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Cadillac Escalade
2021 Cadillac Escalade
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Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class SUV
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class SUV
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Overview

Engine
6.2-liter V8 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
24 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
6.2-liter V8 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
420 hp @ 5600 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
460 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.7 ft
39.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
22" x TBD
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
22" x TBD
19" x 8.5"

Tires

Front Tire
275/50R22SL
P275/55HR19
Rear Tire
275/50R22SL
P275/55HR19
Spare Tire
265/70R17SL
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
21 MPG
City
15 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
20 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
8.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
24 gallons
23.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
360 miles
452.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
480 miles
547.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
211.9 in
205 in
Height
76.7 in
71.8 in
Max Width
81.1 in
77 in
Front Width
N/A
65.7 in
Rear Width
N/A
66.6 in
Wheelbase
120.9 in
123.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.5 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
42.3 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
65.5 in
59.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
61.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
38.9 in
40.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
64.6 in
58.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
61.2 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
34.9 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
38.2 in
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
62.7 in
50.3 in
Third Row Hip Room
49.4 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Maximum Towing Capacity
8,200 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
121 ft³
84.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
72.9 ft³
42.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
25.5 ft³
17.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black, Leatherette seating surfaces
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato/Magmagrey, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Tartufo, Leather Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Magma Grey, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cooled Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A