Comparison - Cadillac Escalade Platinum 2019 - vs - Ford Explorer ST-Line 2022

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Average Price: 
$
97,295
Updated: 
03 Apr 2019
$
46,600
Updated: 
21 Aug 2021
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2022
Total Seating: 
7
6
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
10-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
4
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.00gals
17.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Raven
#000000
Bronze Dune Metallic
#B2ABA5
Crystal White Tricoat
#DDE0DB
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
#26313D
Manhattan Noir Metallic
#6E6A6B
Radiant Silver Metallic
#DADEDD
Red Passion Tintcoat
#802F38
Silver Coast Metallic
#B6B3A4
Shadow Metallic
#FAFAFA
Color: 
Stone Blue Metallic
#3C516B
Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
#FDFFFB
Atlas Blue Metallic
#0741D6
Iconic Silver Metallic
#C7CAD0
Carbonized Gray Metallic
#4F453E
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Forged Green Metallic
#374448
Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Cadillac Escalade ranked #8 in Luxury Large SUVs. Currently the Cadillac Escalade has a score of 7.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 28 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Robust, smooth powertrain
ESV model has lots of passenger and cargo space

Cons
Infotainment interface can be sluggish and complicated
Rivals have cushier rides
Confined third-row seat in standard-length model
Small cargo area behind rearmost seats in standard-length model

By: 
usnews.com

Only minor changes for 2019.The 2019 Cadillac Escalade is a full-size luxury SUV that has a lot of capability and creature comforts, along with a few drawbacks. Its pricing is defined by four trim levels, of which any can be paired with four-wheel drive. Most of the available options are offered as stand-alone options rather than being part of packages.

PROS
Strong V8 engine is never at a loss for power
Robust towing capacity
Cabin remains quiet regardless of road conditions

CONS
Less refined ride and seat comfort than other luxury SUVs
Low handling limits and heavy steering
High, uneven cargo floor makes loading objects difficult

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Cadillac Escalade can hold its own against more modern designs in many ways even if it’s definitely showing its age.

Pros
Strong V-8 power
Comfortable seats
Confident towing ability
Good ride quality

Cons
Doesn’t hide its truck roots well
Guzzles premium unleaded
Gauche style not for all
Eye-opening price

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
8
V
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
6.20L
2.30L
Torque: 
460ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
310ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
420hp
at 5 600rpm
300hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet

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: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
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*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Cooled Storage Compartment
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Adaptive Cruise Control
Adjustable Pedals
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Rear Parking Sensors
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.90in
198.80in
Width: 
80.50in
78.90in
Height: 
74.40in
69.90in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
7.90in
Front Track: 
68.70in
Rear Track: 
68.70in
Wheel Base: 
116.00in
119.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.70
40.70
Rear Head Room: 
38.70
40.50
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
43.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
39.00in
Front Hip Room: 
60.90in
59.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.90in
61.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.20in
59.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
64.40in
61.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
94.20cu.ft
87.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8100lbs
5300lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.20cu.ft
18.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.70degrees
21.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.10degrees
22.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
5856.00lbs

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: 
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Hands-free entry
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
14 -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
14 -way power passenger seat
Driver Cooled Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Massaging
Premium Leather
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Leatherette
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height Adjustable Passenger 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
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding Rear Seatback

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: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather and wood steering wheel
Heated steering wheel
Three Zone Climate Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Blu-Ray/DVD Player
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
Audio/Video Remote Control Remote Control
Separate Rear Audio
Surround Audio (Discrete)
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
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: 
22 x 9.0
20 In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R22
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
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*
Emergency Service*
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Cornering Lights
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
2 Front Headrests
2 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
4-Wheel ABS
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Interior Protection Package
Equipment Group 250A
Outfitters Bike – FrontLoader
Outfitters Cargo – MegaWarrior
Outfitters Cargo – SkyBox
Class IV Trailer Tow Package
Smoker's Package
Exterior Options: 
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels w/Black Inserts
22" 6-Spoke Split Chrome Wheels
Highway Safety Kit
Sunroof Delete
22" Dual 7-Spoke Ultra-Bright Finish Aluminum Wheel
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
Integrated Black Roof Rack Rails
22" 6-Spoke Split Manoogian Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels
22" X 9" 12-Spoke Polished Aluminum Wheels
22" 6-Spoke High-Gloss Black Wheels
22" 6-Spoke Chrome Multi-Featured Design Wheels
Wheel Locks
Black Front License Plate Bracket
Chrome Exhaust Tip
22" 5-Spoke Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels W/High-Gloss Black
22" X 9" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
License Plate Bracket
Dual Panel Moonroof
Splash Guards
Wheel Lock Kit
Roof-Rail Crossbars
Roof Rails
Interior Options: 
Reflective Front Window Shade
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Shade
All-Weather Cargo Mat
Second Row 60/40 Split-Folding Power Configurable Bench Seats
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Digital Headphones W/Cadillac Logo
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
All-Weather Floor Mats W/Carpet Mats
Dual-Headrest DVD Rear Seat Entertainment System
Cargo Area Management System
2nd Row Bench
Cooler Bag W/Adjustable Carrying Strap
Cargo Organizer - Large
Cargo Mat
Cargo Organizer - Standard

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black w/Jet Black Accents, premium leather/sueded microfibre
#000000
Maple Sugar w/Jet Black Accents, premium leather
#85776A
Color: 
Ebony, leatherette/sueded microfiber
#000000