If you believe in Motor1 report, then update version of 2018 Cadillac XTS will happen. Somewhat earlier experts have announced stopping after 2019. Will it really happen? Nobody knows the answer to this question. But we can look what exactly the statistic will say. First of all, sales result indicates that full-size luxury limousine presents second-best selling car in the whole lineup. Ahead of it is just ATS sedan with great numbers. Although for first nine months in 2016 XTS sales has dropped by almost 7 percent. Either way, new iteration will bring changes on the front and rear end. Further, interior design will have some refreshment, especially when we talk about materials and technologies. Finally, the engine department will stay unchanged. Maybe some bigger treatment you should expect in the future. Of course, if the manufacturer decided to continue with production of this model.
2018 Cadillac XTS Exterior Design
To return to the subject, the manufacturer still doesn’t have a replacement for XTS sedan. This gives us hope for further production. In the newest model, you could enjoy in a different exterior look on side, front and rear. For instance, the most distinctive element is front grille with horizontal slats. Either way, it will be simpler than earlier. Furthermore, headlights come with LED technology in form strip. Finally, the front fascia will look lower compared to the actual version and integrates sensor for a driver assistance system in the middle of the fascia. The rear end brings new bumper, vertical taillights, rectangular exhaust tips and different design of trunk lid.
2018 Cadillac XTS Interior
Interior photos are not available at the moment but we can predict some minor changes. According to experience, update mostly brings refreshment when materials are in the question. A new generation of materials will be more durable and feel softer. The 2018 Cadillac XTS expects new safety system and last updates related to CUE infotainment system.
2018 Cadillac XTS Engine
Specification stays completely unchanged, especially in the engine department. You can count on one engine type for the American market. That is 3.6-liter V6 gasoline which produces 304 horsepower. XTS-V Sport version includes a more powerful twin-turbo engine with 410 horsepower. You can choose between front wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Also as the only solution is the six-speed automatic transmission. The 2018 Cadillac XTS is mechanical identical with previous one.
2018 Cadillac XTS Conclusion
According to the schedule of sale, the 2018 Cadillac XTS will appear in saloons somewhere in 2018. We think that updated version presents prolonging of the life cycle.