Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5: Interior, Performance & Dimensions

Lincoln Nautilus

Deciding to drive home a two-row luxury SUV is a natural choice; choosing between the Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 SUVs is your next step. As the mid-size models of their respective lineups, these two SUVs can seem similar at first. But dive deeper, and the Lincoln Nautilus will astound you and your family with a precision-crafted interior, exclusive cutting-edge technology, a silky-smooth yet powerful ride, and spaciousness that puts it ahead of many competitors.

So, to help you discover how a new Lincoln Nautilus will enhance every family road trip, transform all of your commutes, and take any adventure further than ever, we've created this guide to compare these two mid-size luxury SUVs. Read on to see the interior features, performance specs, and dimensions. When you're ready to discover your next new Lincoln Nautilus, visit our Lincoln dealership for a test drive.

Lincoln Interior

Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 Interior Benefits

The Lincoln Nautilus features are a precision-crafted selection of advanced technology and unparalleled comfort. Everything inside is engineered around the science of ergonomics and is tailored to your touch. Even when you look at the standard features, a Lincoln Nautilus will astound.

It starts with a beautiful standard 13.2-inch LCD touchscreen infotainment system with SYNC®4 connectivity; in comparison, the Cadillac XT5 offers an 8-inch touchscreen. A 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster makes every ride in your Lincoln Nautilus a seamlessly connected experience, while available features like a wireless device charging pad take it further.

Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 sound systems includes a standard premium 10-speaker system with a subwoofer for the Lincoln Nautilus and a standard eight-speaker system for the Cadillac XT5. Upgrade your Lincoln Nautilus with a 19-speaker Revel Ultima sound system, or enjoy the standard tranquility of acoustic glass and noise control.

Lincoln Nautilus seats are trimmed with standard soft-touch upholstery or available exclusive premium materials Bridge of Weir Deepsoft™ leather. They include comfort-enhancing adjustability to reduce fatigue on those long-distance rides and offer available front-seat heating, ventilation, and massage functions.

The interior design of a Lincoln Nautilus compared to Cadillac XT5 is subjective. With a Lincoln Nautilus, you'll enjoy a luxurious sanctuary that makes every passing second on the road time well spent.


Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 Performance

Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 SUVs both include two engine options. It starts with the standard 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 250 horsepower on a Lincoln Nautilus. The standard Cadillac XT5 engine is also a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, making 235 horsepower.

The available 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine of a Lincoln Nautilus lays down 335 horsepower, while the available 3.6-liter V-6 engine for a Cadillac XT5 produces 310 horsepower.

Both models include standard front-wheel drive (FWD) and available all-wheel drive (AWD). With a Lincoln Nautilus, the AWD system has intelligent, high-performance benefits like torque vectoring control. With our new Lincoln specials, experiencing the confidence-inspiring precision of this advanced system is easier than ever. new Lincoln specials, experiencing the confidence-inspiring precision of this advanced system is easier than ever.

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Lincoln Nautilus Cadillac XT5
Engine 2.0L Turbocharged I-4 with Automatic Start-Stop Technology 2.0L Turbocharged 4-cylinder with Automatic Stop/Start
Horsepower 250 hp 235 hp
0-60 7.3 seconds 7.6 seconds
Torque 280 lb-ft 258 lb-ft
Fuel Economy (city/highway/combined) 21 / 26 / 23 22 / 29 / 24
Towing capacity 2,000 lbs 1,000 lbs

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Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 Dimensions and Capacities

With Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 SUVs, the Lincoln Nautilus is slightly larger and much more spacious. Specifically, the Lincoln Nautilus is 0.4-inches longer, 1.2-inches wider, and 0.1-inches taller than a Cadillac XT5. On the inside, the Lincoln Nautilus offers an extra 3.8 cubic feet of passenger volume.

The Lincoln Nautilus also provides 0.2-inches more front headroom, 0.8-inches more rear headroom, 1.6-inches more front legroom, and 0.6-inches more rear legroom than a Cadillac XT5.

You'll also discover that the Lincoln Nautilus fits more cargo. Specifically, the Lincoln Nautilus offers an extra 7.2 cubic feet of cargo volume. With the rear seats folded down in Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 SUVs, you'll find that the Lincoln Nautilus offers a maximum cargo capacity of 68.8 cubic feet. In comparison, the Cadillac XT5 gives you 63 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume.


Lincoln Nautilus Cadillac XT5
# of Passengers: 5 5
Length: 190 inches 189.6 inches
Width: 76.1 inches 74.9 inches
Height: 66.2 inches 66.1 inches
Passenger Volume: 108.3 ft 104.50 ft
Cargo Capacity: 37.2 cu. ft. 30.00 cu.ft.

Discover the 2022 Lincoln Nautilus at Fiesta Lincoln

Our Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 comparison guide has only touched on some key aspects of these luxury SUVs. The Lincoln Nautilus has much, much more for you to discover. From the advanced standard safety features of Lincoln Co-Pilot360™ to the first-class features of the Lincoln Nautilus Black Label, we want to help you explore it all. Get in touch with our Lincoln Dealership today, and visit us for a test drive of your perfect Lincoln Nautilus.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Lincoln Nautilus and Cadillac XT5?

Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 models are mid-size luxury SUVs. While their segment is similar, many attractive features and benefits set the Lincoln Nautilus apart. In a 2022 Lincoln Nautilus, both the standard and available engines offer more power. The screens are larger and offer advanced SYNC®4 connectivity. The interior offers more spacious measurements and extra cargo room. The standard sound system provides more speakers than the Cadillac XT5. There are many more benefits to a Lincoln Nautilus; visit our Lincoln dealership today to discover them all.

Which is better, Cadillac XT5 or Lincoln Nautilus?

"Better" is a subjective term without a concise answer, but when comparing Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 SUVs, you'll find many advantages to a Lincoln Nautilus. More horsepower, more spacious head and legroom measurements, more cargo room, larger displays, exclusive upholstery options, more standard sound system speakers, advanced Lincoln Co-Pilot360™ safety features, and many more benefits await.

Is the Lincoln Nautilus bigger than the Cadillac XT5?

Yes, Lincoln Nautilus vs. Cadillac XT5 dimensions reveal that the Lincoln Nautilus has a larger size and a more spacious interior. Specifically, the 2022 Lincoln Nautilus is 0.4-inches longer, 1.2-inches wider, and 0.1-inches taller. You'll find that the Lincoln Nautilus has 3.8 cubic feet more passenger volume and a maximum cargo capacity that can fit an extra 5.8 cubic feet of cargo compared to the Cadillac XT5.

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