Cadillac XT5 Buyers Guide

Budds’ Guide to the Cadillac XT5 in Oakville, Ontario

The term versatile is often thrown around quite loosely, especially when it comes to the automotive world. If you were to take the word of most manufacturers, every one of their vehicles offer peerless versatility—combining comfort, space, and excellent performance. However, there are few manufacturers out there that can match Cadillac’s history of unbridled performance and unparalleled luxury. A relatively new model, having debuted in 2015 before releasing to the public in 2016, the Cadillac XT5 (Crossover Touring 5) harnesses the brand’s heritage for a truly exceptional and versatile driving experience.

A compact crossover big on luxury, the Cadillac XT5 offers generous seating for five alongside intelligent design that creates a wealth of reconfigurable cargo options. That same innovative design extends to the exterior of the XT5, creating an undeniably stylish vehicle with the aerodynamics to match. This is as true of the 2020 Cadillac XT5, as it is of the 2017 Cadillac XT5 introduced to consumers around the world. This is a vehicle that, despite its relatively young history so far, is set to stand the test of time. While Budds’ Chev in Oakville, Ontario is your source for the best in Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC, they’re also the premier destination in Ontario to purchase a pre-owned Cadillac XT5. Read on, and learn more about the Cadillac XT5 and how it has evolved over the years!

Impressive Performance

One area in which the Cadillac XT5 has not changed much over the years is its performance—which is as impressive today as it was in 2016. A 3.6L turbocharged V6 gives the XT5 a hefty dose of power, to the tune of 310 horses and 271 lb-ft of torque. An 8-speed automatic transmission was found in model years 2017 to 2019, with the 2019 version accelerating from 0-60 mph in as quick as 6.4 seconds (in the front-wheel drive model). For 2020, Cadillac upgraded the XT5 to a 9-speed automatic transmission offering an estimated 9.4 L/100 km on the highway (in the all-wheel drive model). The 2020 version of the XT5 is the first to offer an option in the engine department, with a 237 horsepower 2.0L choice for those looking for a more economical ride.

The Cadillac XT5 Across the Years

While the Cadillac XT5 has yet to undergo a full model revamp, it has seen a variety of refinements over the years:

Model Year 2017 2018 2019 2020
Engine 3.6L V6 Turbo 3.6L V6 Turbo 3.6L V6 Turbo 3.6L V6 Turbo
Horsepower 310 HP 310 HP 310 HP 310 HP
Transmission 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 9-speed automatic
Average Retail Price (CAD) $28,715 - $40,115* $27,765 - $47,035* $36,345 - $57,055* MSRP starting at $44,098
Average Trade-in Price (CAD) $25,025 - $36,390* $28,765 - $43,655* $32,950 - $53,250 TBD
Seating 5 5 5 5
Cargo Volume (seats up) 30 cubic feet 30 cubic feet 30 cubic feet 30 cubic feet
Cargo Volume (seats down) 63 cubic feet 63 cubic feet 63 cubic feet 63 cubic feet
Major AdditionsFirst model year available to publicRearview camera mirror
Heated steering wheel
Apple CarPlay/Android
Auto compatibility
High-output wireless charging pad
New standard features (automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control
New Sport trim
New base engine
All-new infotainment system
Reworked front & rear fascia
*Average Retail and Trade-in Price, as determined by consumerreports.org

Exceptional Value

As you can see from the table above, the Cadillac XT5 does an impressive job of holding its value from year—which is what makes buying a pre-owned XT5 such a smart proposition. Depending on your needs, the Cadillac XT5 offers a sleek and stylish crossover heavy on performance and luxury in all four of its available model years. That means you can benefit from some serious savings by purchasing a pre-owned XT5. And since Budds’ Chev is the headquarters for pre-owned XT5 inventory in all of Ontario, you’re sure to find the right model for your needs at our dealership. Of course, you can get the most value out of your current vehicle, by making sure you’re staying up to date on all your vehicle’s service needs at our in-house service department.

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The 2020 Cadillac XT5

Of course, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the 2020 Cadillac XT5: the premier compact crossover luxury vehicle on the market, bar none. The 2020 version of Cadillac’s best selling vehicle has undergone a number of mid-cycle updates, offering a clearer picture of the incredible performance, safety features, and overall luxury synonymous with the name Cadillac. So while you’re able to find an excellent Cadillac XT5 at Budds’ Chev in Oakville—no matter the model year—you’re sure to love every minute in the 2020 XT5. For a more in-depth look at the 2020 Cadillac XT5, simply follow the link below!

The 2020 Cadillac XT5

Not only is Budds’ Chev Ontario’s headquarters for pre-owned Cadillac XT5 inventory, we also carry a variety of new, pre-owned, and certified pre-owned vehicles spanning all makes and models; though, we specialize in the fine vehicles produced by Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC. If you’re in the market for an XT5—or any other vehicle for that matter—visit us at Budds’ Chev in Oakville, Ontario, and enjoy our wide selection of vehicles, alongside in-house financing and service, a well-stocked parts department, and more! Simply give us a call, or fill out the form below.

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