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Cadillac XT5 review 2017 Review, Price and Specs

Posted On 14th Oct 2016 By Peter Tiriwo

Cadillac XT5 review 2017 Review

Cadillac XT5 is the forerunner of SUVs for this make of vehicles, with major improvements from the previous XRS. Just by the view, XT5 gains attention of onlookers, is it a luxury car? Yes, but upto a certain limit. Cadillac XT5 falls behind competitors as BMW X3 and Porsche Macan.

power and performance of XT5

XT5 is powered by a 310-horsepower,  3.6litre V6 engine, which is quite commendable in terms of powertrain but still competitors are more powerful. Potential owners can opt to acquiring all-wheel drive especially if using weather roads or go by the default front drive. The 4-wheel drive still optionally allows locking to front drive.

The acceleration of XT5 from 0 to 60mph at 6.6 mph maybe satisfactory yet is still defeated by the likes of Audi SQ5 and BMW X3.

Style and Design

Cadillac XT5 is lightweight make among many crossovers at 3999 pounds(front drive) and 4277(all-wheel drive). Reduction in weight from SRX is expected to reflect in fuel efficiency and economy as in the China 2.0litre XT5.

With an impressive polished style, XT5 is likely to earn your glance for a moment. By the looks though you may fail to distinguish it from a wagon or a car.

The interior is what earns XT5 a great deal of reputation, cushioned fashionably with leather and artistic original wood perfectly in line with the metal surfaces. In terms of comfort, everything is well catered for, adjustable front seats extended with a flexible cushion eases fatigue when driving for long distances.  The back seats are also flexible in the sense they can be moved back and forth. In addition to the comfort, XT5 still has has room for sizable cargo.

finally

Cadillac is available at $64000, this varies however depending on your region. XT5 is a little bit noisy for a luxury vehicle, but considering everything it is an SUV worth owning.

Cadillac XT5 review 2017 specs

Cadillac XT5 Features
Type
  • Front-engine
  • 5 passenger
  • 4WD
  • hatchback
Engine DOHC 24-Valve V-6
Displacement
  • Torque: 271lb-ft
  • Power: 310hp
Gears
  • 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode
Speed
  • Top speed: 130mph
  • 0-60mph: 6.6secs
Fuel Consumption
  • EPA 18mpg/ C/D 19-23mpg
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