2017 Cadillac XT5 crossover earns 2016 Top Safety Pick+ rating from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Posted on 19. Oct, 2016 by in GM Canada


2017 Cadillac XT5 crossover earns 2016 Top Safety Pick+ rating from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

2016-09-26

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Oshawa, Ontario (Monday, Sep 26, 2016) — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) currently announced that a 2017 Cadillac XT5 crossover has warranted a rating of 2016 Top Safety Pick+ (TSP+) when versed with discretionary front pile-up prevention. A rating of TSP+ is a tip rating a car can acquire from a IIHS.

To validate for a TSP+ rating, a car contingency acquire good ratings in a 5 crashworthiness tests — tiny overlie front, assuage overlie front, side, roof strength and conduct restraints — and an modernized or higher rating for front pile-up prevention. Read some-more on a pile-up exam formula from a IIHS here.

 “Passenger reserve was one of a tip priorities when we engineered a XT5,” pronounced Paul Spadafora, XT5 arch engineer. “We versed a XT5 with Cadillac’s full set of motorist recognition and motorist assistance systems to assist collision avoidance. Just as importantly, we designed an modernized structure that is both stiffer and lighter, for glorious crashworthiness. This enclosed a revised front structure that privately targets a severe equivalent separator scenario.”

The 2017 XT5 is customary with 7 airbags. OnStar’s apartment of puncture services, including Automatic Crash Response, is available. The XT5 also offers countless modernized reserve systems enclosed in a Driver Awareness and Driver Assist Packages.

The Driver Awareness Package includes a Safety Alert Seat, Forward Collision Alert, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, front walking detection, Front Automatic Braking and IntelliBeam headlights (automatic high beam). It is accessible on a XT5 Luxury trim turn and is customary on XT5 Premium Luxury and Platinum.

The Driver Assist Package includes adaptive journey control, Automatic Safety Belt Tightening, Automatic Park Assist, Automatic Collision Braking and Front and Rear Automatic Braking. It is accessible on a XT5 Premium Luxury and Platinum trims. These facilities are compulsory for a XT5 to acquire a TSP+ rating.

The front rails of XT5’s physique structure reflect a pattern approach. Using endless mechanism simulations and information from earthy tests, engineers “splayed” a front rails on any side, widening and angling a structure somewhat outward. This pattern alteration targeted equivalent separator impacts and hit to a front corners of a vehicle, a critical aspect in reserve contrast and real-world collisions.  

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