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2022 Audi Q5 vs. 2022 Cadillac XT5 Review

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2022 Audi

MSRP*: $45,600 to $49,900
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2022 Cadillac

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,895
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MPG - City 23 MPG 18 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 29 MPG 23 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 2 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 51.9 - 54.1 ft3 63.0 ft3
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • Inline-4
Transmission 7-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T, Auto Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, All-wheel, Front Wheel Drive, Front-wheel
Horsepower 261 hp 235 - 310 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior Length 184.3 - 184.6 in 189.6 in
Exterior Width 74.5 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.3 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

The Audi Q5 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Cadillac XT5, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 and the Cadillac XT5.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q5 as you will with the Cadillac XT5, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Audi Q5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Cadillac XT5.

The Audi Q5 is about the same width as the Cadillac XT5. The Audi Q5 is slightly shorter than the Cadillac XT5, which may make it easier to park.

When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q5 is clearly the choice over the Cadillac XT5 for pulling heavy loads. The Audi Q5 has a little more horsepower than the Cadillac XT5.

The Audi Q5 has much lower torque than the Cadillac XT5, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q5 and the Cadillac XT5. The Audi Q5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Cadillac XT5.