2018 Cadillac XT3

Wednesday, January 16th 2019. | Cadillac

As facing the great competitors in current auto competition, Cadillac is now initiating to release the next gen of XT3 vehicle. Built up as compact crossover, the upcoming SUV has been prepared to challenge its rivals such as Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA. Peek the youngsters as the main target market, the auto team must be working hard to equip the XT3 with the latest technological features and powerful performance. The 2018 Cadillac XT3 is claimed to be the upgraded version of Escalade, we will be expecting to see the future SUV with the more impressive styling.

2018 Cadillac XT3 Rendering


Some news reported the XT3 design might borrow some styling cues of SRX and Escalade models. It suggests that we could see the SUV compact shape to give the aerodynamics and stunning appearance. Seeing to the front, the larger grille is formed into a V-shaped design and supported with the vertical LED headlights. Similarly in the back end, a pair of taillights receives the LED technology and new lines in the side. Maintaining the traditional styling of Cadillac, there will be a three window design and a thinner rear window.


Despite the interior pictures are still unclear, the 2018 Cadillac XT3 is predicted to have the updated features. Inside the cabin, there will be a large touchscreen and V-shaped center console in the dashboard panel. Moreover, enhancing the best premium materials on the car seats will add up the passengers’ convenience during the journey.


The drivetrain for the 2018 Cadillac XT3 will be realized in a 2.0 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder version. The engine could notably generate the power output of around 220 horsepower. The higher trim level might enhance the same engine but with higher power. For the transmission system, the engineer has opted to use the 10-speed automatic or 6-speed manual gearbox. The XT3 SUV will be available in all-wheel drive (AWD) or rear wheel drive (RWD) types. The information on the fuel consumption is still unknown but improving the car efficiency is much expected.

2018 Cadillac XT3 Release Date and Price

Based on the latest rumors, many expect the company will release the SUV with lower price than its competitors, in which, it hints that the beginning price for the XT3 model might go below $30,000. The debut for the 2018 Cadillac XT3 is not officially announced. Seen from the year model, the premiere of the SUV might likely take place sometime in 2017.