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A Look at the 2019 Cadillac XT4

A blue 2019 Cadillac XT4 is parked with bikes on the top and a view.

The Cadillac XT4 is a superb example of exactly what a luxury subcompact SUV should be. It offers plenty of power on the road, comfortable seating for up to five people, and a good amount of cargo space in the back to haul everything from groceries to camping equipment. Not only will the 2019 Cadillac XT4 get you where you’re going in a hurry, it will do so in style and safely, with many available and standard safety features. If you’re looking for your next new SUV to keep your family on the move, definitely check out the Cadillac XT4 as a contender. 

Interior and Cargo

This luxury subcompact SUV is one of the most comfortable and roomy subcompact SUVs out there. Passengers in the back seats can spread out with plenty of leg and head room on long car trips. This SUV sits a total of five people in comfortable and supportive seats. The seats and steering wheel are adjustable in numerous ways to add to the 2019 Cadillac XT4’s superb comfort ratings so there’s an adjustment that will make it comfortable for any driver. Anyone who drives the new 2019 Cadillac XT4 will find outward visibility to be excellent due to high seating position, narrow pillars, and a large windshield which will keep you and your family safer.

Not only is the 2019 Cadillac XT4 comfortable, it’s also stylish. You’ll find soft-touch surfaces that line everything inside the cabin and the overall design is sleek and modern. This entry-level luxury crossover provides a great number of upper-crust details like some wood trim, carbon fiber, and aluminum accents. You spend a lot of time in your car, so why wouldn’t you want your car to be just as comfortable and pleasing as your living room? If not more so?

In terms of cargo space, the 2019 Cadillac XT4 doesn’t disappoint. Even though it is designed as a subcompact SUV to make it easy to drive around urban areas and park, there is still a decent amount of room to haul all your things. You’ll find 22.5 cubic feet of room behind the rear seats, plenty for groceries and some luggage. Folding down the second row of seats creates even more room, a total of 48.9 cubic feet. Unlike many cargo holds in vehicles, the 2019 Cadillac XT4’s cargo area is square shaped with a wide opening. This makes it easy to fit bulky or cumbersome items. Now you can get your golf clubs in without dinging the sides of your car!

Performance and Handling

Performance and handling are important features that need to be considered before investing in any new vehicle. This is especially true if you’re thinking of purchasing an SUV, which is made to combine the power of a truck with plenty of room for passengers and cargo. Happily, the 2019 Cadillac XT4 has excellent handling specs. You’ll find a soft, comfortable ride inside a 2019 Cadillac XT4 along with light and easy steering. This SUV maneuvers easily through crowded street and tight parking lots because of its small footprint.

In terms of power, the engine equipped in every 2019 Cadillac XT4 is ready to take on just about anything. It’s a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that creates 237 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. You’ll be able to accelerate quickly from a complete stop and zoom past other cars on the highway with ease. The transmission is a nine-speed automatic and is known to provide smooth and precise shifts. Depending on whether you remain with the standard FWD or opt for the AWD drivetrain option, will determine your fuel efficiency in the 2019 Cadillac XT4. When FWD is equipped, you can expect to get about 24 MPG in the city and 30 on the highway, pretty decent ratings compared with rivals in its class. With AWD equipped, the XT4 gets 22 MPG in the city and 29 MPG on the highway.

A grey 2019 Cadillac XT4 is driving over a bridge.

Safety

Many people decide to buy a new SUV to be able to conveniently and safely transport their family and friends around. These vehicles are perfect for people with kids, and the 2019 Cadillac XT4 is no exception. If you’re planning to move your family back and forth from school, work, extracurriculars, and family road trips, vehicle safety should be one of your top priorities. You’ll find that the 2019 Cadillac XT4 has a myriad of standard and available safety options to make this SUV one of the safest out there.

In the 2019 Cadillac XT4, you’ll find standard features like rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, and General Motors’ Teen Driver System. This Teen Driver system helps parents teach their kids safe driving habits from an early age and impose certain restrictions on speed and audio. If you’ve got a teen in the house who is learning to drive, this system will give you peace of mind knowing that they physically can’t go faster than a certain speed and won’t ever have the volume up so high on their music that they miss what’s happening outside the vehicle.

Not only are the standard safety features plentiful, the optional safety features are extensive as well. Optional driver assistance and active safety systems in the 2019 Cadillac XT4 come in a wide variety of combinations and packages, so buyers can get exactly what they need without paying for what they don’t want. Available options in the 2019 Cadillac XT4 include front parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, a safety alert seat, a surround-view parking camera, automatic parking assist, a head-up display, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, automatic high beams, a rearview mirror camera, lane departure warning, a following distance indicator, forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, and forward and reverse automatic emergency braking.

Technology Features

As a luxury subcompact SUV, the 2019 Cadillac XT4 offers a wide array of technology features to make driving a fun, convenient, and enjoyable experience. There are plenty of features which come standard, these include things like proximity key entry with remote start as well as a built-in 8-inch touch screen to operate Cadillac’s User Experience infotainment system. Other perks include HD Radio, satellite radio, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, four USB ports, and a built-in Wi-Fi hot spot, something that isn’t generally a standard feature on many SUVs. This built-in Wi-Fi hotspot will mean you never lose connection no matter where the road takes you.

Not only does the 2019 Cadillac have an 8-inch touch screen to operate the many technology features standard in the XT4, many of the car’s features are controllable manually. This is widely regarded as a benefit, especially when drivers need to make a change while on the move. A knob in the center of the console lets users manually toggle between settings without the distraction of trying to operate a touch screen.

All-in-All

If you’re thinking about buying a new SUV, the 2019 Cadillac XT4 definitely deserves a second look. It’s powerful and efficient, despite only have one engine option, and can take on difficult terrain or crowded streets with little difficulty. The XT4 is jam-packed with extra technology features to keep you and your family entertained on the road, not to mention on course with modern navigation options. And with all the additional safety features, you can be sure that your family is protected no matter whether you’re coming back from soccer practice or on a long car trip across the country.

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