The 2018 Cadillac XT5 is available in four trim levels: XT5 (base), Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum. All levels come standard with a 3.6l V6 engine that produces 310 hp and 271-pound-feet of torque, an 8-speed automatic transmission, and a minimum front wheel drive. The Platinum trim level comes with an all-wheel drive which is optional for the Luxury and the Premium Luxury. The all-wheel-drive models have heated front seats that ensure a comfortable ride during winter. While the base XT5 model has standard 18-inch wheels, the premium luxury adds to 20-inch wheel suspension. This allows the XT5 to adjust to different road conditions. Some of the standard features in the XT5 model include a rearview camera and dual front and rear head-curtain as well as driver's-knee airbags. While a navigation system isn't standard, one year of OnStar is; it can provide turn-by-turn directions.
Which new features are there for the 2018 Cadillac XT5?
A few minor improvements have been made to the 2018 Cadillac XT5. The XT5 SUV now has a four-wheel drive and a new automatic heated steering wheel that turns itself on at a predetermined interior temperature.
What are the trim levels for the new 2018 Cadillac XT5?
The five-passenger SUV is available in three other trim levels including the Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum. All the trims come with standard features like electric parking breaks, 18-inch wheels, a power liftgate, cruise control, dual-zone climate control, a power tilt-telescopic steering column, heated front seats, power express up or down windows and keyless entry. Let's not forget the leather-wrapped steering wheel among others.
The all-wheel drive comes standard for the Platinum while it is optional to the other models. A 3.6-liter V6 engine (310 horsepower, 271 pound-feet of torque), an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard across all the trim levels.
Which optional features are available for the 2018 Cadillac XT5?
The optional features include driver assist options like the automatic park assist, automatic front braking, forward collision warning, lane-keep assist and a safety seat that lets the driver know about any potentially dangerous situation. In addition to the dual-zone climate control, the tri-zone climate control is also an optional feature. One could also opt for features like the hands-free liftgate, a 14-speaker audio system, and an ultra-view sunroof.
What are the safety features for the 2018 Cadillac XT5?
The 2018 XT5 Cadillac has an overall rating of five stars for its outstanding safety. It has a forward automatic braking system that detects an imminent forward collision and applies brakes automatically to avoid the collision or reduce impact in case the driver delays to apply the brakes. The XT5 has various technology designs that help the driver keep watch over the front, rear and side to avoid a collision. The lane keep assist with lane departure warning helps to prevent unintentional lane departures by turning the wheels gently in case the driver approaches a lane marking without indicating a signal.
Why should I consider choosing the XT5 Cadillac?
Apart from its general safety features like the excellent visibility surround, the lane keeping tech, and the braking system, the Cadillac XT5 has other cool factors that would make you want to ride it. First of all its massive engine performance will leave you fascinated. Second, the machine runs on regular gasoline that helps you economize on fuel considering its engine power.
The V6 is backed by a smooth-shifting 8-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission, and the combination provides surprising fuel economy considering its power output. Additionally, the Cadillac XT5 offers an excellent user experience with its infotainment system. It comes with a standard 8-inch screen, an onboard Wi-Fi Bluetooth device, voice activation and android auto compatibility. All these help to offer a general ease and comfort and fun for the user.