The 2019 Cadillac XT7 is going to be the largest crossover in entire XT-series for a while. The company is planning an XT9 in 2020, and until that XT7 remains on top. However, this company offers Escalade as the bigger option in SUV segment. If you are looking for a smaller vehicle, we recommend you to read a review about XT5.
New XT7 is going to be redesigned. Changes on the exterior will make this crossover more aggressive. So, it is getting closer to Escalade, which is the most demanding model in this class from Caddy. Inside, luxurious design and comfortable seats will make the ride in this vehicle as you are in a five-star hotel room.
2019 Cadillac XT7 Exterior
The long wheelbase of the new crossover will make it a competitor to GMC Acadia and Chevy Traverse. Mora aluminum will be in body parts. This diet can save the weight and improve fuel economy, without negative effects on performance. The 2019 Cadillac XT7 will be the same as XT5, only larger. That means everything is bigger – door, windows, and windshield.
We can find most of the features from the new 2019 XT7 inside its smaller sibling. However, being bigger brother means a larger offer of equipment. At the first place safety systems. Airbags are standard on all trim levels, while upper versions are getting extra features. Caddy XT7 is going to be very safe in traffic with lane departure warning and front collision warning system. Furthermore, there are a rearview camera and parking sensors. Finally, Cadillac is updating their CUE infotainment system. It has been much better than before, and 2019 season is going to bring the best Cadillac User Experience so far.
2019 Cadillac XT7 Specs and MPG
Under the hood of the 2019 Cadillac XT7 will be a 3.6-l turbo-charged V-6 unit. Another option is a 5.6-l V-8. Both drivetrains are very powerful, with the capability to deliver between 300 and 400 hp. Nevertheless, the XT7 is not going to top 420 hp coming from Escalade. However, it will borrow the transmission box from it. So, Caddy XT7 is going to use a 10-speed auto gearbox. Big crossover can go 18 mpg in the city or 25 mpg on the highway. The SUV is coming with front-wheel drive as a standard offer. Optional is all-wheel drive. Depending on traction, more power can be distributed to the front or rear wheels.
The front-wheel drive will be standard while as an option the all-wheel drive will be available. Like in the smaller XT5, the four-wheel-drive system will be able of sending 100 percent of available power front to rear or between each wheel depending on traction.
2019 Cadillac XT7 Price and Release details
The launch date of the 2019 Cadillac XT7 is not set yet. The company is not in rush with their largest XT SUV yet. However, they will have to release it as soon as possible, so the company can start a marketing campaign for new 2020 XT9. The price for XT7 is unknown yet. It is not going to cost as Escalade. Being bigger than XT5 means the price will settle between $50,000 and $60,000.