2018 Cadillac XTS is a new big and luxurious sedan of Cadillac (General Motors). The Cadillac XTS uses the GM Epsilon II platform. The 2018 XTS is the successor to the DTS and STS. The XTS came out in May 2012 and is being made in the Oshawa Assembly Plant, the car was for sale from June 2012 in America with front and four-wheel-drive. In the Netherlands from mid-2013. Like many of the GM’s top-of-the-range models developed in the late 2000s, it is based on the Epsilon II platform as well as the Opel / Vauxhall / Holden Insignia, Buick Regal and Buick Lacrosse, Chevrolet Malibu and the latest generation of Saab 9-5.
The Cadillac XTS 2018 is available in traction on the basic versions, but also with the optional all-wheel drive or on the best-equipped versions. Its production began in May 2012 at the Canadian plant in Oshawa and was officially launched in June of the same year. Cadillac XTS is also manufactured in China for the Chinese market by the joint venture Shanghai GM since February 2013. Despite many elements that it shares with other models of GM commercialized in Europe, Cadillac has not chosen to import this model on this continent favoring more accessible models such as the Cadillac ATS and Cadillac CTS sedans or the crossover SRX.
Cadillac XTS was presented as a competitor of the Mercedes-Benz CLS and the Audi A7, the Cadillac XTS is marketed in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. Inside its positioning, even the Cadillac range remains imprecise. Indeed, it comes directly into competition with the Cadillac CTS by relatively close tariffs whereas its dimensions and services bring it closer to the flag bearer of the brand, the CT6.
2018 Cadillac XTS Engine
Cadillac XTS comes with different engines are proposed according to the finish and the markets: in the United States, only the 3.6 V6 coupled with an automatic box 6 report is available while the Chinese model can also receive a 2.0 Turbo. The 3.6-litre V6 of the XTS generates 304 horsepower and 264 lb-ft of torque. The car has about 0 to 60 miles per hour (0-97 km / h) time of 6.7 seconds, and gas mileage of 21 miles per US gallon (11 L / 100 km, 25 mpg -imp)
2018 Cadillac XTS Platinum
General Motors presented the Cadillac XTS exhibition at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. 2018 Cadillac XTS is four-wheel drive and has a 3.6 L Plug-in hybrid and produces 350 hp (260 kW).