The 2021 Cadillac XT6 represents the second mannequin 12 months of the first-generation XT6. The nameplate sees a number of minor modifications and updates for the 2021 mannequin 12 months. Right here’s the whole lot that’s new and completely different.

Mannequin Line

The mannequin line of the 2021 Cadillac XT6 expands to incorporate a brand new entry-level mannequin: Luxurious. The addition of the Luxurious trim allows the XT6 to comply with Cadillac’s Y trim stage technique, whereby Luxurious serves as as the bottom mannequin, adopted by Premium Luxurious (on the posh aspect of Y department) and by Sport (on the Sport aspect of the Y department). Notably, the Luxurious and Premium Luxurious provide an out there all-wheel drive system, whereas the Sport mannequin provide it as commonplace. A Platinum Bundle is non-compulsory on Premium Luxurious and on Sport.

Obtainable fashions and trims for the 2021 mannequin 12 months are as follows (Efficiency Gear Group / PEG in parentheses):

  • Luxurious
    • Entrance-wheel Drive (1SA)
    • All-wheel Drive (1SB)
  • Premium Luxurious
    • Entrance-wheel Drive (1SC)
    • All-wheel Drive (1SD)
  • Sport

Exterior

On the surface, the 2021 Cadillac XT6 sees the deletion of 4 exterior shade choices in addition to the addition of two new ones:

Deleted colours:

  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Manhattan Noir Metallic
  • Crimson Horizon Tintcoat
  • Darkish Mocha Metallic

New colours:

  • Darkish Moon Blue Metallic
  • Infrared Tintcoat

Moreover, Satin Metal Metallic is now not an extra-charge shade choice, and is now included within the base value of the XT6.

In the meantime, the posh crossover additionally sees the addition of the next two dealer-installed (LPO-level) choices:

  • Wheel locks, which can be found on Luxurious fashions
  • Black exhaust bezel

The XT6 additionally provides 20-inch 12-Spoke Diamond Reduce alloy wheels with Darkish Android Satin end pockets (RPO code Q6N). The brand new rollers grow to be the brand new commonplace wheel on Sport fashions.

New Q6N wheel

Rounding out the modifications to the outside is the deletion of the next 4 dealer-installed wheel units:

  • 20-inch 6-Spoke Twin-Break up alloy wheels with Diamond Reduce and Midnight Silver end (SLV)
  • 20-inch Polished alloy wheels (S1R)
  • 20-inch Extremely Brilliant machined alloy wheels with Pearl Nickel end (S1S)
  • 20-inch Midnight Gray alloy wheels (SEE)

Inside

On the within, the 2021 Cadillac XT6 sees a single change – the addition of wi-fi Apple CarPlay and wi-fi Android Auto.

Mechanical

The 2021 Cadillac XT6 additionally sees the addition of the turbocharged 2.0L LSY four-cylinder engine, which is unique to the brand new Luxurious mannequin. The engine is rated at 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.

The Premium Luxurious and Sport fashions proceed to be powered by the naturally-aspirated 3.6L V6 LGX engine rated at 310 horsepower and 271 pound-feet of torque.

No matter engine, a nine-speed automated transmission does shifting obligation. Entrance-wheel-drive is commonplace for Luxurious and Premium Luxurious fashions, whereas all-wheel-drive is non-compulsory. Sport fashions ship with all-wheel-drive as commonplace.

Packages

The Platinum Bundle now contains French stitched leather-based wrapped horn pad/air bag cowl for each the Premium Luxurious in addition to the Sport fashions. The bundle continues to incorporate the next content material for every trim stage:

Premium Luxurious

Contains:

  • Semi-Aniline leather-based seating (all rows)
  • Leather-based wrapped IP, console and door trim
  • Microfiber sueded headliner
  • Entrance and rear premium carpeted ground mats
  • Actual-time damping suspension chassis
  • Efficiency suspension

Requires:

  • Jet Black or Maple Sugar with Jet Black inside shade mixture
  • Consolation and Air High quality Bundle
  • Enhanced Visibility and Expertise Bundle
  • Driver Help Bundle
  • Cadillac consumer expertise with navigation
  • Safety cargo shade
  • Premium headlamp system

Sport

Contains:

  • Semi-Aniline leather-based seating (all rows)
  • Leather-based wrapped IP, console and door trim
  • Microfiber sueded headliner
  • Entrance and rear premium carpeted ground mats

Requires:

  • Jet Black or Maple Sugar with Jet Black inside shade mixture
  • Consolation and Air High quality Bundle
  • Enhanced Visibility and Expertise Bundle
  • Driver Help Bundle
  • Cadillac consumer expertise with navigation
  • Safety cargo shade
  • Premium headlamp system

2021 Cadillac XT6 Availability

Manufacturing of 2021 XT6 fashions formally started on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020. on the GM Spring Hill plant in Tennessee. The plant provides North American markets. As such, 2021 models have been on seller tons for the reason that finish of 2020. The Chinese language-market mannequin is constructed on the Jinqiao Cadillac plant in Shanghai.

Wanting forward, we count on the first-generation XT6 to dwell on via a minimum of the 2025 mannequin 12 months. We count on GM to step by step substitute the mannequin by one in all Cadillac’s upcoming electrical autos.

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XT6 Information

  • The 2021 XT6 sees the mannequin line increase to incorporate a Luxurious trim stage, and with it a brand new turbocharged engine choice.

    A $2,000 money provide is on the market in direction of a 2021 XT6 lease as properly.