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2021 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2021 Lincoln Navigator L Review

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2021 Cadillac
Escalade

MSRP*: $76,195 to $103,595
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2021 Lincoln
Navigator L

MSRP*: $85,715 to $101,855
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Invoice* $72,766 to $98,933 $80,710 to $95,211
MPG - City 14 - 15 MPG 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
Seating Capacity 8 seats 8 seats
Cargo Space 109.1 ft3 120.3 ft3
Engine V-8 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 420 hp 450 hp
Towing Capacity 7,500 - 8,200 lbs 6,600 - 8,100 lbs
Exterior Length 211.9 in 221.9 in
Exterior Width 81.1 in 79.9 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 43.9 in
Rear 42.6 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.9 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
The Cadillac Escalade offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Lincoln Navigator L, with comparable 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 Lincoln Navigator L.

Convenience
The Lincoln Navigator L 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). Whether you pick the Cadillac Escalade or the Lincoln Navigator L, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Cadillac Escalade and the Lincoln Navigator L have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac Escalade is a little wider than the Lincoln Navigator L, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Cadillac Escalade is slightly shorter than the Lincoln Navigator L, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lincoln Navigator L, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Cadillac Escalade, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Lincoln Navigator L. The Cadillac Escalade has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln Navigator L.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Cadillac Escalade doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln Navigator L.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac Escalade and the Lincoln Navigator L. The Cadillac Escalade has less cargo space than the Lincoln Navigator L, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Cadillac Escalade comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Navigator L.