2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Cadillac XT5 | NewCars.com

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2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Cadillac XT5 Review

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2022 Acura
RDX

MSRP*: $40,600 to $53,300
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2022 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,895
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 18 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG 23 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 2 - 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 63.0 ft3
Engine
  • 272-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • Inline-4
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T, Auto Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, All-wheel, Front Wheel Drive, Front-wheel
Horsepower 272 hp 235 - 310 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,000 lbs
Exterior Length 187.4 in 189.6 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 37.9 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.4 in

*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
The Acura RDX offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Cadillac XT5, with comparable head- and legroom. The Acura RDX 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
The Cadillac XT5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura RDX, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura RDX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Cadillac XT5.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is about the same width as the Cadillac XT5. When looking at overall length, the Acura RDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac XT5.

Performance
The Acura RDX has a little more horsepower than the Cadillac XT5.

Powertrain
The Acura RDX has much lower torque than the Cadillac XT5, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura RDX and the Cadillac XT5.