When it comes to luxury SUVs, two vehicles stand out from the crowd: The 2021 Cadillac XT5 and the 2021 Audi Q5.

If you're looking for a new stylish ride to hit the roads of Lubbock, Amarillo, or Midland, TX, then you may be trying to decide between these two vehicles.

That's why Cavender Cadillac of Lubbock has put the 2021 Cadillac XT5 vs. Audi Q5 head-to-head, so you can see which SUV comes out on top.


2021 Cadillac XT5 vs Audi Q5: Performance and MPG

If you're looking for power, then both SUVs deliver. The Cadillac XT5 and Audi Q5 share turbocharged engines that boast impressive horsepower and torque.

Additionally, both vehicles offer all-wheel drive so that you can explore more terrain than ever before.

Though they have powerful engines, the Cadillac XT5 and Audi Q5 don't disappoint when it comes to fuel efficiency. Both vehicles earn an EPA estimation of more than 20 miles per gallon in city, highway, and combined driving.

Thrill-seekers and commuters alike will enjoy the responsive and peppy engines of the Cadillac XT5 and Audi Q5.

Now that we have covered their performance and MPG, let's compare more factors.

2021 Cadillac XT5 vs Audi Q5: Interior Dimensions

Having plenty of space is crucial when you're shopping for an SUV. Whether you need to pack up your vehicle for a weekend getaway or haul groceries during the week, you want to have flexible space.

The Cadillac XT5 and Audi Q5 both offer impressive cargo space. For starters, you can expect 53.5 cubic feet of space inside the Audi Q5. Though that is generous, the Cadillac XT5 takes the cake with up to 63 cubic feet of cargo space.

Both luxury SUVs provide seating for up to five passengers, but there are some differences in space. Let's look at the interior dimensions of the Cadillac XT5 vs. Audi Q5:


2021 Cadillac XT5

2021 Audi Q5

Headroom (front)

39.7 in.

39.6 in.

Shoulder room (front)

58.3 in.

57.7 in.

Legroom (front)

41.2 in.

40.9 in.

As you can see, you and your front passenger will have a considerable amount of space in the Cadillac XT5 over the Audi Q5. If you're looking for a spacious SUV, the Cadillac XT5 is the clear winner of this round.

2021 Cadillac XT5 vs Audi Q5: Reliability

You want your SUV to last the long haul, and that is why reliability is one of the most important factors to consider when shopping for your next vehicle.

According to J.D. Power, the 2021 Cadillac XT5 received an 83 out of 100 in quality and reliability. In comparison, the 2021 Audi Q5 received only 65 out of 100 in the same category.

So, if you're looking for a luxury SUV that will bring you smooth drives for years to come, the Cadillac XT5 is the way to go.

2021 Cadillac XT5 vs Audi Q5: The Verdict

With its superior space and reliability, the Cadillac XT5 is our pick for a luxury SUV. Drivers near Lubbock, Amarillo, or Midland, Texas, can step into the driver's seat of their dream vehicle at Cavender Cadillac of Lubbock.

Schedule a test drive of the 2021 Cadillac XT5 today.

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