The new model 2017 Cadillac XT5 will be presented in November in Dubai Motor Show. It will attract great attention of the public. Most attention will attract of fans of the company and SUVs. A few weeks after the Dubai Motor Show, XT5 will have his new debut. It will be presented to the North American market. It will happen at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
About the new model has a lot of speculation. For listed as a potential replacement for the very successful SRX. Leaders of the company Cadillac gave an important statement. They said tha the XT5 is cornerstone for future models in the XT series. Vehicles operated by Cadillac, in recent years, have not had significant success. Therefore, they decided to introduce a major reconstruction of their vehicles. First the CT6 sedan and now the 2017 Cadillac XT5. These are the first indications that the company wants to engage in serious competition with SUVs.
2017 Cadillac XT5: Exterior and Interior Design
The new model will have a very luxurious, sporty and glamorous design. That was not the case with its predecessor. Under this guise, 2017 Cadillac XT5 will be no less impressive. SUV will have a contemporary design and restyled line. It will include a redesigned grille and upgraded rear and tailgate, along with Cadillac’s trademark vertical tail-lights. Also, it wil have thinner and more up-swept headlights. The interior of the new model will also imply a degree of innovation. Cabins will be redesigned, and seats upholstered with leather. The new model will have a high definition display and a premium sound system. Most likely it will be the Bose. It will also have heated and ventilated front seats, rear seat DVD entertainment systems with dual 8-inch display screen. Of course, not absent nor systems for connection. By that we mean USB, GPS and Bluetooth.
2017 Cadillac XT5: Engine and Fuel Economy
The new model should be a major competitor to his rival, 2016 Lexus RX. Therefore, under the hood includes an enhanced version of GM’s 3.6 liter V6 engine. The new model is set to Chi platform. It represents the future of Ford’s SUVs. There is speculation that it could take over the long-rumored Cadillac three row crossover based on the Escalade. The engine will generate energy of 308 horsepower. Torque will amount to 286 lb-ft. As an optional engine states 2.7 liter turbocharged V6 engine. The engine will continue to be connected to a 6 speed automatic transmission system. Customers will be able to choose between the rear wheel and all wheel drive.
As for fuel consumption, we do not expect any significant changes. It is expected that it amounts to 17/24 mpg for front wheel drive and 16/23 for the all wheel drive.
2017 Cadillac XT5: Release Date and Price
The base model of the 2017 Cadillac XT5 will have a price from 35 000 to 38 000 dollars. More luxurious models with added components will have a price of around 50 000 dollars. This mid-size SUV in the luxury category will have competitors in a BMW X3 and Audi Q5.