2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2021 Cadillac XT5 | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2021 Cadillac XT5 Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 350

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New 2021 Cadillac XT5

2021 Cadillac
XT5

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MSRP*
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$54,250 to $56,750
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$43,995 to $55,095
Invoice* $50,995 to $53,345 $41,795 to $52,340
MPG - City 19 18 - 22
MPG - Hwy 26 26 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than in the Cadillac XT5. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 as you will with the Cadillac XT5, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 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. Both the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 and the Cadillac XT5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is much wider than the Cadillac XT5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, which is slightly longer than the Cadillac XT5.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Cadillac XT5.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac XT5, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a little less horsepower than the Cadillac XT5.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 offers greater seating capacity than the Cadillac XT5, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac XT5.