2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe | NewCars.com

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2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe Review

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2022 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,895
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Picture of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe

2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited 4xe

MSRP*: $51,525 to $55,225
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Invoice* $41,795 to $53,100 $47,951 to $51,436
MPG - City 18 - 22 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.0 ft3 67.4 ft3
Engine
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • Inline-4
  • 375-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
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
Horsepower 235 - 310 hp 375 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 189.6 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 74.9 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 38.2 in
Head Room Front 37.9 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.4 in
Front 40.7 - 42.8 in
Rear 40.2 - 42.6 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 Wrangler Unlimited 4xe than in the Cadillac XT5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac XT5.

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 Cadillac XT5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Cadillac XT5 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XT5 is a little wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac XT5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is clearly the choice over the Cadillac XT5 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac XT5 has a lot less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

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 Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac XT5 and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe. The Cadillac XT5 has less cargo space than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac XT5 than that of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.