Compare 2018 Cadillac XT5 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class

2018 Cadillac XT5
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XT5 AWD 4-Door 18 25 $41,415 $43,595
XT5 AWD 4-Door Luxury 18 25 $46,640 $49,095
XT5 AWD 4-Door Platinum 18 25 $60,225 $63,395
XT5 AWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 18 25 $52,815 $55,595
XT5 FWD 4-Door 19 26 $38,565 $40,595
XT5 FWD 4-Door Luxury 19 26 $44,265 $46,595
XT5 FWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 19 26 $50,440 $53,095
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe 18 24 $56,172 $60,400
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC SUV 18 24 $52,313 $56,250
GLC AMG GLC 63 4MATIC Coupe 15 22 $68,030 $73,150
GLC AMG GLC 63 4MATIC SUV 16 22 $65,007 $69,900
GLC AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 15 22 $75,098 $80,750
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe 22 27 $43,338 $46,600
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC SUV 21 28 $39,107 $42,050
GLC GLC 300 SUV 22 28 $37,247 $40,050
GLC GLC 350e 4MATIC SUV N/A N/A $46,491 $49,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,415
$56,172
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,595
$60,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$727 / month
$1007 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Cadillac XT5 is a solid luxury crossover, but so are its rivals. Shop carefully. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class captivates crossover types with its lush cabin and its plush ride; there’s AMG power on tap if you must.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Air Pollution Score
- TBD - -
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Second Head Room (in)
36.0 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 40.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.0 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
189.5 186.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
66.0 62.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.5 113.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.0 76
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 64.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.0 49.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 17.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.0 17.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.6
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 14.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 17.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Type
Electric Power Steering Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QMV NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65R18 P255/45VR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
QMV NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R18 P285/40VR20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 4140
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18" x 8.0" 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18" x 8.0" 20 X 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
155 150
Engine
Displacement
3.6L/222.6 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6600 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
271 @ 5000 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
LGX NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
NA -
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
NA -
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.24
Trans Order Code
MRC NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 5.35
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.86
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac XT5 Mercedes-Benz GLC
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle 4MATIC
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
- TBD - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- TBD - Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
- TBD - Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- TBD - Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 4.0
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.8
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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