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2021 BMW X3 vs. 2021 Cadillac XT5 Review

New 2021 BMW X3

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X3

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New 2021 Cadillac XT5

2021 Cadillac
XT5

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MSRP*
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$43,000 to $56,600
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$43,995 to $55,095
Invoice* $40,490 to $53,140 $41,795 to $52,340
MPG - City 21 - 25 18 - 22
MPG - Hwy 27 - 29 26 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 BMW X3 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Cadillac XT5, with comparable head- and legroom. The BMW X3 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 BMW X3, 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 BMW X3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Cadillac XT5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the BMW X3 and the Cadillac XT5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW X3 is about the same width as the Cadillac XT5. The BMW X3 is slightly shorter than the Cadillac XT5, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW X3 and the Cadillac XT5 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The BMW X3 has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac XT5, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the BMW X3 is clearly the choice over the Cadillac XT5 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X3 has a lot less horsepower than the Cadillac XT5.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X3 and the Cadillac XT5. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the BMW X3 as you will in the Cadillac XT5.

Warranty
The BMW X3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac XT5.