2021 Cadillac XT6

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2021 Cadillac XT6
2021 Cadillac XT6

Key specs

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The good:

  • Captain’s chairs available
  • V-6 performance
  • Refined nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Interior storage spaces

The bad:

  • Not as luxurious as some competitors
  • Modest trailering capacity
  • Air-conditioning controls don’t feel premium
  • Small third row

5 trims

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Notable features

  • New lower-priced Luxury trim with turbo four-cylinder
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto now available
  • Three-row mid-size luxury SUV
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • V-6 engine available
  • Automatic emergency braking standard

2021 Cadillac XT6 Review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2021 Cadillac XT6?

New last year, the Cadillac XT6 is a three-row mid-size luxury SUV that seats six or seven people, depending on the configuration. It’s offered with front- or all-wheel drive, and engine choices include a standard 237-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that’s new this year or an available 310-hp, 3.6-liter V-6. Both engines pair with a nine-speed automatic transmission, and competitors include the Lincoln Aviator and Acura MDX

What’s New on the 2021 Cadillac XT6? 

The XT6 has a few significant changes for 2021. A new Luxury trim level becomes the base model, slotting below the Premium Luxury and Sport models, and it’s powered by the new turbo four-cylinder engine. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity is also new.

What Features in the 2021 Cadillac XT6 Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot spot (data trial included)
  • Remote start
  • Power liftgate
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Lane-keeping assist

Available features include:

  • Bose premium stereo
  • Wireless charging
  • Power-folding third row
  • Blind spot warning
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Head-up display
  • Rearview camera mirror
  • 360-degree camera system
  • Night vision

Should I Buy the 2021 Cadillac XT6?

The XT6 has a roomy and quiet interior, and there’s good cargo space when the small third row is folded. The interior is luxurious, but it lacks the style offered by the Aviator.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior design 4.9
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.8
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews


somewhat overall a slight disappointment

For a modern day car with all the technology we have today in a premium luxery vehicle, it has no cd player, the gps on my phone works better than this and radio doesnt pick up good


This is the best driving car I have owned.

The XT6 is the perfect family vehicle. All passenger have plenty of leg room, drink holders and power outlets. The exterior is very stylish and we get many compliments each day.


New Car

We're very pleased with our Cadillac XT6! It's a great ride, the interior is comfortable, and we're just learning about all the technology that makes it easy for the user!

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New car and certified pre-owned programs by Cadillac
Certified pre-owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 50,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
4 year, 50,000 miles bumper-to-bumper
6 years/100,000 miles (2012-2017 models)
Dealer certification required
172-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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