For those who’re opting for the 2019 Cadillac Xts over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Cadillac Xts. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Cadillac Xts occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Cadillac Xts provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you want it most.
The 2019 Cadillac Xts, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Cadillac Xts’s journey and driving experience start to fall in step with extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest trying out the 2019 Cadillac Xts’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at extra value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Cadillac Xts are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Cadillac Xts also gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Cadillac Xts recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Cadillac Xts, which pushes the 2019 Cadillac Xts into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.