Comparison - Cadillac XT5 Premium Luxury 2021 - vs - Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class GLE 350 4MATIC 2024

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
50,795
Updated: 
01 Aug 2019
$
62,650
Updated: 
05 Feb 2023
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2024
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.00gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
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

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

Pros
Spacious first and second-row seats,
high-tech features abound,
offers some legit off-road capability.

Cons
Stiff ride on larger wheels,
snug passenger space in the optional third row,
unlocking the best features requires a big investment.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
295ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
237hp
at 5 000rpm
255hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.40Feet

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
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless ignition
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.60in
194.30in
Width: 
74.90in
84.90in
Height: 
66.10in
70.70in
Front Track: 
64.80in
Rear Track: 
64.80in
Wheel Base: 
112.50in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.90
40.50
Rear Head Room: 
36.60
36.90
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
40.30in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
40.90in
Front Hip Room: 
56.10in
60.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
59.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.80in
59.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.30in
58.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
63.00cu.ft
74.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.00cu.ft
33.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4718.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 one-touch power windows
1st row power glass moonroof
Heated mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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
Leatherette
Bucket front seats
10-way power driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
3 memorized driver seat settings
10-way power passenger seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
3 memorized passenger seat settings
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual zone front climate control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Wireless charging
Turn signal in mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
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
12.3" infotainment display size
2 subwoofer(s)
Wireless Android Auto/Apple CarPlay
USB with external media control
6 months of provided satellite radio service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In.
19 x 8.0 in
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19

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 discs
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated discs
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: 
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
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Driver attention alert
Pre-collision safety system
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation

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