2021 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2020 INFINITI QX50 | NewCars.com

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2021 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2020 INFINITI QX50 Review

New 2021 Cadillac XT5

2021 Cadillac
XT5

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New 2020 INFINITI QX50

2020 INFINITI
QX50

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MSRP*
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$43,995 to $55,095
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$37,250 to $55,850
Invoice* $41,795 to $52,340 $35,202 to $52,778
MPG - City 18 - 22 22 - 23
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 28 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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 back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Cadillac XT5 than the INFINITI QX50. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Cadillac XT5 and the INFINITI QX50.

Convenience
The Cadillac XT5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the INFINITI QX50, 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 Cadillac XT5 is somewhat more expensive than the INFINITI QX50. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Cadillac XT5 and the INFINITI QX50 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XT5 is about the same width as the INFINITI QX50. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Cadillac XT5, which is slightly longer than the INFINITI QX50.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Cadillac XT5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the INFINITI QX50.

Handling
The Cadillac XT5 has a significantly larger turning radius than the INFINITI QX50, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Cadillac XT5 has a little more horsepower than the INFINITI QX50.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac XT5 and the INFINITI QX50. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Cadillac XT5 as you will in the INFINITI QX50.

Warranty
The INFINITI QX50 offers a little more coverage in its basic warranty than the Cadillac XT5.