Cadillac has recently launched its latest compact luxury SUV, the 2024 Cadillac XT4. The XT4 is a bold and modern take on the compact luxury SUV that is brimming with technology and safety features. The XT4 continues to be a top-selling vehicle in its class year after year.
The balance of dynamic style, drivability, and luxury has made it a favorite for many new Cadillac customers. This article is a comprehensive review of the new 2024 Cadillac XT4.
Table of Contents
Luxury and Design
The new 2024 Cadillac XT4 features a more distinguished and contemporary pose with a new exterior appearance, as well as a revamped interior. The exterior styling of the XT4 features signature vertical lighting cues and enhancements that advance Cadillac’s design standard.
The new front fascia features the unmistakable Cadillac vertical signature lighting that now integrates sleek refreshed headlamps and daytime running lights. The XT4’s new grille is a fresh reinterpretation of the classic Cadillac chevron embedded in a highly dynamic parametric pattern and crafted with ultra-precision.
Each cell of the grille is unique in shape, size, and curvature and is dipped in deep black gloss. The Premium Luxury trim has an exclusive grille, wheels, fascia, roof rails, and side body accents, while the Sport has its own exclusive fascia, wheels, body-side dark accents, and dark finish roof rails.
There’s also a new lineup of 18- and 20-inch alloy wheel designs across the portfolio, as well as three new exterior colors: Emerald Lake Metallic, Midnight Sky Metallic, and Deep Sea Metallic.
Inside, the XT4 has a more tech-forward ambiance with a redesign of the instrument panel that incorporates a bold, 33-inch-diagonal LED display inspired by the Cadillac LYRIQ. It is the interface for a new, advanced Virtual Cockpit System that is the foundation for the vehicle’s infotainment system and connectivity features.
The XT4’s cabin also features authentic brushed aluminum décor across the full width of the newly styled instrument panel accented with contemporary embroidery patterns on the seats.
Performance and Driving Experience
Standard on all XT4 trims is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 237 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The engine comes with standard front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive is available across the lineup.
The XT4’s powertrain delivers a smooth, responsive driving experience, and the standard Drive Mode Selector allows the driver to choose from Tour, Snow/Ice, and Sport modes to adjust the vehicle’s handling and responsiveness to match driving conditions.
The Sport trim also offers a unique Sport Control all-wheel drive system with an active twin-clutch that helps to enhance the vehicle’s performance and handling in spirited driving situations.
Additionally, the XT4’s chassis and suspension have been tuned to deliver a comfortable, confident ride, with a focus on reducing noise and vibration in the cabin.
Advanced User Interface and Next-Gen Connectivity
The XT4’s new, expansive 33-inch-diagonal LED color touchscreen display is the focal point of the refreshed interior and the command center for its infotainment system and suite of advanced safety features. This artfully integrated advanced display is capable of a stunning 9K resolution and curves toward the driver in a single continuous screen, spanning the driver’s viewing area.
It also incorporates a customizable user interface designed to offer a technology-forward and personalized experience, with selectable display themes that can be tailored to the user’s mood or personality.
The 2024 XT4 offers intuitive access to the vehicle’s infotainment and connectivity features, including:
New 5G Wi-Fi® hotspot capability. Google built-in compatibility that offers a helpful, personalized, and seamless way to enhance the vehicle experience. With Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Play users have access to hands-free help, live traffic updates, their favorite apps, and more: Wireless Apple CarPlay, Wireless Android Auto compatibility Amazon Alexa compatibility.
Top safety features for the Cadillac XT4
Cadillac’s XT4 comes standard with the Cadillac Smart System™ suite of safety and driver assistance technologies to enhance driver confidence on the road. The suite includes Blind Zone Steering Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Braking, and Front Pedestrian and Bicyclist Braking9 to avoid collisions, Following Distance Indicator, IntelliBeam automatic high beams, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, and Second Row Seat Belt Indicator for safer driving.
The Premium Luxury and Sport trims offer the Active Safety Package, which includes more advanced features like Adaptive Cruise Control, New Intersection Automatic Emergency Braking, and Enhanced Automatic Emergency Braking10. Other features include Reverse Automatic Braking, HD Surround Vision, Rear Pedestrian Alert, an Enhanced version of Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Side Bicyclist Alert, New Speed Limit Assist, and New Traffic Sign Recognition.
These features work together to provide a safer and more comfortable driving experience.
The 2024 Cadillac XT4 is an impressive luxury compact SUV that delivers on both style and substance. With its bold exterior design, tech-forward interior, and extensive suite of advanced safety and connectivity features, the XT4 is sure to appeal to a wide range of drivers.
Whether you’re in the market for a vehicle that can handle your daily commute with ease or you’re looking for a high-end SUV that can handle your weekend adventures, the XT4 has the performance, handling, and features to make every drive a memorable experience.
The new model will be available in the summer of 2023.