The 2020 Cadillac XT5 should be presented later this year and will go on sale in the third quarter of 2019. The new Cadillac will get a new optional engine this time and the exterior will be slightly revised with a new grille and bumper. As well, the XT5 will get the new semi-autonomous driving system.
2020 Cadillac XT5 powertrain
The current XT5 is available with one single option, but according to the latest news, the 2020 Cadillac XT5 will offer a new engine as well which will be optional. So, the base is the well-known 3.6-liter V-6 engine which is able to generate 310 horses and the torque of 271 lb-ft. It works with an 8-speed automatic gearbox and there is a choice between front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. However, the new Cadillac should receive the new GM 9-speed automatic transmission. As for the fuel consumption, the front-wheel model is estimated to be 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The all-wheel drive model will get 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
On the other hand, some sources claim that the new 2020 Cadillac XT5 will also get an optional 2.0-liter inline-4 turbocharged engine. But for now, we don’t have the information about its performance. Furthermore, the manufacturer also offers the Cadillac with a mild-hybrid system for the Chinese market. However, it is still not known of it is going to be available for the United States as well.
The exterior and interior of the 2020 Cadillac XT5
The upcoming 2020 Cadillac XT5 has been spotted during its testing and wearing camouflage. And based on what we have been able to see, the XT5 won’t get many changes but yet some new styling cues are expected and they should be borrowed from the Escala concept model. As well, it will get some similarities with the XT4 too. So, the front end should get a new design of the grille while the rear end will get a new bumper.
As for the interior, the 2020 Cadillac XT5 will look elegant and will be quiet, quality, and spacious. It will be made of high quality materials such as carbon fiber, real wood, and aluminum. All the seats are very cozy and provide excellent support, especially the front seats. The higher trims will also feature a lumbar adjustment. Furthermore, the 2020 model year won’t feature many changes expect the technology so this time, it should get the new semi-autonomous driving system.
The standard equipment of the 2020 Cadillac XT5 will include power front seats, a power liftgate, keyless entry, 18-inch wheels, dual-zone climate control, a Bose radio with 8 speakers, a wireless smartphone charging pad, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control, an 8.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, etc. The higher trims will add heated seats, a panoramic sunroof, navigation, 20-inch alloy wheels, blind-spot monitors, parking sensors, and many other items.
Release date and price of the 2020 Cadillac XT5
The 2020 Cadillac XT5 will arrive to the market in the end of 2019. The price is not yet revealed, but it should start at around $42,600.