The 2017 Cadillac XT5 is a brand new model, which is coming in near future. This is a luxury mid-size crossover, which made its debut last November, at the LA Auto Show. Also, at the same time is was presented in Dubai. This is a very new product of GM, and it comes with plenty of brand-new design solutions, which will be later used for other new models from General Motors. New model enters into very tough segment, where are plenty of competitors both from German and Japanese manufacturers. According to latest reports, new model is coming in next few months, as 2017 Cadillac XT5.
2017 Cadillac XT5 specs
The 2017 Cadillac XT5 is a new model from GM, which had its premiere few months ago, at the LA Auto Show. This model comes as replacement for SRX, which will be discontinued soon. This will be the second model from Cadillac that use new alphanumeric naming scheme, and also the first model from company’s new Touring Crossover (XT) series, which will be extended soon. There are many new design solutions on 2017 Cadillac XT5. First of all, new model rides on new C1XX platform, which will be later used for other upcoming models like GMC Acadia, Chevy Traverse etc. This platform provides many improvements compared to outgoing Lambda and Theta platforms.
2017 XT5 changes
New model will be lighter and also feature plenty of new advanced technologies. The 2017 XT5 weights around 280 pounds less than outgoing SRX, but comes with more spacious cabin, which is equipped with latest technology achievements of General Motors, and also comes with new, much more attractive exterior design, which is completely adapted to the brands latest design language. When it is about new technologies, we will just mention things like streaming video rear-view mirror and GM’s new Electronic Precision Shift.
2017 Cadillac XT5 engine
For now, 2017 Cadillac XT5 will be available with only one engine. Depending on market, it will come with either V6 or four-cylinder unit. For the U.S. market it will use 3.6 liter V6, which has max power of 310 horses and 270 lb-ft. For the some other markets like China, it will come with 2.0 liter turbocharged engine. Both engines will use company’s new 8-speed automatic transmission with an electronic shifter.
2017 Cadillac XT5 release date and price
New model will come this spring, probably in next few months, as 2017 Cadillac XT5. When it is about price, there are predictions that new model will go around 39.000 dollars.