Cadillac Kills Planned Acura MDX Rival So You'll Buy A Buick InsteadZac Estrada5/23/14 7:00pmFiled to: CadillacBuickShit We Heard462EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThose families waiting for Cadillac dealers to sell some three-row SUV that isn't an Escalade are going to be disappointed and directed to buy a Buick Enclave instead. Reports from GM now say a three-row Cadillac crossover, to do battle with the popular Acura MDX, is dead.According to Wards Auto's sources, the Lambda-based Cadillac was supposed to be due around 2017. But that won't happen now, for fear it would take business away from Buick-GMC dealers which sell the upscale Acadia and even-upscaler Enclave three-rows. If you have to have a Cadillac SUV, they'd like to direct you to the 2015 Escalade and its ever-increasing price tag.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.