2017 Cadillac XT5: Caddy SUV reimagined


Launched November 10, 2015 Motor Show in Dubai should become a place showing the whole galaxy of brilliant automotive innovations. Among them featured crossover 2017 Cadillac XT5, which appearance marks a new stage in the evolution of the American SUV line producer. One of the features of the changed brand strategy is to use a technique model designations already applied to the flagship sedan Cadillac CT6. From now on Cadillac cars in sedan, wagon and coupe in the name of the present letter is sure to be a combination of CT. The names of the crossover will start with XT. An exception is made only for the Escalade, which will retain its current, well-to-remember name.

2017 Cadillac XT5 release date

Introduced in the Emirates will be the first car of the range SUV, among which will include at least four new models. For example, it will be exactly intermediate between XT5 and Escalade. Also in the company’s management plans to bore the creation of compact, designed to compete with the Audi Q3. If we go back to the 5 HT, it will replace the crossover Cadillac SRX, are sold in the current version from 2012. Immediately after the Dubai American voyage novelty will go to the auto show in Los Angeles, marking the one of the priority markets for themselves.

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2017 Cadillac XT5 release date

Production of the new crossover will be established in the spring of 2016.

Release date: spring of 2016

2017 Cadillac XT5 redesign

2017 Cadillac XT5 price

In the base price Cadillac XT5 2017 model year will be launched in the US from 40-40.5 thousand dollars.

2017 Cadillac XT5 exterior

The appearance of the 2017 Cadillac XT5 decorated in a similar manner with the sedan CT6 reflecting the new direction of development of design ideas developers. However, the contours of the body of both models guess the familiar handwriting, by which you can easily recognize the representatives of the brand in the total weight of the car. The symbiosis of past and present trends led to the creation of incredibly bright and stylish exterior, imprinted on fresh photo Cadillac XT5. Frontal zone crossover form a large grille with horizontal chromed jumpers, small sharp-angled headlights with adjoined on the sides of vertical beams of LED running lights, a massive bumper with three air intakes and cuts an imposing plane bonnet with its characteristic longitudinal edges.

2017 Cadillac XT5 exterior

Profile of new items all kind of charged and hints at the excitement of the model. The elegant contours of the sidewalls with rolls from the front door to the rear lights waves converging towards the stern side glazing with high sill line, descending roofline with an aerodynamic fin – all these details do not give doubt in sports inclinations of the new Cadillac XT 5 2017. Dynamic exterior appearance stylish crossover is added wheels 18 th or 20 th in size, perfectly fit into the circular cutouts arches.

2017 Cadillac XT5 exterior front

Rear part of SUV isolated boomerang rear lights with LED optical elements, a large tailgate, solid bumper with trapezoidal niches under the nozzle pipes of the exhaust system.

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2017 Cadillac XT5 interior

The inner space of the new crossover Cadillac boasts excellent organization of seats and quality finishing materials. The choice of the purchaser will be offered up to five colors of interior options, including the use of leather and decorative inserts of carbon fiber, aluminum or wood. Free space that front that the rear abound. Second-row seats can be adjusted independently of each other, changing the angle of inclination of the back, or moving along the interior.

2017 Cadillac XT5 interior

The front panel has a distinct horizontal architecture with convenient and concise controls. At the same time most of these elements are not so many, and all that is called in the case – it is clear that the developers have tried to simplify the interaction interface, removing unnecessary buttons and switches. As a result, transmission tunnel was almost fully balanced – there were only selector gearbox and drive modes setting keys. But inside the tunnel was able to organize storage box for various kinds of small items that need to be always at hand.

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2017 Cadillac XT5 equipment

The role of the main multimedia device in the crossover Cadillac XT5 system performs CUE c 10.2-inch touch screen, inscribed in the upper part of the console. In the list there are complex functional 4G connection, an access point Wi-Fi, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto interface, wireless charging for smartphones. In addition to the main display multimedia system a fair share of the required information is displayed for the driver on the dashboard, has a bright and clear display. Some governments have traditionally been duplicated on the steering wheel, which has 4-spoke design with comfortable joystick.

2017 Cadillac XT5 equipment

Among the interesting solutions used in the new Cadillac XT5, is to provide an electronic rear-view mirror, the image is displayed on the camera with a special streaming. The pre-image is processed, eliminating distortion and glare. This is especially true in the case where the appearance of the rear passengers, or limit the stained glass back. In addition, transmitted to the display image has a wider viewing angle, an exciting decent chunk of space on the sides of the car. Conveniently, the mirror design provides the ability to return to normal operating mode with a simple push of a button. The presence of “advanced” mirror equipment list is not limited. In the arsenal there are also all-sky cameras, power liftgate with opening function of non-contact, projection display, the whole scattering of active safety systems (monitoring the “blind” zones, retention in the band, automatic braking, etc.)

2017 Cadillac XT5 specs

Specifications Cadillac XT 5 2016-2017 are determined by capabilities of the new platform D2XX around which gathered crossover. The car turned a little less SRX in three basic dimensions. The length of the new items was 4815 mm, width – 1903 mm, height – 1675 mm. Wheelbase XT5, by contrast, has surpassed that of SRX and was equal to 2857 mm. Thanks to the new body manufacturing technologies, construction of which the lion’s share of the material took super high tensile steel, Cadillac crossover essentially won in the mass. Thus, the figure announced by the manufacturer in 1814 kg suggests that the model was 295 kg lighter than the Mercedes-Benz GLE. In general, the car promises to be one of the easiest among classmates.

2017 Cadillac XT5 engine

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Gamma engines includes two new items powertrains. The flagship will be the 310-strong petrol V6 of 3.6 liters, generating up to 366 Nm of torque. It is equipped with a deactivation system, breaking two of the six cylinders at lower loads. Second place in the line reserved the 2.0-liter turbocharged unit with 269 hp return, provided primarily for the Chinese market.

2017 Cadillac XT5 side view

Alternatives single 8-speed automatic transmission with electronic shift system manufacturer has not provided. But the drive can be either a forward or complete. In the latter case, the Cadillac XT5 is equipped with AWD system that can be sent to each of the axes up to 100% traction. In turn, the electronically controlled rear differential can optionally pass an entire point to any of the two wheels. Winner of all-wheel drive crossover can always turn off the rear axle to save fuel.

Suspension built under the scheme with the construction of the front MacPherson strut and rear five levers. Brakes four-wheel disc type.

2017 Cadillac XT5 video

2017 Cadillac XT5 image gallery

Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.7
  • Performance4.5
  • Design4.9
  • Features4.6
  • Fuel economy4.5

Fabulous looking Cadillac XT5 with great luxurious interior is just a huge leap forward for the image of Cadillac brand.

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