2018 Cadillac XT5
It has been quite long time to see discussions on the new coming of next Cadillac auto. Initiated to arrive in the US market at first shot, the forthcoming Cadillac XT5 has been prepared to face the 2018 auto competition. As typically modern vehicles, the improvement and revamps will be mainly focused on providing the better performance and also appearance. In overall framework, the 2018 Cadillac XT5 is claimed better in comparison to the ongoing SRX version. To invite the new potential buyers, the Cadillac auto team might not only offer the larger car space, but also advance the latest technologies for the entertainment and infotainment systems.
Hinted from the recent reports, the exterior design of new XT5 will receive the significant upgrades. Along with its predecessor and competitors such as Mercedes-Benz 350 GLE, GM remarked as the car bodywork comes in lighter mass. In addition, the XT5 platform is built up under the tough steels with high resistance for the aluminum interior trim and the engine. In spite of being lighter in weight, the intact dimension of 2018 Cadillac XT5 is somewhat bigger, wider and longer compared to fellow medium sized car.
Moving into the interior design, the auto designer still maintains the luxury touches in the cabin. There appears a more spacious room to carry loads. As for providing the elegance and comfort for the passengers, the car five-seat arrangement will be upholstered with the leather and carbon fiber materials. The rear end is split into 40-20-40 option. Possessing a new e-shifter in the cabin is advantageous for the loads storage. In terms of technological features, the XT5 has gone advance. Several features on the infotainment system such as Bluetooth connectivity, navigation system, touchscreen display, Bose eight and ten audio speakers are equipped. What makes the car special is the make use of a video show in contrast to a regular rear-view mirror to provide the more accurate and exact pictures. Not least, the safety standards including front collision alert and automatic braking system are installed to guarantee the secured driving for the passengers.
Under the hood of 2018 Cadillac XT5, the engine unit as being used in US market might be again opted. It is realized in a 3.6 liter fuel engine credible to generate the power of around 310 horsepower and 270 pounds feet of torque. However, some predictions rendered the company will offer different engine for the China market. The engine configuration of a 2.0 liter Turbo 4-barrel engine paired with a standard 8-speed automatic gearbox remains possibly injected.
The exact date of the car premiere is still not confirmed. Taking a comparison from the value of SRX, the starting price of new 2018 Cadillac XT5 goes approximately at $39,000. The main competitors in its class segment are the Audi Q5 and BMW X3.