Comparison - Cadillac Escalade Luxury 2017 - vs - Cadillac XTS Luxury 2019

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Model: 
Average Price: 
79,319
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
52,895
Updated: 
05 Sep 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.00gals
20.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Raven
#000000
Bronze Dune Metallic
#B2ABA5
Crystal White Tricoat
#DDE0DB
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
#26313D
Dark Granite Metallic
#76777C
Radiant Silver Metallic
#DADEDD
Red Passion Tintcoat
#802F38
Silver Coast Metallic
#B6B3A4
Color: 
Red Horizon Tintcoat
#8b080a
Bronze Dune Metallic
#b2aba5
Crystal White Tricoat
#dde0db
Phantom Gray Metallic
#32373a
Stellar Black Metallic
#000000
Black Raven
#000000
Radiant Silver Metallic
#dadedd
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
#072e95
Stone Gray Metallic
#576e74

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

A pop culture icon in its own time, the Cadillac Escalade offers unmatched gravitas and presence—if that's your thing.The Cadillac Escalade is the big hoss of GM's luxury lineup. It's more than just the high-falutin' version of the Suburbans, Tahoes, and Yukons that almost rival it for luxury fittings; it's probably the most recognizable Cadillac on the road today, thanks as much to its beveled edges to its imposing stance.
Available in base, Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum configurations, the Escalade goes from well to lavishly-equipped with the tick of a few option boxes.

Pros
Imposing style
Impressive technology suite
Strong V-8 engine
Voluminous cargo area

Cons
Still a luxurious Suburban, albeit a much fancier one than before
Awfully expensive, even against its rivals
Is it simply too brash?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade is unique among luxury SUVs for its large size, powerful engine and bold styling, but it comes up a bit short in terms of refinement and convenience.
For 2017, the Cadillac Escalade has made minor changes to the content of its trim levels and also renamed them. New features include a teen-driver monitoring system, a rear passenger reminder (so you don't leave your kids in a hot car), an automated system for parking, and an innovative rearview mirror that incorporates a camera view.

Pros
More than enough power from the standard 6.2-liter V8 engine
Luxurious cabin remains pleasantly quiet in nearly any circumstance
Optional second-row bench increases seating capacity to eight
Impressive towing abilities that most competitors can't match.

Cons
Truck-based chassis translates into a less refined ride quality
High cargo floor makes loading more difficult
Third-row seats are uncomfortable even for children
The infotainment system can sometimes be frustrating.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade ranks 4 out of 8 Luxury Large SUVs. In the realm of large luxury SUVs, the 2017 Cadillac Escalade is one of the biggest you can buy, with a robust V8 engine and an upscale, plush cabin. However, refinement you’ll find in the interior doesn't carry over into ride quality.

Pros
Elegant, well-built cabin
Muscular V8 engine
Extended-wheelbase ESV expands third-row and cargo space

Cons
Infotainment system can be slow and confusing
Cramped third-row seat in standard configuration
Ride and handling are less refined than rivals
Limited cargo space behind third row in standard configuration

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Cadillac XTS delivers on Cadillac's traditional strengths with a smooth ride, quiet cabin, a big back seat and classy styling. It's a smart pick if you want a luxury sedan without the sporty pretenses of Cadillac's sportier sedans, such as a stiffer ride.

Pros
Spacious interior has high-quality materials throughout
Offers plenty of standard features
Optional turbo V6 engine provides strong power
Seats are eminently comfortable

Cons
Driver aids remain exclusive to upper trims
Touch-sensitive controls can be a hassle while on the move
Trunk opening is surprisingly narrow for a car of this size
Standard V6 struggles to get this big car moving

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Cadillac XTS feels purpose-built as an executive chauffeur’s chariot but provides a comfortable and pleasant ride from any seat.

Pros
Plenty of space, front and rear
Strong performance, especially in V-Sport trims
Solid, comfortable ride
Refined, high-end materials throughout, even in base models

Cons
Most safety features and driver aids are optional
Options and trim upgrades drive the price up—fast
Capacitive buttons sometimes confusing to use

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
6.20L
3.60L
Torque: 
460ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
264ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
Horsepower: 
420hp
at 5 600rpm
304hp
at 6 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
38.70Feet
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
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
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
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*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Sun sensor
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
heated steering wheel
leather and wood steering wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.90in
200.90in
Width: 
80.50in
72.90in
Height: 
74.40in
59.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
Front Track: 
68.70in
Rear Track: 
68.70in
Wheel Base: 
116.00in
111.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.80
39.00
Front Hip Room: 
60.90in
55.10in
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
42.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.90in
57.90in
Rear Head Room: 
38.70
37.80
Rear Hip Room: 
60.20in
54.30in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
40.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
64.40in
56.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
94.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8300lbs
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.20cu.ft
18.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.10degrees
Curb Weight: 
5521.00lbs
4200.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
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
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
leather
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats
folding with pass-thru center armrest
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
multi-level heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front independent suspension
Stabilizer bar stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer bar 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: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather and wood steering wheel
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Heated steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Radio data system
Memory card slot
1 subwoofer(s)
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
16 total speakers
Bose premium brand speakers
8 total speakers
speed sensitive volume control
Bose premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 9.0
19 X 8.5 In
Wheels more: 
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
All season tires
P245/45R19 tires
19 x 8.5 in. wheels
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
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: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
Rear door child safety locks
Turn signal mirrors
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
child seat anchors
stability control
Emergency braking assist
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
remote anti-theft alarm system
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear multi-adjustable headrests
LED headlamp
auto delay off headlamps
tire pressure monitoring

Options

Packages: 
Interior Protection Package
Driver Awareness Package
Interior Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels w/Black Inserts
22" 6-Spoke Split Chrome Wheels
Chrome Exhaust Tip
Sunroof Delete
22" Dual 7-Spoke Ultra-Bright Finish Aluminum Wheel
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
Front License Plate Bracket
Integrated Black Roof Rack Rails
22" 6-Spoke Split Manoogian Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels
Molded Splash Guards
22" 6-Spoke High-Gloss Black Wheels
22" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
Wheel Locks
Compact Spare Tire
Front License Plate Bracket
UltraView Power Sunroof
19" x 8.5" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Chrome Wheel Lock Kit
Interior Options: 
Reflective Front Window Shade
All-Weather Floor Mats
Additional Rear Seat Headphones
Rear Seat Entertainment System
Cargo Shade
All-Weather Cargo Mat
Second Row 60/40 Split-Folding Power Configurable Bench Seats
Smoker's Package
All-Weather Floor Mats
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
All Weather Cargo Mat
All-Weather Cargo Area Tray

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, leather
#131313
Shale w/Cocoa Accents, leather
#9C958D
Color: 
Shale w/Black Accents, leather
#aeaaa1
Jet Black, leather
#000000
Kona Brown w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#b5926c