A brace of new crossover models loomed ample for Cadillac in 2019, as the affluence cast baffled the antecedent year’s numbers with a sales access of 1 percent.
For the year, Cadillac awash 156,246 vehicles, compared with 154,702 in 2018. Credit for that access goes to the XT4 crossover, alien in backward 2018, and the XT6 crossover, which came out in mid-2019. Without the lift provided by those two models, Cadillac would accept apparent a cogent abatement in sales.
Apart from the XT4 and XT6, all of Cadillac’s models concluded up with lower sales for the year. Some of this abatement can conceivably be attributed to a UAW bang in September and October, which shut bottomward assembly at General Motors for 40 canicule and led to shortages of accepted cartage at dealerships.
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More than 80 percent of 2019 Cadillac sales were crossovers and SUVs. The brand’s better agent was the XT5 crossover with 49,879 units sold. However, that absolute was bottomward 17.6 percent from the year before, absorption the heavily aggressive bazaar for midsize affluence crossovers.
The Escalade SUV came in additional with 35,424 sales, a 3.9 percent decrease. Later this year, the next-gen Escalade will access at dealerships, and Cadillac is acquisitive the check will advance to resurgent sales for its best iconic nameplate.
The XT4 was Cadillac’s third best accepted model, affairs 31,987 units in its aboriginal abounding year on the market. Meanwhile, the three-row XT6 alveolate 11,559 sales afterwards its admission in June.
Sedans connected their achromatize for Cadillac in what was article of a capricious year. The ATS, CTS, and XTS were all phased out in 2019, and the CT6 is abutting them at the end of January. Of those models, the XTS was the alone one to able 10,000 sales, affective 11,304 units for a 36.2 percent decline. For 2020, Cadillac is pinning its auto hopes on the all-new CT4 (coming aboriginal this year) and CT5 (which is accessible now).
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