2018 Cadillac XT5
It must be exciting for the Cadillac enthusiasts knowing that the newer version of XT5 will be commenced to the auto global. Seen from the latest captures, the upcoming model represents the modern vehicle within all the sophisticated features owned. The XT5 comes up with a lighter dimension compared to the current SRX version. In addition, to insist the domination in its class segment, the company has planned to supplement the car the latest technological components and more arresting appearance than the former version. Despite the changes on the design and new specifications are still unofficial, noticing the ongoing news reports might be adequate to give us an outline of the 2018 Cadillac XT5.
At first seen to the external styling, the new 2018 Cadillac XT5 offers a mix of sharp curves and bends. In overall dimension, the car comes up with bigger measurements compared to the row of compact crossover. The side window is modified in a larger shape with the better visibility. The front end still enhances the slimmer headlights just above the vertical grille. Similarly, the rear tailgate uses the new vertical taillights as it is modified in a lesser framework.
The internal element also receives a quite noticeable upgrade. The cabin is still maintained in a luxurious theme supported with the great five-seat arrangement without a third line providing more rooms for the loads. The car rear is organized into a 40-20-40 option covered with the premium leather and carbon fiber materials, the cabin will not only look elegant but also offer the best comfort for the passengers. The new e-shifter could be functioned as the storage to carry small equipment. On the technological installments, standard tools from the Bluetooth connectivity, navigation system, ten audio speakers, touchscreen display and also Bose eight added up with the DVD back-seat are ready to use. Applying the new video play instead of a traditional rear view mirror will be much advantageous to give the more accurate and exact pictures. To serve the secured driving, the collision alert is automatic breaking just a few of the car safety standards.
While no confirmation on the use of engine, some predict the 2018 Cadillac XT5 could be injected with a tweaked version of a 3.6 liter V6 that has a better fuel efficiency and performance. The power output of the current engine ranges from 310 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. However, this powertrain might be offered in the US market only, while for the China area, the car will be powered with a 2.0 turbocharged with the standard 8-speed automatic gearbox. Motivated to reduce the fuel consumption, the latest records rendered as the new XT5 could reach 17 to 24 MPG on the highway and 16 to 23 in the town.
While looking forward to the official information on the price and debut date, the 2018 Cadillac XT5 is rumored to come into the sales in the second half of 2017. The beginning price of the base model has been appraised to go around $40,000. The lineup of BMW X3 and Audi Q5 become the major competitors.