Compare 2015 Cadillac SRX vs 2015 Lincoln MKX vs 2015 Volkswagen Touareg

2015 Cadillac SRX
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2015 Lincoln MKX
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2015 Volkswagen Touareg
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AWD 4-Door Luxury Collection
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SRX AWD 4-Door Luxury Collection 16 23 $43,366 $46,135
SRX AWD 4-Door Performance Collection 16 23 $45,665 $48,840
SRX AWD 4-Door Premium Collection 16 23 $48,367 $51,730
SRX FWD 4-Door Base 17 24 $35,536 $37,605
SRX FWD 4-Door Luxury Collection 17 24 $41,021 $43,640
SRX FWD 4-Door Performance Collection 17 24 $43,038 $46,030
SRX FWD 4-Door Premium Collection 17 24 $45,740 $48,920
AWD 4-Door
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4-Door TDI Executive
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Touareg 4-Door TDI Executive 20 29 $59,153 $62,200
Touareg 4-Door TDI Lux 20 29 $53,893 $56,670
Touareg 4-Door TDI Sport w/Technology 20 29 $49,684 $52,245
Touareg 4-Door V6 Executive 17 23 $55,825 $58,700
Touareg 4-Door V6 Hybrid 20 24 $63,713 $66,995
Touareg 4-Door V6 Lux 17 23 $50,564 $53,170
Touareg 4-Door V6 Sport 17 23 $42,515 $44,705
Touareg 4-Door V6 Sport w/Technology 17 23 $46,356 $48,745

Pricing

Invoice Price

$43,366
$38,808
$59,153

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$46,135
$40,850
$62,200

Monthly Payment Estimate

$769 / month
$681 / month
$1037 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.0
8.2
8.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2015 Cadillac SRX offers class-leading technology and excellent interior appointments in a uniquely American luxury crossover. The 2015 Lincoln MKX has aged well, continuing to offer one of the nicer interiors in the class with very few gimmicks. The 2015 Volkswagen Touareg is expensive and fancy for a VW, but less expensive than some comparable luxury-SUV options.

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Fuel Economy

City

16 mpg 17 mpg 20 mpg

Highway

23 mpg 23 mpg 29 mpg

Vehicle

Rear Door Type

Liftgate - -

EPA Classification

- Small SUV 4WD -

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

54.70 55.2 -

Front Shoulder Room (in)

58.30 58.9 59.8

Second Head Room (in)

38.40 39.3 38.9

Second Shoulder Room (in)

56.30 58.7 56.7

Front Leg Room (in)

41.20 40.7 41.4

Passenger Capacity

5 5 5

Front Hip Room (in)

55.40 54.4 -

Second Leg Room (in)

36.30 39.6 36.7

Front Head Room (in)

39.70 40 39.6

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- 108.4 -

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Front (in)

- TBD - - -

Step Up Height - Side (in)

- TBD - - -

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - - -

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)

30.1 - -

Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)

190.30 - -

Side Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - - -

Ground Clearance, Rear (in)

7.0 - -

Height, Overall (in)

65.70 67.3 68.2

Step Up Height - Front (in)

- TBD - - -

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - - -

Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)

- TBD - - -

Wheelbase (in)

110.50 111.2 113.9

Ground Clearance, Front (in)

7.0 - -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75.20 76 76.4

Side Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - - -

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 7.9 -

Length, Overall (in)

- 186.7 188.8

Track Width, Rear (in)

- 65.2 66

Track Width, Front (in)

- 65.4 65.2

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

29.8 32.3 32.1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)

NA - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)

NA - -

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

61.1 68.6 64

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

NA - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

NA 32.3 32.1

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)

- TBD - - -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - - -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.6 x 1.2 - 13

Brake Type

Pwr 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA NA

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

NA - 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.4 x 0.9 - 13

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA - NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

NA - -

Aux Fuel Tank Location

NA - -

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

21 19 26.4

Fuel Tank Location

- TBD - - -

Steering

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

- TBD - - -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

NA - -

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center

16.5 - -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

40.3 38.6 39

Tires

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare

NA - -

Front Tire Capacity (lbs)

N/A - -

Rear Tire Order Code

QMY NA NA

Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)

NA - -

Front Tire Size

P235/65HR18 P245/60HR18 P275/45HR20

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear

N/A - -

Spare Tire Size

NA Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

QMY NA NA

Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)

N/A - -

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA NA

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front

N/A - -

Rear Tire Size

P235/65HR18 P245/60HR18 P275/45HR20

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA - -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 2000 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 2000 7716

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA - -

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

- TBD - 2000 7716

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 200 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 200 772

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)

5556 - 6305

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)

- TBD - - -

Curb Weight - Front (lbs)

2532 - -

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)

- TBD - - -

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)

- TBD - - -

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)

1910 - -

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

- 4429 4919

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 x 8.0 18 X 8 20 X 9

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel Aluminum

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 x 8.0 18 X 8 20 X 9

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA Compact Compact

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - - -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

NA - 450

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 175 220

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - 650 450

Maximum Alternator Watts

- TBD - - -

Engine

Engine Oil Cooler

NA - None

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

265 @ 2400 280 @ 4000 406 @ 2000

Engine Order Code

LFX 99K NA

Displacement

3.6L/217 3.7 L/227 3.0 L/181

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

308 @ 6800 305 @ 6500 240 @ 3400

Engine Type

Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6

Fuel System

Direct Injection Sequential MPI Diesel Direct Injection

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

16 17 20

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

18 19 23

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

23 23 29

Transmission

Transfer Case Model

- TBD - - None

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.74 0.74 1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.48 4.48 4.97

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

- TBD - - -

Clutch Size (in)

NA - -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.84 1.84 1.86

Trans Type

6 6 8

Trans PTO Access

NA - No

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00 1.21

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA NA

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

1.00 - -

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.88 2.88 4.07

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.87 2.87 2.84

Trans Order Code

M7U 44J NA

Transfer Case Power Take Off

NA - No

Trans Power Take Off

NA - -

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.41 1.41 1.44

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

- 3.39 -

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- - 0.69

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- - 0.82

Summary

Vehicle Name

Cadillac SRX Lincoln MKX Volkswagen Touareg

Body Code

N/A - S

Body Style

Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility 4MOTION

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

N/A - -

Axle Type - Rear

- TBD - - Independent

Suspension Type - Front

Independent Strut Double Wishbone

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - - -

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)

- TBD - - -

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)

- TBD - - -

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

3.39 - 3.27

Axle Type - Front

- TBD - - Independent

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

N/A - -

Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)

- TBD - - -

Suspension Type - Rear

Linked H-Arm Multi-Link Multi-Link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- TBD - - -

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

NA - 3.27

Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)

- TBD - - -

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

- Multi-Link -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

- Strut -

Frame

Frame Type

Body Frame Integral - -

Doors

Side Door Type

- TBD - - -

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- TBD - - -

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

9.8 9.3 9.0 (Est)

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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