The Cadillac XT4 and XT5 both set a high bar when it comes to luxury SUV’s, but how are they different? Find out in this comparison.
First created in 1902, Cadillac hit the streets of Detroit as one of America’s leading luxury auto brands, setting the standard for high-end automobiles.
Flash forward to the present day: Cadillac is still America’s standard for driving innovation and luxury design. Now though, Cadillac offers a number of different options for all kinds of drivers.
Two of their most popular selling SUV’s, the Cadillac XT4 and the XT5, offer incredible similarities when it comes to comfort and high-end features. However, there are a handful of differences that set these two high-performance vehicles apart from one another.
Check out the 7 biggest differences between Cadillac’s XT4 and XT5.
Top 7 Differences Between the Cadillac XT4 and XT5
Sleek lines. Optimal features. Luxury upgrades.
These are just a few descriptions of what Cadillac offers as standard options on each of their vehicles. And the XT4 and the XT5 are no exception.
Although they’re only separated by a single digit, there are substantial differences between the two luxury SUVs. Thinking about driving home in a beautiful Cadillac SUV?
Let’s look at some comparisons between Cadillac’s mid-size SUV lineup.
1. Interior Features
Leather seating – standard. Intuitive controlling – standard. Front and rear parking assist – standard.
The Cadillac XT4 and XT5 come standard with a level of luxury that surpasses most every American car. Attention to detail and craftsmanship are key in both models. That said, the XT5 has a some additional features that maximize Cadillac’s reputation for fine craftsmanship.
The Cadillac XT5 interior offers natural wood grain finishes, as well as cut-and-sewn leather accents, versus the sleek black and chrome dash finishes in the XT4.
Another vast difference between the two models is the seating space for passengers. Although both the XT4 and the XT5 comfortably fit five passengers, the Cadillac XT5 offers more leg room, as well as the ability to reconfigure cargo space.
The XT5 allows for rear seats to be folded flat to add 63 cubic feet of prime storage space. The XT4 doesn’t have this feature, just yet.
2. Technology Options
Cadillac doesn’t just focus on the luxury of a quality interior cabin.
Technology features are innovative and intuitive. Drivers and passengers are surrounded by all the 21st century creature comforts including dual Bluetooth connectivity, Apple Car Play, Parking Assist and embedded navigation.
The XT4 and XT5 both offer the Cadillac User Experience package. This gives drivers and passengers technology at their fingertips. With the option of controlling navigation, music options, contacts, and text messages, this feature is one of Cadillac’s most popular.
The XT4 offers a number of technology upgrades, but the XT5 takes the tech to a whole new level of driver experience.
The Cadillac XT5 offers its drivers Bose Studio surround audio, as well as Cadillac built-in WiFi connectivity.
3. Trim Packages
The Cadillac XT4 2019 offers three main trim packages, while the XT5 offers one additional option.
Both SUVs focus on a comfortable, high-end, high-performance driving experience. While both models offer a host of features, the XT5 doubles the feature options for each of the three similar trim packages.
The XT5 offers the Platinum trim package, which showcases the utmost in Cadillac’s standard of luxury.
For those drivers that want to enter full stealth mode, the Cadillac XT5 just introduced the Black Ice Package.
Not interested in the dark and mysterious? The XT5 also offers the Radiant Package.
Both packages increase Cadillac’s renowned sleek and sultry look and feel.
4. Safety Features
Safety and peace of mind come standard in every Cadillac vehicle.
In addition to airbags located in every possible impact zone, OnStar and automatic braking are included in the base model pricing and design.
Although the Cadillac XT4 keeps safety at the helm of the wheel, the XT5 offers a number of extras to keep both driver and passengers safe. Surround vision, pedestrian braking, and lane change alert with blind side zone alert are standard on this larger Cadillac SUV model.
Luxury, comfort, and safety aren’t the only aspects of quality craftsmanship and design that Cadillac keeps as a focus for their drivers.
Cadillac has maintained a quality reputation for a powerful engine with high-performance capabilities. Additionally, both models include active fuel management, auto stop/start, smooth shifting, as well as selectable drive modes.
Even though the XT4 offers these features, as well as an impressive 237 hp engine, the XT5 counters with a more powerful 310 hp option worthy of the higher price tag.
Cadillac has the reputation of providing quality, luxury vehicles since their debut over a century ago. So it’s no wonder that the Cadillac XT4 and the XT5 have such striking exterior features.
Both can easily be recognized by their front and rear LED lighting, which illuminate the Cadilllac logo from all angles. Both vehicles are equipped with eye-catching alloy wheels. The XT4 comes standard with 18-inch wheels while the XT5 offers 20-inch wheels for its larger body frame.
The Caddy look is unmistakable with the front grille plate and crest that Cadillac has never changed on any of their models.
Price doesn’t have to be a deterrent for driving luxury.
The Cadillac XT4 price starts at a competitive $34,795 for the Luxury model base package. A fully-loaded (with every possible option) XT4 would price out at just under $60,000.
The XT5 starts at a relatively affordable price point of $41,695. However, if you’re ready to truly spend a mint on the Cadillac mid-size SUV of your dreams, then you’ll probably be spending close to $70,000.
Do You XT4 or Do You XT5?
Only one number separates an incredible luxury mid-sized SUV from its slightly larger counterpart.
The Cadillac XT4 is an impressive vehicle that offers safety, ingenuity in driving design, as well as technological advances for driver comfort to rival any luxury SUV.
The Cadillac XT5 offers a a few more luxurious options and conveniences for the driver needing a bit more space and a bit more power.
One thing is the same for both vehicles though – luxury comes standard.
Ready to see what a luxury mid-sized SUV feels like on the open road? Maybe it’s time for you to stop by the showroom and sit behind the wheel of your perfect Cadillac XT4 or XT5 and put yourself in the driver’s seat.
Call (402) 238-1729 to speak with an expert at Huber Cadillac today!