2017 Cadillac XT5 in Edmonton, AB
Not only did Cadillac all but set the table for the rest of the luxury crossover SUV class of the automotive industry, the automaker was among the first to release the segment’s next generation of models. The 2017 Cadillac XT5 in Edmonton, AB represents a new philosophy in how crossover SUVs are constructed. Cadillac has taken a cue from its cousins from other General Motors brands by using lightweight steel to create a stiff superstructure. This results in an efficient and nimble vehicle that doesn’t compromise capability. Additionally, the 2017 XT5 is the first Cadillac crossover SUV to use the manufacturer’s new naming conventions.
At the most basic level, the 2017 Cadillac XT5 in Edmonton, AB is a five-passenger crossover SUV with a very flexible interior. Don Wheaton Cadillac customers can easily choose among the vehicle’s four available trims, Base, Luxury, Premium Luxury and Platinum. Each trim grade of the new Cadillac luxury crossover SUV comes with parking sensors, rearview camera, LED daytime running lights, automatic headlights and an eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat. Just about all of the latest Cadillac technology can be found inside of the 2017 XT5 including the 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and the ability to connect smartphone applications through the Cadillac CUE infotainment system. When the second row of seats are available for passengers, there is 30 cubic-feet of space to use; which can be expanded to 63 cubic-feet when the seats are folded down. Loading the cargo area just got easier with the new Cadillac XT5 thanks to its hands-free lift gate.
Performance of the 2017 XT5
Don Wheaton Cadillac visitors will only have one engine option with the 2017 Cadillac XT5 in Edmonton, AB. Powering each version of the new crossover SUV is a naturally aspirated 3.6-liter, V-6 engine making 310 horsepower and 271 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, but customers can choose to add a stout all-wheel drive system on each trim grade above the base option. When properly equipped, the 2017 Cadillac XT5 will be able to tow up to 3,500 pounds.
Fuel consumption scores for the 2017 Cadillac XT5 in Edmonton, AB are nearly identical regardless if a customer chooses front- or rear-wheel drive. Those scores are further supported by the crossover SUV’s engine start/stop feature which will automatically shut down the motor during stop-and-go traffic conditions. This prevents unnecessary fuel from being used at all.