2022 Cadillac XT5 Towing Capacity

July 13th, 2022 by

2022 Cadillac XT5 parked in a neighborhood

When equipped with optional Smart Towing features, the Cadillac XT5 towing capacity reaches 1,000 pounds. That’s as much as you need to bring your favorite sports adventure gear along for the ride—from ATVs to motorbikes to sailboats. Read below to get the details on how much a 2022 Cadillac XT5 can tow to your go-to getaway spot in The Villages, and then rewatch out to our team when you’re ready to explore your Cadillac lease and finance options.

2022 Cadillac XT5 Towing Capacity by Engine

Choose from two engine options for your XT5, both of which are paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and Driver Shift Control that delivers smooth, effortless shifts. A V6 upgrade becomes available at the Premium Luxury trim in its AWD configuration and comes standard on the range-topping XT5 Sport AWD. So, how much can a 2022 Cadillac XT5 tow with each engine? Here’s a closer look at the specs:

Standard 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder Engine

  • Max towing capacity of 1,000 lbs
  • 235 hp @ 5000 rpm
  • 258 lb-ft of torque @ 1500-4000 rpm
  • 9-speed automatic transmission

Available 3.6L V6 Engine

  • Max towing capacity of 1,000 lbs
  • 310 hp @ 6600 rpm
  • 271 lb-ft of torque @ 5000 rpm
  • 9-speed automatic transmission

Looking for a larger Cadillac SUV that’s just as powerful? The Cadillac XT6 comes standard with the same 2.0L turbocharged V4 as the XT5. Check out our comparison of the 2022 XT5 vs. XT6 for details.

2022 Cadillac XT5 Smart Towing Features

As we outlined above, how much a 2022 Cadillac XT5 can tow isn’t determined by the engine: both the turbo-4 and the V6 upgrade can handle weights of up to 1,000 pounds. That said, you’ll still need to upgrade to the Premium Luxury AWD or Sport AWD configuration in order to equip the XT5 with the necessary equipment for towing.

Then, opt for the Smart Towing package for a hitch, hitch cover, 7-wire harness, 170-amp alternator, a heavy-duty cooling system to help the engine dissipate heat, and the following advanced towing technologies:

  • Hitch Guidance – Displays guidance lines via the Rear Vision Camera when the vehicle is in Reverse for fast and easy trailer-hitching.
  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View – Displays guidance lines via the Rear Vision Camera when the vehicle is in Reverse and offers a close-up Hitch View. When Hitch View is in use, it automatically applies the electric parking brake when shifting to Park.

What’s more, the XT5 comes standard with driving mode selection to match the vehicle’s performance with Lady Lake driving conditions in real time. FWD models come with Tour, Sport, and Snow/Ice; AWD models add Tour, AWD, Sport, and Off-Road modes.

What Can a 2022 Cadillac XT5 Tow?

With the maximum 2022 Cadillac XT5 towing capacity of 1,000 pounds, you have enough power at your disposal to hitch up a flatbed trailer and load it with building supplies, sports equipment, and whatever else you want to move.

Test Drive a New Cadillac XT5 for Sale in Ocala

Whether you have further questions about the 2022 Cadillac XT5 towing capacity or are curious about what recent model-years have offered inside the cabin, we’ve got you covered! Sullivan Cadillac is easy to reach from anywhere in Gainesville, but we also offer Premium Pickup and Delivery as a special service for our customers. Give us a call at (352) 732-4700 to start moving forward today!


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