When you are looking for a luxury SUV, your options are practically endless. Because of the booming popularity of SUV models overall, there are a plethora of options out there on the market. In order to narrow down your options and find the right fit for you, we recommend checking out comparisons of some of the models you are interested in to get a closer look at their specifications and luxury features. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2019 Cadillac XT5 vs 2018 Audi Q5.
The Cadillac XT5 has plenty of versatility and capability to get you from point A to point B with ease. It offers passengers more power and convenience features than the Audi Q5 does, and has a near-identical starting price point, giving you many more amenities for only a fraction more than the Q5. Let’s take a closer look at some of the key features and differences between the 2019 Cadillac XT5 and the 2018 Audi Q5.
2019 Cadillac XT5
2018 Audi Q5
|3.6-liter V6||Engine||2.0-liter I4|
|310 Horsepower||Horsepower||252 Horsepower|
|8-Speed Automatic with Overdrive and Auto-Manual||Transmission||7-Speed AutoShift Manual with Overdrive and Auto-Manual|
The Cadillac XT5 is powerful and stylish. It offers a 3.6-liter V6 engine that reaches up to 310 horsepower. While the Audi Q5 does have slightly higher fuel economy ratings, reaching an estimated 25 combined mpg compared to an estimated 22 combined mpg in the XT5, it doesn’t provide as much get up and go. The XT5 comes standard with front-wheel drive, while the Audi Q5 has standard all-wheel drive, and the XT5 offers more cargo space, reaching a maximum 63 cubic feet, compared to a maximum 60.4 cubic feet of cargo space in the Q5.
The Cadillac XT5 has standard features like an auxiliary port, knee protection airbags for the driver, Parking Assist technology and a remote starting system. Additionally, it offers available mud flaps and an available engine block heater. Of these features, the Audi Q5 only offers Parking Assist technology as an upgrade, and doesn’t offer the other listed features at all on its base trim.
Drivers looking for more information about the 2019 Cadillac XT5 can contact a team member at Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac today!