Cadillac XT5 vs. BMW X3
The 2019 Cadillac XT5 is Cadillac's compact luxury SUV and therefore faces advanced competition starting with the BMW X3. The X3 and the XT5 have been competing for a long time, with both offering interesting features to their owners. Completely redesigned this year, the Cadillac XT5 offers the technology you need from a compact luxury SUV while being spacious and comfortable.
The majority of experts agree that the XT5 is more comfortable than the X3, while its performance is equivalent if not better. The Cadillac XT5 features a standard powerful V6 engine developing 310 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque. The X3 comes standard with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine with 248 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The difference is significant in terms of power, especially given that the X3 costs at least $9,000 more than the XT5.
The Cadillac has the advantage in terms of performance and also in terms of cargo capacity. The Cadillac XT5 offers 850 litres of cargo space compared to 550 litres for the BMW X3. Even with the rear seats down, the XT5 is ahead of the BMW X3 by around 200 litres.
The difference in space is also noticeable in the back, where the BMW X3 has less space for passengers mainly when it comes to leg room.
The Cadillac XT5 has been redesigned recently, offering a modern interior that stands out from the X3 in terms of design, functionality, and ease of use, according to several experts.
With a difference of $9,000 between the Cadillac XT5 and the BMW X3, it's hard not to turn to the Cadillac when looking for a luxury SUV.