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K&N Air Filter Designed to Improve Airflow and Power In Your 2016-2017 Cadillac CT6 3.8L

K&N replacement filters increase power without causing addtional engine wear

The K&N replacement filter helps your 3.8L Cadillac CT6 breathe better

The Cadillac CT6 (which stands for Cadillac Touring 6) was introduced at the 2015 New York Auto Show to a positive response from the news media and showgoers alike. Built on General Motors’ new aluminum-intensive rear-wheel-drive Omega platform, the CT6 is close to the size of the standard BMW 7-series, and is the largest, most luxurious, and most technologically advanced sedan Cadillac produces.

And yet there’s still an opportunity to improve the CT6. K&N Filters offers the 33-5055 high-flow replacement filter designed to increase horsepower.

The Cadillac CT6 is constructed with one of the most advanced automotive body structures in the industry. Its aluminum-intensive unibody incorporates 11 different materials, each selected to achieve the engineer’s intended balance of strength, performance, and efficiency.

The structural integrity is capitalized upon by a performance suspension designed to deliver an engaging driving experience through the use of a multilink independent front suspension. At the rear is a five-link independent suspension. Additional available features include Active Rear Steer, Magnetic Ride Control, and driver selectable modes.

Detailed instructions with product illustrations and photographs are include in the packaging

Everything you need to install a K&N air filter in your 2016-2017 CT6 3.8L V6 is in the box

One feature of the Cadillac CT6 that’s a favorite both with journalists and car buyers is that it’s a available with a wide range of engines. There’s the normally-aspirated 3.8L V6, the subject of this article, for which K&N designed the 33-5055 replacement air filter. There’s also a 2.0L turbocharged four cylinder, for which K&N manufactures the 33-3052 replacement air filter, and a 3.0L turbocharged V6, which utilizes two air filters for which K&N manufactures 33-5053 and 33-5054 as replacement filters.

K&N replacement air filters have been developed to increase air flow by more than 50%, which adds power as the engine management system recognizes the increase in available air and adds incremental fuel. This is how K&N replacement air filters are designed to add more power.

K&N air filters are manufactured from multiple layers of oiled cotton filter media, rather than air flow-limiting and easily-clogged paper used in many OEM and replacement filters. The oiled cotton construction not only allows for increased air flow but also provides excellent filtration properties to ensure your Cadillac’s long engine life. The filters utilize three scientific principles to effectively trap harmful dirt and dust. One is interception, another is impaction, and the third is diffusion. You can learn more about these principles in Filtration 101.

The filter can be used for up to 100,000 miles before cleaning is needed (depending on conditions)

K&N warranties the Cadillac CT6 replacement filter up to 10 years or 1,000,000 miles

The effectiveness of the K&N design concept is well-proven by the company’s sophisticated in-house filtration efficiency testing laboratory. The facility adheres to strict International Standard Organization 5011 protocols, confirming that K&N replacement air filters provide a high degree of airflow without sacrificing engine protection.

The only maintenance required for a K&N replacement filter is a service easily completed on your own. At intervals of 50,000 miles (depending on your driving conditions) utilize a K&N Air Filter Cleaning Kit to clean and re-oil your air filter -- bringing it back to like new condition and ready for another 50,000 miles of driving. Your one K&N air filter is designed to last for the lifetime of your vehicle, which K&N guarantees will perform with the famous K&N 10-Year/Million Mile Limited Warranty.

The K&N 33-5055 replacement air filter is designed to fit the following vehicles:

2017 CADILLAC CT6 3.6L V6 Fuel Injection - All Models
2016 CADILLAC CT6 3.6L V6 Fuel Injection - All Models


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