2023 Cadillac XT5 vs. Its Competition

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Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

Germany and Sweden offer plenty of reasons to consider the XT5’s competition.

The BMW X3, Volvo XC60, Audi Q5, and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class each offer a range of engine options and come packed with the kind of personality lacking in the Caddy.

We like the X3 for its suave moves, the GLC for its slick styling, the Q5 for its high-tech interior, and the XC60 for its serene attitude.

Among homegrown efforts, the sophisticated Lincoln Nautilus has an approachable infotainment system.

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Quick Specs
6.0
The 2023 Cadillac XT5 is a competent five-seat crossover SUV that must do battle with more polished and entertaining rivals.
The 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class squares up for a final (?) gas-powered run with turbo-4 urge and available all-wheel drive.
6.7
The 2022 Audi Q5 crossover SUV goes long on everyday virtue—and on nimble road manners in the sporty SQ5 edition.
7.2
The 2022 BMW X3 crossover SUV has it all and does it all, from light off-roading to high-speed track scorching.
7.2
The 2022 Lincoln Nautilus takes a yacht-rock tack to smooth interstate sailing.
7.5
The 2022 Volvo XC60 exudes elegance and charm, without the usual luxury-car attitude.
MSRP From     
$44,195$53,900$43,300$43,700$44,090$42,650
Gas Mileage     
18 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Turbocharged Gas I4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4
EPA Class     
Sport Utility VehiclesSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
FWD 4-Door LuxuryGLC 300 4MATIC CoupePremium 40 TFSI quattrosDrive30i Sports Activity VehicleStandard FWDB5 FWD Momentum
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sport Utility Vehicle4MATICquattro Sport UtilitySports Activity VehicleSport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
AutomaticAutomatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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