Cadillac has announced the arrival of its first-ever compact SUV XT4 in the Middle East. The new XT4 comes with a bag full of features and performance, putting up a worthy fight against its rivals in the segment.

The compact SUV is built on an exclusive SUV architecture, marking the brand’s foray into the fastest-growing luxury segment. The XT4 sees the debut of Cadillac’s new global “Y” trim strategy, with specific content and styling cues featured on distinctive Premium Luxury and Sport trims.

With the 2019 XT4, Cadillac finally has a compact crossover in the Middle East

Sport variant of the new crossover comes with gloss black mesh grille along with gloss black window mouldings and sport alloy wheels. While the XT4 is the first model to get the “Y” trim, Cadillac suggests that it will be implemented across all its models in the future.

On the inside, the XT4 comes with wireless device charging and an in-cabin air ionizer. In addition to this, the company has also graced the XT4 with its most advanced infotainment interface, Cadillac User Experience.

The new XT4 is powered by an all-new 2.0-litre Turbo engine that delivers 237hp through a nine-speed automatic transmission with next-generation Electronic Precision Shift. Additionally, it also gets new efficiency-enhancing technologies including Active Fuel Management which deactivates cylinders for fuel saving.

On the inside, the XT4 comes with wireless device charging and an in-cabin air ionizer.

The new XT4 comes with seven exterior colours: Autumn Metallic, Crystal White Tricoat, Twilight Blue Metallic, Shadow Metallic, Red Horizon Tintcoat, Stellar Black Metallic and Radiant Silver Metallic.

Christian Soemmer, Managing Director, Cadillac Middle East said: “Following the regional debut of the 2019 Cadillac XT4 at SOLE DXB, the all-new compact SUV’s arrival in the Middle East sets high standards of innovation in one of the industry’s fastest-growing segments.”

Soemmer continued, “A team of young designers were involved with the development of the XT4, who represents the heart of the target audience. The sophisticated SUV exterior and intelligently designed cabin will no doubt prove a hit amongst regional millennial consumers who expect daring bold designs and cutting-edge technology.”