Comparison - Cadillac Escalade ESV Premium Luxury 2020 - vs - Nissan Armada Platinum 2020

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Average Price: 
$
91,195
Updated: 
19 Aug 2019
$
63,530
Updated: 
25 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
7
8
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
31.00gals
26.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Raven
#000000
Bronze Dune Metallic
#B2ABA5
Crystal White Tricoat
#DDE0DB
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
#26313D
Silver Coast Metallic
#B6B3A4
Red Passion Tintcoat
#802F38
Radiant Silver Metallic
#DADEDD
Dark Granite Metallic
#76777C
Color: 
Brilliant Silver
#B6B6B6
Pearl White
#EBECF0
Gun Metallic
#747577
Hermosa Blue
#36425C
Mocha Almond
#442D27
Super Black
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Cadillac Escalade is ripe for a redesign, so check out rivals before making a call.

Pros
In-your-face design
V-8 thrust
Comfortable interior
Good towing ability

Cons
Ride not as composed as rivals
Curiously cramped for passengers
So, so thirsty
Too in-your-face for most

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Cadillac Escalade ranked #9 in Luxury Large SUVs. Currently the Cadillac Escalade has a score of 6.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 27 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Strong engine
High towing capacity
Lots of passenger and cargo space in ESV models

Cons
Tight third row in standard-wheelbase models
Complicated infotainment controls
Feels less composed around turns than its rivals

By: 
usnews.com

New Dark Mocha Metallic exterior color.Rear-seat DVD entertainment system has been discontinued.

Pros
Strong V8 engine never lacks for power
Cabin remains quiet on any type of road
Seats up to eight passengers
Tows up to 8,100 pounds

Cons
Ride quality is less refined than that of some other luxury SUVs
Sheer size requires careful maneuvering in tight quarters
High cargo floor hinders easy luggage and cargo loading
Infotainment interface isn't always intuitive

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Armada carries over mostly unchanged except for a new standard feature and a newly optional package. Every model now has heated exterior mirrors. Also, the Armada is now available with a 22-inch Wheel package that adds uniquely style 22-inch wheels wrapped in all-season tires.

Pros
Tranquil cabin environment,
upscale styling,
mighty powertrain and tow rating.

Cons
Not exactly fuel efficient,
obsolete infotainment system,
overly light steering.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Nissan Armada comes with four wheel drive, and rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automatic.Small changes to trim levels and feature availability.

Pros
High-quality interior is appealing
Smooth V8 engine delivers ample power
Rides more comfortably than some rival SUVs
Quiet at highway speeds

Cons
No getting around the V8's poor fuel economy
Infotainment system is dated
Third-row seating isn't particularly spacious

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Nissan Armada's #4 ranking is based on its score within the Large SUVs category. Currently the Nissan Armada has a score of 7.3 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 29 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engine
Quality cabin
Comfortable seating
Solid predicted reliability rating

Cons
Outdated infotainment system
Poor fuel economy, even for the class
Below-average cargo volume
Less comfortable ride than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
6.20L
5.60L
Torque: 
460ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
394ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
420hp
at 5 600rpm
390hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
43.00Feet
41.30Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Sun Sensor
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Adjustable Pedals
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Adjustable Pedals
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Whee

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
224.30in
208.90in
Width: 
80.50in
79.90in
Height: 
74.00in
75.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
9.20in
Front Track: 
68.70in
Rear Track: 
68.60in
Wheel Base: 
130.00in
121.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.80
39.80
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
40.00
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
41.90in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
41.00in
Front Hip Room: 
60.90in
59.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.90in
63.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.20in
58.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
64.40in
63.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
120.90cu.ft
95.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7900lbs
8500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
39.30cu.ft
16.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.90degrees
20.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
19.50degrees
22.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
6088.00lbs
5958.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Driver Cooled Seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver Cooled Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Reclining rear seats
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding center armrest
Folding rear seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-folding rear seatback
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Front and rear stabilizer bar
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Three Zone Climate Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
yes
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Satellite radio w/real time traffic satellite radio
16 total speakers
Surround Audio (Discrete)
1 subwoofer(s)
Bose premium brand speakers
Blu-Ray/DVD Player
Audio/Video Remote Control Remote Control
Separate Rear Audio
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Bose premium brand stero system
1 subwoofer(s)
13 total speakers
Audio/video remote control remote control
Speed sensitive volume control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Radio Data System
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 9.0 In.
20 x 8.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Painted alloy wheels
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R22
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Emergency Service*
Post-collision safety system
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
LED headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Cornering Lights
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Pre-collision safety system
LED headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Radiant Package
Escalade Sport Edition
Captain's Chairs Package
Platinum Reserve Package
Exterior Options: 
22" 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Silver Finish
22" Split 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Chrome Finish
22" Split 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Chrome Finish
Black Front License Plate Bracket
Polished Exhaust Tip
Power Retractable Assist Steps W/LED Lighting
Black Integrated Roof Rack Rails
22" X 9" 12-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Polished Finish
Wheel Locks
Black Molded Splash Guards
Sunroof Delete
22" 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/High-Gloss Black Finish
Galvano Surround Grille W/Silver Painted Mesh
22" X 9" 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Chrome Finish
22" Dual 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Ultra Bright Machined/Midnight Silver Finish
22" Split 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Ultra-Bright Machined/Manoogian Silver Finish
22" 7-Spoke Black Painted Alloy Wheels W/Chrome Inserts
22" 5-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Ultra Bright Machined/High-Gloss Black Finish
Special Paint- Pearl White
Roof Rail Cross Bars
Welcome Lighting
Impact Sensor
22" Wheel Package
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Digital Headphones
Reflective Front Window Shade
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Power Configurable Second Row 60/40 Split-Folding Bench Seats
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
All-Weather Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Shade
All-Weather Floor Liner
Interior Protection Package
Interior Lighting Package
Illuminated Kick Plates
Cargo Package
Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, leather
#0B0B0B
Shale w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#B8AFA6
Kona Brown/Jet Black Accents, leather
#A35C32
Color: 
Almond, leather
#BB9D61
Charcoal, leather
#081012
Platinum Reserve Black/Brown Leather, leather
#694A42