Cadillac’s bestselling XT5 crossover has arrived in the Middle East, in its MY2019 avatar. Designed for comfort and suitable for all occasions, the 2019 Cadillac XT5 boasts of segment-leading safety features and innovative technology.

Cadillac has used a unique lightweight design for the XT5. For 2019, there are four colours to choose from, including Dark Mocha Metallic and Red Horizon Tintcoat. The interior trim gets a new colour option – Kona Brown.

The Cadillac XT5 is available in three trims: Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum, of which the latter is the range-topper. Cadillac claims the XT5 has a little something for everyone.

Cadillac has equipped the 2019 XT5 with the latest version of its CUE interface.

What do you get on the 2019 Cadillac XT5?

Cadillac offers 18-inch wheels as standard on the base Luxury trim. Premium Luxury and Platinum variants get 20-inch wheels with Continuous Damping Control, managing suspension strokes in real-time. Inside, there is a new eight-inch full-colour infotainment touchscreen with the next-generation CUE (Cadillac User Experience) built in. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also on offer.

The cabin gets leather seats, and Sapele wood accent trim, while select models can be specced with a wireless device charger for fast-charging capabilities. Cadillac has added its signature LED pipes inside as standard along with the hands-free liftgate with gesture control.

The crossover features both Driver Awareness and Driver Assist Packages. These include Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Parking Assist, Lane Keep Assist, Side Blind Zone Alert, and more.

New interior trims, leather upholstery, and a fresh interior colour are the 2019 Cadillac XT5's highlights.

Engine

Powering the 2019 Cadillac XT5 is a 3.6-litre V6 petrol engine generating 310hp and 366Nm. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission with Precision Shift which cuts down noise and vibrations. Cadillac has also equipped the XT5 with Active Fuel Management System that temporarily shuts off two cylinders of the V6 for optimum efficiency. The cylinders reactivate under acceleration.