The 2014 Cadillac ELR is a plug-in hybrid two-door coupe with seating for four passengers. The 2014 Cadillac ELR comes in a single trim level. Standard features on the 2014 Cadillac ELR include 20-inch wheels alloy, front and rear parking sensors, rearview camera, LED headlights, keyless ignition and entry, remote start, heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, 8-way power and heated front seats, the folding rear seats, leather upholstery, the power tilt and telescoping heated steering wheel, Bluetooth phone and the audio connectivity, cruise control, a touchscreen 8 inches with CUE (Cadillac User Experience) Interface infotainment, navigation system and 10 speaker Bose sound system with satellite radio, an auxiliary audio input interface and iPod / USB. Standard safety technology includes OnStar emergency lane change and collision warning systems forward, Safety Alert Seat Cadillac communications.
The 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury package bundled optional automatic main beam control, blind spot warning systems and subsequent cross traffic alert, and a different design of 20 inch wheel, while a package delivery Kona brown leather leather premium and additional energy security settings. Options include adaptive letter to the cruise control and a glove box mounted CD player.
2014 Cadillac ELR Interior
Within the 2014 Cadillac ELR is a dashboard and doors carved generously covered with fusions of several layers of leather and suede simulated. Although we like the look of the cabin, the CUE system detracts from its functionality. This touchscreen interface manages the functions of audio, climate, navigation and phone, and not only slow to respond, sometimes completely lost touch inputs. You vibrating haptic feedback system is intended to make it easier to use on the move, but the feelings that may be difficult to acclimatize.
The drivers of all sizes will find plenty of headroom and leg room in the front. The rear seat has become the largely ceremonial, although as shoulder room and hip room are extremely limited, plus roof line marked inclination puts the squeeze on the head space too. The roof of the 2014 Cadillac ELR also intrudes into the opening of the trunk, which in an awkward vertical slot is reduced. The load capacity is ranked 10.5 cubic feet, which is less than most competitors plug-in hybrids and luxury coupes alike. Each of the rear seats folded down, which gives you a little more flexibility when running errands.
2014 Cadillac ELR Engine
The front-wheel-drive 2014 Cadillac ELR is primarily driven by an electric motor that makes 157 horsepower (117 kW) and 295 lb-ft of torque. The 2014 Cadillac ELR electric motor is powered by a 16.5 kilowatt-hours (kWh) battery pack lithium ion battery until the battery runs out mostly and 84-hp, 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine springs life gasoline to power the electric motor. For most part, gasoline engine is used as a generator for the electric drive motor, although in some situations its activated to increase the performance of the car. There are Normal, Sport and the Mountain modes designed to maximize performance and efficiency propulsion system in different situations.
Recharging the battery can be partially done while driving (through regenerative braking and the engine generator), but you’ll be connected to a power to recover a full charge. Its connected to a power supply of 240 volts, the 2014 Cadillac ELR take about 4-5 hours to recharge vacuum. Cadillac estimated that a full charge will give about 37 kilometers of electric range, which is a mile less than the Volt, but still impressive given the additional power of the ELR, weight gain and wider tires.
2014 Cadillac ELR Safety
Standard safety features on the 2014 Cadillac ELR include the anti-lock brakes, stability and the traction control, the front knee air-bags and front-seat side airbags, full length curtain airbags front side and rear parking sensors, the rear-view camera and Warning frontal collision warning systems and lane departure. Safety Alert Seat Cadillac vibrates to alert the driver when any of these warning systems are activated. The 2014 Cadillac ELR standard is OnStar, which includes the automatic crash notification, roadside assistance to the letter, remote door unlock, stolen vehicle assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.
Optional safety equipment includes a monitoring system for blind spot and collision preparation system, which can automatically apply the brakes to reduce the severity of an imminent collision.