Comparison - Ford Expedition King Ranch 2020 - vs - Cadillac Escalade Sport Platinum 2021

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Expedition EL,Expedition Max,Excursion,Everest

Also called:

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The 2021 Cadillac Escalade Sport Platinum is a Large World-Class Luxury SUV
Average Price: 
$
76,025
Updated: 
03 Oct 2019
$
102,995
Updated: 
05 Feb 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
8
7
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
25.00gals
24.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blue metallic
#264154
Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Tri-Coat
#652F2C
Magnetic Metallic
#727476
Oxford White
#E4E4E4
Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Tri-Coat
#E60E28
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Desert Gold Metallic
#F3F3F3
Star White Metallic Tri-coat
#FDFFFB
Iconic Silver Metallic
#C7CAD0
Color: 
Crystal White Tricoat
#DDE0DB
Dark moon metallic
#11345E
Infrared Tintcoat
#971C1E
Sandstone metallic
#CBC5BE
Shadow metallic
#616C76
Satin Steel metallic
#B2BBC1
DARK MOCHA METALLIC
#878278
Black Raven
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Ford Expedition is finally the full-size family hauler from Ford we've been waiting for.A long-awaited redo for the spacious family hauler finally arrives this year, and the 2018 Ford Expedition gets more than a "mane and tail" makeover. The new SUV will be available in XLT, Limited, and Platinum trims in rear- or four-wheel-drive configurations. A long wheelbase Expedition will be offered and is called Expedition MAX, which is a new name for the States. Pricing hasn't yet been announced.

Pros
Boxy, upright stance
Advanced safety tech
Strong V-6 and 10-speed powertrain
Helpful terrain management system

Cons
We thought we were past the rotary shift knob
Uncertain about fuel economy
Expedition MAX?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Ford Expedition ranked #1 in Large SUVs. Currently the Ford Expedition has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Muscular turbocharged engine
Class-leading towing capacity and fuel economy
Upscale interior
Ample room for passengers and cargo

Cons
High base price for class
Difficult to maneuver in tight spaces

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Ford Expedition comes with rear wheel drive, and four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 10-speed shiftable automatic.King Ranch model now available in regular and Max body styles.Ford Co-Pilot360, Ford's suite of driver aids, now standard on all models.Black Accent package introduced for XLT models, includes wheels, exterior trim and body all painted in black.

PROS
Cavernous interior with plenty of passenger and cargo space
Quick acceleration from strong V6 engine
Comfortable front seats
Tows more than similarly sized crossover SUVs

CONS
Soft brake pedal feel diminishes driver confidence
Large size and slow steering make it cumbersome to drive
Not as quiet on the highway as other SUVs
Maximum power output dependent on premium unleaded

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Escalade has undergone a thorough redesign, complete with a new independent rear suspension, savvier interior technology, prettier styling, and a new optional diesel-powered engine.To truly deck out the Escalade in its best features, go for the Platinum trim. It adds semi-aniline leather, 16-way power-adjustable front seats with massage, soft-close doors, and an AKG audio system with 36 speakers. The Platinum version also comes standard with a self-parking feature, a head-up display, and adaptive cruise control. We'll know more about pricing and optional features closer to the 2021 Escalade's on-sale date, which is expected to be this summer.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is much more than a Chevrolet Tahoe in a tuxedo.

Pros
Gorgeous interior
Super Cruise
Independent suspension
Lots of torque regardless of engine
An adult-sized third row

Cons
Gets expensive
It’s massive
The rear end barely changed
Where’s the hybrid?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fully redesigned for 2021.More interior space, especially for rear passengers.The latest driver aids, including Cadillac's Super Cruise.Part of the fifth Escalade generation introduced for 2021.

Pros
An extensive suite of standard and optional driver aids
Optional diesel engine a class-exclusive
Significantly more interior space than outgoing model
New interior design one of the best in the class

Cons
Lacks off-road prowess of some rivals
Large footprint makes it difficult to park

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
19.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
6.20L
Torque: 
470ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
460ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
375hp
at 5 000rpm
420hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
overhead valves (OHV)
Turning Circle: 
39.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
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: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Adjustable Pedals
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
210.00in
211.90in
Width: 
79.90in
81.10in
Height: 
76.40in
76.70in
Ground Clearance: 
9.80in
Front Track: 
67.60in
Rear Track: 
67.20in
Wheel Base: 
122.50in
120.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.00
42.30
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
38.90
Front Leg Room: 
43.90in
44.50in
Rear leg room: 
41.50in
41.70in
Front Hip Room: 
62.20in
61.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.90in
65.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
62.60in
61.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
64.80in
64.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
104.60cu.ft
121.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
9200lbs
7800lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.30cu.ft
25.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
23.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
5623.00lbs
5823.00lbs

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
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Premium leather
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
14 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
14 -Way Power Driver Seat
Massaging
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining rear seats
Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
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: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
12 total speakers
1 subwoofer(s)
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection
USB With External Media Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Speed sensitive volume control
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
36 Total Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
AKG Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
power glass sunroof
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
22 In.
22 In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Painted/Polished Alloy Wheels
All Season Tires
Fullsize Non-Matching Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R22
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R22

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: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
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: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Led Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 400A
Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package
Cargo Package
Onyx Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Body-Color Painted Splash Guards
Black Front License Plate Bracket
Rear Bumper Protector
Wheel Locks
22" 12-Spoke Chrome Alloy Wheels
Gloss Black Escalade Nameplate
22" Multi-Spoke Polished Alloy Wheels W/Dark Android Gloss Finish
Monochromatic Cadillac Emblem
22" 12-Spoke Gloss Black Alloy Wheels
Power-Retractable Assist Steps W/Perimeter Lighting
Interior Options: 
Front & Second Rows Floor Liners
Reversible Cargo Mat
Second Row Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System
Reflective Front Window Shade
Cooled Console With Covered Storage
Second Row 60/40 Split-Folding Bench Seats W/Power Release
Super Cruise
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
All-Weather Floor Mats
Interior Protection Package
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Bluetooth Headphones By AKG
All-Weather Integrated Cargo Liner
Vertical Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Liner
Rear Cargo Shade

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Mesa/Ebony, premium leather
#FFFFFF
Color: 
Jet Black, Premium leather
#000000
Whisper Beige w/Gideon accents, Premium leather
#B5A58D
Dark Auburn w/Jet Black Accents, Premium leather
#503F3F