2020 Cadillac XT5 vs. Its Competition

2020 Cadillac XT5
Robert Duffer Robert Duffer Senior Editor

There are more mid-size luxury crossovers than there are luxury brands, which benefits buyers keen on supply-side economics.

The Germans offer the most compelling options with a balance of performance and technology, such as in the BMW X5, Audi Q5, and Mercedes-Benz GLC Class.

But those qualities can get costly.

Shoppers who like their luxury crossovers built for comfort should check out the Lincoln Nautilus or the always quiet, rarely exciting Lexus RX.

Don’t be fooled by that available third row in the RX 350L, however.

The Volvo XC60 is one of our favorites for its style inside and out, and its extensive standard features.

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Quick Specs
The 2020 Cadillac XT5 gets more content and costs more than some rivals.
The 2020 Audi Q5 has become the default luxury crossover SUV for many drivers for a reason: it’s very good.
The 2020 BMW X5 is a big SUV on a big budget that does nearly everything great.
The 2020 Lexus RX gives up on old standbys like somber style and silence, and casts its lot with a more rowdy crowd.
The 2020 Lincoln Nautilus looks great and offers impressive standard features, but doesn’t quite live up to the luxurious standards of its rivals.
The 2020 Volvo XC60 delivers all the feel and substance of a luxury car, without any ostentatious attitude.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy
Turbocharged Gas I4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6Regular Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Sport Utility VehiclesSmall SUV 4WDStandard SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
FWD 4-Door LuxuryPremium 45 TFSI quattrosDrive40i Sports Activity VehicleRX 350 FWDStandard FWDT5 FWD Momentum
Front Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport Utility Vehiclequattro Sport UtilitySports Activity VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
AutomaticAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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