2017 Cadillac XT5-Bold substitution for the SRX.
The arrival of vibrant Cadillac XT5 to replace Cadillac SRXis expected to happen in the next spring atCadillac dealer shops. The new XT5 was unveiled at Los Angeles Auto Show 2015 and Dubai Auto Show. Considering the new trends in car architecture, theincoming XTS seems to have taken tips from ATS to reduceits crossover weight to a svelte 3999 pounds, thereby reducing 278 pounds of weight. The company points out that this weight is 100 pounds lesser than that of Audi 5 and 600 pounds lesser than that of Mercedes-Benzes GLE.
2017 Cadillac XT5 review
This new XT5 is within in an inch of thecompany’s SRX in length, height and width. But it has a two inch longer wheel base measuring to 112.5 inches and about one inch wider track. Skillful bending of sheet metal and special attention given to details makes the 2017 Cadillac XT5 look wider and longer than SRX though their measurements are nearly identical. The special Lane Departure Warning system sends warning pulses when you start deviating into another lane without turning on the signal. These pulses are felt through the cushion of the seat. The sophisticated network of cameras and radar, monitor the roads closely and alerts the driver about possible collisions. Pedestrian Collision Mitigation and Side Blind Zone are special features intended to make sure the security of the passenger as well as those around them.
2017 Cadillac XT5 interior
One of the highlight features of XT5’s interior is its Electronic Camera Mirror at the Rear. This system allows superimposing of camera feed over the rear mirror glass. This allows the driver to see through heads of the rear-seat passengers and rear pillars. Improved CUE information system of the Cadillac is fitted which allows you to keep engaged and entertained. You can also keep your phone juiced through wireless charging. Automatic breaking, driver assistance features like warning for forward-collision, automatic parking assistant and a full array ofother features for driver assistance are built in to the vehicle.
2017 Cadillac XT5 engine
Under the hood there is a 3.6 liter V-6 engine already seen in CTS and ATS witha slightly increased power of 310 HP. The acceleration and fuel economy will improve considerably as a result of the weight loss, usage of auto start-stop switch and the increase in the automatic transmissions fromsix to eight speeds. Cadillac offers a 2.0 liter, 4 cylinder turbo engine for the Chinese market. This version is not available anywhere else.
2017 Cadillac XT5 price and release date
It is very early to hint anything about the price range of the 2017 Cadillac XT5. But for a rough estimation it can be assumed that the pricing will start approximately at $40,000. The extended wheel base model may cost a little extra and its price can be estimated to start from $41,000. The unveiling of 2017 CadillacXT5 has set the game on and the available statistics clearly indicates that the sale of this vehicle is slowly catching up and will reach its peak within a few months.