Written by Fred Patrick
Launched in 2014, the Cadillac XTS brings a range of user’s utility with its top-notch finishing in various segments, such as performance and technology. It brings about the integrity in performance of the engine and information module, such as Cadillac User Experience or CUE. It comprises of an eight-inch touch screen in center of the dashboard panel, works similar to an iPad utilizing the same technology and one-touch navigation and responsiveness of voice command. The company has also designed a CUE app for iPad in supplementing this key feature in the vehicle.
The Cadillac XTS is a subject matter of a luxury sedan with parallel to super cars magnetic dampening system, providing magnets in conjunctions to adjust shock stiffness with magnetic-reactive fluid in the shock absorbers. This key feature integrates silence and impeccable handling for the luxurious XTS. The Cadillac XTS is divided into four standard trims: Standard, Luxury, Premium and Platinum. The first three trims are standard all-wheel drive with additional cost in their basic prices.
The high performance is delivered by a powerful 3.6-liter, twin turbocharged, six-cylinder engine that produces an output of 410 horsepower with 369 feet-lb of torque available in the XTS models of Premium and Platinum. Otherwise, the rest of the models come with a V6 that outputs 305 horsepower. The sleek exterior is designed remarkably with standard and cohesive features like HID xenon headlights, 19-inch wheels and a roof mounted antenna.
The interior is full-fledge luxury exuding as it adds to a unique and remarkable design, provided with extensive multimedia like an 8-speaker Bose sound system, leather seating and a 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat and parking assistance. The akin Luxury XTS variant supplements better sections like enhanced lighting with daytime running lights, all-wheel drive, rear view back up camera, interior lighting and thigh adjustments for front seat rows. The Cadillac XTS also finishes a race apart in providing multiple safety features, which include anti-lock braking system, traction and stability control. Also, it presents dual-front air bags, side-impact airbags, curtain bags and knee bags. In addition to the special features, it includes Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning; Automatic Collision Preparation and adding further adaptive cruise control alongside Driver Assistance Packages, all hands in the best possible safeguarding utility features for drivers. Elsewhere for ease and comfort, the XTS has a front passenger seat memory feature, rear seat entertainment, armrest with sunshade navigation and headlights, as such which set up the high shaft of light when needed to be turned off for oncoming traffic. The Cadillac XTS is provided in the range of used luxury cars