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2023 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2023 GMC Yukon Review

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2023 Cadillac

MSRP*: $149,195
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2023 GMC

MSRP*: $94,555
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MPG - City 11 MPG 14 MPG
MPG - Hwy 16 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 121.0 ft3 122.9 ft3
  • 682-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 682 hp 420 hp
Exterior Length 211.9 in 210.0 in
Exterior Width 81.1 in 81.0 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 40.4 in
Rear 37.5 in

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Comparison Review

The Cadillac Escalade offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the GMC Yukon. The Cadillac Escalade will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the GMC Yukon.

The GMC Yukon requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Cadillac Escalade, 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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the GMC Yukon, which has a much lower MSRP.

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

The Cadillac Escalade has the same turning radius as the GMC Yukon, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac Escalade greatly out-muscles the GMC Yukon.

Due to its much higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the GMC Yukon.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac Escalade and the GMC Yukon. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Cadillac Escalade as you will in the GMC Yukon.