GM C1XX Vehicle Platform
C1XX is the name of a global General Motors vehicle architecture designed to underpin midsize and full-size crossovers.
C1XX is highly modular and capable of supporting midsize and full-size crossovers. It has been engineered to be lightweight, highly flexible, and to possess exceptional driving dynamics.
The C1XX platform has several notable elements, including:
- Front-engined, transversely-mounted layout
- A four wheel independent suspension system
- Front- and all-wheel-drive applications
- Regular and extended wheelbase configurations
- Support for two- and three-row seating
- Ample trunk/cargo space with the third-row seats up
|Type:||Unibody welded steel body|
|Size:||Midsize or Full-Size|
|Supported vehicle type:||Crossover/CUV|
|Layout:||Front-Engine, FWD and AWD|
|Predecessor:||Theta (regular wheelbase) and Lambda (long wheelbase)|
C1XX supports a wide range of GM’s four-cylinder Ecotec and six-cylinder GM engines.
C1XX Regular Wheelbase
Regular wheelbase applications of the C1XX platform deliver crossover utility vehicles in the midsize vehicle class, with two or three rows of seating, depending on configuration. Current, expected, and upcoming applications include:
- 2017 Cadillac XT5
- Second-generation 2017 GMC Acadia
- Possible new mid-size Chevrolet crossover, 2019 Chevrolet Blazer
- Possible new mid-size Buick crossover, possibly called Buick Enspire
C1XX Long Wheelbase
Long wheelbase applications of the C1XX platform deliver crossover utility vehicles in the full size vehicle class, with three rows of seating. Current, expected, and upcoming applications include: