Comparison - BMW iX3 2021 - vs - Cadillac XT5 Premium Luxury 2021

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The Cadillac XT5 2017
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Model: 
Average Price: 
£
64,165
Updated: 
15 Jul 2023
$
50,795
Updated: 
01 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2023
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Carbon Black metallic
#30333F
Sophisto Grey metallic
#505050
Mineral White metallic
#F7F6F5
Phytonic Blue metallic
#2A5B81
Color: 
Satin Steel Metallic
#B2BBC1
Crystal White Tricoat
#EFEFEF
Dark Moon Metallic
#11345E
Garnet Metallic
#5C3F40
Wilder Metallic
#505A5B
Infrared Tintcoat
#971C1E
Shadow Metallic
#616C76
Stellar Black Metallic
#302C2D

Electric

Battery: 
74kWh
Full Charge Range: 
285mi
Full Charge Time: 
with 150kW rapid-charger can get from 0-80 per cent charge in 34 minutes
Top Speed: 
111mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.80s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

BMW's second full-electric car is a little more 'normal', a pragmatic EV that can go a long way on a charge

Pros
Goes a long way,
quietly on relatively little electricity

Cons
Doesn't explore electric packaging possibilities.
Not 4WD

By: 
topgear.com

The BMW iX3 is good to drive and practical, with a better range than rivals, namely the Audi E-tron and Mercedes EQC. It also has a fab infotainment system and a smart interior, so it’s a fine buy if you’re looking for a big electric SUV.

Pros
Longer range than most direct rivals
Great infotainment system
Comparatively well priced

Cons
Not as fast as rivals
Audi E-tron is quieter
Tesla Model 3 has a longer range and faster charging

By: 
whatcar.com

Pros
Drives like a BMW should
Looks won't alienate EV newbies
Impressive range and performance

Cons
High price and costly options
No lower-powered versions
Facelift models have already appeared

By: 
parkers.co.uk

The 2021 Cadillac XT5 comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.Wireless compatibility for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Pros
Above-average cargo capacity
Generous legroom and headroom
Relatively affordable compared to other midsize SUVs

Cons
Small windows and mirrors make it hard to see out of the back
Not a lot of cabin storage for small items
Lets in too much exterior noise

By: 
edmunds.com

The XT5 receives a number of new standard features for 2021, including wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality, Amazon Alexa integration, and an upgraded digital display in the gauge cluster. Elsewhere, the XT5's exterior cameras get upgraded to provide better picture quality, a more robust wireless charging pad and USB-C charging outlets have been added, and a feature that uses Near Field Communication to pair smartphones in just one step joins the list.

Pros
Placid cabin during cruising,
handsome exterior styling,
plenty of cargo space.

Cons
Sleepy base four-cylinder engine,
ride gets rough on pockmarked roads,
unpolished interior design.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Cadillac XT5's #9 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Cadillac XT5 has a score of 7.7 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 35 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent predicted reliability rating
Good gas mileage
Plenty of legroom

Cons
Cabin materials a step below many rivals'
Less athletic than competitors
So-so ride quality

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Electric
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Electric
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
286hp
237hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
12V power socket in luggage compartment
M sport leather steering wheel
Vernasca leather upholstery
Heated steering wheel
Floor mats in velour
Lashing eyelets in luggage compartment
Start/stop button in blue
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
186.30in
189.60in
Width: 
74.40in
74.90in
Height: 
65.60in
66.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.00in
Front Track: 
62.90in
64.80in
Rear Track: 
63.60in
64.80in
Wheel Base: 
112.70in
112.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.90
Rear Head Room: 
36.60
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
Front Hip Room: 
56.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
55.00cu.ft
63.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.00cu.ft
30.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4971.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Automatic Tailgate
Electric Front Seats with Driver memory
Exterior mirrors electrically adjustable, foldable, heated with memory, auto-dimming drivers side and aspherical on passengers side
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Heated Front Seats
Electric Front Seats with Driver memory
Electronically adjustable Sports seats for front row
seat width adjustment and lumbar support.
Multifunctional sport seats for driver and front passenger
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Reclining function for 2nd seat row
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Double joint spring strut front axle
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multiple control arm rear axle
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Automatic climate control 3-zone
Auxiliary heating and air-conditioning
Driver/passenger sunvisors with ticket holders + vanity mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Wireless smartphone integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Wireless smartphone charging
16 speakers
Gesture control
12.3'' display
Wi-Fi hotspot
iDrive touch controller with shortcut buttons
Enhanced bluetooth with wireless charging
8 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Adaptive LED Headlights
Sun Protect Glazing
Panoramic glass sunroof, two parts, electric actuation, sliding function, wind deflector, sun protection with floating headliner
Front and rear bumper system with replaceable deformation elements
Heated washer jets
Green tinted heat protection glazing glass
Rain sensor and automatic driving lights control
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20"
18 In.
Wheels more: 
tyre repair kit
Tyres non-Runflat
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated discs
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated discs
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Acoustic protection for pedestrians
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC)
Automatic Differential Brake (ADB-X)
Side impact protection
Crash sensor - Activation of airbags, hazard warning lights, battery safety cut-off and interior lighting + deactivation of fuel pump
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System

Options

Packages: 
Floor Liner Package
Interior Protection Package
Cargo Convenience Package
Driver Assist Package
Illumination Package
Platinum Package
Enhanced Visibility And Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Molded Trailer Hitch Cover
Front License Plate Bracket
Stainless Assist Steps
20" 6-Split Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Polished/Android Finish
Cadillac Crest Puddle Lamps
Clear Tail Lamps
Black Molded Front/Rear Splash Guards
20" Gloss Black Wheels
Black Exhaust Bezel
Compact Spare Tire
Rear Fascia Protector
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Interior Options: 
Premium Carpeted Front/Rear Floor Mats
Sport Pedal Cover Set
Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Rear Seat Infotainment System W/DVD Player
Cargo Tie Downs
Cargo Flex Divider
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Cadillac User Experience W/Embedded Navigation
Premium Carpet Package
Floor Mounted Cargo Net
Powered Universal Tablet Holder
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Illuminated Cargo Sill Plate
All-Weather Integrated Cargo Liner
Premium Carpet Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Liners

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, leather
#000000
Jet Black, premium leather
#000000
Cirrus w/Dark Titanium Accents, leather
#DDE0B8
Maple Sugar w/Jet Black Accents, premium leather
#826D5A
Sedona Sauvage w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#755741
Kona Brown Sauvage w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#A35C32