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The 10 Best Cadillac SUVs of All-Time

The Cadillac company has a reputation for manufacturing some of the finest SUVs and cars on the market today if you're a connoisseur of luxury brands. The SUV market has been booming for the past decade and it's not showing any signs of slowing. Cadillac is among the top choices in the luxury class with plush interiors and high performance ratings. They've made it a habit so here are the 10 best Cadillac SUVs of all time.

10. 2013 Cadillac SRX

The 2013 model of the Cadillac SRX SUV was a popular vehicle that received an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 according to What made it such a popular model is the fact that there was no need to use premium gas, which saved owners money at the gas pumps. The design team loaded it with useful USB ports and the brand made some significant improvements to the interior with more comfortable seating, the incorporation of internet radio and optional features including a Blu ray disc player with a remote for the back seat. It was also available in a choice of AWD or FWD and had a face lift with a new look thanks to the new side vents and grille, and it also offered a host of active safety features which were a drawing card as well.

9. 2002 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV

The 2002 Escalade ESV is an SUV that was popular in 2002 because of its excellent performance and versatility. It was among the most luxurious SUVs available at the time and it was ideal for large families or groups with seating for up to 8 persons comfortably. This model kicked off a new trend in luxury SUVs with plenty of power thanks to its V8 engine. Stylistically it was a beautiful vehicle inside and out. The 2002 Escalade ESV set the bar high in luxury SUVs and it established the model as one that would continue to be popular for many generations to come.

8. 2019 Cadillac XT5

The XT5 for 2019 isn't the most popular, but it's up there with a score of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on a million reviewers. The 3.6 liter V6 engine brings 310 horsepower and the fuel economy isn't that bad with 26 highway and 19 in the city. It seats 5 comfortably with premium interior materials such as leather seating. The luxury interior along with safety and updated tech features made the XT5 one of the more popular choices in luxury SUVs for 2019.

7. 2015 Cadillac SRX

The 2015 edition of the Cadillac SRX was highly popular in the SUV lineup because it featured advanced technology along with a stylish aesthetic. The infotainment system was a lux 8 inch touchscreen with a nav system in the premium trim and a Bose audio system that featured 10 speakers, bluetooth and a host of other luxury items. It was offered in a choice of six different configurations which made the consumer base very happy.

6. 2017 Cadillac Escalade Base 2WD

Some preferred the base 2WD edition of the 2017 Cadillac Escalade with its 420 horsepower engine and seating for 7 comfortably. It rated a 4.5 out of 5 for an overall score with 15 cubic feet of storage space which could be expanded to an incredible 94 cubic feet. It offered a refined interior with full boat luxury features including the Cue infotainment system along with Android Audio and Apple CarPlay. The 8 inch touch screen with a Bose Centerpoint surround sound system installed rounded out the whole luxury experience. It was rated with a 4 out of 5 for the new safety features which included curtain, front and side airbags, rear automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, side blind zone alert, lane change alert and a lot more.

5. 2013 Cadillac Escalade Platinum

The 2013 Cadillac Escalade Platinum was a special edition of the popular large sized SUV. What made this vehicle so popular is that it came with a massive amount of cargo space for those who needed to have plenty of room for passengers and cargo, and the interior luxury features were over the top. Plush luxury seating with plenty of head and leg room for up to 6 adults and a third row of seating along with an updated entertainment and navigation system made this a vehicle that was highly desired among those who didn't mind paying the $82,495 cost.

4. 2014 Cadillac SRX

The 2014 Cadillac SRX was also a popular model, being billed as the most popular SUV choice of the brand for 2014 because of its small size and luxury features on the interior. This was Cadillac's midsize SUV that featured a 3.6 liter V-6 engine and a six speed automatic transmission which was configured to route the power to all four wheels or just the front, depending on the model. This version also featured an eco button to improve the fuel economy and make it more affordable to drive.

3. 2012 Cadillac Escalade

The 2012 Cadillac Escalade was voted as the number one model in large sized luxury SUVs for 2012. It received an 8.4 out of 10 for overall quality, value and performance. This model son the 2012 best luxury Full Size SUV for Families award. It was also ranked number 3 in the used luxury large SUV category for vehicles under $50,000 and number one of the Luxury Large SUV class for 2012.

2. 2018 Cadillac XT5

This model was a big seller in 2018 thanks to its reinvention to keep up with some of the bigger competitor's including BMW. It didn't quite succeed in doing this, but the XT5 Crossover SUV was still able to hold its own against the likes of the Lexus SUV. It's not a sporty SUV bt the interior luxury made it one of the best sellers in the Cadillac lineup of SUVs for 2018 according to Car and Driver. The XT5 sold 60,565 units for 2018.

1. 2019 Cadillac XT4 SUV

The best Cadillac SUV of all time is the XT4 for 2019. Kelly Blue Book's consumer rating of the XT4 was a 5 out of 5. Drivers liked the small size that didn't skimp on luxury features. It's available in AWD or FWD models and for power has a 4 cylinder turbocharged engine that is matched with a 9 speed automatic transmission. The base price starts of $36,000 which makes it even more attractive as a small luxury SUV with seating for 5 and available in either a Lux or a Sport style.

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Dana has extensive professional writing experience including technical and report writing, informational articles, persuasive articles, contrast and comparison, grant applications, and advertisement. She also enjoys creative writing, content writing on nearly any topic (particularly business and lifestyle), because as a lifelong learner, she loves to do research and possess a high skill level in this area. Her academic degrees include AA social Sci/BA English/MEd Adult Ed & Community & Human Resource Development and ABD in PhD studies in Indust & Org Psychology.

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