The 2015 Cadillac ELR is an upscale midsize vehicle that has a lower base price, a little more power and connectivity and driver-assistance features new standard this year. Four-seat 2016 Cadillac ELR comes standard with rear cross traffic alert, side blind zone alert and OnStar new 4G LTE system built-in Wi-Fi hot spot. Other standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control power-adjustable heated front seats, 10-speaker Bose audio system, Bluetooth, satellite radio, navigation, and three USB ports, Cue Cadillac’s infotainment system, the camera rearview, front collision warning , lane departure warning and front and rear parking sensors. Leather upholstery, adaptive cruise control and collision preparation system with automatic braking available.
2015 Cadillac ELR Engine
The 2015 Cadillac ELR powered by two electric motors and a 1.4-liter-cylinder gasoline engine that together produce 233 horsepower, 16 more than the outgoing model. A continuously variable automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard. Cadillac expects 2015 ELR to an all-electric driving range of 39 miles and return 85 mpg-equivalent to the combined city / highway. Gasoline engine serves as a generator for electric motors, allowing the ELR to travel up to 330 miles on battery power and gas, according to Cadillac. Using the power of the fuel, the ELR is expected to get 31 mpg combined. 2016 ELR charging takes hours with a 240-volt charging station five and fully 13-18.5 hours a standard 120-volt outlet. Steering and suspension systems ELR have been updated this year to improve the handling, Cadillac says.
2015 Cadillac ELR Safety
This car has not been evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Safety features include Driver Air Bag, Passenger Air Bag, Side Head Air Bag, Rear Head Air Bag, Side Air Bag, 4-Wheel ABS, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, Brake Assist, Electronic Stability Control, Daytime Lights Running, Integrated Open Signal Mirrors, Traction Control, Blind Spot Monitor and Lane Departure Warning for
2015 Cadillac ELR Price
The 2016 Cadillac ELR starts at $ 65,995, which is more than $ 9,000 less than the base price of the outgoing model’s. A $ 7,500 federal tax credit for electric cars further reduces the cost of the 2015 Cadillac ELR to $ 58,495.