Cadillac decided that this is the best time to release the Cadillac XT5 2017, because the SRX was starting to lose a lot of sales when compared to the previous years, its direct replacement. The automobile might be based on a new platform and although they didn’t say which platform it is, we would assume that it’s using the new E2XX front wheel drive platform from GM’s portfolio.
2017 Cadillac XT5 Exterior and Interior Concept
The design of the 2017 Cadillac XT5 is the selling point of this automobile. It simply looks unique and it has the correct amount of aggressive and toned down features. The front end borrows the grille from the new CTS however it has new headlights which extend downward to make for a very interesting look. The fog-lamps are vertical LED strips which complement the design actually nicely whereas the bumper is clean look and it has a superbly integrated black air dam. The back is quite good with a subtle boot spoiler, rectangular dual exhausts, chrome inserts on the rear bumper protection and an athletic look generally. The base model will include 18-inch rims whereas the higher spec versions will even receive 20-inch rims with greater performance tires.
One of the highlight features of Cadillac XT5 2017’s inside is its Electronic Camera Mirror on the Rear. This system permits superimposing of camera feed over the rear mirror glass. This enables the driver to see through heads of the rear-seat passengers and rear pillars. Improved CUE information system of the Cadillac is fitted which lets you keep engaged and entertained. You may also keep your phone juiced by wireless charging. Automatic breaking, driver assistance features like warning for forward-collision and automatic parking assistant also offered.
Cadillac XT5 2017 Engine Specs Concept
The engine on the 2017 Cadillac XT5 is to be a 3.6 liter V-6 as is standard in most mid-size crossovers. The automobile’s predecessor, the SRX, still has the identical engine. The latest engine model upgraded could be a refreshed powertrain and an updated V6 able to producing much more power than the 308 horsepower and 265 lb. /ft. of torque the current model delivers. It might be possible that a smaller turbocharged v6 2.7 liter engine could be an option on the lineup, if not in the initial release then probably later on. The new model will probably be provided in a 6-speed automatic transmission and in front and all-wheel drive that’s probably not to change in the present term.
2017 Cadillac XT5 Release Date and Price
The Cadillac XT5 2017 release date is estimated to be the last quarter of 2016. Regarding pricing, the initial price will be ranges from $38,995 – $62,500, based on the trim levels.