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2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Cadillac Escalade ESV offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, with comparable head- and legroom. The Cadillac Escalade ESV 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
The Cadillac Escalade ESV requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

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 ESV 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 ESV will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade ESV 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. 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 GL-Class.

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

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making it slightly more difficult to 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 GL-Class. The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade ESV offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

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

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2015 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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

2016 Mercedes-Benz
GL-Class

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MSRP*: $64,550 - $91,300
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.24%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.02%
City MPG: 14 - 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*: $71,032 - $88,708 $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.