Comparison - Cadillac XT5 Premium Luxury 2021 - vs - Volkswagen Atlas SEL 2019

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas:Review
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
50,795
Updated: 
01 Aug 2019
$
41,395
Updated: 
01 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.00gals
18.60gals
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
Color: 
Reflex silver metallic
#848487
Pure White
#FFFFFF
Terra Brown Metallic
#50483B
Platinum gray metallic
#4D5760
Deep black pearl
#0B0B0C
Tourmaline blue metallic
#1B3D58
Pacific Blue Metallic
#016BA6
Fortana red metallic
#7E0825

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

The 2019 VW Atlas prioritizes space above pace, which makes it a must-see for families.

Pros
Exceptionally spacious
Comfortable ride quality
Slide-forward second row
Decent value
Excellent warranty

Cons
Neither fast nor frugal
Low-buck interior trim
No AWD with turbo-4
Ungainly styling

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas ranked #8 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Volkswagen Atlas has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 27 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Three rows of spacious seats
Lots of cargo space
Intuitive infotainment system
Drives like a smaller vehicle

Cons
Sluggish acceleration
Some cheap cabin materials

By: 
usnews.com

Volkswagen has made few changes to the Atlas for its sophomore year and mostly it's just a shuffling of standard equipment. Automated emergency braking, forward-collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, and heated exterior mirrors are all now standard across the lineup. The mid-range SE model receives three-zone automatic climate control as standard this year and the top-spec SEL trim now comes standard with a digital gauge display, LED taillights, navigation, and a heated steering wheel.

Pros
Expansive cabin,
lively handling and velvety ride,
cutting-edge infotainment.

Cons
Unimpressive acceleration and fuel economy,
functional but uninspired interior.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas SUV comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.Two new trim levels debut.Expanded availability of features for 2019.

Pros
Spacious interior offers ample room for passengers in all three rows
Great compromise between precise handling and everyday comfort
Straightforward cabin design makes everything easy to use

Cons
Not very quick to accelerate, even with the optional V6
Fuel economy lags that of some competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.60L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
266ft-lbs
at 2 750rpm
Horsepower: 
237hp
at 5 000rpm
276hp
at 6 200rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.10Feet

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: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise 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
Leather Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.60in
198.30in
Width: 
74.90in
78.30in
Height: 
66.10in
70.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
Front Track: 
64.80in
67.20in
Rear Track: 
64.80in
67.80in
Wheel Base: 
112.50in
117.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.90
41.30
Rear Head Room: 
36.60
40.40
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
37.60in
Front Hip Room: 
56.10in
58.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
61.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.80in
58.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.30in
60.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
63.00cu.ft
96.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.00cu.ft
20.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.40degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
4343.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse

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
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Leatherette
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding Center Armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

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
8 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In.
18 X 8.0-In
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
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
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: 
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
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Dual Front With Head Protection Chambers Side-Mounted Airbags
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Cornering Lights
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
VW Care
Combination Assistance Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
20” Black Triple 5-Spoke Wheels
20” Silver Triple 5-Spoke Wheels
2nd-Row Dual Captain’s Chairs
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
Wheel Locks
Splash Guards
Side Steps
Trailer Hitch Extras
Hood Deflector
Rear Bumper Applique
Roof Rack
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
Rubber Mats Kit (Bench Seats)
Rubber Mats Kit (Captain's Chairs)
Luggage Net
Rearview Mirror W/Homelink

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
Color: 
Shetland Beige, leatherette
#D2CAC3
Titan Black, leatherette
#000000