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2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT vs. 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD than in the Cadillac Escalade EXT. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Cadillac Escalade EXT.

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 EXT will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, 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 EXT carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Dimensions
The Cadillac Escalade EXT is a little narrower than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Cadillac Escalade EXT, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Cadillac Escalade EXT transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade EXT has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is clearly the choice over the Cadillac Escalade EXT for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Cadillac Escalade EXT and the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade EXT has less seating than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, making the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD the better choice if you often have passengers. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Cadillac Escalade EXT.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac Escalade EXT over that of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

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2013 Cadillac
Escalade EXT

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MSRP*: $63,060 - $69,640
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2015 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

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MSRP*: $31,310 - $48,325
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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 --
Highway MPG: 18 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $58,961 - $65,113 $29,431 - $44,942

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