The 2017 Cadillac XT5 (Crossover Touring 5) is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV that will be produced by the American car manufacturer Cadillac. The new XT5 will replace the Cadillac SRX crossover next year when it is expected to be launched.
The XT5 is the company’s second model to use Cadillac’s new alpha numeric naming scheme (after the CT6) and te first in the Crossover Touring (XT) series. With lots of inovative techonology and dynamic design, the 2017 Cadillac XT5 is ready to complicate things to its competitors such the Mercedes-Benz GLE, Lexus RX, Nissan Murano and also the new Jaguar F-Pace, and Audi Q5.
2017 Cadillac XT5 Release Date
The 2017 Cadillac XT5 was first introduced at both the Dubai Motor Show and LA Auto Show in November 2015. It is estimated that the 2016 Cadillac XT5 will hit the markets in spring 2016. The new vehicle wil be manufactured at GM’s Spring Hill Manufacturing plant.
Price for 2017 Cadillac XT5
The starting price for the base model of the new 2017 Cadilac XT5 will be around $38,000. The extended wheel model starts at $42,000, while Top Premium range bears a price tag of at least $50,000.
The price is at range with its other top class vehicles in the crossover segment like the Audi Q5 or the Lexus RX.
Exterior of Cadillac XT5 2017
The new 2017 Cadillac XT5 has very distinctive and dynamic design. With the Cadillac’s latest design language, the designers made lines more softer than before, when lines were more edged.
The front of the vehicle features a traditional grille with new cadillac badge on it. LED daytime running lights are seen before on the CTS sedan, nevertheless they look very beautiful and contribute to vehicle all-round amazing look.
The Cadillac will use lighter-weight materials in the production of the car, thus improving its performance. The new model will be 278 pounds lighter than the old SRX. The 2017 Cadillac XT5, with its unique desing will definitely be one of the hotest looking crossover’s next year.
Interior of Cadillac XT5
The 2017 Cadillac XT5 comes with an very inteligent and nicely designed interior. The cabin of the new vehicle is quite spacious, and it is very comfortable.
Plenty of space is available for both passangers and cargo, and with Remote Fold-Down Rear Seats transform the rear row along a 40-20-40 split up to 63 cubic feet of storage space is available. Nothing but finest materials will be used in enhancment of the interior such as aluminum, carborn fiber and three different sets of woods.
The vehicle is equiped with advanced safety and infotaiment features such as Side Blind Zone Alert, Pedestrian Collision Mitigation, Rear Camera Mirror to Cadillac Cue with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto compatibilty and plenty of more.
Cadillac XT5 2017 Engine and Transmission
Under the hood of the 2017 Cadillac XT5 there is a 3.6 liter V6 engine. This engine was also used in the predecessor SRX model.
However, we expect that this engine will be slightly upgraded and that it will be able to produce more than 308 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque.
The engine will probably use the same transmission as well, which is 6-speed automatic.