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2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Review

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2022 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,895
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2021 Jeep
Grand Cherokee L

MSRP*: $36,995 to $58,995
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Invoice* $41,795 to $53,100 $36,663 to $56,686
MPG - City 18 - 22 MPG 18 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 63.0 ft3 84.6 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 235 - 310 hp 290 - 357 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 6,200 - 7,200 lbs
Exterior Length 189.6 in 204.9 in
Exterior Width 74.9 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 37.9 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.4 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.9 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 Jeep Grand Cherokee L than in the Cadillac XT5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Grand Cherokee L will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac XT5.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac XT5 as you will with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Jeep Grand Cherokee L. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Cadillac XT5 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac XT5 is much slimmer than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Cadillac XT5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Handling
The Cadillac XT5 has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is clearly the choice over the Cadillac XT5 for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac XT5 has a little more horsepower than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Cadillac XT5 and the Jeep Grand Cherokee L are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Cadillac XT5 has less seating than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, making the Jeep Grand Cherokee L the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Cadillac XT5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac XT5 than that of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.