In comparing the 2018 Cadillac XT5's and the 2018 Audi Q5's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Cadillac XT5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, resale value and base engine power. The 2018 Audi Q5 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the 2018 Cadillac XT5's and the 2018 Audi Q5's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2018 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Pricing
A used 2018 Cadillac XT5 ranges from $18,999 to $32,000 while a used 2018 Audi Q5 is priced between $19,995 to $31,996.
2018 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2018 Cadillac XT5 loses 48.4 percent of its value and the 2018 Audi Q5 loses 50.8 percent of its value. This means the 2018 Cadillac XT5 retains 2.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2018 Audi Q5.
2018 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Cadillac XT5 is 7.7 out of 10 while the Audi Q5's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Cadillac XT5 being ranked 7 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the Audi Q5 being ranked 6 out of 29. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the Cadillac XT5 is ranked 17 and the Audi Q5 is ranked 14. The Cadillac XT5 is also ranked 21 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Audi Q5 is ranked 18 out of 67.
2018 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Cadillac XT5 is 5.5 out of 10. For the Audi Q5 the reliability rating is 7.8 out of 10. This gives the Audi Q5 an advantage in reliability compared to the Cadillac XT5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2018 Cadillac XT5’s base engine makes 310 horsepower, and the 2018 Audi Q5 base engine makes 252 horsepower. The XT5 is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 504 miles. The Q5 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 500 miles.This gives the 2018 Audi Q5 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2018 Cadillac XT5 the advantage in maximum range. The XT5 uses regular unleaded, and the Q5 uses premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2018 Audi Q5 has higher safety ratings than the 2018 Cadillac XT5, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.95 out of 5 Stars.