In January of 2019, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 made its global debut at the North American International Auto Show located in Detroit. Since then, drivers, critics, and Cadillac enthusiasts everywhere have been scouring the web looking for details on this never-before-seen model, and the results have not been disappointing.
The all-new 2020 Cadillac XT6 is a truly unique addition to the new Cadillac SUV lineup. The XT6 is a third-row SUV available in two distinct trim levels with a special focus on advanced safety features and premium luxury touches. Drivers investing in the 2020 Cadillac XT6 can choose between the Premium Luxury trim and Sport trim, which offer varying style and performance.
The Premium Luxury trim is geared towards drivers looking for the refinement of sleek styling, smooth performance, and classic Cadillac features like wood accents and lighter leather upholstery. Meanwhile, the Sport trim offers a bold interior and is designed to appeal to the performance-minded driver. Both trim levels vary on the exterior and interior, however they share the same 3.6L V6 engine and 9-speed automatic transmission. The Sport trim adds all-wheel drive as a standard feature and includes a few performance enhancements to the Premium Luxury trim’s existing configuration.
Of course, like other Cadillac models before it, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 is no stranger to luxury and convenience features. Onboard the XT6, you’ll find heated front and second-row seats, an automatic heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, an 8-inch HD touchscreen display, six USB ports, and a long list of additional convenience tech.
The 2020 Cadillac XT6 also features an incredible selection of standard and available safety technology, especially in regards to driver assist technology. In fact, there are 11 standard driver assist features onboard the 2020 Cadillac XT6 and an additional 11 driver assist features available for upgrade. Whether you’re planning on sticking to standard features or upgrading to some the available features, you’ll have plenty of driver assist technology onboard your Cadillac XT6.
However, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 has a lot more to offer in terms of performance, safety, and its interior features. If you’re interested in purchasing this all-new vehicle, it’s important to take a closer look. So, let’s get started!
The all-new 2020 Cadillac XT6 was designed with smooth and responsive performance in mind. The XT6 is equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine with direct injection, paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Precision Shift. This powerful configuration allows for up to 310 hp and 271 lb-ft torque, and is standard on all models of the 2020 Cadillac XT6. In order to improve fuel efficiency, Active Fuel Management is present on the XT6 which allows the V6 engine to function as a V4 engine when the additional power is not necessary. The 2020 Cadillac XT6 comes standard in front-wheel drive, but is available in all-wheel drive on the Premium Luxury model or as standard on the XT6 Sport trim. Drivers investing in either of these trim levels can also enjoy the use of numerous driving modes, which the driver can easily select based on the current terrain and weather conditions. The 2020 Cadillac XT6 Sport model offers enhanced performance, including Sport Control all-wheel drive and Continuous Damping Control, which allows for much more responsive handling.
The 2020 Cadillac XT6 offers two large fuel tank options, including a 19-gallon tank with all front-wheel drive models and a 22-gallon tank with its all-wheel drive models. This means less trips to the fuel pump and more time on the road with this luxurious 3rd-row SUV. Drivers can also enjoy standard 20-inch wheels, or 21-inch wheels on the Sport model. The 2020 Cadillac XT6 is also exceptionally capable with a trailering capacity of 4,000 LBS.
While both the 2020 Cadillac XT6 Premium Luxury and 2020 Cadillac XT6 Sport models offer the same engine, their performance qualities are distinctive in their own right. While the Premium Luxury model is designed with smooth and refined performance in mind, the Sport model allows drivers to experience a more aggressive and responsive approach to this performance. With two incredibly distinctive trim levels, this luxurious third-row SUV is able to appeal to a wide audience. So, whether you’re looking for refinement or sportiness, you’ll appreciate what the 2020 Cadillac XT6 has to offer in terms of performance.
The interior of the 2020 Cadillac XT6 is the perfect blend of luxury and simplicity. Instead of cluttering the cabin with outdated and redundant controls, the XT6 focuses on offering modern features and advanced technology that can be easily utilized for seamless connectivity. Onboard the 2020 Cadillac XT6 Premium Luxury model, drivers can enjoy the refinement of wood trim and an array of lighter interior color options. Meanwhile, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 offers a dark, bold interior with performance-based styling.
One of the main highlights of the all-new 2020 Cadillac XT6 is its Rotary Controller with Jog Function. This unique feature allows drivers to more easily control the functions of the HD 8-inch touchscreen display, by essentially providing a joystick-like controller in addition to steering-wheel-mounted controls. The Cadillac XT6 also offers 2 USB ports for each row of seating, making for a total of 6 USB ports on each model. Other entertainment features include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless charging, navigation, Teen Driver technology, and easy phone pairing with Near Field Communication. Drivers and passengers can even create personalized user profiles via Cloud6 technology. These profiles are even accessible onboard other GM vehicles equipped with this feature. One of the most advanced entertainment features onboard the 2020 Cadillac XT6 is a 14-speaker Bose Performance Sound System, which delivers clear and powerful sound throughout the SUV’s three rows.
Of course, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 is also home to some impressive luxury features. These include an automatic heated steering wheel, premium leather upholstery, automatic heated front seats, heated second-row seats, and a power-folding third-row. The XT6 also offers a remote-controlled second-row folding feature, as well as easy access to the third row with easy second-row sliding capabilities. Whether you’re looking for the sleek and refined look for the Premium Luxury trim or the bold and edgy design of the Sport trim, you’ll love what the 2020 Cadillac XT6 has to offer in its intuitive, advanced, and luxurious interior.
With the debut of the 2020 Cadillac XT6, Cadillac was careful to pay close attention to the standard and available safety suite onboard this third-row SUV. Compared to other vehicles on the market, the standard safety features of the XT6 are truly remarkable and incredibly comprehensive. Standard driver assist features include many consumer-favorites like Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Front and Rear Park Assist, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning. However, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 also offers a few rare driver assist features including a Safety Alert Seat, Speed Limiter, Following Distance Indicator, Automatic Emergency Braking, and even an HD Rear Vision Camera with a remote washing feature.
Meanwhile, there are still a number of additional driver assist features available for upgrade. These include a Night Vision camera, Reverse Automatic Braking, a Head-Up Display, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Hitch Guidance with Hitch View. Also available is an HD Surround Vision Camera, as well as Surround Vision Recorder. In addition to these incredible features, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 is built to ensure the protection of its passengers with high-quality materials and restraints, as well as a full standard airbag suite. Compared to its competitors, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 offers an exceptionally generous list of standard and available features and is designed to the highest of standards.