Compare 2021 BMW X5 vs 2021 Cadillac XT6

2021 BMW X5
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M50i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 M50i Sports Activity Vehicle 16 22 $77,505 $82,800
X5 sDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 26 $55,740 $59,400
X5 xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 25 $57,880 $61,700
X5 xDrive45e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $61,320 $65,400
X5 M Sports Activity Vehicle 13 18 $98,245 $105,100
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AWD 4-Door Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XT6 AWD 4-Door Luxury 21 26 $47,495 $49,995
XT6 AWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 18 25 $52,055 $54,795
XT6 AWD 4-Door Sport 18 25 $54,335 $57,195
XT6 FWD 4-Door Luxury 21 27 $45,595 $47,995
XT6 FWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 19 26 $50,155 $52,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$77,505
$47,495
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$82,800
$49,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1380 / month
$833 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 X5 is BMW’s best vehicle, one that does nearly everything with grace and ease. The 2021 Cadillac XT6 is a sharp spin on three-row family crossovers, but misses on a few details.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60 58.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 39.1
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Leg Room (in)
39.8 41.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 57.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 39.8
Third Leg Room (in)
- 29.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - TBD -
Third Hip Room (in)
- 39.5
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- 50.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
194.3 198.5
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 69.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 66.2
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 112.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 77.3
Track Width, Front (in)
67.1 66.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.65
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.3 78.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
33.9 12.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.9 43.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.4 x 0.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6 x 1.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.9 22.0
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Power Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 38.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QMV
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZCD
Rear Tire Size
P275/45HR20 P235/65R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QMV
Front Tire Size
P275/45HR20 P235/65R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 4000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5260 4565
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
553 @ 1800 258 @ 1500-4000
Engine Order Code
NA LSY
Displacement
4.4 L/268 2.0/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
523 @ 5500 235 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 26
Transmission
Trans Order Code
2TB M3G
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 2.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.44
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.50 4.69
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.75
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 3.01
Trans Type
8 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.00 2.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 3.31
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.62
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Cadillac XT6
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.9 7.8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 220
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2021 BMW X5
  • 2021 X5 available; 2020s sold out
  • Lease: From $679 for 36 months
  • Rebate: $2,500 APR credit
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months
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2021 Cadillac XT6
  • 2021 Cadillac XT6 arriving; 2020s remain in stock
  • Lease: From $399 for 36 months
  • Rebates: $5,000 off 2020s; $2,250 off 2021s
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months + rebate
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