Compare 2018 Cadillac XT5 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2018 Cadillac XT5
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 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 GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 22 $65,565 $70,500
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV 17 23 $63,008 $67,750
GLE AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $95,372 $102,550
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 14 18 $104,030 $111,860
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $102,021 $109,700
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 18 22 $50,871 $54,700
GLE GLE 350 SUV 18 23 $48,546 $52,200
GLE GLE 550e 4MATIC SUV N/A N/A $62,031 $66,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,415
$65,565
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,595
$70,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$727 / month
$1175 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Cadillac XT5 is a solid luxury crossover, but so are its rivals. Shop carefully. Performance, plug-in, or pedestrian: there’s a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE for almost every luxury-SUV buyer.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Air Pollution Score
- TBD - -
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Second Head Room (in)
36.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.0 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
189.5 192.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
66.0 67.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
112.5 114.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.0 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 65.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.0 60.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 23
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.0 23
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 - 13
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 - 13.8
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 24.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - -
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 STDTR
Front Tire Size
P235/65R18 P275/45HR21
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QMV STDTR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R18 P315/40HR21
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 7200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 720
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 4960
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18" x 8.0" 21 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18" x 8.0" 21 X 10
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
155 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 600
Engine
Displacement
3.6L/222.6 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6600 385 @ 6100
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
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
NA -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 22
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.80
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.24
Trans Order Code
MRC 421
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
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
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Transfer Case Model
- None
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac XT5 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle 4MATIC
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
- TBD - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
- TBD - Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- TBD - -
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.69
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.69
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 9.3
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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