Cadillac's global best-selling XT5 SUV arrives in the Middle East
- New exterior and interior color options now available on the brand’s 2019 crossover
February 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Cadillac Middle East has announced the regional arrival of the 2019 Cadillac XT5, the brand’s global best-selling mid-size luxury SUV.
Tailored for comfort and designed for all occasions, the 2019 Cadillac XT5 offers versatility with Cadillac style and refinement. Featuring a suite of class-leading available safety features and all-weather, road-handling confidence, the XT5 offers outstanding technology and innovation for an exceptional driving experience.
Combining spacious luxury and a high-tech Cadillac User Experience the XT5 features a rear camera mirror, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibilities, auto-heated steering wheel and front- and rear-seat USB capabilities. New for 2019, the XT5 offers next-generation wireless device charging for faster charging.
Developed on a unique lightweight design structure, Cadillac’s crossover embodies the brand’s expertise for lightweight and agile driving dynamics.
Christian Soemmer, Managing Director of Cadillac Middle East, said, “Since its launch, the Cadillac XT5 has been a real trailblazer in the mid-size luxury SUV segment across the globe. With sophisticated looks, spacious cabin and outstanding technology, the XT5 makes for an exceptional driving experience.”
Bringing a high level of sophistication that showcases Cadillac’s evolving design language, the XT5 architecture demonstrates a lean and sleek look. It has a strong visual presence with proportions that convey the driving experience and the lightweight construction underneath the surface.
For 2019, Cadillac’s 2019 XT5 looks has been refreshed with new exterior and interior colors. Four new exterior colors are available including Shadow Metallic, Red Horizon Tintcoat and Dark Mocha Metallic. The interior has also received a full-leather seating with Sapele wood accent trim.
The XT5’s reputation for connectivity is further bolstered by additional USB ports and the latest Cadillac User Experience system to make it one of the most connected vehicles in its class. The XT5’s mobile friendliness is evident with storage for both phones and tablets in the center console and charging ports conveniently accessible in the front and rear seats.
Cadillac’s XT5 is powered with a 3.6-liter V6 engine with an SAE-certified peak output of 310 horsepower (231 kW) and 366 Nm of torque. Cadillac’s stop/start technology automatically stops and starts the engine when the vehicle is stationery, saving fuel and reducing emissions, while enhancing the quietness expected of a luxury vehicle.
An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard for the XT5, with Electronic Precision Shift –electronically controlled transmission shifter that reduces noise and vibration. The standard twin clutch all-wheel drive system continuously and automatically delivers excellent traction across a variety of conditions.
Standard on XT5 Luxury trim are the 18-inch wheels, while the Premium Luxury and Platinum models include 20-inch wheels. All versions with 20-inch wheels have a Continuous Damping Control system included, managing ride control in real-time.
The XT5 Platinum includes unique interior and exterior trim and materials and combines them with the highest technology features. Additional ride bushings on the rear cradle are exclusive to the XT5 Platinum model, tuned to provide added ride comfort for rear seat passengers. The XT5 Platinum includes unique interior and exterior trim and materials and combines them with the highest technology features.
Setting a high standard for technology and safety features, the 2019 XT5 features the next-generation Cadillac User Experience (CUE) system for connectivity and control as a standard equipment. A fast and powerful processor provides quick response and accuracy through a standard eight-inch-diagonal color touchscreen with an available embedded navigation.
The 2019 XT5 features Cadillac’s Driver Awareness and Driver Assist packages to aid vision and collision avoidance. These include automatic front and rear braking for low-speed conditions, Lane Keeping Assist, , Safety Alert Seat, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning , full-speed range Adaptive Cruise Control and Automatic Parking Assist.
A comprehensive airbag system is available on 2019 XT5, including frontal and seat-mounted side-impact for driver and front passenger with passenger sensing system; knee for driver; head-curtain for all outboard seating positions with rollover protection
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