Comparison - Cadillac XT5 Base 2017 - vs - Kia Sportage EX 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
46,236
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
27,900
Updated: 
03 Sep 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2017
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.00gals
16.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crystal White Tricoat
#EFEFEF
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
#3E495D
Dark Granite Metallic
#636365
Radiant Silver Metallic
#A3A7AA
Stellar Black Metallic
#302C2D
Silver Coast Metallic
#B1AAA0
Red Passion Tintcoat
#922028
Color: 
Black Cherry
#6E7377
Burnished Copper
#97775D
Hyper Red
#A93341
Mineral Silver
#8D8D90
Pacific Blue
#3C4D5D
Snow White Pearl
#B3B2B7
Sparkling Silver
#7A797E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 Cadillac XT5 ranks 16 out of 21 Luxury Midsize SUVs. The new-for-2017 Cadillac XT5 has a well-built cabin and spacious rear seats. It also has a long list of features, including several driver assistance options. However, many class rivals have more impressive engines, and the XT5's handling ability draws mixed reviews.

Pros
First-rate cabin materials
Spacious rear seats
Excellent safety ratings

Cons
Uninspiring engine

By: 
usnews.com

The new 2017 Cadillac XT5 combines a large interior with a pleasing ride, plentiful outward visibility and a striking design. If you're shopping in the competitive compact luxury SUV segment, the XT5 is worth a look.

Pros
Pleasing ride and handling
Generous interior space
Excellent forward visibility.

Cons
Only one engine choice
Tech interface can frustrate
All-wheel drive not available in base trim.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Cadillac XT5 is an evolutionary improvement over the SRX in most ways, but it’s part of a larger leap for Cadillac.
The 2017 Cadillac XT5 is the successor to the GM luxury brand's smallest SUV, the SRX. New this model year, it's a design that lays some heavy bets on lighter-weight construction, a library-themed interior, and other upscale cues that Cadillac hopes will lure away buyers from the likes of the Audi Q5 and Benz GLC.

Pros
Fine details everywhere inside
Suite of fuel-efficiency and safety tech
Easy drivability, perky powertrain
Softer, less chiseled look than SRX

Cons
Rear seat still a bit tight across
Lacks the sport-sedan pedigree of some rivals
No hybrid in the lineup
CarPlay outshines Cadillac's own CUE

By: 
thecarconnection.com

There’s a lot to like about the sharp-handling, attractive 2018 Kia Sportage, even if its fuel economy doesn’t impress.

Pros
Distinctive styling
Great ride and handling
Optional turbo power
Quality feel inside
Stellar infotainment

Cons
Lousy fuel economy
Styling not for everyone
So-so visibility
Limited configurability

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Sportage ranked #4 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Kia Sportage has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 22 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Premium interior
Two rows of spacious seats
Agile handling and smooth ride
Excellent warranty and predicted reliability rating

Cons
Unimpressive engines
Below-average fuel economy
Smaller cargo hold than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The Sportage stands pat with its unmistakable front-end styling and steadfast powertrain duo for 2018. Instead of changing those, Kia has extended some of its active safety features to lower trims, upgraded several standard features, and reshuffled the contents of option packages.

Pros
Audi-like interior,
long list of features,
speedy turbo engine.

Cons
Poor fuel economy,
limited cargo space,
love-it-or-hate-it styling.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
2.40L
Torque: 
270ft-lbs
at 4 900rpm
175ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
310hp
at 6 700rpm
181hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
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
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Roadside Assistance*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Concierge Service*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Hands-Free Calling*
Destination Download*

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.50in
176.40in
Width: 
75.00in
73.00in
Height: 
66.00in
65.20in
Ground Clearance: 
7.80in
6.80in
Front Track: 
63.30in
Rear Track: 
63.80in
Wheel Base: 
112.50in
105.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.40
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
36.00
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
39.50in
38.20in
Front Hip Room: 
56.00in
54.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
57.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.70in
51.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.20in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
63.00cu.ft
60.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.00cu.ft
30.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.80degrees
28.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.50degrees
24.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3985.00lbs
3739.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
no
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
1 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
6 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
8 -way power driver seat
Leatherette
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather steering wheel
Heated steering wheel
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Bose premium brand stero system
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
USB connection
8 total speakers
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
160 watts stero output
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Extended sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 8.0
18 X 7.0-In. Wheels
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Painted alloy wheels
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
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: 
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Highway Safety Kit
Rear door child safety locks
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
First Aid Kit
Emergency Service*
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Emergency Braking Assist
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Wheel Locks
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
Front License Plate Bracket
Floor Mounted Cargo Net
Pedal Cover Set
Compact Spare Tire
Molded Splash Guards
EX Premium Package
EX Sport Appearance Package
Ex Awd Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Portable Media Connectivity Package
Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System
Cargo Area Organizer
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Bumper Applique
Paint Protection Package
Wheel Locks
Snow White Pearl Premium Paint
Tow Hitch
Interior Options: 
Engine Block Heater
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Cargo Cover
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Homelink And Compass
Interior Light Kit
Carpet Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Sahara Beige w/Jet Black Accents, leatherette
#A2978A
Color: 
Beige, leather
#BD9A7F
Black, leather
#070707
Brown, leather
#393129
Gray, leather
#A0A0A0
Grey, leather
#6A6A6A