Launched on 10 November 2015 auto show in Dubai has become a place of display to a whole galaxy of bright automotive innovations. Among these is the 2017 Cadillac SRX / 2017 Cadillac XT5 premium crossover, the appearance of which marks a new stage in the evolution of the manufacturer SUV range.
One of the features of the changed brand strategy is using a different refer models technique, already applied to the Cadillac flagship sedan CT6. Now Cadillac cars in sedan, wagon and coupe will always have alphabetic combination CT in name. The names of the SUV crossovers will start with XT. An exception is made only for the Escalade, which will retain their current, easy-to-remember name.
2017 Cadillac SRX release date
To the production of updated premium crossover SRX Cadillac plans to start from the beginning of 2016 in the United States and China. A year later, the company will complement the model range with 2 crossovers. One of the models will get smaller compared to the dimensions of the SRX, the 2nd car will have a large size.
Release date: first half of 2016
2017 Cadillac SRX new name
2017 Cadillac XT5 – the innovative crossover from Cadillac, which will replace the 2017 Cadillac SRX model in the lineup of American automaker.
2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 premiere took place on 10 November in Dubai, and later the model demonstrated at the motor show in Los Angeles 2015.
Representatives of the American company proudly declare that the new model to compete with the German crossover Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE-class.
2017 Cadillac SRX price
The cost of new American premium crossover 2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 is approximately 40,5 thousand dollars, the exact price will be known before the start of official sales.
2017 Cadillac SRX redesign
First pictures of the new 2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5, captured without any camouflage, appeared on the network in July 2015, and later the manufacturer distributed a few official pictures of the model.
As expected, the car has retained common features with its predecessor and vertically-oriented lighting.
2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 looks more expensive and impressive than the previous generation. All thanks to the abundance of chromium in the decoration of the exterior, the long, larger grille, massive bumpers and head optics in the style of the CTS sedans.
2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 interior
2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 crossover flaunts high-quality materials, stylish dashboard and 4-spiked steering wheel, cue multimedia system with a large screen and touch-sensitive buttons on the center console. Overall, the interior of the Cadillac xt5 in the interior was comfortable, a little roomier and more luxurious than its predecessor, and the equipment included the latest developments in the field of security.
2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 Specs
The basis for 2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 formed a new modular chassis C1XX, which allowed to decrease vehicle weight by 126 kg, compared to the SRX. In the end, the front-wheel-drive version of the model weighs 1814 kg and AWD is 1940 kg.
2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 dimentions
Overall length of 2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 is 4815 mm, the size of the wheelbase is equal 2857mm, width – 1 903mm, height – 1 675mm, and the amount of Luggage is not specified.
2017 Cadillac SRX video review
2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 engines and transmission
In the North American market for the car is offered only one engine: a 3.6-liter “six” power of 310 HP (366 Nm) with the function of deactivating two cylinders. As mentioned above, buyers can choose front-or all-wheel drive. The latter is noteworthy that the electronics, depending on traffic conditions, it may reroll up to 100% thrust on each of the axles. Plus there is a electronically controlled rear differential.
But for the Chinese market (and possibly others) the 2017 Cadillac SRX /XT5 will be offered with 2-liter “turbo-four”. It’s exact impact is not known, but is likely to be in the region of 270 forces.
Both engines are paired with a new 8-band automatic electronic control switch, which enabled to reduce noise and vibration.
2017 Cadillac SRX pictures