Cadillac XT5 vs Volvo XC90

2024 Volvo XC90
2024 Volvo XC90
$56,600MSRP
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2023 Cadillac XT5
2023 Cadillac XT5
$44,195MSRP
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2024 Volvo XC90
$56,600MSRP
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2023 Cadillac XT5
$44,195MSRP
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MSRP

$56,600

MSRP

$44,195

Average price

$35,710

Average price

$28,278

Listings

9346

Listings

9423
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.2 out of 10

Expert reviews

6.3 out of 10
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Comfortable
  • Great safety ratings
Cons
  • Showing its age in several ways
  • Concerning Pilot Assist behavior
  • Questionable value for money
Pros
  • Spacious cabin
  • Excellent value for the money
  • Stylish design
Cons
  • Fairly pedestrian performance
  • Aging interior
  • Some trims have a harsh ride

Reviews Summary

When the current-generation XC90 went on sale nearly a decade ago, it marked the Swedish automaker’s pivot from its boxy and boring past to a future defined by design, quality, and technology. Volvo used the XC90’s blueprint throughout its lineup of cars, SUVs, and wagons, building a bridge to its electrified future. Has it overstayed its welcome? Perhaps, and it carries over this year without changes. But having spent a week driving the 2024 XC90 Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid, it remains an appealing choice in the luxury SUV segment.

Verdict: Beautifully styled, inside and out, and offering a range of powertrains that includes a plug-in hybrid variant, the 2024 Volvo XC90 stands out in its field. However, it commands a steep price tag, and its safety tech isn’t as innovative as what you’ll find in some rival SUVs.

Reviews Summary

The Cadillac XT5 offers plenty of the luxury experience for less money and fuss than some of its competitors. Even so, this SUV lacks the driving excitement and engagement that the Europeans offer, and it can’t match the style and tech of the Korean and Japanese brands. If it were our only choice, there’d be little to complain about, but when there are so many other great options in the same segment—including the Lincoln Nautilus, BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Genesis GV70, and Porsche Macan—the Cadillac loses some of its shine.
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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.0L 247 hp I4

Engine

2.0L 235 hp I4

Drive Train

AWD

Drive Train

FWD

Seating Capacity

7

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

247 hp @ 5500 rpm

Horsepower

235 hp @ 5000 rpm

MPG City

22

MPG City

22

MPG Highway

27

MPG Highway

29
2024 Volvo XC90
2024 Volvo XC90
$56,600MSRP
Overview
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2023 Cadillac XT5
2023 Cadillac XT5
$44,195MSRP
Overview
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2024 Volvo XC90
$56,600MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Cadillac XT5
$44,195MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$56,600
$44,195
Average price
$35,710
$28,278
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.5
4.6
Expert reviews

7.2 out of 10

Read full review

6.3 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Comfortable
  • Great safety ratings
Cons
  • Showing its age in several ways
  • Concerning Pilot Assist behavior
  • Questionable value for money
Pros
  • Spacious cabin
  • Excellent value for the money
  • Stylish design
Cons
  • Fairly pedestrian performance
  • Aging interior
  • Some trims have a harsh ride
Summary

When the current-generation XC90 went on sale nearly a decade ago, it marked the Swedish automaker’s pivot from its boxy and boring past to a future defined by design, quality, and technology. Volvo used the XC90’s blueprint throughout its lineup of cars, SUVs, and wagons, building a bridge to its electrified future. Has it overstayed its welcome? Perhaps, and it carries over this year without changes. But having spent a week driving the 2024 XC90 Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid, it remains an appealing choice in the luxury SUV segment.

Verdict: Beautifully styled, inside and out, and offering a range of powertrains that includes a plug-in hybrid variant, the 2024 Volvo XC90 stands out in its field. However, it commands a steep price tag, and its safety tech isn’t as innovative as what you’ll find in some rival SUVs.

The Cadillac XT5 offers plenty of the luxury experience for less money and fuss than some of its competitors. Even so, this SUV lacks the driving excitement and engagement that the Europeans offer, and it can’t match the style and tech of the Korean and Japanese brands. If it were our only choice, there’d be little to complain about, but when there are so many other great options in the same segment—including the Lincoln Nautilus, BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Genesis GV70, and Porsche Macan—the Cadillac loses some of its shine.
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
2.0L 247 hp I4
2.0L 235 hp I4
Drive Train
AWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
7
5
Horsepower
247 hp @ 5500 rpm
235 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG City
22
22
MPG Highway
27
29
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