Cadillac on Thursday supplied a primary have a look at an electrical midsize SUV with third-row seats to be launched for the 2026 mannequin yr.
Known as the Vistiq, it is Cadillac’s “globally sized” three-row SUV and has beforehand been described by the model as having an emphasis on house and cargo functionality.
It would slot between the two-row Lyriq and upcoming Escalade IQ, which is due for the 2025 mannequin yr and also will boast a 3rd row. Nevertheless, at 224.3 inches lengthy, the electrical Escalade will probably be too massive for many markets. Cadillac hasn’t supplied dimensions for the Vistiq, however one thing nearer to 200 inches is probably going. The gas-powered XT6, which sits in the identical house because the Vistiq, measures 198.5 inches lengthy.
Cadillac is slowly increasing into extra worldwide markets, with Australia and a few European nations already confirmed alongside Cadillac’s present presence in China. In line with Cadillac Vice President John Roth, the model’s EVs will cowl “most luxurious SUV segments throughout essential international markets within the subsequent two years.”
2026 Cadillac Vistiq
Along with the Vistiq and Escalade IQ, Cadillac has additionally proven an electrical compact crossover dubbed the Optiq. It is due for the 2025 mannequin yr. The not too long ago launched Celestiq flagship hatchback arrived for the 2024 mannequin yr.
Widespread to all of Cadillac’s EVs is Basic Motors’ Ultium battery and know-how set. Within the case of the Vistiq, powertrain choices needs to be just like what’s provided within the Lyriq. This implies a battery of round 100 kwh in capability and the selection of rear- or all-wheel drive. With all-wheel drive, peak output may hover round 500 hp.
The Vistiq’s inside hasn’t been proven but, however as soon as once more the Lyriq probably supplies some clues. Search for a clear, uncluttered sprint with a big curved display integrating a digital instrument cluster and infotainment hub.
Cadillac will reveal extra particulars on the Vistiq, together with pricing info, subsequent yr, the model mentioned.