Cadillac will expand its offer in-class crossover SUV models. The company plans to expand its range with several new models in the most popular segment in the automotive market. The first novelty, but is expected in early 2018. It should carry name of the 2018 Cadillac XT4, and will take place under the XT5 SUV, in the Cadillac lineup. Its premiere is expected during 2017.
For now, Cadillac has to offer Escalade SUV and XT5, which recently replaced the SRX SUV in this segment. Range should fill XT4 2018, followed by an even smaller crossover (XT3) and full-size three-row SUV. Cadillac XT3 will be housed under the XT4 model, while the new Cadillac three-row SUV will be housed under the Escalade models. XT3 crossover is expected by the year 2020, while the second one should occur during 2019.
2018 Cadillac XT4 Review
According to some writings, the new Cadillac XT4 is a priority of the carmakers. Specifically, in this growing and most popular segment of the auto industry, everyone wants their piece of cake. Therefore, Cadillac is working on expanding its offer in this segment, ie the development of new models.
Sure, Cadillac is not a a newcomer in this segment. Escalade is one of the iconic SUV models on the US market. We should not ignore the popularity XT5, ie SRX models. 2018 Cadillac XT4 will oppose Lexus NX , BMW X3 and Audi Q5 models for supremacy in the market. The new three-row SUV by Cadillac, will have competitors in the Volvo XC90 and Audi Q7 models, while the XT3 have rivals in the form of Audi Q3 and BMW X1 models.
Given the popularity of the Cadillac brand and reputation which it enjoys in the US market, there is no doubt that the new model will attract a large number of customers. Above all, the carmaker has already proven quality and class. For this reason we should not doubt in the success XT4 crossover models, as well as future models that are coming after him.
Specs and Price
After the presentation of the GMC Granite concept, came the information about the possibility of its serial production. There were speculations that this model could be made in the form of a crossover. Just because of this, Cadillac XT4 2018 brought in the connection with the GMC Granite crossover.
News or information about a serial crossover GMC Granite, was not denied. Therefore, there is a possibility that these two models share a number of elements. First of all, are expected to be drafted on the same platform. Of course, it is understood that the engine range will be similar, almost identical.
GMC Granite concept is presented with the engine already used by some models from General Motors crossover game. It is a 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, which is located under the hood of the Buick Encore models. It develops 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque, and comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Of course, this is not the only engine that will Cadillac will offer for the 2018 Cadillac XT4. The offer should be found and a more powerful engine from General Motors.
Official information on possible price no. Certainly, it should be expected that the XT4 be offered in the several different editions, ie with various levels of equipment. This will certainly affect the cost of some versions of the model. It is anticipated that 2018 Cadillac XT4 price will be around $ 25,000 for the base model.