At the Detroit Motor Show, the 2020 Cadillac XT6, the model year 2020, celebrates its premiere. With three rows of seats and over five meters in length, the crossover ranks below the huge Escalade.
2020 Cadillac XT6 Overview – Design & Size
In times of scalable platforms, automakers do not like it, if there are still gaps in the model program. And between the Cadillac XT5 with its 4.8 meters length and the Cadillac Escalade, which stretches to approximately 5.2 meters, yawned particularly broad. It will be over by the summer of 2019 when the new Cadillac XT6 rolls to the dealers. From the nomenclature to the smaller models XT4 and XT5 only logically, the XT6 will round off the model program of the Cadillac crossover to the top.
With 5.05 meters, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 outperforms direct class competitors such as the Lexus RX, but nevertheless meets a lush segmented environment, including the also announced for the summer direct competitor Lincoln Aviator. A self-runner will not be so. Cadillac will offer the XT6 in the two sports and luxury outfits. In the interior, the models are distinguishable by the decors in precious wood or carbon fiber, outside offers the grille (in XT6 Sport mostly in black) a distinguishing feature.
2020 Cadillac XT6 Specs
The driver of the Cadillac XT6 is a 3.6-liter V6 with 310 hp, this machine with the engine code LGX is already known from the Cadillac XT5, but for example from the Chevrolet Camaro. The V6 is standard equipment in all XT6 variants coupled to a nine-speed automatic transmission. In the luxury version, there are standard front and optional all-wheel drive, the sports variants have always strapped the four-wheel drive. The Cadillac XT6 Sport is even more goodies installed: A more active steering tuning and a chassis with adaptive dampers to keep the XT6 even with a slightly more enjoyable driving on course.
Charge options include more exclusive leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, rear seat heating and an air ionizer. Row two can be optionally furnished with a bench with individual seats. In the third row of seats, the square is also sufficient for adults. The safety features include, among others, the collision warning system with emergency brake function, blind spot warning and a lane departure warning system as standard. For an additional charge, an adaptive cruise control, a 360-degree camera system, night vision function, a reversing camera with display in the rearview mirror and a head-up display can be ordered.
2020 Cadillac XT6 Price & Release Date
Prices and more detailed specifications have not yet been mentioned by General Motors. Given the prices of XT4 and XT5 but you can expect a price of about $ 48,000. Order start for the Cadillac XT6 is in the spring, from the late summer to the model year 2020 to be delivered.
Cadillac EV Electric Crossover
Within its multiple brands, General Motors has chosen Cadillac to launch what will be its future EV platform, a tremendously flexible base that will allow the company to respond quickly to customer preferences with relatively short design and development deadline. The most advanced components within this platform will be the electric motor/transmission units and the battery cells. Obviously, both sets have been designed for maximum ease of use in all ranges of GM vehicles in different countries.
In any case, the announcement of the first one hundred percent electric Cadillac is part of an aggressive acceleration of products expected by General Motors in the coming years. As a button shows, only Cadillac should present a new model every six months between now and 2021, while the roadmap of the parent company raises a wave of at least 20 electrical models throughout the group until 2023. A wide range of EV that can be configured with integral traction or a single axis, and with a battery system that will adapt to each type of vehicle and customer needs, implemented in different body types.