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2022 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

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2022 Cadillac
XT5

MSRP*: $43,995 to $55,895
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2022 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

MSRP*: $39,055 to $51,160
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MPG - City 18 - 22 MPG 35 - 36 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG 34 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 63.0 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • Inline-4
  • 243-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 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, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 235 - 310 hp 243 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 189.6 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 74.9 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 41.0 in
Head Room Front 37.9 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.4 in
Front 38.4 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.1 - 39.4 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid than in the Cadillac XT5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid 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 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, 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). The Cadillac XT5 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XT5 is a little narrower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Cadillac XT5 is slightly shorter than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Cadillac XT5 for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac XT5 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

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 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Utility
The Cadillac XT5 has less seating than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, making the Toyota Highlander Hybrid the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Cadillac XT5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac XT5 than that of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.