Comparison - Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 2021 - vs - Cadillac Escalade ESV Premium Luxury 2020

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Other Names:

Also called:

GL-Class

Also called:

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Average Price: 
$
132,100
Updated: 
19 Nov 2020
$
91,195
Updated: 
19 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.80gals
31.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#0A0E10
Polar White
#D3D3D5
Obsidian Black metallic
#343031
Iridium Silver metallic
#8F9192
Mojave Silver metallic
#7B7B7B
Lunar Blue metallic
#2C4261
Brilliant Blue metallic
#4678BF
Emerald Green metallic
#384241
Selenite Grey metallic
#959A9E
designo Cardinal Red metallic
#9A363A
designo Diamond White metallic
#C0C1C1
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

Electric

Top Speed: 
174mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
3.60s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Mercedes-AMG creates the ultimate muscle SUV with enough room for an extended family.

Pros
Rocket ship acceleration,
S-class interior luxury,
high-tech features galore.

Cons
Clumsy-shifting automatic transmission,
discombobulated ride,
eye-watering price tag.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class's #4 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Large SUVs category. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class has a score of 7.9 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lavish cabin with supple seats
Composed handling and smooth ride
Good cargo capacity
Powerful engines

Cons
Steep infotainment learning curve

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class manages to feel worth every dollar the automaker charges for its sublime ride, luxurious interior, and prodigious power.

Pros
Beautiful ride/handling balance
Gorgeous interior
Loads of luxury
Tons of power, no matter the model
Serious tech

Cons
So expensive
So heavy
So thirsty
And a few penny-pinching touches

By: 
thecarconnection.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

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

Fuel

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

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
16
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.00L
6.20L
Torque: 
627ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
460ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
603hp
at 6 500rpm
420hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
overhead valves (OHV)
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet
43.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
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: 
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: 
PARKTRONIC and Surround View System with 360-degree camera
AMG Drive Unit steering wheel buttons
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

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
206.40in
224.30in
Width: 
84.90in
80.50in
Height: 
70.20in
74.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
8.00in
Front Track: 
67.10in
68.70in
Rear Track: 
67.90in
68.60in
Wheel Base: 
123.40in
130.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.40
42.80
Rear Head Room: 
40.20
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
45.30in
Rear leg room: 
41.90in
39.70in
Front Hip Room: 
60.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.30in
64.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
64.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
84.70cu.ft
120.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7900lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.40cu.ft
39.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
19.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
5798.00lbs
6088.00lbs

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

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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
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

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
double-wishbone front
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
multilink rear suspension
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front and rear stabilizer bar

Comfort

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

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
12.3” Digital Instrument Cluster
12.3” Touchscreen Multimedia Display
Burmester® Surround Sound System
9 USB ports
Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay® and Android Autotm
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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 in
20 x 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
all-season
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
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: 
Front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear 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*
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

Options

Packages: 
Radiant Package
Escalade Sport Edition
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
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

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, leather
#0B0B0B
Shale w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#B8AFA6
Kona Brown/Jet Black Accents, leather
#A35C32