Once again, Cadillac is bringing its new luxury sedan. We are talking about 2016 Cadillac XTS which will show some great changes and upgrades.
Design of exterior and changes
2016 Cadillac XTS is a full size luxury sedan which will go through minor redesign. It won’t show some big changes, but they will be noticeable all over the body. So, the new model will be refreshed and better looking. It will ride on the Impala platform. It will be slightly lighter than the current model. This is because of the usage of lightweight materials such as aluminum which will improve fuel efficiency, handling and performance. Speaking of the exterior design, major changes will be visible on the front end of the vehicle. We will notice redesigned large grille which will look very powerful. The headlamps will be refreshed as well. They will be equipped with LED technology. The rear end of the vehicle won’t undergo some big changes except new exhaust pipes. It is also said that the new Cadillac will get some new colors for exterior.
Interior design of 2016 Cadillac XTS
The interior of 2016 Cadillac XTS will also get some small changes. Those will be some new features such as new infotainment system with Android operating system. The cabin will be spacious and comfortable as always. It will provide enough head and legroom for all the passengers to enjoy the ride. We can expect high quality materials such as leather, soft plastics and other. We will also see some wood decorations which will make the cabin look warmer.
Powertrain and horsepower
2016 Cadillac XTS will most likely get a new engine. Its forerunner was powered with a 3.6- liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine. This engine was able to make 420 horsepower and over 410 pound-feet of torque. Now, new model will get a 2.0- liter turbocharged engine. It will be capable of producing 280 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. As for the transmission, it should be paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. It will be offered with front-wheel drive.
Release date and price
It is not yet confirmed when 2016 Cadillac XTS will appear on the market. We assume that it should be in late 2015 or in early 2016. As for the price, we believe that it will be around $ 38,000.