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2017 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Cadillac Escalade than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. The Cadillac Escalade will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac Escalade as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Cadillac Escalade will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Cadillac Escalade will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac Escalade takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Cadillac Escalade, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. The Cadillac Escalade has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Cadillac Escalade as you will in the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Warranty
The Cadillac Escalade comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

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2017 Cadillac
Escalade

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MSRP*: $73,395 - $94,795

2016 Mercedes-Benz
GL-Class

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MSRP*: $64,550 - $91,300
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City MPG: 15 13 - 19
Highway MPG: 20 - 22 18 - 26
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $68,624 - $88,633 $60,032 - $84,909

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.