2017 Cadillac XT5 Release Date

The new generation of Cadillac SRX will be displayed on the 2015 LA Auto Show. It is already known that the new model will change the name. The 2017 Cadillac XT5 will arrive to replace the current SRX model. Many of the details that relate to this model, are not uncommon. What is not known is the exact date of the promotion of the new XT5 model.

There are different kinds of information. Namely, the promotion was to be held at the 2015 NAIAS. It was postponed for the LA Auto Show. Later came the information that the promotion be postponed. However, the company issued a statement that the promotion, however, will be in Los Angeles. Production 2017 Cadillac XT5 will begin in spring 2016. Home sales are expected in the last quarter of the same year. For now, the price of the new model is not yet known.

2017 Cadillac XT5

2017 Cadillac XT5 Design and Changes

The new XT5 characterized upgraded design from the current SRX model. The new car design is no big secret. Specifically, during the filming of promotional material in New York, was noted a completely undisguised copy of the vehicle. The new design makes  XT5 looks more compact compared to the outgoing SRX. The 2017 Cadillac XT5 gets a new look grille, and front and rear lights. Grille is featured, headlights are mounted vertically, while the tail lights set at an angle. In addition, a noticeable and different lines of vehicles. It features a new roof line, which is slightly inclined toward the rear of the vehicle. Finally, there is a new sports dual exhaust system. This design vocabulary already seen on the new Escalade, CT6 and CTS models.

Also, 2017 Cadillac XT5 will be placed on a new platform. It is C1XX / Chi platform, GM company. This platform is lighter than the previous one, which was used by the SRX model. The new generation of models will be lighter than the outgoing model, for around 125 pounds. Vehicle dimensions are 4,815 l/1,903 w/1,675 h, expressed in millimeters. Wheelbase is 2,857 mm, while the diameter of wheels 18 and 20 inches. The new platform will be used for a new generation of even some SUVs GM companies. These are the 2017 GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave 2017 and 2017 Chevrolet Traverse.

2017 Cadillac XT5 rear view

2017 Cadillac XT5 Specs

Compared to the outgoing model SRX, the new 2017 XT5 receives upgraded systems. With the new generation of models to customers is also available CarPlay Apple and Android Auto compatibility, as well as the new CUE infotainment system. The new system has a more powerful processor and upgraded Surround Vision function and a new navigation system.

2017 Cadillac XT5 will be offered in all world markets. Depending on the market, will be different and offer powertrain. There will be a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine with turbo charger with about 265 hp, as well as atmospheric 3.6-liter V6 engine with approximately 335 hp. V6 engine is combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The new model will be offered in a version with FWD and AWD. FWD will be standard, while AWD will be an option. These two versions of the models also differ in overall vehicle weight. A version with FWD will be weighing about 1,815 kilograms while the version with AWD has a weight of about 1,940 kilograms.

There was a lot of controversy whether the 2017 XT5 get high-performance XT5-V version. Cadillac’s president Johan de Nysschen said that this version will not be available. However, he said that the 2017 Cadillac XT5 could get Vsport version. This version should get the sleek styling, richer equipment and stronger engine.

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