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Cadillac was one of the world’s first established vehicle brands. Over the years, it has established a reputation for manufacturing affordable luxury vehicles.Today, you can generally expect a Cadillac to last about 150,000 miles or 10 years.
, but some models receive mixed reviews. For example, some drivers report their Cadillacs require more maintenance and, like many luxury vehicle brands, have higher repair costs than comparable vehicles in similar categories.
One of the stronger standout features of Cadillac’s newer models is its “Super Cruise” driver assist.
Models like the 2021 XT4 have received high crash safety rankings, and the 2021 CT5 and 2021 Escalade have received high praise as well.
When it comes to Cadillac’s SUVs, many reviews consider the models generally satisfactory, but lacking in features when compared to similar competitors.
How many miles can a BMW last?
With proper maintenance, a Cadillac can last over 150,000 miles. That’s not a firm number, though—with proper care and maintenance, you may be able to drive your Cadillac much further.
How many years can a Cadillac last?
The average lifespan of a Cadillac is about 10 years. The longevity of a Cadillac will vary depending on the model, usage, wear and tear, and maintenance. The better you take care of your Cadillac, the longer it can take care of you.
Key Takeaway How long your vehicle lasts can vary widely depending on the vehicle model and how it’s maintained over its life.
Some Cadillacs are more reliable than others. Based on the metrics we evaluated, Cadillac’s less reliable models include the XT5 and the XT6.
2021 starting price: $45,190
True cost to own (5 years): $81,502
2021 J.D. Power Quality & Reliability Score: 79/100
A Consumer Reports review says it’s hard for the Cadillac XT5 to compete with other SUVs in its category. There’s been one recall issued by the NHTSA for the XT5 related to its fuel system; some may have “improperly attached” fuel supply lines, which increases the risks for fuel leaks and fires.
2021 starting price: $49,240
True cost to own (5 years): N/A
2021 J.D. Power Quality & Reliability Score: 76/100
says the XT6, a three-row luxury SUV, isn’t competitive when compared with other vehicles in its class, which tend to have more features expected from a luxury vehicle.
As with the XT5, there’s been one recall on the XT6 related to improperly-attached fuel supply lines, which increases the risks for fuel leaks and fires.
Key Takeaway Some of the major complaints with both the 2021 XT5 and XT6 are that they have fewer features than comparable competitors and have been issued a fuel supply line recall.
How to make your Cadillac last longer
A major component of how long your Cadillac will last is how you take care of it. With proper care and maintenance, you can extend nearly any car’s longevity past its expected lifespan. Here are some things you can do to extend the life of your Cadillac:
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