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

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

New 2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV

2020 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

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MSRP*
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$78,195 to $98,295
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$75,950
Invoice* $74,285 to $93,380 $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 ESV, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac Escalade ESV 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
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

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 ESV 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 ESV is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

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

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Cadillac Escalade ESV will do just as well as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade ESV offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

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