Sleek and luxurious, the 2023 Cadillac XT5 and 2023 Audi Q5 are both designed to appeal to the senses while providing modern amenities. For years, Cadillac vs. Audi has presented some excellent comparisons for vehicles that fall into the same class from both manufacturers. This time, it’s a battle between two midsize luxury SUVs that are similar in many respects. Both are five-passenger SUVs that boast powerful engines – and the price of the two is nearly identical. We break down the XT5 vs. Q5 in the battle for midsize luxury supremacy. For more information, read through this 2023 Cadillac XT5 vs. Audi Q5 comparison crafted by the team at Ryan Cadillac Minot.
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A sophisticated cabin greets you when you enter a 2023 Cadillac XT5 or 2023 Audi Q5. Audiophiles will appreciate the clarity of sound from the available 14-speaker Bose® Performance Series audio system on the Cadillac XT5 or the 19-speaker Bang and Olufsen® sound system with 3D sound optional on the Audi Q5. Keep the temperature moderated during extreme heat or cold with the heated and ventilated front seats available in the Cadillac XT5. Other Cadillac XT5 interior and technology features include:
Discover spacious accommodations in either the 2023 Cadillac XT5 or Audi Q5. You’ll find that the Cadillac XT5 is the roomier of the two models and offers better cargo capacity and expanded legroom. The accompanying list demonstrates the superior comfort and interior cargo space provided by the Cadillac XT5 vs. Audi Q5.
Discover dynamic performance in each of these SUVs – with a slight edge the way of the Cadillac XT5. The 2023 Cadillac XT5 offers a choice between front-wheel drive (FWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD), while the 2023 Audi Q5 is paired with the unique quattro® AWD system across its entire engine lineup. All Cadillac XT5 models are paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission, while the Audi Q5 features a seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission paired with all three engines. If you plan to tow, note that the Cadillac XT5 can tow up to 1,000 pounds, while the 2023 Audi Q5 has a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds. However, the Cadillac XT5 delivers a far more dynamic performance experience, with 235 HP compared to the 201 of the Audi Q5.
The new Cadillac XT5 at Ryan Cadillac Minot, although a tight competition, edges the Audi Q5 slightly in the categories that matter most. Schedule a test drive at our Cadillac dealership near Stanley. Have questions? Give our Minot, dealership a call at (701) 852-1026 or contact us online.
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