2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. 2021 Cadillac XT5

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2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. 2021 Cadillac XT5: How Do These SUVs Stack Up?

For drivers in the market for a luxury mid-size crossover SUV, two vehicles certainly stand out: 

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and the 2021 Cadillac XT5. 

These mid-size crossovers appear to have a lot in common at a glance, which is why it is important to know the differences. Here is how these two vehicles compare.

More Room

Nautilus Size Wins

While the Nautilus and XT5 are nearly identical in size on the exterior, it's on the inside that some differences emerge. While both vehicles have five seats, the Nautilus has 108 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the XT5 has 104 cubic feet. The Nautilus can also haul more luggage, with 68.8 cubic feet of luggage volume, compared to 63 cubic feet for the XT5. Additionally, the Nautilus has 37.2 cubic feet of interior cargo volume, while the XT5 has 30 cubic feet.

Horse Power


While the Nautilus and XT5 both feature a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine, the Nautilus generates 250 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, while the XT5 generates 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. All-wheel drive is available on all trim levels for the Nautilus, but only on one of the XT5's three trim levels.

Nautilus Additional Features

Safety and Technology

The Nautilus comes with Lincoln's Co-Pilot260 suite of safety features as standard. These features include Blind Spot Detection and rear Cross-Traffic Alert. These features are not available at all on the XT5 base trim.

How Does Price Measure Up?


Even though the Nautilus has the more powerful engine and more passenger space than the XT50, it also costs less money. The starting price for the Nautilus is about $43,000, while the XT5 starts at $45,000.

Want to Try the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus? Schedule Your Test Drive!

The best way to figure out which car is the best one for you is to schedule a test drive. After all, nothing compares to getting behind the wheel and getting a real sense of how a vehicle feels to drive. If you want to test drive a Lincoln Nautilus, or set up a financing plan to purchase one, then contact or visit Covert Lincoln today!

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