In comparing the Cadillac XT5's and the Lincoln Nautilus's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac XT5 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and resale value. The Lincoln Nautilus has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac XT5's and the Lincoln Nautilus's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Cadillac XT5 vs. Lincoln Nautilus Pricing
For a new model, the Cadillac XT5's price is between $45,922 and $65,109, with the Lincoln Nautilus priced between $53,010 and $77,435.
Cadillac XT5 vs. Lincoln Nautilus Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Cadillac XT5 loses 48.4 percent of its value and the Lincoln Nautilus loses 55.7 percent of its value. This means the Cadillac XT5 retains 7.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Lincoln Nautilus.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac XT5’s base engine makes 235 horsepower, and the Lincoln Nautilus base engine makes 250 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Lincoln Nautilus, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Cadillac XT5, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage in the area of front head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Lincoln Nautilus has higher safety ratings than the Cadillac XT5, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.95 out of 5 Stars.