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2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Review

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2022 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,895
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2022 Jeep
Grand Cherokee L

MSRP*: $40,325 to $62,300
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MPG - City 18 - 22 MPG 18 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 63.0 ft3 84.6 ft3
Engine
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • Inline-4
  • 290-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 357-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Auto Manual 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, All-wheel, Front Wheel Drive, Front-wheel Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 235 - 310 hp 290 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 6,200 lbs
Exterior Length 189.6 in 204.9 in
Exterior Width 74.9 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 37.9 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.4 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.9 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Grand Cherokee L than in the Cadillac XT5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Grand Cherokee L will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac XT5.

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

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). Whether you pick the Cadillac XT5 or the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac XT5 is much slimmer than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Cadillac XT5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is clearly the choice over the Cadillac XT5 for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac XT5 has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Cadillac XT5 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Utility
The Cadillac XT5 has less seating than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, making the Jeep Grand Cherokee L the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Cadillac XT5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac XT5 than that of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.