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2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT vs. 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche Review

Comparison Review

The Cadillac Escalade EXT offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the Chevrolet Avalanche. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Cadillac Escalade EXT and the Chevrolet Avalanche.

The Chevrolet Avalanche requires less frequent visits to the gas station than the Cadillac Escalade EXT, making it more convenient to drive.

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 EXT will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Chevrolet Avalanche, 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. Both the Cadillac Escalade EXT and the Chevrolet Avalanche have similar Destination Charges.

The Cadillac Escalade EXT is about the same width as the Chevrolet Avalanche. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac Escalade EXT takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Chevrolet Avalanche.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Cadillac Escalade EXT transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Chevrolet Avalanche.

The Cadillac Escalade EXT has a similar turning radius to the Chevrolet Avalanche, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the Cadillac Escalade EXT is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Avalanche for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac Escalade EXT has a little more horsepower than the Chevrolet Avalanche.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Cadillac Escalade EXT as you will the Chevrolet Avalanche. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the Cadillac Escalade EXT as you will with the Chevrolet Avalanche.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac Escalade EXT over that of the Chevrolet Avalanche.

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2013 Cadillac
Escalade EXT

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MSRP*: $63,060 - $69,640
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2013 Chevrolet

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MSRP*: $35,980 - $47,885
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 13 15
Highway MPG: 18 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 6
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $58,961 - $65,113 $33,461 - $44,533

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