Compare 2021 BMW X5 vs 2022 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 $48,065 $50,595
XT6 AWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 18 25 $52,245 $54,995
XT6 AWD 4-Door Sport 18 25 $55,380 $58,295
XT6 FWD 4-Door Luxury 21 27 $46,165 $48,595
XT6 FWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 19 26 $50,345 $52,995

Pricing

Invoice Price

$77,505
$48,065

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$82,800
$50,595

Monthly Payment Estimate

$1380 / month
$843 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.0
6.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2021 X5 is BMW’s best vehicle, one that does nearly everything with grace and ease. The 2022 Cadillac XT6 is a stylish, spacious crossover, but it does little to make a strong impression.

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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)

- 149.9

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

- 16

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 1000

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 18 x - TBD -

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 2.0L/121

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 Drive 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 Five-Link Independent

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 7.7

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

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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  • Lease: From $759 for 36 months
  • Rebate: Up to $1,000 off
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months
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  • 2022 Cadillac XT6 in stock; 2023s coming soon
  • Lease: From $539/mo
  • Rebates: $1,000 off 2022s for all buyers
  • Finance: From 2.19% APR
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