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2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs. 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 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 Hybrid. 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 Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Hybrid, 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 Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is much slimmer than the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, 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 Hybrid.

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

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is clearly the choice over the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a little more horsepower than the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.

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

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

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2013 Mercedes-Benz
G-Class

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MSRP*: $113,000 - $134,300
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2013 Cadillac
Escalade Hybrid

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MSRP*: $74,425 - $86,420
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Low APR Loan: As low as 2.49% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 12 20
Highway MPG: 14 - 15 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 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 $69,587 - $80,803

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