2020 Cadillac XT5 Overview
Although it’s only been around since 2017, the Cadillac XT5 has made quite a mark in the luxury SUV segment thanks to a stylish design and refined interior. Now for the 2020 model year, few changes have been made to the mid-size SUV aside from a standard turbocharged engine and some minor exterior upgrades.
The 2020 Cadillac XT5 is available at three trims: Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Sport.
Exterior & Interior
When it comes to visual differences from the 2019 model, the 2020 XT5 Premium Luxury now has a bright metallic patterned grille while the XT5 Sport boasts a new darker grille. Standard on all 2020 XT5 models are LED headlamps with IntelliBeam. Inside, you’ll find plush features like power lumbar for both driver and passenger; a leather-wrapped, automatic heated steering wheel; a cabin humidity sensor; heated front seats; a retractable cargo shade; USB ports; wireless charging; Teen Driver; and remote start.
Every 2020 Cadillac XT5 comes with the Cadillac User Experience, also known as CUE. The infotainment system includes an 8-inch diagonal multi-touch color screen, Natural Voice Recognition, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a premium Bose eight-speaker audio system. Additionally, you’ll get 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot capability, an HD rear vision camera, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Front and Rear Park Assist, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Rear Seat Reminder, and OnStar all standard on the 2020 XT5.
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Performance & Efficiency
As mentioned previously, the 2020 Cadillac XT5 Luxury trim is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged engine paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Together, this powertrain can get 237 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Moving up the trims and you get a 3.6-liter V6 under the hood paired with the same transmission, but capable of getting an even more impressive 310 hp and 271 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy is estimated at 18 mpg city and 26 mpg highway for the 2.0-liter engine while the V6 is measured to get 25 mpg on the highway.
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