New 2018 Cadillac XT3 Concept

Thursday, April 28th 2016 | Cadillac

Has anyone ever imagined a SUV type that looks alike the smaller affordable Escalade model? Recently, some news have reported by just a couple years ahead, Cadillac manufacturer is a step closer to announce the brand new SUV modelled as XT3 version. The 2018 Cadillac XT3 will be coming up as new compact SUV supplemented with modern additional features and new styling alike the classy Escalade. Let us see what changes offered.

2018 Cadillac XT3 Rendering
2018 Cadillac XT3 Changes

Despite the new XT3 model will be likely similar to Escalade car, but of course it will not be exactly identical. The new appearance of the SUV also seems to be influenced by the Cadillac SRX styling. Seen from the exterior, we could notice a larger grille with V shield enhanced along with the new vertical LED headlights. Moreover, there will be the vertical taillights in the back end and designed as having three windows model of Cadillac. The overall look of the SUV platform will be styled to have more aerodynamic streamline to make the 2018 Cadillac XT3 model look more aggressive and elegant. For the interior changes, so far we might not able to see the details features equipped to the car inside. However, the future cabin will be beautified and outlined with sophisticated components for infotainment system as targeted to the youngsters taste. With these upgrades and refreshments, the company expect that this compact SUV will gain its popularity in auto market.

Possible Drivetrain

Under the hood, the engineer is reported to offer two different engine options. The 2018 Cadillac XT3 SUV will be configured with RWD and AWD set up. The engine for the base model will be a 2.0 liter turbocharged version that could generate the output of 220 horsepower with 250 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be best mated with a 6-speed manual or 10-speed automatic transmission to boost the car performance. Another possible engine might be an EcoTec integrated with a Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) to give a better and powerful speed. The details on the power of this engine still remains unknown.

2018 Cadillac XT3 Release Date and Price

No official announcement when the SUV will make its debut but according to some sources the 2018 Cadillac XT3 is supposed to be coming on show sometime in 2017. For the value of SUV, public does expect that the price of the brand new XT3 model will be lower than its rivals like Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA with starting price at around $30,000.

Cadillac XT3 Gallery