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2021 Cadillac XT6 vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350L Review

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2021 Cadillac
XT6

MSRP*: $48,045 to $57,445
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2021 Lexus
RX 350L

MSRP*: $48,050 to $55,450
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Invoice* $45,643 to $54,573 $44,928 to $51,847
MPG - City 18 - 21 MPG 18 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 seats 6 seats
Cargo Space 78.7 ft3 58.5 ft3
Engine 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 290-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 235 - 310 hp 290 hp
Towing Capacity 4,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 198.5 in 196.9 in
Exterior Width 77.3 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 38.7 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.9 - 38.5 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 XT6 than in the Lexus RX 350L. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Cadillac XT6 and the Lexus RX 350L.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac XT6 as you will with the Lexus RX 350L, 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 XT6 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus RX 350L. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Cadillac XT6 is much higher than that for the Lexus RX 350L.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac XT6 is much wider than the Lexus RX 350L, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac XT6 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus RX 350L.

Handling
The Cadillac XT6 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 350L, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Cadillac XT6 has a little more horsepower than the Lexus RX 350L.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Cadillac XT6 and the Lexus RX 350L are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac XT6 and the Lexus RX 350L. With the Cadillac XT6, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 350L.

Warranty
The Cadillac XT6 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus RX 350L.