How The 2020 Cadillac XT6 Competes With Its 17 Competitors
Recently Cadillac has been expanding its range of utility models. The 2020 Cadillac XT6 was very much expected because by its introduction Cadillac filled the gap between the compact XT5 and its juggernaut, the Escalade. Previously, failing to find this kind of vehicle within the Cadillac range, many buyers turned to the Lexus RX L, the Acura MDX or the Mercedes-Benz GLE, which are the most popular models in this segment.
People, who were looking for a six or seven-seater SUV the XT5 was small because it didn't have the towing strength and the Escalade was unnecessarily large for them. Then comes the XT6, which is right in the range of this group of SUV buyers. But the 2020 XT6 also competes against these 17 competitors.
2020 Cadillac XT6's Seventeen Competitors
- Acura MDX
- Audi Q7
- Audi Q8
- BMW X6
- Infiniti QX60
- Land Rover Discovery
- Land Rover Ranger Rover Velar
- Lincoln Aviator
- Lincoln Naurilus
- Lexus GX
- Lexus RX
- Maserati Levante
- Mercedes-Benz GLE
- Porsche cayenne
- Tesla Model X
- Volkswagen Atlas
- Volvo XC90
On the engine side, the Cadillac XT6 shares a well-known engine. This 3.6L V6 produces 310 hp and 271 lb-ft of torque. That's enough power to allow this 2 t vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 60 in 7 seconds. But keep in mind, with such a weight and these captivating performances, you should however expect a high consumption.
Starting at $52,695 MSRP, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 gets 18 city and 25 highway MPG. this SUV come sin three trims: Premium Luxury, Premium Luxury AWD and Sport.
The 2020 XT6 is a luxurious SUV suggested by the contrasting trim in exotic wood or carbon fiber lining the elegant dashboard, but also the automatic heated steering wheel, the heated and ventilated automatic front seats, the heated second row seats offered with the “Comfort and air quality” package, this superb semi-aniline leather upholstery which is part of the optional “Platinum” package, or even this impressive Bose Performance audio system with 14 speakers that will delight all music lover.
Power fold-down backrests for the third row and remote fold-down seat function for the second row, all standard, make life easier for users of this vehicle, as is the center row seat tilt and slide system designed to facilitate access to the rear seats.
The 2020 Cadillac XT6 also offers a variety of driver assistance devices, including a highly sophisticated adaptive cruise control and an innovative night vision system. Some of the driving assistance devices are however very intrusive and require more refinement, a criticism which is sadly addressed to several rival models of this Cadillac, it must be recognized.
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Reference: Journal De Monetreal.