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2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs. 2014 Cadillac Escalade Review

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Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz G-Class than in the Cadillac Escalade. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac Escalade.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class as you will with the Cadillac Escalade, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Mercedes-Benz G-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Cadillac Escalade, 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. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Cadillac Escalade.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is much slimmer than the Cadillac Escalade, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Cadillac Escalade.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Cadillac Escalade.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a significantly larger turning radius than the Cadillac Escalade, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Mercedes-Benz G-Class seats a lot fewer people than the Cadillac Escalade. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has significantly less cargo capacity than the Cadillac Escalade.

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

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2013 Mercedes-Benz
G-Class

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MSRP*: $113,000 - $134,300
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2014 Cadillac
Escalade

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MSRP*: $63,745 - $83,070
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.49% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 12 13 - 14
Highway MPG: 14 - 15 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Invoice*: $105,090 - $124,899 $59,602 - $77,670

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