In order to match up steep competition from new market brands, the company decided to unveil the new 2018 Cadillac XTS. Information on the new ride is still very scanty. However, judging by the indications from the industry experts and insiders, it seems there won’t be any mind-boggling changes yet. The vehicle is perfect for people who seek a ride with a stylish design yet delivers a smooth performance. The new anticipation for Cadillac rides has resulted in new investment for this vehicle brand which appeals to the old school brand loyalists.
The 2018 Cadillac XTS – Refresh Design
On the 2018 Cadillac XTS exterior, the front end stands out quite dramatically all the way to the access grille. The inspiration behind the release of this model seems to have been the CT6. The grille has also transformed into a more sporty shape. Within the grille is a middle sensor which might deliver some advanced assisted driving capabilities. The front bumper and its headlights are not that different from Cadillac’s recent lineups. On the vehicle rear, there are no major noticeable changes. The color on its lower presents some great camouflage, similar to its bumpers and trunk. Just around the grille area is the Cadillac emblem.
On the Cadillac XTS 2018, we can expect a great deal of emphasis on comfort. Several default options on the current models will be expected to feature. All top features such as key-less access, push-start-button, adaptive remote start, audio and media system, cool speakers, noise cancellation interior, Bluetooth, 4GInternet access, NavTraffic Avoid, Wireless charging, among several others. Also, leather seats are expected to be adjustable and arrive with the perforated inserts. All vehicle interior on the top models is going to be leather wrapped. The headliner will consist of suede microfiber. Let’s not forget the incredible sunroof view at the top of the vehicle.
2018 Cadillac XTS – Under the Hood
The 2018 Cadillac XTS has a V6 engine powered by twin turbochargers not to forget the 3.6-liter engine. According to the company, the new engines block internals are new from other similar engines. Its direct injection system augers well with its 12 psi worth of inter-cooled boost.
The engine delivers a smooth effortless output which can be likened to that in a large Cadillac. The V6 engine is powered by 410 hp and 369 pound-foot of torque. Hence, the basic model will run on 305 hp and 264 pound-torque. Overtaking other vehicles along the freeway is easy courtesy of its turbocharged XTS which can get the rider into triple digit speeds instantaneously. It delivers six-speed automatic which utilizes the same gear ratios as with the regular XTS. However, the final drive ratio is much shorter.
2018 Cadillac XTS – Release Date & Price
The 2018 Cadillac XTS ranges from $47,560 – $75,390. Word on a potential release date is still unconfirmed. It is assumed that later on talk of a hybrid powertrain might emerge though the possibility is very low. However, there is a high chance that the engines will be way stronger and efficient than its predecessors. Cadillac might still live up to its reputation for luxury and style with the highly anticipated The 2018 Cadillac XTS.