The company is extending its profile with this amazing crossover, the 2018 Cadillac XT7. This vehicle is making an entry after the XT5 model and as a replacement for outgoing SRX.
The Cadillac is one premium automobile brand, manufacturing various kinds of vehicles to cater to demands of different kinds of customers.
2018 Cadillac XT7 – Platform and Design
The platform on which 2018 Cadillac XT7 is based is the same as that of the XT5 and other vehicles like GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse etc. while talking of styling of the vehicle, it can be considered as an extension of the XT5 version with upgradations in some areas and features. This mid-dimension SUV is slightly larger in size than the previous XT5 model.
The wheelbase of this vehicle is larger offering more space in the crossover. The large grille in the front fascia with the logo of the company right in the center gives a bold and muscular appearance to the vehicle. The headlights are also new in a special manner.
The interior of upcoming Cadillac XT7 is lavish. The midsize SUV has seats in 3-rows and can accommodate 7 persons comfortably. High-grade leather seats and upholstery are also used in the interior along with real wood accents to give the cabin a luxurious look and appearance. These fine touches make Cadillac the brand it really is. The dashboard has a large 8-inches display touchscreen. Other prominent interior features in the SUV include CUE infotainment system, USB connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity, 8-10 Bose surround audio system, menu system etc. the navigation system also needs mention among the integrated features in the car interiors.
The 2018 Cadillac XT7 will also come with high-end safety features. Along with basic features like airbags, seatbelts etc, the vehicle has wheel brake ABS system, rear vision camera, electric parking brake and rear parking assists as safety features.
The new model will come with the 3.6-liter V-6 engine. This engine will have the capacity of producing 310 HP of energy and 271 lbs-feet of torque. The engine will be coupled to the 8-speed automatic transmission system. However, the engine has been upgraded from the current XT5 version for better performance.
However, from some rumors, the model will also get the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine as well as 3.0 engine. This rumor is not yet official.
Cost and Availability
The price of new 2018 Cadillac XT7 will vary from trim to trim. The base model of SUV will cost around $40,000. However, the higher trim will rise to almost $65,000. The higher trims will have better features, as expected.
Though the exact date of release of 2018 Cadillac XT7 has not yet been declared, there are speculations that the grand SUV will be available in showrooms for sale by end of 2017.
Summing it up
The three-row crossover in the form of 2018 Cadillac XT7 is going to become a favorite with the American public. Once launched, this SUV will have stiff competition from the likes of Volvo XC60, Acura MDX, BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Jaguar F-Pace.