Compare 2021 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2021 Acura TLX

2021 Cadillac CT5
2021 Acura TLX

2021 Cadillac CT5


2021 Acura TLX

2.0L 4cyl Turbo


2.0L 4cyl Turbo
237 HP


272 HP
23 city / 32 hwy*

Fuel Economy

22 city / 31 hwy*

Serving Pensacola, FL

The 2021 Cadillac CT5 at Cadillac Pensacola is a top choice for a luxurious and sophisticated sedan. The CT5 has one of the nicest cabins around that’s also loaded with premium features and amenities. The 2021 CT5 has plenty of technology as well, and it has a lengthy list of cutting-edge safety aids. For 2021, you can get more features with the Cadillac CT5 than ever before, including wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Super Cruise, which is Cadillac’s exclusive and innovative semi-autonomous driving technology, is now included on the Cadillac CT5. Along with the new standard features, which you can try out with a 2021 Cadillac CT5 online test drive arranged through Cadillac Pensacola, you have the option of upgrading from standard to wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Our staff can also provide more details about how these features set the Cadillac apart from its competitors, including the 2021 Acura TLX. The TLX doesn’t have the same level of interior comfort as the Cadillac, and the Cadillac also has more power and advanced safety amenities.

Interior and Amenities

An exquisite cabin with plenty of passenger volume and storage space in the cargo area make your outings in the 2021 Cadillac CT5 pleasant no matter where you are going. The base level of the Cadillac CT5 has dual-zone climate control, keyless entry, simulated leather upholstery, and wireless connections for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay with smartphone pairing. A 10-inch touchscreen interface is included as well. The Cadillac also includes a push-button ignition and keyless entry. A sunroof, 15-speaker Bose sound system, and navigation are added with the second trim level. Ambient lighting, leather upholstery, and a heated steering wheel come with the top CT5 trims. The Acura’s seats are not as comfortable as the Cadillac’s, and it does hot have wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Acura TLX also has smaller infotainment display screens compared to the Cadillac. Semi-autonomous driving technology is not offered on the Acura.

Exterior and Style

The 2021 Cadillac CT5 has an equally luxurious and eye-catching exterior with standard LED lights and 18-inch wheels. The Acura TLX has 17-inch wheels to start with. The Cadillac also has a sunroof, which is only optional on the Acura. The Sport trim of the Cadillac has a rear spoiler, black trim, and Brembo brakes in front. The Acura TLX only provides trim-specific exterior enhancements if you add-on packages for an extra cost.


Two impressive engines are available for the 2021 Cadillac CT5 at Cadillac Pensacola. The first engine is a turbo 2.0L engine capable of generating approximately 240 HP and almost 260 LB-FT in torque. A 10-speed transmission is also standard. A V6 engine is available for select trims with a power output of 335 HP. The Acura TLX only has one engine with a maximum power output of 272 HP and 280 LB-FT in torque, which is less than the maximum power provided by the Cadillac.

Scheduling a test drive and finding the time to visit a dealership can be time-consuming and stressful. Fortunately, Cadillac Pensacola offers a perfect alternative, which is the option to schedule a 2021 Cadillac CT5 online test drive instead. An online test drive is similar to a regular test drive in many ways, including the fact that you’ll be able to try the Cadillac’s latest and greatest features. However, an online test drive doesn’t even require you to leave your home. Instead, you can try any trim level of the Cadillac you’d like with your smartphone or computer. It’s simple and convenient to book a virtual test drive through our website, and the helpful staff at Cadillac Pensacola will happily answer any questions about the Cadillac and point out its most salient amenities and notable attributes.

To schedule a 2021 Cadillac CT5 online test drive or learn more about the Cadillac, don’t hesitate to contact our customer-oriented dealership today.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.