2020 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 | NewCars.com

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2020 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 Review

New 2020 Cadillac Escalade

2020 Cadillac
Escalade

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

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MSRP*
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$75,195 to $95,295
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$75,950
Invoice* $71,435 to $90,530 $71,393
MPG - City 14 19
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 8 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 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 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac Escalade as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Cadillac Escalade is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac Escalade takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Cadillac Escalade, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. The Cadillac Escalade has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Cadillac Escalade has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Warranty
The Cadillac Escalade comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.