Last modified: Jul 14, 2024

Cadillac OPTIQ AWD

Cadillac OPTIQ AWD is an all-electric SUV with a EPA range of up to 483 km (300 miles). has all the details.

Cadillac OPTIQ AWD

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The Cadillac OPTIQ AWD delivers a solid performance with a maximum power of 224 kW (305 hp / 300 bhp) and a total torque of 480 Nm (354 lb-ft). It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) in 5.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 210 km/h (131 mph), making it competitive within its class.

Battery, range, and charging

The high-capacity battery has a gross capacity of 89 kWh and a net usable capacity of 85 kWh, providing an 4 kWh buffer (4.5%) for battery protection. With a nominal voltage of 330 volts, the system is classified as a 400-volt battery system, aligning with industry standards.

According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) standard, the vehicle has an range of 300 miles (483 km) with an energy consumption rate of 3.5 miles per kWh. For more details about the range, see real-world data and range listing on this model’s range and consumption page.

The vehicle supports fast DC charging with a maximum power of 150 kW. Charging from 0% to 100% takes approximately 71 minutes, while a more typical charging scenario from 10% to 80% takes 37 minutes with an average charging speed at 97 kW. Considering an additional 5 minutes for each charging stop due to driving interruptions, the optimal charging range is from 6% to 58%. This results in an effective charging speed, including time lost, of 101 kW, with each charging session taking about 26 minutes and 23 seconds..

In a theoretical 1000 km challenge, starting with a full battery and maintaining a constant speed of 120 km/h (75 mph) under ideal conditions with an assumed consumption rate of 25 kWh/100 km, the trip would take approximately 9 hours and 59 minutes. This journey would require four charging stops from 6% to 55%, with a total charging time of 100 minutes.

Onboard charger

The standard onboard charger supports up to 11.5 kW for Level 1 and Level 2 AC charging. This allows you to fully charge the battery from 0 to 100% in approximately 7 hours and 23 minutes using a home charging setup. For faster charging, you can opt for an optional onboard charger that supports up to 19.2 kW. With this upgrade, you can achieve a full charge from 0 to 100% in just about 4 hours and 25 minutes at home.

Charge port

The location of the charge port is on the left front side. This location makes it easy to charge stations where you park side into the charger. Connector types vary by market: this model uses CCS Combo 1 in North America and CCS Combo 2 in Europe. For complete specifications for all markets, refer to the full specifications.


Cadillac OPTIQ AWD features an all-wheel drive system powered by two motors, one on each axle. The motors used are Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors at the front axle and Induction Motors at the rear axle.


The front suspension is MacPherson Strut, and the rear suspension is Multilink. The standard suspension includes steel springs and hydraulic dampers. The suspension has a fixed height and damping. The ground clearance with this suspension is 178 mm.


The rear and front brakes are cast-iron discs. The front discs are 432mm, and the rear discs are 432mm.

Regenerative braking

Regenerative braking is available in two modes. You can use one-pedal driving or you can coast and use the blended brakes to regen. The system stops the car completely using friction brakes.


The Cadillac OPTIQ AWD, with dimensions of 4820 mm in length, mm in width, and 1644 mm in height, falls into the Mid-size SUVs offer a blend of space, comfort, performance, and versatility, making them suitable for a wide range of drivers with diverse needs. The Cadillac OPTIQ AWD is available in a total of 8 paint colors, including several striking metallic options.

You can select from multiple wheel options in different sizes on the Cadillac OPTIQ AWD, allowing you to customize your vehicle to suit your style and driving preferences. The available tire and wheel combinations include:

More narrow wheels will improve consumption and give a longer range, while wider wheels will provide better traction and handling.

The car has four regular doors and a liftgate.

There are two different roof options to select from. The standard roof has a large panoramic roof extending from the front to the rear. This glass makes the car’s interior feel more spacious and bright, which can improve the mood and comfort of the occupant. It has an electric curtain that occupants can use to protect against the sun. As an option, you can order this model with a panoramic roof that can be opened. The glass has two panels. One over the first and the second rows, and occupants can open the front part. It has an electric curtain that occupants can use to protect against the sun.

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First row seats

The Cadillac OPTIQ AWD offers a single type of front seat.

The following functionalities are available on the **** seat.

You can choose from 2 different materials/colors for this seat type.

Cadillac OPTIQ AWD

Second-row seat

The second row has a standard three-seat bench with a 60:40 split where you can fold each section separately to increase the cargo space. In addition, the following functionalities are available.

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There is only one type of steering wheel available.

Climate system

You can choose from two different climate systems. The climate system supports different temperatures in two zones for the driver and passenger. The climate system supports different temperatures in three zones for the driver, passenger and backseat. This model has a heat pump as standard. This heat pump can save significant energy that the EV would use for heating in cold weather.


Cadillac OPTIQ AWD has several features to make your life as a driver or passenger more comfortable.

Keyless entry allows access to the car without needing to find the key. As long you bring it with you, the doors open.

Keyless go makes it possible to start the car without using the key.

User interface and control

The Cadillac OPTIQ AWD has a single screen for the driver. The dashboard’s center has a single infotainment screen for car information and infotainment. The touch screen behind the steering wheel accross the the center of the dash is 33.0 inches large. The model does not have a head-up display.

Cadillac OPTIQ AWD

This model is equipped with voice control as standard. The voice control lets you control some functionality through voice commands.


One type of sound system is available for the Cadillac OPTIQ AWD. With the AKG sound system, you get 19 speakers with a max system output of watts.

In addition, with the standard in-car navigation system, you get the help you need to find your destination. Furthermore, the Cadillac OPTIQ AWD supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This functionality allows you to present your phone’s screen in the car’s screen so you can run apps like Google Maps or Waze.

The model has 5 USB-C connections as standard.


Advanced driver assistance systems

The Cadillac OPTIQ AWD has several standard and optional advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for better safety and comfort.

Safety systems

The Cadillac OPTIQ AWD has a lane-keeping assist as a standard system. This system helps to prevent the car from getting out of its lane. In addition, it has a lane departure warning system that warns the driver if the vehicle leaves the driving lane.

Front Cross Traffic Assist is an optional driver assist system that helps drivers detect oncoming traffic when crossing an intersection or turning left or right from a stopped position.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert is a standard driver assist system that uses sensors to detect approaching vehicles from the side when backing out of a parking space or driveway.

The Cadillac OPTIQ AWD has automatic emergency braking as a standard system. This system helps prevent or mitigate collisions by applying the brakes autonomously if the driver fails to react to an impending collision.

Blind-spot monitoring is a standard driver-assist system. This side assist system helps to detect traffic in blind spots.

Driving Automation

With the level 2 system, you get the following driving automation features.

Cargo Capacity and Towing Ability

The cargo capacity in the trunk is 793 liters. With the rear seat down, it is 1723 liters. The maxium weight of the car is 2900 kg (6393 lbs), and with the base weight of 2355 kg (5192 lbs), you can max load 545 kg (1202 lbs), including driver and passengers. Some options can increase the base weight and reduce the maximum loading weight.

You can order the car with a towbar. The maximum total weight on a braked trailer is 1588, and on unbraked, it is 750 kg (3501/1653 lbs).

Cadillac OPTIQ AWD

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