2021 Cadillac XT5 Engine

 The Cadillac XT5 is an excellent luxury midsize SUV. It has capable powertrains, good fuel economy, and good handling. The cabin is attractive, and there is plenty of space for passengers and cargo.

2021 Cadillac XT5

2021 Cadillac XT5 Engine

The Cadillac XT5 is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 235 horsepower. There is a 310-horsepower V6 engine available. The four-cylinder engine is adequate. The V6 has plenty of power for everyday driving, but it can't compete with some of the more powerful engines in the segment. The automatic transmission's nine speeds provide smooth, on-time shifts.

2021 Cadillac XT5 Ride and Handling

This Cadillac rides comfortably on smooth roads, but the ride quality suffers noticeably when driving over potholed streets. If you're looking for an athletic SUV, there are better options in the class, but the XT5 feels composed around turns, and the available Sport trim has a few performance enhancements, such as steering assist and an adaptive suspension.

2021 Cadillac XT5 Towing Capacity

A properly equipped Cadillac XT5 is capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds. Cadillac offers towing assistance features such as hitch guidance, hitch guidance with hitch view, and engine cooling in all models except the base model.