The all-new 2022 Cadillac XT5 should gain a couple of significant updates. This popular SUV will be equipped with more high-tech features and more standard equipment. Of course, GM’s new Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system is the highlight of the 2022MY. On the other hand, the design won’t change that much and even the interior design should remain intact.
The XT-5 model is a mid-size SUV, it comes with plenty of luxury and it also provides great performances. A 2.0-liter turbocharged engine is available once again, but the range-topping trim offers a V6 powertrain option. The sales will begin in the second half of 2021.
Cadillac XT5 Facelift
The forthcoming 2022 Cadillac XT5 will receive minor cosmetic upgrades. The design language is recognizable and SUV’s design is relatively fresh. Because of that, there is no need to deliver drastic upgrades at the moment. The XT5 model wears a nice combination of crisp lines and edgy exterior features. The result is a premium SUV with perfect stance.
The front fascia comes with a larger grille that looks very attractive. LED headlights will remain, just like the taillights. Cadillac could surprise us with new exterior colors or new wheels, but this is just a wild guess. The Sport trim is what we like the most. It is a model with a more aggressive design and larger 20-inch alloy wheels.
On the inside, the 2022 Cadillac XT5 will gain some updates. As we said, the brand-new Super Cruise system will be in offer. However, this semi-autonomous driving system will probably be offered in the range-topping trim level. We like the use of high-quality materials such as leather, chrome, and wood. This SUV offers a room for five passengers and the comfort is great.
The XT5 model provides 30.3 cubic feet of cargo space, but folding the rear seats opens up 63 cubic feet of cargo capacity. The cabin is surprisingly roomy for an SUV of this size. As you know, XT5 slots between compact XT4 and larger three-row XT6 models. New high-tech features are available, mostly the latest driver-assistance aids. As before, XT5 will offer a standard 8-inch infotainment touchscreen and Bose sound system.
Turbo-Four and V6 Engine Specs
Things under the hood won’t change. Thanks to that, the 2022 Cadillac XT5 will offer the same engine lineup. Everything starts with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This unit is capable of delivering 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The standard engine option provides 24 mpg combined, which is a solid number.
On the other hand, a potent V6 engine is available in the range-topping XT5 Sport trim level. The V6 powertrain option develops up to 310 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of twisting power. GM offers an optional all-wheel-drive system, but the 9-speed automatic transmission is standard once again.
2022 Cadillac XT5 Price, Release Date
The 2022 Cadillac XT5 will become available at some point in the second half of 2021. However, this premium SUV won’t arrive before August. The price will begin at about $45,000. On the other hand, the range-topping trim costs almost $60,000. The XT5 SUV will continue to rival Volvo XC60, Mercedes-Benz GLE, and Lincoln Nautilus, models.