The new crossover Cadillac XT4 marked the official premiere at the auto show in New York on March 28, 2019. The youngest SUV in the model line of the American brand Cadillac HT 4 is based on the GM E2 platform and aims to compete in Europe with compact crossovers of the premium class in the face of New Audi Q3 , BMW X1 and BMW X2 , Lexus UX and Lexus NX , Mercedes-Benz GLA , Jaguar E-Pace , Range Rover Evoque , Volvo XC40 and new Chinese car parks Lynk & Co 01 and Lynk & Co 02 . In our review, the new American crossover Cadillac XT4 2019-2020 years – photos and videos, the price and specifications, technical characteristics of a bright and stylish novelty with a powerful turbocharged 241-horsepower engine, which is the sibling brother of Chevrolet Malibu and Opel Insignia . Sales of the new Cadillac XT4 in the US market will start in the fall of 2020 at a price of $ 35,790. Production of a new crossover Cadillac XT4 plan to begin in early summer this year at the General Motors plant in Kansas City. According to preliminary information, the compact Cadillac crossover will reach Russia, but not earlier than 2020.
I would like to note right away that the new Cadillac XT4 SUV is valued by the manufacturer more than its main competitors. For New Audi Q3 ask in America from 32,900 dollars, for BMW X1 at least 33,900, and Mercedes GLA costs from 33,400 US dollars. At the same time the new crossover Cadillac has every chance to spoil the statistics of sales of European competitors with an eye to the fact that the HT4 with larger body dimensions and a more powerful engine, moreover, the equipment is clearly richer.
In the arsenal of the “American” is also the original and stylish exterior design of the body and the newest strategy Y, implying a huge choice of car executions (various variants of exterior decor, a lot of alloy wheels, choice of colors for interior decoration). In a word, personalization, taking into account the tastes and preferences of customers, based on three basic versions of Luxury, Premium Luxury and Sport.
The main design features that give the body of the new SUV an original, stylish and distinctive appearance can be considered as hard to compose completely LED headlamps with waterfalls of daytime running lights and elegant LED parking lights in the form of boomerangs that fit perfectly into the rear pillars and tailgate. The rest of the bodywork is also not devoid of originality and creates an overall harmonious image of the model.
In the presence of a large falshradiatoronaya grille, a powerful front bumper, excellent hood relief, huge circular wheel arches, large doors with a high window sill, lush forms of the side surfaces of the body, solid forage.
- The exterior dimensions of the Cadillac XT4 2019-2020 are 4599 mm in length, 1881 mm in width, 1627 mm in height, taking into account roof rails, 2799 mm of wheelbase and clearance of 171 mm.
According to the size of the wheelbase Cadillac HT4 champion class compact SUV, but an outsider in terms of road clearance. The curb weight of the compact crossover Cadillac with the designation XT4 as standard with front drive is 1660 kg, the SUV is capable of towing a trailer with a total mass of up to 1,587 kg. Standard in the initial equipment Luxury car is equipped with 18-inch wheels, but as an option and for Premium Luxury and Sport, larger 20-inch disks with 245/45 R20 rubber are available.
Customers can choose from eight color options for the main paintwork offered for the new body: Atlantic Metallic and Autumn Metallic, Crystal White Tricoat and Twilight Blue Metallic, Shadow Metallic and Red Horizon Tintcoat, Stellar Black Metallic and Radiant Silver Metallic.
Representatives of General Motors position the Cadillac XT4 as a compact luxury SUV with rich basic equipment, premium finishing materials, excellent spare space for second-row passengers and a capacious luggage compartment capable of accepting from 637 to 1385 liters of cargo volume depending on the position of the backs of the rear seats. According to the manufacturer, the distance between the backs of the front and rear seats is 1004 mm, which is more than enough for comfortable placement in the second row.
In the list of basic equipment, LED headlamps (dipped and high beam, daytime running lights), LED parking lights, leather seats, electric drive and heated driver’s and front passenger seats, dual-zone climate control, 18-inch alloy wheels, rear parktronik, 4 USB-ports and three 12-volt sockets.
As an option, the interior trim is finished with natural leather, heated rear seats, ventilation and massage of the front seats, a panoramic roof with a hatch, a multimedia complex with an 8-inch color touch screen with navigation and internet access – 4G LTE, (management is carried out not only with touch screen, but also the controller, located on the central tunnel), a platform for wireless charging smartphones with a capacity of 15 watts, Bose audio system, Surround Vision system, decorative inserts of their valuable wood species, lined aluminum or carbon fiber, and, of course, security systems and electronic assistants in the form of an automatic braking system with pedestrian detection, a tracking system for objects in the blind areas of rear-view mirrors, and a system warning of the car leaving the occupied band.
Specifications of Cadillac XT4 2019-2020 year.
The GM E2 platform, based on the new compact Cadillac XT4 crossover, has given the novelty a completely independent front-end architecture (McPherson strut) and rear (multi-link) suspension, electric power steering and disc brakes for all wheels with an electrohydraulic amplifier (Cadillac XT4 was the first in the line of the brand such an amplifier instead of the traditional vacuum one). As an option, Active Sport Suspension with Continuous Damping Control (electronically controlled dampers) is offered. The standard is a front-wheel drive vehicle, but as an option it is also possible to order an all-wheel drive transmission with a clutch providing the connection of the rear wheels.
Under the hood of the new American crossover Cadillac XT4, a four-cylinder 2.0L Turbo engine (241 HP 350 Nm) will be prescribed, in pair to which the developers have ordered a 9-speed automatic transmission Hydra-Matic 9T50. The turbocharged engine is satisfied with an average of 8.7 liters of fuel.