2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2022 Lexus RX 450hL | NewCars.com

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2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2022 Lexus RX 450hL Review

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2022 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,895
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2022 Lexus
RX 450hL

MSRP*: $52,110 to $58,110
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MPG - City 18 - 22 MPG 29 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 6 seats
Cargo Space 63.0 ft3 34.1 ft3
Engine
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • Inline-4
  • 308-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Auto Manual Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, All-wheel, Front Wheel Drive, Front-wheel All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 235 - 310 hp 308 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 189.6 in 196.9 in
Exterior Width 74.9 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Head Room Front 37.9 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.4 in
Front 38.7 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.9 - 38.5 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac XT5 than in the Lexus RX 450hL. The Lexus RX 450hL 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
The Cadillac XT5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus RX 450hL, 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 Cadillac XT5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 450hL.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XT5 is about the same width as the Lexus RX 450hL. The Cadillac XT5 is slightly shorter than the Lexus RX 450hL, which may make it easier to park.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac XT5 has a lot less horsepower than the Lexus RX 450hL.

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 Lexus RX 450hL.

Utility
The Cadillac XT5 has less seating than the Lexus RX 450hL, making the Lexus RX 450hL the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With the Cadillac XT5, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 450hL.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac XT5 than that of the Lexus RX 450hL.