Cadillac Connected Services in your vehicle.

Learn more about the advanced technology that lives in your Super Cruise.

  • Always pay attention while driving and when using Super Cruise. Do not use a hand-held device. Visit cadillac.com/supercruise for compatible roads and full details.

  • Safety or driver-assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

  • Connected services vary by vehicle model and require active service plan, working electrical system, cell reception and GPS signal. Does not include emergency or security services. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Safety or driver assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. Read the vehicle’s owner’s manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • After initial 3-year period, an eligible Connected Services plan must be purchased. Connected Services vary by vehicle and model and require active service plan, working electrical system, cell reception and GPS signal. Does not include safety services. Super Cruise vehicles are connected to emergency services.  See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • OnStar plan, working electrical system, cell reception and GPS signal required. OnStar links to emergency services. Emergency-Certified Advisors are certified by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • OnStar® acts as a link to existing emergency service providers.

  • The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Cadillac vehicles’ destination freight charges.

  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple® and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone® and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay, Siri, iPhone and Apple Music are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and a compatible Android smartphone. Data plan rates apply. You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements. Android, Google Play and Android Auto are trademarks of Google LLC.

  • Functionality is subject to limitations and varies by vehicle, infotainment system, and location. Select service plan required. Certain Alexa Skills require account linking to use. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. See onstar.com for additional details.

  • The system wirelessly charges one compatible mobile device. Some phones have built-in wireless charging technology and others require a special adaptor/back cover. To check for phone or other device compatibility, see my.cadillac.com/learn or consult your carrier.

  • MSRP excludes tax, title, license and dealer fees.

  • Read the vehicle's owner's manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • Lower-profile tires wear faster. Tire and wheel damage may occur on rough or damaged roads or from surfaces, curbs, debris or obstacles. This damage is not covered by the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty. For more details, go to https://my.cadillac.com/how-to-support/exterior/tires-wheels/tires or see your dealer.