If you’re looking for a luxury SUV that can seat five passengers and has a bevy of high-end features, check out our Cadillac XT5 vs. Volvo XC60 comparison. Our discussion will showcase two top contenders in the luxury SUV sphere and help you decide which model takes the crown in terms of comfort, performance, safety, and other specs.
Read our guide to see how each model ranks in every category. Next, book an appointment with our friendly Bravo Cadillac Las Cruces team to take a closer look at the model we think beats out the competition: the 2024 Cadillac XT5.
You can enjoy 18-inch wheels, a power liftgate, and daytime running lamps on both models in our Volvo XC60 vs. Cadillac XT5 comparison. However, choose the Cadillac XT5 to take advantage of available upgrades that the Volvo XC60 doesn’t offer unless you jump trim levels. For example, the Cadillac XT5 Luxury has available upgrades for 20-inch wheels, a cargo convenience package with roof rails, and premium carpeted flooring. The Volvo XC60 has three trim levels to choose from but no additional upgrades that enable further customization.
Both of the two SUVs in the Cadillac XT5 vs. Volvo XC60 battle have sleek and modern interiors. The Volvo XC60 offers textile upholstery, while the Cadillac XT5 provides standard, easy-to-clean, and inteluxe-trimmed seats. Both vehicles include standard heated seats and an available 14-speaker sound system on higher trims. However, the Cadillac XT5 delivers more with standard wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, which is not included on any Volvo XC60 trim.
If you want ample room for all your belongings without having to sacrifice seating capacity, our luxurious 2024 Cadillac XT5 is the option for you. Although the Volvo XC60 has slightly more total cargo volume at 63.3 cubic feet (the Cadillac XT5 comes close with 63 cubic feet), you’ll get more room behind the second row. Enjoy 30 cubic feet of storage room on the Cadillac XT5 – an amount that significantly surpasses the 17.1 cubic feet behind the Volvo XC60 second row. Shop Cadillac XT5 options on our lot in Las Cruces, NM, to see this spacious cargo room for yourself.
If we’re looking strictly at 2024 Cadillac XT5 vs. Volvo XC60 MPG, we may miss a lot of context surrounding their power. For example, the base options for the Cadillac XT5 and Volvo XC60 deliver similar performance, but fuel economy can change for the Cadillac XT5 depending on the drivetrain and engine you choose. The Volvo XC60 doesn’t deliver the same versatility.
While the Volvo XC60 gets an EPA-estimated 22/28/25 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)1 across all its trim levels, the Cadillac XT5 offers variety, with the base model delivering 22/29/24 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).2 Choose an AWD powertrain with the standard 2.0-liter engine to get an EPA-estimated 21/27/23 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).2 Outfit your model with the available 3.6-liter V-6 engine with FWD for an EPA-estimated 19/26/21 MPG (City/Highway/Combined),3 while AWD with the V-6 engine offers an EPA-estimated 18/26/21 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).3
The Cadillac XT5 vs. Volvo XC60 0-60 comparison reveals similar stats. The Volvo XC60 can go from zero to 60 mph in only 6.5 seconds, and the Cadillac XT5 has been reported to have a zero to 60 mph time of 6.7 seconds.
Concerning horsepower, we have a winner in the Cadillac XT5. The Volvo XC60 only offers one powertrain option, delivering 247 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The Cadillac XT5 Luxury offers similar values, including 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque – until you opt for the available 3.6-liter V-6 engine. This upgraded engine shoots your horsepower up to 310, allowing you 271 pound-feet of torque, as well. In the fight for power, the Cadillac XT5 emerges victorious.
There are a lot of specs to consider when you look at the 2024 Cadillac XT5 vs. Volvo XC60, so we put together a chart to make your decision easier. Learn more about the Cadillac XT5 and the Volvo XC60 performance metrics in our chart below and see how each entry-level model compares.
|2024 Cadillac XT5 Luxury
|2024 Volvo XC60 Core
|2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine
|2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine
|EPA-Estimated City MPG
|EPA-Estimated Highway MPG
|EPA-Estimated Combined MPG
|Fuel Tank Capacity
|Behind Rear Row
|30 cu ft
|17.1 cu ft
|Total Cargo Capacity
|63 cu ft
|63.3 cu ft
|HD Rear Vision Camera
|Front and Rear Park Assist
|Teen Driver Mode
|Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
|Front Hip Room
|Front Shoulder Room
|Rear Hip Room
|Rear Shoulder Room
Although both models in our Volvo XC60 vs. Cadillac XT5 comparison come with excellent standard safety features, one wins out over the other. You’ll have rear park assist and lane detection features in both of these models’ base trims, but only the 2024 Cadillac XT5 Luxury comes standard with rear and front park Assist features.
You’ll be able to reverse with clear visibility and receive alerts when you get close to any vehicles, pedestrians, structures, or debris behind your vehicle. This feature can raise awareness while you’re at the wheel and act as a virtual set of helping hands whenever you reverse. The 2024 Cadillac XT5 enhances this coverage by giving you alerts for both forward obstacles and those behind your vehicle.
A lane-keeping aid, which comes standard with both models, monitors drivers whenever a lane change occurs to make sure you are fully aware of any drifting or changes in the road. This feature gives the steering wheel a little nudge as needed to help you stay in the correct position. Although both models have this feature, the Cadillac XT5 simply delivers more in terms of helping virtual hands. Visit us today and ask about our Cadillac lease specials to climb inside a sophisticated model that doesn’t skip a beat on safety.
The 2024 Cadillac XT5 and Volvo XC60 are two top contenders for performance in the luxury SUV sphere, with comparable standard power. However, moving up the trim level lineup for our Cadillac XT5 showcases how the model outpaces the Volvo XC60, with a maximum of 310 horsepower and 271 pound-feet of torque. The Volvo XC60, on the other hand, caps at 247 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.
The 2024 Cadillac XT5 has been released and is available to test-drive at our showroom in Las Cruces, NM. Our team can help you evaluate the Cadillac XT5 models that are ready to drive as is, or you can go online to custom-build the perfect new SUV for you. Visit us at Bravo Cadillac Las Cruces if you have any questions.
The 2024 Cadillac XT5 has standard FWD, but AWD is available. Choose the Luxury or Premium Luxury trim level to take advantage of FWD. Upgrade to AWD on the Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Sport trims to make the model more versatile and capable. Discuss details with our specialists about the impact of these drivetrain options and the performance and fuel economy you expect from each.
1For more information, please visit the official US government source for all fuel economy at www.fueleconomy.gov.
2Based on EPA city estimate 22 for FWD and 21 for AWD and fuel tank capacity. Your range may be less. Based on EPA hwy estimate 29 for FWD and 27 for AWD and fuel tank capacity. Your range may be less.
3Based on EPA city estimate 19 for FWD and 18 for AWD and fuel tank capacity. Your range may be less. Based on EPA hwy estimate 26 for FWD and 26 for AWD and fuel tank capacity. Your range may be less.
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