This is one of the most long-awaited luxurious, spacious and comfortable models, especially in the American Automobile market. It is one of the fantastic and quality new models which is notably lighter compared to the outgoing version (SRX). The 2018 Cadillac XT5 incorporates latest technologies and new designs which make it better as compared to its predecessor. It also has a new look and layout which completely match the most recent design in the automobile industry. Discussed below are the specs on the interior, exterior, engine, price and release date of 2018 Cadillac XT5.
2018 Cadillac XT5 – Fresh New Look
The model will have various internal modifications starting from its luxurious cabin. The car rear seats have a split of 40-20-40 option. It also has five (5) seats without a third line thus having adequate space for cargo. The seats are made of leather and carbon fiber. The new e-shifter in the car will allow for the carrying and storage of small items such as cameras, handbag among others. What makes this model surpass its rival, is its use of a video display instead of a typical rear-view mirror. It has also incorporated some safety features such as the driver kit front collision that will give warning after detecting a pedestrian and the automatic emergency braking properties. We cannot forget to mention high technology features in the model such as blue-tooth connectivity, navigation system, ten (10) loudspeaker systems, touchscreen display, as well as Bose eight (8). Beside all internal characteristics, the model also comprises of DVD back-seat system and Blu-Ray match-up.
The exterior of this new model offers a blend of sharp curves and bends. Its side windows are larger as compared to those of its predecessor. This feature will improve the car’s visibility. Its actual size is also bigger than the compact crossover. Its headlights are thinner when compared to the earlier version. The vertical grille, as well as the rear-end tailgate, uses exceptional vertical taillights which have also been modified into a lesser hallmark. These features make XT5 have a high visual appearance. The model will be an all-wheel car.
2018 Cadillac XT5 – Engine Specs
The 2018 Cadillac XT5 is expected to have 3.6 liter V6 engine as the first choice or unit. This engine was recently redesigned, and hence it now comes with various improvements ranging from power capability and fuel economy. The total output of this model engine is about 270 lb-feet torques and 310 hp. In other markets such as the Chinese Market, this model will come with 2.0 charged turbo engine as the second choice/unit. The two units will be combined with eight (8)-speed automatic transmission. These engines are expected to offer economical fuel consumption and better acceleration. The XT5 reaches 17 to 24 mpg on a given highway and 16 to 23 in a town.
2018 Cadillac XT5 – Release Date, Rivals, and Price
According to rumors and various online discussions, The 2018 Cadillac XT5 will be released somewhere in the 2nd half of next year (2017). It is also expected that its price would be around 40,000 U.S dollars specifically for the base model. BMW X3 and Audi Q5 are the major competitors of XT5.