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2022 Cadillac XT6 vs. 2022 Lexus RX 450h Review

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2022 Cadillac
XT6

MSRP*: $48,595 to $58,295
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2022 Lexus
RX 450h

MSRP*: $48,720 to $54,520
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MPG - City 18 - 21 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 78.7 ft3 32.6 ft3
Engine
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 308-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 235 - 310 hp 308 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 - 4,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 198.5 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 77.3 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 38.2 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 XT6 than in the Lexus RX 450h. The Lexus RX 450h will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac XT6.

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 450h, 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). Whether you pick the Cadillac XT6 or the Lexus RX 450h, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac XT6 is much wider than the Lexus RX 450h, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Cadillac XT6, which is slightly longer than the Lexus RX 450h.

Handling
The Cadillac XT6 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 450h, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Cadillac XT6, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Lexus RX 450h. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Cadillac XT6 and the Lexus RX 450h.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Cadillac XT6 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 450h.

Utility
The Cadillac XT6 offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 450h, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Cadillac XT6, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 450h.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac XT6 than that of the Lexus RX 450h.