After the presented XT6 model at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the first photos of its new smaller brother 2020 Cadillac XT5 emerged online. The images are confirming the previous rumors about the updates and changes. The crossover won’t arrive with significant changes but some of the exterior updates are visible. Interior will also get a certain level of updates as well. However, the biggest upgrade will be a new four-cylinder turbo engine.
The hybrid model is uncertain in the U.S. at least for another year. XT5 Hybrid already exist, but only in China for now. The 2020 Cadillac XT5 model will keep its current dimensions and shape. From the inside, the upscale interior is guaranteed. A 2-row 5-seat layout will remain also. Numerous trim levels are available and XT5 is offering a very pleasant and smooth ride.
2020 Cadillac XT5 Design Is Based on The Cadillac Escala Concept
The crossover is known for its sharp design and elegant appearance. Most of the competitors are same or similar in so many ways, but 2020 Cadillac XT5 real has to offer something completely different. The appearance is luxurious and this model perfectly combines clean approach with the aggressiveness. Some beautiful details are present for years now, which includes jeweled headlights and the premium 18 and 20-inch wheels. However, new spy shots are showing further exterior upgrades.
This crossover is based on the Cadillac Escala concept, just like the smaller XT4 and larger XT7 models. Most of the exterior features will remain, and some of them are slightly revised and reshaped. The result is a modern crossover that is hard to compete with in terms of styling.
2020 Cadillac XT5 Interior Upgrades
New interior details are not available yet. However, reliable sources are saying the Cadillac will provide more standard equipment for its XT5 model. The 2020 Cadillac XT5 will offer a number of new driver-assistance and safety aids. On top of that, the carmaker will introduce its new self-driving system made only for highways.
The same system is currently present in the CT6 sedan but Cadillac confirmed the rest of the company’s models will get the same system. Interior is looking extremely modern with some beautiful finishes and upscale materials. The second row is offering ample legroom and comfort is at a high level. Cadillac User Experience infotainment system is up to date and there will be new interior color schemes in the offer.
2020 Cadillac XT5 Powertrain Specs
The upcoming 2020 Cadillac XT5 will keep its 3.6-liter V6 engine. This engine is mated to a new 9-speed automatic transmission and it can generate 310 horses and 270 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel-drive system comes as standard and the customers can opt for the optional all-wheel-drive setup.
Moreover, the upcoming model will get an optional engine, finally. It is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged unit that will use the same 9-speed automatic gearbox. Output numbers are not available but experts are saying this engine will deliver up to 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. More importantly, the four-cylinder unit will arrive with a significantly better fuel economy figures.
2020 Cadillac XT5 Price and Release Date
The forthcoming crossover will get a slight price increase. However, it isn’t a significant change in prices so the base model will cost $42,000. Upper trims could cost up to $75,000. The 2020 Cadillac XT5 will hit the markets in the second half of 2019.