2018 Cadillac XT5 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Radiant Silver Metallic
MSRP
$33,295 - $51,883
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MPG (up to)
19 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
310
Seats
5

How 2018 Cadillac XT5 Ranks In Its Class

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.0 Overall Score
Performance 4.0Comfort 4.4Styling 4.2Value 4.3

What's New

Cadillac’s XT5 was all-new just last year, so for 2018 Cadillac has made a few minor improvements to the SUV. All-wheel drive is now available on all models, including the base XT5. There’s also a new automatic heated steering wheel, which turns itself on at a predetermined interior temperature.

Cadillac XT5 Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Platinum AWD $47,920 - $51,883
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20", 20" x 8.0" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Premium Luxury AWD $39,753 - $43,070
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20", 20" x 8.0" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Luxury AWD $40,259 - $43,540
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18" x 8.0", 20" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon FWD $33,295 - $36,310
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18" x 8.0", 20" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Luxury FWD $40,259 - $43,540
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18" x 8.0", 20" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Premium Luxury FWD $39,753 - $43,070
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20", 20" x 8.0" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon AWD $33,295 - $36,310
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18" x 8.0", 20" (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

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Best compact SUV by a reliable American Brand

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We got the XT5 the year the model first came out. It is a really nice vehicle with little to no performance issues, except for one glitch. The vehicle keeps telling us to get our all-wheel drive checked, and Cadillac service can't seem to figure out why. Either than that, it is a very comfortable car, and is great for those with children, because of space it provides. Plus they have a really great service warranty.

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Cadillac XT5 the nicest car I ever had

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The Cadillac xt5 is one of the nicest car that I have ever owned. Even the basic model that I own has a very luxurious interior. The handling is very soft. Very good performance. Very easy to drive and park. Love the rear camera and the lines that indicates in which direction the car is moving

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Try the XT5 and you will know it's the Cadillac to own!

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This is the best vehicle I've ever owned. It is fun to drive as it floats over the road and yet the ride is tight and sporty at the same time. There are three types of ride option which adds to the experience. The XT5 is and will continue to be a car in demand.

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$47,920 - $51,883
$39,753 - $43,070

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 (hp)
310 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6, DI, VVT, with Automatic Stop/Start (310 hp [231 kW] @ 6600 rpm, 271 lb, 3.6L V6, DI, VVT, WITH AUTOMATIC STOP/START
3.6L V6, DI, VVT, with Automatic Stop/Start (310 hp [231 kW] @ 6600 rpm, 271 lb, 3.6L V6, DI, VVT, WITH AUTOMATIC STOP/START
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Standard
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Standard

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
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Standard
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Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
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Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
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Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 (in.)
41.2 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.4 (in.)
38.4 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.5 (in.)
39.5 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36 (in.)
36 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Entertainment System
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Optional
Optional
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Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
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Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

AC
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Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
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Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
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Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
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Not Available

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
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Not Available

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
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Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
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Running Boards

Running Boards
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Optional
Optional
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Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55R20
P235/55R20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.5 (in.)
112.5 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
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Length

Length
189.5 (in.)
189.5 (in.)

Width

Width
75 (in.)
75 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4356 (.lbs)
4310 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 (hp)
310 (hp)

Torque

Torque
271 (ft. lbs.)
271 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
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Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
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Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.7 (gal.)
21.7 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
22 (mpg)
22 (mpg)

City

City
18 (mpg)
18 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
25 (mpg)
25 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
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Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
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Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
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Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
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Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
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Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
G
Side
G
Roof Strength
G
Driver-side Overlap Front
G
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Front and Rear Park Assist (Upgradeable to (UFQ) Automatic Parking Assist when (Y66) Driver Assist Package is ordered) *
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking (Upgradeable to (UVZ) Forward/Reverse Automatic Braking when (Y66) Driver Assist Package is ordered.)
  • Switch, Drivesense system
  • Traction control, full-range, powertrain and brake modulated
  • Daytime Running Lamps, LED
  • Air bags, driver and front passenger frontal (dual stage for passenger), front and rear head curtain, driver side knee (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bag, Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Rear Seat Reminder
  • OnStar and Cadillac connected services capable EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018 (Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model.) *
  • Cadillac Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity which enables services such as, Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification, Cadillac Smart Driver, Marketplace and more EFFECTIVE WITH SALES STARTING 5/1/2018 (Limitations apply. Not transferable. Standard connectivity available to original purchaser for ten years from the date of initial vehicle purchase for model year 2018 or newer Cadillac vehicles. See onstar.com for details and further plan limitations. Connected Access does not include emergency or security services. Availability and additional services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change.)
  • Rear Camera Mirror, with lens cleaning feature *
  • Surround Vision, Birdseye view of vehicle *
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Following Distance Indicator
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning *
  • Front Pedestrian Braking
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Door locks, rear child security
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Horn, dual note tone
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Rear Park Assist

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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