2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 | NewCars.com

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2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

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2022 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,895
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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $43,850 to $52,500
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MPG - City 18 - 22 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG 27 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.0 ft3 49.4 - 56.5 ft3
Engine
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • Inline-4
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Auto Manual 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, All-wheel, Front Wheel Drive, Front-wheel All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 235 - 310 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 189.6 in 183.3 - 186.3 in
Exterior Width 74.9 in 74.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 37.9 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.4 in
Front 38.9 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 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 back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Cadillac XT5 than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Cadillac XT5, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Cadillac XT5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, 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). The Cadillac XT5 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XT5 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Cadillac XT5, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is clearly the choice over the Cadillac XT5 for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac XT5 has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

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 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac XT5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Cadillac XT5 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac XT5 than that of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.