Are you looking for a luxury SUV and you like the styling, performance, looks, and overall personality of Cadillac luxury SUVs? You are certainly not alone. That said, you might be wondering if the entry-level 2022 Cadillac XT4 is right for you, or if you should maybe opt for the 2023 Cadillac XT5. Both SUVs have a lot to offer, but we thought we would take a look at how the XT4 differentiates itself from the XT5 in terms of pricing, interior space, and performance.


The 2023 Cadillac XT4 starts at $37,990 while the 2023 Cadillac XT5 as a starting price of $45,998.

In other words, there is a difference of about $7,000 between both SUVs starting off. A top-of-the-line XT4 will cost just under $49,000, while the top-of-the-line XT5 will start around $58,000. Therefore, the XT5 is more expensive than the XT4 which you already knew. However, it is important to note that when it comes to actually financing or leasing an XT4 versus an XT5, the differences in terms of the monthly payment might not be as much as you think.

Performance and efficiency

The 2023 Cadillac XT4 is powered by a two-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 235 hp and 258 pound-feet of torque. This is the standard engine in the XT4 and it is paired to a nine-speed automatic gearbox.

The 2023 Cadillac XT5 it comes standard with the same engine, but there is also a more powerful 3.6-litre V-6 engine that is offered with 310 hp and 271 pound-feet of torque. If you opt for the base engine in the XT5, we can tell you that the XT4 will actually be the quickest of the two. On the other hand, the available V-6 which is standard on the top-of-the-line Sport trim in the XT5 delivers quicker accelerations and overall better performance.

In terms of fuel consumption, the advantage goes to the XT4 which averages 10.9 L per 100 km in the city, and 8.2 L per 100 km on the highway. The XT5 averages 11.2 L per 100 km in the city and 8.7 L per 100 km on the highway with the two-litre turbo, while the V-6 averages 12.9 L per 100 km in the city and 9.2 L per 100 km on the highway.

Interior space

In terms of cargo capacity, the XT5 leads the way with 850 L and a total of 1784 total litres of cargo space. The XT4 has 637 L of cargo space in the back and a total of 1,385 L of cargo space total.

On the other hand, there is more rear leg room in the XT4 which offers 1,020 mm of rear leg room compared to 991 mm for the XT5. Both SUVs offer just about the same rear headroom, while front headroom is slightly more generous in the XT5.

Overall, the 2023 Cadillac XT5 is the more expensive option of the two, but it is also the most spacious. That said, if rear seat capacity is your main focus, the XT4 actually gives you a bit more space than the XT5. Visit us today to learn more about these two sport utility vehicles and how they compare.