2016 Cadillac XTS Redesign and Engine

Cadillac has decided to bring a more competitive model to the market. 2016 Cadillac XTS is a high class sedan that will definitely be worth checking out.

EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR

The exterior of the new luxury sedan will not feature any major changes comparing to the current edition. However, we will notice a few minor revisions that will give a new model a more refreshed and clean look. If the rumors are true, this model will get a new platform that is taken from the Elmiraj concept. Next to the new platform, the Cadillac will also use lightweight materials that will positively affect the performance and fuel economy of the new XTS. One of the differences will be visible on the front of the car. It will feature a new grille and a new pair of headlights which will be equipped with LED technology. On the other hand, the back of the car will not feature any notable changes. The only difference will be a new exhaust that will get new tips. The interior of the new 2016 Cadillac XTS will also undergo some slight changes. The biggest one will be a new infotainment system that will feature Android operating system.

2016 Cadillac XTS front view

2016 CADILLAC XTS ENGINE

New 2016 Cadillac XTS will most likely get a new engine. Previous model was equipped with a 3.6 liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that was capable of producing 420 horsepower and over 410 lb-ft of torque. To replace this engine, new Cadillac is expected to come with a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine that will be able to generate around 280 horsepower and up to 300 lb-ft of torque. It will probably use a 6-speed automatic transmission system and come with only front-wheel drive option.

2016 Cadillac XTS interior

RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE

When it comes to the release date of the new 2016 Cadillac XTS, we do not have any official information from Cadillac yet. However, it is fair to say that we can expect to see the new model on the market by the end of the 2015. The price of this premium sedan will probably be a little bit higher than the previous generation, considering all of the improvements. It is estimated that the starting price will be around $38,000.

2016 Cadillac XTS back view

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