The 2018 Cadillac XT5 comes equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 310 hp @ 6700 rpm horsepower and 271 lb.-ft. @ 5000 rpm of torque. The car takes 6.6 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in 15.1 seconds. All the trims are powered by the same engine, hence, there is no change in the performance figures as you go up the trims.

2018 Cadillac XT5 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Luxury 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Premium Luxury 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Premium Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Considering the acceleration figures, the 2018 Cadillac XT5 isn't the best performer amongst the competitors and takes its time to reach 60MPH from naught. Even in the quarter-mile run, the car is an average performer and won't pin any excitement meter around. The fastest car of the lot is 2018 Porsche Macan which is just a tad bit quicker than the 2018 Cadillac XT5 and does the 0-60 MPH run in 4.9 seconds. It also reaches the quarter-mile mark faster than the 2018 Cadillac XT5.
The braking on the 2018 Cadillac XT5 is quite sure-footed and has an evident bite to it. Although it is not the best braking car in its segment it's not the worst either. The ride takes some time to come to a complete halt but it does so with composure and the car doesn't sway away from its path. During the emergency braking test, the car decelerates from 60MPH to zero in 99 feet which is a little slower than 2018 Audi SQ5.

2018 Cadillac XT5 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Cadillac XT56.6 sec15.1 sec-99 ft.
2018 BMW X54 - 6 sec12.2 - 14.6 sec-119 ft.
2018 Acura MDX6 sec14.2 sec168 ft.-
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque8.5 sec15.3 sec176 ft.-
2018 BMW X65.8 sec14.3 - 14.4 sec-119 ft.
2018 Acura RDX6.2 - 6.5 sec14.8 - 15 sec168 ft.116 ft.
2018 Buick Enclave6.6 - 7 sec15.2 - 15.4 sec-134 ft.
2018 Audi Q55.8 - 5.9 sec14.5 sec-136 ft.
2018 Lexus RX 3507.2 sec15.6 sec165 ft.-
2018 Audi Q76.1 - 6.6 sec14.5 - 14.9 sec155 ft.-
2018 Audi SQ55.1 - 5.3 sec13.7 - 13.8 sec-88 ft.
2018 Lexus RX 450hL hybrid7.2 - 7.4 sec15.6 - 15.7 sec165 ft.-
2018 Lincoln MKC7.5 sec15.7 sec-118 ft.
2018 Lincoln MKX8 sec14.9 sec176 ft.-
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar5.3 - 7.2 sec14.2 - 15.5 sec-124 ft.
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio5.4 sec14 - 14.1 sec-127 ft.
2018 Lexus GX 4607.4 sec15.8 sec173 ft.-
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class7.5 sec14.3 sec172 ft.-
2018 Lexus RX 350L7.1 - 7.6 sec15.5 - 15.8 sec165 ft.-
2018 Infiniti QX607.1 - 7.7 sec15.9 - 18 sec177 ft.-
2018 Porsche Macan4.9 sec13.5 sec160 ft.-
2018 Lexus RX 450h hybrid7.2 sec15.6 sec165 ft.-
2018 Jaguar E-PACE6.4 - 7.2 sec15 - 15.6 sec-130 ft.
2018 Jaguar F-PACE6.2 - 6.4 sec13.9 - 14.7 sec-99 ft.
2018 BMW X46.2 sec14.9 sec-123 ft.
2018 Land Rover Discovery6.4 - 7.3 sec14.7 - 14.8 sec-137 ft.

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2017 Cadillac XT5 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Luxury 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.4 sec15 sec99 ft.
Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.2 sec99 ft.
Premium Luxury 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec99 ft.
Premium Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15.1 sec-

2017 Cadillac XT5 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 434.3 sec13.1 sec159 ft.-
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe6 sec11.7 sec-119 ft.
2017 Lexus GX 4607.4 sec15.8 sec173 ft.-
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class diesel SUV7.5 sec14.3 sec172 ft.-
2017 Audi Q37.8 sec16.1 sec-80 ft.
2017 Lexus NX 300h hybrid8.6 sec15.3 sec-127 ft.
2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLA 455.8 sec12.5 sec-120 ft.
2017 Infiniti QX607.1 sec15.5 - 18 sec177 ft.-
2017 Porsche Macan4.7 - 4.9 sec13.3 - 13.5 sec160 ft.-
2017 Lexus RX 450h hybrid7.2 sec15.6 sec165 ft.-
2017 Infiniti QX706 - 6.1 sec14.5 - 14.9 sec171 ft.-
2017 Jaguar F-PACE5.1 - 6.4 sec13.6 - 13.9 sec-99 ft.
2017 BMW X46.2 sec14.9 sec-123 ft.
2017 Land Rover Discovery6.3 - 7.3 sec14.7 - 14.9 sec-137 ft.
2017 BMW X54 sec12.2 sec-119 ft.
2017 Acura MDX6 - 6.2 sec14.2 - 14.7 sec168 ft.-
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque6.6 - 8.5 sec15.2 - 16.5 sec176 ft.-
2017 BMW X65.8 sec14.3 sec-119 ft.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class5.8 sec14.5 sec-78 ft.
2017 Acura RDX6.2 - 6.5 sec14.8 - 15 sec168 ft.116 ft.
2017 Buick Enclave7 sec15.4 sec-134 ft.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class6.4 - 6.9 sec14.7 - 15.2 sec-129 ft.
2017 Cadillac XT56.4 - 6.6 sec15 - 15.2 sec-99 ft.
2017 Audi Q55.9 sec14.5 sec-136 ft.
2017 Lexus RX 3507.2 sec15.6 sec165 ft.-
2017 Infiniti QX60 hybrid SUV7.1 sec18 sec177 ft.-
2017 Nissan Murano8.1 sec16.3 sec-119 ft.
2017 Audi Q75.4 - 7 sec14 - 15.4 sec155 ft.-
2017 Audi SQ55.1 sec13.7 sec-88 ft.
2017 BMW X36 sec14.8 sec-83 ft.
2017 Lincoln MKC7.5 sec15.7 sec-118 ft.
2017 Lincoln MKX8 sec14.9 sec176 ft.-

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