Cadillac intends to expand the power range in XTS flagship sedan Petrol twin-turbo 6-cylinder engine, and is going to add 2 new electronic systems to the list of additional equipment.
2017 Cadillac XTS Configurations
There are not so many changes in 2017 XTS trim levels, only for professional series, including stretch limos, funeral coaches, etc. Nevertheless, here we will provide a full list of configurations with details. Besides, XTS has a wide list to offer, at least before the release of a more luxurious CT8.
Standard trim level, which has no special designation, has quite a lot on board, even for a premium vehicle. For less than $46,000 you will get front wheel drive, 3.6L V6 engine car with air suspension. AWD cars are available only in higher trims. Exterior features include 19″ rims with chrome inserts; rear park assist; remote start and keyless entry. In the interior you could find advanced multimedia system with 8 speakers; power adjustable steering column; wireless charging station for a smartphone. Not to mention feautres should be in this class car by default – dual zone climate, all-power accessories.
Standard safety set include 10 airbags, tire pressure monitor and traction control.
2017 Cadillac XTS Luxury
Luxury adds not so much to the basic trim. It has different 19-inch alloy wheels (without chrome inserts); daytime running lights; illuminated door handles; power folding mirrors; rain sensor. From the inside, it gets multimedia with built-in navigation; 8-way power driver’s seat with memory; heated steering wheel; rear view camera; heated and ventilated front and rear seats; both steering wheel and gear lever received wood inserts.
2017 Cadillac XTS Premium Luxury
The next trim level adds to the equipment list the following items: exterior wise, it features adaptive headlights and polished aluminum 19-inch wheels. In the interior, there are 110V power outlet; 14-speaker surround audio system; three-zone climate control; windshield projection display; 12.3″ dashboard display; seats, steering wheel and mirrors memory for driver and front passenger. The Premium Luxury also have driver awareness package in standard, which is optional in Luxury trim. It includes 360-degree camera; lane keep and departure assist; blind zone and rear cross traffic alert; forward collision alert.
2017 Cadillac XTS Platinum
Exterior features of XTS Platinum includes special grille trimming; power sunroof; 20-inch polish alloy wheels with chrome inserts. Interior changes list started with a leather-wrapped console, doors, dashboard top; 22-way power adjustable front seats with massage function; rear power shade; audio controls for rear passengers. Platinum gets driver assist package in standard (optional for Premium luxury) includes adaptive cruise control and automatic braking.
2017 Cadillac XTS V-Sport Premium Luxury Twin Turbo
The name of the trim levels speaks for itself – it is actually a simple Premium Luxury trim with a more powerful V6 turbocharged engine. It is identical in terms of equipment list, but have some V-sport badges and more advanced exhaust system. It also comes with AWD only.
2017 Cadillac XTS V-Sport Platinum Twin Turbo
The same story as for the previous trim level. The V-Sport Platinum combines luxury with a monstrous performance of twin turbocharged V6 engine, producing 410 HP and 369 lb-ft of torque. It also comes with the same wide equipment list as less powerful Platinum, unlike it comes with AWD only.
2017 Cadillac XTS Professional Vehicles
It is a special edition for commercial usage, includes heavy-duty components in suspension, cooling, and other systems, for further conversion into the special vehicle. Such cars are used by hotels, personal chauffeur cars, resorts. Cadillac provides only a chassis kit, which lately could be assembled in certified workshops or by 3rd party manufacturers. The Professional vehicles list includes 2017 Cadillac XTS W20 livery package, W30 coachbuilder stretch livery, V4U coachbuilder limousine, B05 armored, and B9Q coachbuilder funeral coach.
The changes for 2017 model year for these vehicles include one new color, new ventilated front seats, enhanced base cluster.
2017 Cadillac XTS Coupe
XTS has been available only as a 4-door sedan since the initial release of the model. There is no information about coupe version of XTS ever produced.
2017 Cadillac XTS release date
Cadillac XTS is long past time to update. The manufacturer promises to show a novelty in 2016, and to order it will be in early 2017.
Release date: early 2017
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2017 Cadillac XTS MSRP
In the US market, 2017 Cadillac XTS price range starts at $ 46,290.
Here is the full list of trims with prices:
Luxury FWD: $50,290;
Luxury AWD: $52,290;
Premium Luxury FWD: $56,790;
Premium Luxury AWD: $58,990;
Platinum FWD: $65,590;
Platinum AWD: $67,790;
V-Sport Premium Luxury: $64,790;
V-Sport Platinum: $73,390.
2017 Cadillac XTS redesign
“Next 2017 Cadillac XTS is manifestation of Cadillac’s philosophy of “Art and science”, reproducing aspiration to contribute the process of driving the latest innovations and aesthetics”, says Nesbitt, CEO of Cadillac. “We considered the concept car as a HQ on wheels, and the use of progressive technology has allowed us to reach a new level of luxury and unique communication capabilities”.
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2017 Cadillac XTS interior
The elegant interior is naturally present in the Cadillac XTS. As in existing models, interior of the model is finished with handcrafted materials.
Detroit newcomer demonstrates a new integration policy to electronic equipment in the cabin that will be used when creating the cars of tomorrow. A typical case is a navigation system with a folding touchscreen, widely recognized product lines in the Cadillac’s SRX and CTS. In the models of the XTS reduced the use of outmoded buttons and switches. Designers managed to combine displays into a single dashboard, which at first glance appears black and lifeless. However, you need to start the car, and it lights up.
2017 Cadillac XTS video review
2017 Cadillac XTS equipment
In addition to the new power unit, 2017 Cadillac XTS sedan will be equipped with an automatic on / off high beam, which will turn off on the appearance of an oncoming vehicle. In addition, the 2017 Cadillac XTS will get automatic Parking system that will find a place to Park and then take the steering while the driver will only have to press on the brake pedal or gas.
In addition, all versions of the 2017 Cadillac XTS model with FWD will be equipped with a hatch, windows curtains, multimedia system for rear seats passengers with two monitors and power steering.
2017 Cadillac XTS engine
The new engine will have a volume of 3.6 L. it develops 410 HP and 500 Newton*meters torque. In a couple of motor proposed automatic 6-band transmission.
The dynamic specs of such Cadillac XTC power unit has yet to be announced. Note, however, that the Cadillac CTS sedan with the same engine and 8-speed automatic transmission can accelerate zero to 60 in just 4.6 seconds.
2017 Cadillac XTS pictures
|2017 Cadillac XTS V-Sport Twin Turbo|
|Engine type||DOHC 24V V6, direct fuel injection, turbocharged|
|Power/torque||410 hp; 369 lb-ft|
|Passenger volume||122.2 cu.ft|
|Cargo volume||18.0 cu.ft|
|Top speed||137 mph|
|PRICE RANGE: $47,000-$74,000 (est)|
|Competitors: Jaguar XJ, Audi A8, BMW 7-series|