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The Cadillac XT6's styling lacks any form of character or personality, it's just plain generic.

I think Kia's Telluride looks even more like a Cadillac than the XT6.

...I think the Telluride looks more Jeep than Caddy. Caddy has been sharp creases and angular styling since Art & Science 15 years ago. They have softened since the beginning, but the Caddy is definitely Caddy. And, their interiors are intended to be a bit starker on purpose, though people claim that makes them less luxury. I beg to differ, the tech differentiates modern vehicles, not leather on the dashboard. I'd rather have night vision than quilted stitching on my seat, and that is where Caddy excels. ****, night vision is a $2500 option on the Germans.

I'm more bummed that Caddy only offered up 250 CT6-Vs for sale this year and they sold out in a few hours. I was actually interested in that car. I guess Caddy made my decision for me. Dumb asses, can't sell 600/mo, but offer up a measly 250 Vs?
 

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...I'm more bummed that Caddy only offered up 250 CT6-Vs for sale this year and they sold out in a few hours. I was actually interested in that car. I guess Caddy made my decision for me. Dumb asses, can't sell 600/mo, but offer up a measly 250 Vs?
Well I'm assuming thats because the CT6 is getting killed off.
 

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...I'm more bummed that Caddy only offered up 250 CT6-Vs for sale this year and they sold out in a few hours. I was actually interested in that car. I guess Caddy made my decision for me. Dumb asses, can't sell 600/mo, but offer up a measly 250 Vs?
Well I'm assuming thats because the CT6 is getting killed off.
...GM announced the CT6 was not EOLed, but production was simply transferring to another plant...with China the least favored option.
 

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It's not ugly but nor does it look particularly upscale. My first reaction to it was that it's rather bland. Some people are drawn to bland but I don't think this is a design that does anything positive for Cadillac as a brand.
 

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I like where Cadillac is going with their front end styling, but the rest of the vehicle is underwhelming to say the least. Boring is better than offensive for sure, but it seems to me they could have been a little more original. I'm troubled by Car and Driver's comments regarding the disappointing interior materials and quality. It'll sell because it's a Caddy people hauler that most people can park in their garage, but it's not going to win many comparison tests. Opportunity missed.
 

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To my eyes, it looks like...well, it looks like a top-tier Chevy offering. It's like a Trailblazer with all the option boxes checked.

At least it doesn't have the "running snot" headlight pods of its sibling...but it does have that treatment on the taillights, which is just odd.

From "Etch-a-Sketch" to "running snot", I kinda wonder what medications their stylists are on...?
 

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I like the details in the design and I've always really liked Cadillac's A&S design language, considering what they had to work with I think it was a really nice effort. Now if they had a platform like, I don't know, CD6 available, it could'a been a star!

The Aviator is superior in every single way... IMO. Now let's hope that converts into sales victory too because Cadillac crossovers always sell well, no matter how good they are, or are not.
 

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I like the details in the design and I've always really liked Cadillac's A&S design language, considering what they had to work with I think it was a really nice effort. Now if they had a platform like, I don't know, CD6 available, it could'a been a star!

The Aviator is superior in every single way... IMO. Now let's hope that converts into sales victory too because Cadillac crossovers always sell well, no matter how good they are, or are not.
...probably won’t happen. Caddy moves an astounding number of XT5 and Escalades. This is a tweener and might pick up a bit of each and maybe pull up some GMC buyers. I don’t know that it will expand sales for the C1XX platform, but they’ll move truck loads of them.

The Aviator is clearly superior, but Ford has a very high volume platform mate and there may not be production room to match the XT6. However, I’d wager ATP will be higher and incentive spending lower on the Aviator, and isn’t that its really all about?
 

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Unfortunately I fully expect the inferior XT6 to sell in higher volumes, and not only will this be to Lincoln's chagrin but it will also justify Cadillac's half measures in this segment.
I won't be surprised if the CT6 sells in larger volumes than the Aviator, but largely due to Cadillac's larger customer base, not because it's a superior car. What the CT6 won't do is draw customers from the European brands or change consumer perceptions, which I fully expect the Aviator to do. Regardless of how sales shake out in the short term, Cadillac's approach is the wrong one for the long term.
 

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Unfortunately I fully expect the inferior XT6 to sell in higher volumes, and not only will this be to Lincoln's chagrin but it will also justify Cadillac's half measures in this segment.
Short term Cadillac is in a better position than Lincoln. But if Lincoln continues to put out products like the Navigator and Aviator, while Cadillac continues to build XT6 type products, that should change over time. Of course Cadillac's apparent push towards electric could change that quickly!
 

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Notice how Cadillac's half measures on an exploding segment (luxury SUV) is praised by some, yet Lincoln's half measure on a dying segment (Conti sedan) was condemned repeatedly by the same source. Meanwhile, sales for both sedans are not completely divergent....while Cadillac adjourns to decide if they should continue it, given the massive capital already spent.
 

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Notice how Cadillac's half measures on an exploding segment (luxury SUV) is praised by some, yet Lincoln's half measure on a dying segment (Conti sedan) was condemned repeatedly by the same source. Meanwhile, sales for both sedans are not completely divergent....while Cadillac adjourns to decide if they should continue it, given the massive capital already spent.
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