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2021 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2022 Jeep Wagoneer Review

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2021 Cadillac
Escalade

MSRP*: $76,195 to $103,595
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2022 Jeep
Wagoneer

MSRP*: $68,845 to $76,845
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Invoice* $72,766 to $98,933 $65,755 to $73,275
MPG - City 13 - 14 MPG 15 - 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG 20 - 22 MPG
Seating Capacity 8 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 121.0 ft3 116.7 ft3
Engine 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 392-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 420 hp 392 hp
Towing Capacity 7,500 - 7,700 lbs 10,000 lbs
Exterior Length 211.9 in 214.7 in
Exterior Width 81.1 in 83.6 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 42.7 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 40.0 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wagoneer than in the Cadillac Escalade, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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 Jeep Wagoneer.

Convenience
The Jeep Wagoneer requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Cadillac Escalade, 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 is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Wagoneer. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wagoneer.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade is much slimmer than the Jeep Wagoneer, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac Escalade takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Jeep Wagoneer.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Wagoneer, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Wagoneer is clearly the choice over the Cadillac Escalade for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac Escalade has a little more horsepower than the Jeep Wagoneer.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Jeep Wagoneer.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Wagoneer, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Cadillac Escalade as you will in the Jeep Wagoneer.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac Escalade than that of the Jeep Wagoneer.