The 2019 Cadillac XT5 offers all the features that drivers desire in a crossover — agility and power, a flexible and roomy interior and an array of technologies that improve safety and maintain connectivity on the go.
Powertrains and performance.
The 2019 Cadillac XT5 is equipped with a standard 3.6-liter direct-injected V6 engine. This engine is connected to a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission. It’s a powerful performer, putting out 310 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque. The XT5 offers solid fuel economy too, thanks to technologies like Auto Stop/Start and Active Fuel Management. FWD models achieve an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.*
Every trim level of the XT5 is available with either FWD or Intelligent-All Wheel Drive, except for the Platinum, which is only available with AWD. Three different selectable handling modes — touring, sport and snow and ice — give drivers added control over the XT5’s performance in a variety of conditions.
The interior of the 2019 Cadillac XT5 provides spacious accommodations for up to five passengers. Standard features include an eight-way adjustable driver’s seat, six-way power adjustability for the front passenger seat and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Luxury and higher trims add standard leather seating, heated front seats and a heated steering wheel.
The XT5’s second-row 40/20/40 fold-flat seats offer plenty of flexibility. When the second-row seats are up, the XT5 can provide up to 30 cubic feet of cargo space. When the seats are down, maximum cargo space expands to 63 cubic feet. The XT5 also offers an available Hands-Free Liftgate for easier loading and unloading, along with an available adjustable net, divider, tie-downs and retractable shade to simplify cargo management.
Safety and connectivity are both prioritized inside the 2019 Cadillac XT5. The Cadillac user experience® infotainment system with 8-inch touch screen keeps the vehicle’s occupants connected and entertained with an array of technologies. These include Natural Voice Recognition, Bluetooth® hands-free calling, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone compatibility and SiriusXM® Radio. The XT5 also offers built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® and an eight-speaker Bose® premium audio system.
Standard safety technology for the XT5 includes a Rear Vision Camera, Rear Park Assist technology, LED daytime running lamps and OnStar® emergency and crash response services. The XT5 also offers a package of active safety features that’s standard on Luxury and higher trims. This package includes Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Front Pedestrian Braking and IntelliBeam® headlamps.
With a versatile interior, impressive powertrain and classy amenities, the 2019 Cadillac XT5 is a compelling blend of luxury and practicality. Behind the wheel of the XT5, you can drive confidently knowing that you’re safe, connected and backed up by capable performance.
*EPA mileage estimates. Actual mileage may vary.
This article is presented by Autoteam Delaware in Wilmington, Delaware.