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2020 BMW X4 vs. 2021 Cadillac XT5 Review

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2020 BMW
X4

MSRP*: $51,100 to $61,000
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2021 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,095
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Invoice* $48,025 to $57,230 $41,795 to $52,340
MPG - City 21 - 23 MPG 18 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 - 28 MPG 23 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 2 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.5 ft3 63.0 ft3
Engine Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4, V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 248 - 382 hp 235 - 310 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,000 lbs
Exterior Length 187.4 - 187.5 in 189.6 in
Exterior Width 75.5 - 76.3 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.7 in
Rear 35.5 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 37.9 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.4 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac XT5 than in the BMW X4, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X4 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Cadillac XT5, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Cadillac XT5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW X4, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW X4 is somewhat more expensive than the Cadillac XT5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X4 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Cadillac XT5.

Dimensions
The BMW X4 is about the same width as the Cadillac XT5. When looking at overall length, the BMW X4 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac XT5.

Handling
The BMW X4 has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac XT5, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X4 has a lot less horsepower than the Cadillac XT5.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the BMW X4 and the Cadillac XT5 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X4 and the Cadillac XT5. The BMW X4 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Cadillac XT5.

Warranty
The BMW X4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac XT5.