2023 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2023 Lincoln Aviator | NewCars.com

2023 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2023 Lincoln Aviator Review

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2023 Cadillac

MSRP*: $79,295 to $108,595
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2023 Lincoln

MSRP*: $53,340 to $90,280
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MPG - City 14 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 MPG 24 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 8 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 121.0 ft3 77.7 ft3
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 494-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 420 hp 400 - 494 hp
Towing Capacity 7,500 - 7,700 lbs 5,600 - 6,700 lbs
Exterior Length 211.9 in 199.3 in
Exterior Width 81.1 in 82.3 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 43.0 in
Rear 40.1 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 40.2 - 41.5 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.7 in

*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

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac Escalade than in the Lincoln Aviator. 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 Lincoln Aviator.

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 Lincoln Aviator, which has a much lower MSRP.

The Cadillac Escalade is a little narrower than the Lincoln Aviator, 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, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lincoln Aviator.

When considering towing capacity, the Cadillac Escalade is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Aviator for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac Escalade has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln Aviator.

The Cadillac Escalade has much lower torque than the Lincoln Aviator, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The Cadillac Escalade offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln Aviator, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Cadillac Escalade, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lincoln Aviator.