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2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz G-Class than in the Cadillac Escalade ESV, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac Escalade ESV.

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). Clearly, the Cadillac Escalade ESV is a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, when considering 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 ESV will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

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

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

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

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Cadillac Escalade ESV more than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

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

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2015 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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MSRP*: $75,970 - $94,875

2014 Mercedes-Benz
G-Class

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MSRP*: $114,200 - $135,700
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.49%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: -- 12
Highway MPG: -- 14 - 15
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $71,032 - $88,708 $106,206 - $126,201

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