The new generation of Cadillac XT5 is coming up in the year 2018 with unique styling, extravagantly spacious interiors and pleasant ride experience. XT5 is a solid four door, five passenger SUV that would be technically replacing the Cadillac SRX. There are however, only minor changes for the 2018 model of XT5.
2018 Cadillac XT5 Engine
A 310 hp V6 engine producing a torque of 271 pound feet, coupled with eight speed automatic transmission, powers the new generation Cadillac XT5. Front wheel drive comes standard and all wheel drive is available as an option. The expected fuel efficiency comes out to be 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The 2018 XT5 exhibits a towing capacity of 3500 pounds. The 2018 Cadillac XT5 will be available in four trim levels: Base, Luxury, Premium Luxury and Platinum.
2018 Cadillac XT5 Exteriors
The 2018 XT5 is predominantly longer than its previous generation that is 189.5 inches. The designing incorporates sharp creases and soft curves. The headlights and taillights are vertically placed. There is ample cargo space and also enormous head room and leg room for the rear seats. The front receives a properly sized bold chrome grille with the company badge in the center. The lower trim models run over 18 inch wheels. The Premium Luxury model comes with 20 inch wheels which allows for a tougher ride. There are LED Daytime Running Lights, Keyless Ignition and Entry and Remote Engine Start that is available as standard.
2018 Cadillac XT5 Interiors
The interior of 2018 Cadillac XT5 looks simple but sophisticated with major use of leatherette on utility areas and seats. The resting areas are optimally padded for extra comfort. The seating arrangement includes a rear seat that reclines and slides fore and aft for additional comfort. There is undoubtedly more legroom for the rear seats. The front passenger seats are power adjustable. The Luxury trim is upgraded substantially with heated seats, leatherette upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel, driver seat memory settings and easy to use storage space. There are optional ventilated front seats and heated rear seats as well. The Infotainment System comprises of 8 inch touchscreen, voice controls, OnStar services for 4G connectivity along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, four USB ports, wireless device charging, an eight speaker sound system and navigation.
2018 Cadillac XT5 Safety Features
How many airbags in 2018 Cadillac XT5?
The safety package includes a set of seven Airbags, Traction Control and Electronic Stability. The Airbag System includes dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, overhead airbags and driver’s knee airbag.
2018 Cadillac XT5 Other Safety Features
Apart from these, there are many driver assistive features which ensue safety as well. These comprise of Front Parking Sensors, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Automatic High Beams, Lane Departure Warning System with Lane Keeping Assist, Pedestrian Detection System, Forward Collision Alert System and Automatic Emergency Braking. The advanced driver assistive features like Adaptive Cruise Control, an enhanced Collision Mitigation System and Automatic Parking System can be found in the higher trims.
2018 Cadillac XT5 Crash Test Rating – Safety Score?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has awarded an overall ‘4 star’ rating to the 2018 XT5 with a ‘5 star’ rating in Frontal Crash Test, a ‘5 star’ rating in Side crash Test and a ‘4 star’ rating in Rollover Test.
2018 Cadillac XT5 Pricing
The 2018 Cadillac XT5 will be boasting a starting price range of $40,195 with the higher trims going to approximately $62,000.