When we compare the Cadillac XT4's and the Chevrolet Equinox's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac XT4 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Chevrolet Equinox has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, resale value and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac XT4's and the Chevrolet Equinox's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Equinox is a better car than the Cadillac XT4.
Cadillac XT4 vs. Chevrolet Equinox Pricing
A used 2024 Cadillac XT4 ranges from $41,732 to $53,620 while a used 2024 Chevrolet Equinox is priced between $28,508 to $38,251. For a new model, the Cadillac XT4's price is between $40,541 and $53,700, with the Chevrolet Equinox priced between $27,389 and $38,419.
Cadillac XT4 vs. Chevrolet Equinox Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Cadillac XT4 loses 47.9 percent of its value and the Chevrolet Equinox loses 47.6 percent of its value. This means the Chevrolet Equinox retains 0.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Cadillac XT4.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac XT4’s base engine makes 235 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Equinox base engine makes 175 horsepower. The XT4 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 461 miles. The Equinox is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 462 miles. This gives the Chevrolet Equinox the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Cadillac XT4. The XT4 uses premium unleaded, and the Equinox uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Chevrolet Equinox, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Cadillac XT4, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Cadillac XT4 and the Chevrolet Equinox have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.