Comparison - Cadillac Escalade Platinum 2020 - vs - Audi SQ5 Prestige Quattro 2020

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
95,295
Updated: 
19 Aug 2019
$
62,100
Updated: 
06 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.00gals
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Raven
#000000
Crystal White Tricoat
#DDE0DB
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
#26313D
Radiant Silver Metallic
#DADEDD
Red Passion Tintcoat
#802F38
Shadow Metallic
#FAFAFA
Dark Mocha Metallic
#878278
Satin Steel Metallic
#B2BBC1
Color: 
Azores green
#335B40
Brilliant black
#141414
Daytona gray
#606062
Florett silver
#BEBFC4
Glacier white
#D1D1CF
Ibis white
#EDEEE9
Matador red
#992227
Moonlight blue
#4B5365
Mythos black
#2E2E2E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Cadillac lightly updated the Escalade for 2020 with only a smattering of changes. Along with a new Dark Mocha metallic paint color, which costs extra, the lineup adds a new appearance package called the Sport Edition. The get-up is only available in Red Passion, Satin Steel, and Black Rave. However, that unlocks gloss-black trim to the front end, around the side windows, and on the rear. While we've glimpsed the interior of the next-gen model and spied a prototype testing, Cadillac hasn't officially revealed the upcoming 2021 Escalade.

Pros
Everyone recognizes an Escalade, lots of standard luxuries, notable tow ratings.

Cons
Rides like less-refined SUVs, interior isn't truly luxurious, meager fuel-economy estimates.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Cadillac Escalade comes with rear wheel drive, and four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 10-speed shiftable automatic.Last year's dual-screen rear entertainment system has been discontinued

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 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

As you might expect from looking at them side by side in a parking lot, the Audi Q5 and the Audi SQ5 are two versions of the same small luxury crossover SUV. The SQ5 offers more power and some extra performance along with a few added luxury touches to help it feel a bit more premium.

Pros
Impressively comfortable ride for a sport-tuned SUV
Generous space for passengers
Luxurious but restrained interior design
Nimble handling

Cons
Lack of touchscreen functionality limits smartphone integration usefulness

By: 
edmunds.com

Thankfully, the Audi SQ5 is a lot more comfortable than most of them. Its standard adaptive suspension will let you choose between sporty or more comfortable settings, but the optional adaptive air suspension irons out bumps better than any other sporty SUV. It’ll also lower the car’s ride height at speed to make it more stable and you can raise it by 45mm if you fancy a spot of light off-roading.

Pros
Very fast
Great build quality
Spacious interior

Cons
Expensive options
Diesel engine only
Pricey compared to alternatives

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The SQ5 displays great balance between driving dynamics and comfort, proving its worth in a competitive class.

Pros
Numerous standard interior features,
well-balanced ride,
surprisingly fuel efficient.

Cons
Passenger volume and cargo space is lacking,
bland exterior design,
falls short to its rivals in terms of performance.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
6.20L
3.00L
Torque: 
460ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
369ft-lbs
at 1 370rpm
Horsepower: 
420hp
at 5 600rpm
349hp
at 5 400rpm
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
38.40Feet

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
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission Controls And Audio 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
Adjustable Pedals
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.90in
183.90in
Width: 
80.50in
84.30in
Height: 
74.40in
65.30in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
8.20in
Front Track: 
68.70in
63.90in
Rear Track: 
68.70in
63.60in
Wheel Base: 
116.00in
111.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.70
40.20
Rear Head Room: 
38.70
37.70
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
37.80in
Front Hip Room: 
60.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.90in
57.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
64.40in
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
94.20cu.ft
53.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8100lbs
4400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.20cu.ft
25.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.10degrees
Curb Weight: 
5856.00lbs
4321.00lbs

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
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
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
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
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
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
Multi-Level Heating
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-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
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
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
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
19 Total Speakers
USB With External Media Control
755 Watts Stereo Output
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

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
LED headlights and LED rear lights with dynamic indicators
Aluminum roof rails
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
22 x 9.0
20 X 8.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R22
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

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 Front Disc
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: 
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
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Escalade Sport Edition
Winter Wheel And Tire Package
Warm Weather Package
Prestige
Cold Weather Package
Black Optic Package
S Sport Package
Exterior Options: 
22" 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Silver Finish
22" Split 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Chrome Finish
22" Split 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Chrome Finish
Black Front License Plate Bracket
Polished Exhaust Tip
Black Integrated Roof Rack Rails
Wheel Locks
22" X 9" 12-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Polished Finish
Sunroof Delete
22" 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/High-Gloss Black Finish
22" X 9" 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels W/Chrome 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
Audi Beam - Rings
Trailer Hitch
Audi Guard Wheel Lock
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Audi Beam - Quattro
21" Audi Sport 5-Double-Spoke V-Design Wheels
Running Boards
Interior Options: 
Reflective Front Window Shade
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Shade
All-Weather Cargo Mat
Power Configurable Second Row 60/40 Split-Folding Bench Seats
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Digital Headphones
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
First Aid Kit
Audi Cargo Box
Panoramic Sunroof Delete
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Privacy Trunk Cover - Black
Fine Nappa Leather Upholstery
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Leather Care Kit

Colors

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