Cadillac XT4

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Cadillac XT4
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Cadillac XT4 (China)
Overview
Manufacturer General Motors
Production2018–present
Model years 2019–present
AssemblyUnited States: Kansas City, Kansas (Fairfax Assembly)
China: Shanghai (SAIC-GM)
Body and chassis
Class Subcompact luxury crossover SUV
Body style 5-door SUV
Layout Front-engine, front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive
Platform E2XX platform
Related Buick Envision (2021-)
Powertrain
Engine 2.0 L LSY I4 (turbocharged gasoline)
2.0 L Multijet II (Europe) [1]
Transmission 9-speed 9T50 automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 109.4 in (2,780 mm)
Length181.1 in (4,600 mm)
Width74.1 in (1,880 mm)
Height64.1 in (1,630 mm)
Curb weight 3,660 lb (1,660 kg) (FWD, est.)

The Cadillac XT4 is a subcompact luxury crossover SUV [2] [3] [4] [5] manufactured by General Motors since 2018 under the luxury Cadillac marque.

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Overview

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Cadillac XT4 rear

The XT4 (short for "Crossover Touring 4") is Cadillac's second crossover SUV, slotting below the mid-size Cadillac XT5, serving as the luxury equivalent to the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain. It is the third model to use Cadillac's new alphanumeric naming scheme (after the CT6 and XT5), and the second of three vehicles Cadillac is introducing in the Crossover Touring (XT) series, the third being the mid-sized three-row XT6 that debuted in 2019 as a 2020 model. [6] It utilizes GM's E2 platform, shared with the Chevrolet Malibu and Opel Insignia/Buick Regal.

Cadillac introduced a teaser for the XT4 during a telecast of the 90th Academy Awards on March 4, 2018, [7] and it made its official debut at the 2018 New York Auto Show on March 27, 2018. [8] Cadillac started taking customer pre-orders shortly following the New York debut. [9]

The XT4 is produced at GM's Fairfax Assembly plant, and went on sale in the fall of 2018 as a 2019 model. The Chinese-market XT4 is manufactured in Shanghai by SAIC-GM.

Powertrain

The XT4 launched with an all-new turbocharged 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine, featuring Active Fuel Management and a start-stop system. Maximum output is 237 hp (177 kW) at 5000 rpm, and 258 lb⋅ft (350 N⋅m) of torque at 1500–4000 rpm. It will be paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission, with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive. In September 2020 exclusively for European market, the 2.0 Multijet Diesel engine is available, rated at 172 hp (128 kW) and maximum torque is 280 lb⋅ft (380 N⋅m).[ citation needed ]

Trim levels

Trim levels on the XT4 include "Luxury", "Premium Luxury", and "Sport". [10]

Sales

Calendar yearUnited StatesChina [11]
20187,785 [12] 13,822
201931,987 [13] 47,054
202022,473 [14] 58,032

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