When comparing the 2021 Cadillac XT5's and the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Cadillac XT5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and resale value. The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Cadillac XT5's and the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Cadillac XT5 is a better car than the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus.
2021 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2021 Lincoln Nautilus Pricing
A used 2021 Cadillac XT5 ranges from $28,107 to $45,914 while a used 2021 Lincoln Nautilus is priced between $32,547 to $51,787.
2021 Cadillac XT5 vs. 2021 Lincoln Nautilus Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Cadillac XT5 loses 48.4 percent of its value and the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus loses 55.7 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Cadillac XT5 retains 7.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Cadillac XT5’s base engine makes 235 horsepower, and the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus base engine makes 250 horsepower. The XT5 is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 551 miles. The Nautilus is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 478 miles. This gives the 2021 Cadillac XT5 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus. The XT5 uses premium unleaded, and the Nautilus uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus has higher safety ratings than the 2021 Cadillac XT5, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.95 out of 5 Stars.