2021 Cadillac XT4 at Budds’ Chev in Oakville, ON
The small luxury SUV segment is one of the fastest growing in Canada; however, one mustn’t look beyond the 2021 Cadillac XT4 to find a vehicle that combines all the qualities that make the segment so versatile. Sleek and athletic looking, with exceptional cargo space, utility, and power—not to mention the luxury aspect synonymous with the name Cadillac—the XT4 checks off all the boxes and then some. Learn more about this compact luxury SUV with Ontario’s home for all things Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC: Budds’ Chev!
With a low and wide stance offset by a long, flowing hood and sculpted side panels, the 2021 Cadillac XT4 gives off an exceptionally sporty feel—while small details like the distinct, angular LED lighting and high-gloss sport grille add a bit of rugged utility to this compact SUVs look. Utility that’s in no short supply thanks to the available roof rails and hands-free power liftgate, utilizing a sensor below the rear bumper and dual exhaust to offer quick and easy access to the abundant rear cargo space.
Inside the XT4, a 60/40 split folding rear bench seat allows you to add to the cargo space, or to simply offer segment-leading rear legroom to your passengers. Up front, a Rotary Infotainment Controller and intuitive instrument panel layout allow total control over your Cadillac—or you can simply use the Dual Bluetooth®-connectivity, giving you hands-free access to both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Adding to the comfort of the front row are the available heated and ventilated front massaging seats, a great way to enjoy the decadent interior finishes found in the 2021 Cadillac XT4.
2021 Cadillac XT4 Dimensions
|2021 Cadillac XT4 Exterior||Dimensions (mm/inches)|
|Length (overall)||4,600/ 181.10|
|Width (w/o mirrors)||1,984/ 76.70|
|2021 Cadillac XT4 Interior||Dimensions (mm/inches)|
|Front Head Room||1,001/ 39.40|
|Front Leg Room||1,120/ 44.10|
|Second-row Head Room||973/ 38.30|
|Second-row Leg Room||1,003/ 39.50|
|Passenger Volume||2,868 litres|
|Cargo Volume||1384.8 litres (rear seats down)|
The 2021 Cadillac XT4 is powered forward by a peppy, turbocharged 2.0L engine, its 4-cylinders producing up to 237 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft of torque. Whether you choose a Front-Wheel Drive model, or the advanced available Twin-Clutch AWD (All-Wheel Drive) system, you can expect extraordinary fuel economy thanks to the Cadillac 9-speed automatic transmission. Of course, the 2021 XT4 is able to provide an immersive driving experience thanks to its Electronic Precision Shift feature, a simple and intuitive way to control your shifting for optimal performance. As far as tackling those tough Canadian winters, the Driver Mode Selector allows you to swap between Tour, Sport, and Snow/Ice modes for unparalleled control, while the available Active Sport Suspension with Continuous Damping Control fine tunes each wheel every two milliseconds providing peerless control and comfort.
2021 Cadillac XT4 Performance
|Engine||Drivetrain||Transmission||Horsepower||Torque||Fuel Efficiency (estimated; L/100 km)|
|2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine||FWD||9-Speed Automatic Transmission||237 Horsepower||258 lb.-ft||9.8 city/7.8 highway/8.9 combined|
|2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine||Available twin-clutch AWD||9-Speed Automatic Transmission||237 Horsepower||258 lb.-ft||10.9 city/8.2 highway/9.7 combined|
Safety & Technology
The 2021 Cadillac XT4 doesn’t just offer stylish good looks and thrilling performance capabilities—it is also one of the safest compact luxury SUVs you’ll find on the market. Advanced driver assistance features provide serious confidence for the XT4 driver, from the Automatic Emergency Braking to Forward Collision Alert, you can rest easy knowing that this Cadillac can help you reduce crash impact if not avoid it entirely. Helping keep you in the game, the standard Safety Alert Seat sends vibrations to the driver in the direction of potential impact, allowing for a quick and accurate response to the situation. Available features, like Rear Camera Mirror, Adaptive Cruise Control, and a full-colour reconfigurable Head-Up Display make the already smart XT4 even smarter, inspiring even greater on-road confidence.
Cadillac XT4 Model Changes
Only introduced in 2019, the 2021 version doesn’t stray too far from the capability and luxury found in the 2020 Cadillac XT4, and only offers a few minor changes and additions. The base Luxury trim now has a leather interior option alongside a standard power rear liftgate, while the Sport trim now comes with red-painted brake calipers. Both the Sport and Premium Luxury trims feature integrated turn signals in their new exterior mirrors, while an optional Driver Awareness package and two new colours are available across the trim lineup.
2021 Cadillac XT4 Trim Levels
Cadillac XT4 LuxuryStarting at $35,898
- Automatic Emergency Braking
- Cadillac User Experience w/ Rotary Infotainment Controller
- Rear Park Assist
- Power Liftgate
Cadillac XT4 Premium LuxuryStarting at $43,598
- Front and Rear Park Assist
- Lane Change Alert w/ Side Blind Zone Alert
- Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Hands-Free Power Liftgate
Cadillac XT4 SportStarting at $43,598
- 18” 10-spoke alloy wheels
- Red-painted Brake Calipers
- Gloss-black finish on front grille
- Carbon-fibre or genuine wood interior decor
Bringing peerless luxury and performance into the fast-growing compact luxury SUV segment, the 2021 Cadillac XT4 combines everything you expect in a utility vehicle along with everything you expect from a Cadillac—that is to say, something that exceeds your expectations at every turn. Style, performance, and safety are in no short supply in the latest version of the XT4, which you’ll find at the top Ontario destination for all things Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC, including new and pre-owned vehicles, service, financing, parts, and more: Budds’ Chev in Oakville.