When equipped with the 2.0L engine, front-wheel-drive and the only available nine-speed automatic transmission, the 2021 Cadillac XT6 will see fuel economy figures of 21 mpg city, 27 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined. Models equipped with the optional twin-cluch all-wheel-drive system, meanwhile, will get 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined. The EPA estimates annual fuel costs for both FWD and AWD models to be roughly $1,850 USD.
The EPA fuel economy estimates for 2021 Cadillac XT6 models with the 3.6L LGX V6 have not been released, however we’re not expecting major changes from last year. The FWD 2020 Cadillac XT6 was rated at 18 mpg city, 25 mpg highway and 20 mpg combined, while AWD models received a rating of 17 mpg city, 24 mpg highway and 20 mpg combined.
General Motors added the 2.0L LSY engine to the XT6 lineup for the 2021 model year. The four-cylinder serves as the base engine for the entry-level Luxury trim and is good for 237 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. By comparison, the 3.6L V6 produces 310 horsepower and 271 pound-feet of torque. As we mentioned above, both engines are only available with a nine-speed automatic transmission.
The entry-level 2021 Cadillac XT6 Luxury trim with the 2.0L engine will come standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 18-inch wheels, an 8-inch touchscreen, Jet Black leatherette upholstery, brushed aluminum trim, heated front seats, a six-way power driver’s seat, heated outside mirrors, a power tailgate, tri-zone climate control and interior ambient lighting, among more.
Pricing for the 2021 Cadillac XT6 Luxury with the 2.0L LSY four-cylinder engine will start at $48,995 in the United States.