After several years of rumors and speculations about new XT3 model from Cadillac, we will finally soon see this model on the market. It will be sold as 2018 Cadillac XT3. This model is actually successor of old and discontinued CT3 model. Production of future 2018 XT3 will be done on front-wheel based chassis, which was borrowed from the Malibu. XT3 will have more space inside the cabin, along with improved legroom and headroom.
On the other hand, all this means that it will certainly have much smaller luggage compartment. 2018 XT3 interior will also get redesigned dashboard, slimmer center stack and big touch screen infotainment system. Optional equipment should include reclining seats at the back, as well as individual seats. Panoramic roof is also expected as optional upgrade. Speaking of 2018 Cadillac XT3 exterior design, it will actually look like baby version of XT5.
2018 Cadillac XT3 engine
2018 Cadillac XT3 engine range should include two petrol engines. Base version will be powered by 2.0-liter engine with ability to produce 230 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. This model will have front-wheel drive and 9-speed automatic transmission. XT36 fuel economy numbers are rated at 30 mpg on the highway. Other version of 2.0-liter engine will produce almost 300 horsepower. Strongest version of 2018 XT3 will be powered by 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine. This powerful V6 unit can easily develop 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. Cadillac V6 engine most likely be paired with 8-speed gearbox and all-wheel drive system.
2018 Cadillac XT3 release date
2018 Cadillac XT3 price will be set around $35,000. This will make it very competitive in this segment on the market. 2018 Cadillac XT3 release date should be set by the end of 2017.