Best Cadillac XT5 Tires
Cadillac’s relatively new offering in the compact premium crossover segment might not win a lot of awards, but it delivers a compelling combination of style and technology.
If it’s time to equip your XT5 with new tires we’ve compiled a list of our top picks for different driving styles and budgets. See below for the detailed list of the best Cadillac XT5 tires taking into account price, warranty, performance and comfort.
Cadillac XT5 Tire Sizes
Below we’ve listed each available trim level for the Cadillac XT5 as well as the tire sizes available for each.
- Luxury 235/65/18 or 235/55/20
- Premium Luxury 235/65/18 or 235/55/20
- Sport 235/55/20
Best Tire for Cadillac XT5
Continental Cross Contact LX 25
An incredibly well-rounded tire the Continental Cross Contact LX 25 is perfectly suited to premium crossovers, offering an excellent blend of sporty performance and refinement. There are tires that are more engaging to drive, but few offer this tires long life. And overall we’re very impressed with not just the wet and dry braking performance, but this tire’s ability to offer grip in the cold and mild winter conditions.
Pricing is on the high side but represents impressive value for what you get, including the 70,000 mile warranty.
Best Tire for Cadillac XT5 (alternative)
Pirelli Scorpion Strada All Season
The different between this tire and the Continentals above is miniscule at best, so if you opt for either you’re not likely to be disappointed. The Pirellis, as you might expect, offer a slightly edge in performance and driving dynamics, but give up just a touch in overall tire life with a 65,000 mile warranty. They cost more, but barely
Best Performance Tire for Cadillac XT5
Michelin Primacy Tour AS
If you’re looking for a tire that will give your XT5 a more engaging driving experience, the Michelin Primacy Tour AS is our top pick. With simplistic design it offers better responsiveness and superior lateral grip thanks to large shoulder blocks with limited siping, enabling a larger and more robust contact patch. Leave it to the tire engineers at Michelin to still be able to deliver excellent wet and cold weather traction as well.
With a gripper tread compound too, the tires don’t last as long as more conventional all-seasons with a 55,000 mile tread life warranty.
In addition to their superior performance characteristics, these tires don’t sacrifice anything when it comes to ride comfort and low noise volume.
All of these elements combined in one tire makes for an overall more premium package and it costs it too, retailing for roughly 25% more than our top picks on this list.
Longest Lasting Tire for Cadillac XT5
Goodyear Assurance MaxLife
Keep your Caddy running for miles and miles without thinking about buying a new set of tires. That will be you if you opt for the Goodyear Assurance MaxLife tire which live up to their name by offering a guaranteed 85,000 miles of tread life.
But these tires are more than just a one trick pony, offering above average grip and ride quality characteristics too.
Pricing is on-par with the top tier tires in the class.
Best Budget Tire for Cadillac XT5
Kumho Crugen HP71
Kumho’s Crugen HP71 tire is actually quite an impressive package, regardless of the price. Then when you factor money into the equation, it becomes very impressive.
Ride quality and quietness aren’t quite as refined as some other rivals, but it does offer driving dynamics on par with the top tires in its class. We’re also pleased to report that wet weather performance is particularly good.
A 65,000 mile warranty isn’t class-leading, but for the price point, it’s more than sufficient.
Cheapest Tire for Cadillac XT5
Laufenn S Fit AS
The S Fit AS is a truly affordable tire that won’t disappoint you – if you know exactly what you’re buying. This tire is classified as an ultra high performance tire and it looks it. The simple tread designed is built for grip and offers a very high level of responsiveness. Reinforced shoulder blocks also bring predictable handling, while a sticky tread compound means there’s grip all the time. Braking performance is also very good.
Where this tire lacks, is in tread life. You’ll get roughly 45,000 miles out of a set, which is a result of all that sport performance.
High performance tires might not be the right fit for a vehicle like the XT5, but if you do want great handling and want to save money at the same time, these are a solid pick.
Cheapest Tire for Cadillac XT5 (alternative)
GT Radial Touring VP Plus
For the cheapest tires available for the Cadillac XT5 the winner is the Touring VP Plus tire from GT Radial. Making use of a softer tread compound for decent grip on dry roads, the center rib is mostly solid while the shoulder blocks are reinforced by an addition ribbon of tread to deliver responsiveness and cornering grip. Despite the many divisions and moderate siping on the trie wet weather grip is sub-par and we don’t recommend it for colder weather use at all.
A 50,000 mile warranty is passable. The pricing is really the best reason to opt for this tire.
Best Winter Tire for Cadillac XT5
Bridgestone Blizzak DMV2
To be fair, we could probably recommend a Blizzak as the best winter tire for any vehicle. What makes it as the easy choice here is that it’s actually quite affordably priced. Often Blizzaks are more expensive, but worth the money for what you get. When it comes to the specific fitment for the XT5, you’re getting fantastic winter grip at a solid price.
The tire tightly packed middle section of the tire with sipes running in every direction makes for a superior grip on snow covered roads, both in terms of stability and even cornering capability.
What Tires Come on the Cadillac XT5?
Both the 18- and 20-inch wheel fitments on the Cadillac XT5 come fitted exclusively with the Michelin Primacy Tour AS tire.
How Long do Cadillac XT5 Tires Last?
All XT5 models come equipped with Michelin Primacy Tour AS tires equipped with a factory warranty of 55,000 miles, so you should expect approximately that amount of tread life with proper tire rotation and inflation over the course of the tire’s life. Michelin Primacy Tour AS tires with V- and H-speed ratings (the XT5 comes with H-speed rated tires) get the 55,000 mile warranty while W-speed rated tires get a 45,000 mile warranty.