1st Generation (2017—2019) XT5 Problems

XT5 owners with a 2017—2019 model year have the most problems with the interior (27%), transmission (27%), and the engine (18%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Traction Control Light On 2 complaints at an average of 1,725 miles in the 2017 Cadillac XT5.
  2. Transmission Shudder 2 complaints at an average of 4,250 miles in the 2017 Cadillac XT5.
  3. Phone Won\'t Connect 1 complaints at an average of 100 miles in the 2017 Cadillac XT5.

What XT5 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Cadillac model years.

Watch out for the 2017 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 4 0.0
2018 0 0 184 0.0
2017 11 1 511 7.92

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