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2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT vs. 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 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 GMC Sierra 1500 than in the Cadillac Escalade EXT. The GMC Sierra 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Cadillac Escalade EXT.

Convenience
The GMC Sierra 1500 requires less frequent visits to the gas station than the Cadillac Escalade EXT, 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 EXT will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the GMC Sierra 1500, 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 GMC Sierra 1500.

Dimensions
The Cadillac Escalade EXT is a little narrower than the GMC Sierra 1500, 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 GMC Sierra 1500.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade EXT does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the GMC Sierra 1500.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade EXT has a significantly smaller turning radius than the GMC Sierra 1500, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Cadillac Escalade EXT, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the GMC Sierra 1500, due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Cadillac Escalade EXT has a little more horsepower than the GMC Sierra 1500.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade EXT has less seating than the GMC Sierra 1500, making the GMC Sierra 1500 the better choice if you often have passengers. The GMC Sierra 1500 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 GMC Sierra 1500.

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2013 Cadillac
Escalade EXT

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MSRP*: $63,060 - $69,640
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2014 GMC
Sierra 1500

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MSRP*: $26,075 - $51,765
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 13 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 18 22 - 24
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $58,961 - $65,113 $25,032 - $48,141

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