Cadillac will present a new 2016 XT5 crossover in Los Angeles

April 24, 2015 at 8:07 pm

Cadillac keeps testing its new XT5 midsize crossover. The public premiere of this car will take place in the autumn at the motor show in Los Angeles. It is expected that the car will look more stylish and expensive than its predecessor.

2016 Luxury Cadillac XT5 midsize crossover image

2016 Luxury Cadillac XT5 midsize crossover image

Brand new car is positioned as a replacement of SRX model, but XT5 received a completely new design. According to the spy photos, the car received a large grille, vertical headlamps, flat roof, as well as the 2nd sport exhaust system. Performance details of the car are still a mystery. According to rumors, the motor range of a car will consist of a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder gasoline turbo engine providing 265 hp and a 3.6-liter 335-strong naturally aspirated V6. Engines will work in pair with a new 9-speed automatic transmission developed by Cadillac and Ford. It is expected that the car will be built on the new short wheelbase C1XX / Chi platform.

2016 Awaited Cadillac XT5 photo

2016 Awaited Cadillac XT5 photo

Interior pictures don’t show too much, but we can notice leather trimmed seats, stylish chrome door handles. The car will be offered in both front and all wheel drive. XT5 will be produced at the General Motors Spring Hill, Tennessee plant in 2016.