Day: June 29, 2020

2021 Cadillac XT6 luxury crossover gets smaller engine, lower $49,985 starting price

The 2021 Cadillac XT6 three-row crossover will add a new, smaller turbo-4 and a lower starting price, the automaker announced Monday.

When it goes on sale in the fall, the 2021 XT6 will cost $49,985, including mandatory destination charges, which is $3,705 less than the price for a base 2020 version.

The new 2021 XT6 Luxury is powered by a 237-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo-4 paired to a 9-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is available and cost $2,000 more on 2020 versions, although Cadillac hasn’t said how much it will cost for 2021 models.

Base 2021 XT6 Luxury crossovers

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It’s what’s inside that matters

It’ll take an eagle eye and a steady hand to point to the changes on the 2021 Audi Q5’s exterior, but that same finger may quickly find bigger changes inside.

On Monday, Audi unveiled the updated 2021 Q5 compact crossover that will go on sale this fall. When it arrives, it will sport the same friendly shape as the outgoing model, complete with available sliding second row, spacious interior, and luxury amenities. The biggest changes for many shoppers will be the updated 10.1-inch touchscreen that’s sports Audi’s newest infotainment hardware, which the automaker says is up to 10 times faster

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New 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 crossover grows in size and price

The heavily updated 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 is still the most affordable crossover with a three-pointed star in its snout, but not by a wide margin.

This week, Mercedes-Benz announced the 2021 GLA250 will cost $37,280 to start, including destination charges. Adding all-wheel drive, which Mercedes-Benz calls “4Matic,” adds $2,000 to the bottom line.

That’s a $2,035 increase over the 2020 GLA-Class, although the two are related by name and not much else. For 2021, Mercedes-Benz heavily revised just about everything in the cute ‘ute: body, interior, tech, and powertrain. The GLA-Class is still the smallest crossover offered by Mercedes in

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