Compare 2021 Cadillac XT5 vs 2021 Lexus RX

2021 Cadillac XT5
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AWD 4-Door Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XT5 AWD 4-Door Luxury 21 27 $43,695 $45,995
XT5 AWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 21 27 $48,255 $50,795
XT5 AWD 4-Door Sport 18 26 $52,340 $55,095
XT5 FWD 4-Door Luxury 22 29 $41,795 $43,995
XT5 FWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 22 29 $46,355 $48,795
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RX 350 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RX RX 350 AWD 19 26 $43,588 $46,620
RX RX 350 F SPORT Appearance AWD 19 26 $46,844 $50,100
RX RX 350 F SPORT Appearance FWD 20 27 $45,535 $48,700
RX RX 350 F SPORT Handling AWD 19 26 $49,089 $52,500
RX RX 350 F SPORT Handling FWD 20 27 $47,780 $51,100
RX RX 350 FWD 20 27 $42,279 $45,220
RX RX 350L AWD 18 25 $46,237 $49,450
RX RX 350L FWD 19 26 $44,928 $48,050
RX RX 350L Luxury AWD 18 25 $51,847 $55,450
RX RX 350L Luxury FWD 19 26 $50,538 $54,050
RX RX 450h AWD 31 28 $44,949 $47,820
RX RX 450h F SPORT Appearance AWD 31 28 $48,222 $51,300
RX RX 450h F SPORT Handling AWD 31 28 $50,402 $53,620
RX RX 450hL AWD 29 28 $48,231 $51,310
RX RX 450hL Luxury AWD 29 28 $53,872 $57,310
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,695
$43,588
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,995
$46,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$767 / month
$777 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Cadillac XT5 is a comfortable SUV, but competitors offer more personality and refinement. The 2021 Lexus RX stays strong in an increasingly crowded class with styling that stands out and powertrains that don’t.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.5 99.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 44.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56.1 56.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
39 38
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.8 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.8
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
189.6 192.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 67.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.8 64
Wheelbase (in)
112.5 109.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 16
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.2 16
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63 32.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 13.3
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)
13.6 x - TBD - 12.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 19.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 45.2
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/65R18 P235/65VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QMV NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R18 P235/65VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QMV NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4127 4387
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 5000 295 @ 6300
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500-4000 267 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
LSY NA
Displacement
2.0L/- TBD - 3.5 L/211
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.03
Trans Order Code
M3G NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.67
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.47 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 5.25
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.81
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 1.95
Trans Type
9 8
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac XT5 Lexus RX
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.1
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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2021 Lexus RX
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  • Lease: From $429 for 36 months
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  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
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