The 2017 Cadillac XT5 (short for Crossover Touring 5) is a mid-size SUV manufactured by General Motors. Cadillac XT5 was presented at both the Dubai Auto Show and the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2015. The XT5 replaced Cadillac SRX crossover when 2017 Cadillac XT5 was launched in the spring of 2016.
2017 Cadillac XT5is the second model to use the new Cadillac alphanumeric naming scheme (after CT6) and the first in the Crossover Touring (XT) series. The Cadillac XT5 is manufactured at GM Spring Hill Manufacturing. The Chinese XT5 market is manufactured in Shanghai by SAIC-GM. The Cadillac XT5 is currently Cadillac’s best-selling model in the US and around the world.
2017 Cadillac XT5 Characteristics
The Cadillac XT5 2017 model features a technology like a continuous-motion video mirror and the first application in a Cadillac of GM’s Electronic Precision Shift, which replaces the standard hydraulic change by an electronic controller. This, coupled with a new lightweight chassis, saves 126 kg (278 lb) in weight compared to the outgoing SRX.
2017 Cadillac XT5 Powertrain
The 2017 XT5 is initially available with a single engine, depending on the market. In the United States, it has a 3.6-liter V6 used in other Cadillac models, producing 310 horsepower (231 kW) and a pair of 271 pounds (367 N.m). The V6 includes automatic cylinder start-up and deactivation to improve fuel economy. In China, the Cadillac XT5 is powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine producing approximately 258 horsepower (192 kilowatts) and 295 pounds (400 Nm). The XT5 is available in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
2017 Cadillac XT5 Trim-Levels
The XT5 2017 is available in four trim levels. Above the 2017 XT5 base is the luxurious “Luxury”, “Luxury Premium” and “Platinum”. The basic price of the wheel entry before 2017 Cadillac XT5 at launch was $ 38,995 in the United States.