2024 BMW X3 vs. 2023 Cadillac XT5 | NewCars.com

2024 BMW X3 vs. 2023 Cadillac XT5 Review

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2024 BMW
X3

MSRP*: $46,900 to $61,900
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2023 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $44,195 to $57,095
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MPG - City 21 - 23 MPG 18 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG 23 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 62.7 ft3 63.0 ft3
Engine
  • 248-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 382-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 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)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 248 - 382 hp 235 - 310 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,000 lbs
Exterior Length 185.9 in 189.6 in
Exterior Width 74.4 - 74.7 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 36.4 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Head Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 39.1 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 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.

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.

Performance
The BMW X3 has a little more horsepower than the Cadillac XT5.

Powertrain
The BMW X3 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 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.