Cadillac Escalade vs. Mercedes-Benz G-Class

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.83 / 5
6 Reviews
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Horsepower

Horsepower
420 hp
416 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
6.2L V8
4.0L V8 biturbo

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.3 in.
38.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
41.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.7 in.
39.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.1 in.
40.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System

Passengers

Passengers
7 - 8
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Running Boards

Running Boards

Tire Width

Tire Width
P275/55R20 - P285/45R22
P275/50VR20 - P275/55VR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
130 in.
113.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
43 ft.
44.6 ft.

Length

Length
224.3 in.
189.7 in.

Width

Width
80.5 in.
76 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
420 hp
416 hp

Torque

Torque
460 ft. lbs.
450 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
31 gal.
26.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 mpg
15 mpg

City

City
14 mpg
13 mpg

Highway

Highway
21 mpg
17 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Cadillac Escalade ESV
Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7 - 8
5

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 mpg.
14 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 mpg.
13 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 mpg.
17 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.3
12.6

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
6.2L/376
4.0 L/243

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Gasoline Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
10
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69
5.35

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98
3.24

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14
2.25

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77
1.64

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52
1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27
1.00

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.86

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
0.72

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.86
4.80

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
N/A
Electronic

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link
Trailing Link

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Solid axle w/five-link location
Rigid Axle

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.23
3.45

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23
3.45

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QSS - QST
I84 - IM5

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QSS - QST
I84 - IM5

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P275/55R20 - P285/45R22
P275/50VR20 - P275/55VR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/55R20 - P285/45R22
P275/50VR20 - P275/55VR19

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 x 9.0 - 22 in.
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 x 9.0 - 22 in.
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.0 ft.
44.6 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 x 1.2 in.
13.9 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 0.8 in.
13.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
31 gal.
26.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
41.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.3 in.
38.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
64.9 in.
56.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.9 in.
59.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.1 in.
40.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.7 in.
39.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.4 in.
57.2 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.2 in.
59.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
130 in.
113.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
224.3 in.
189.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
80.5 in.
76 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
74 in.
77.2 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
120.9 ft³.
37.4 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
76.7 ft³.
37.4 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
39.3 ft³.
37.4 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Escalade
G-Class

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Luxury Sport Utility
Large Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.2
4.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2
4