Comparison - Nissan Armada Platinum 2020 - vs - Cadillac Escalade ESV Premium Luxury 2019

General

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Average Price: 
$
63,530
Updated: 
25 Oct 2019
$
91,195
Updated: 
03 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
8
7
Transmission: 
7-speed Automatic
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.00gals
31.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Brilliant Silver
#B6B6B6
Pearl White
#EBECF0
Gun Metallic
#747577
Hermosa Blue
#36425C
Mocha Almond
#442D27
Super Black
#000000
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

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Armada carries over mostly unchanged except for a new standard feature and a newly optional package. Every model now has heated exterior mirrors. Also, the Armada is now available with a 22-inch Wheel package that adds uniquely style 22-inch wheels wrapped in all-season tires.

Pros
Tranquil cabin environment,
upscale styling,
mighty powertrain and tow rating.

Cons
Not exactly fuel efficient,
obsolete infotainment system,
overly light steering.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Nissan Armada comes with four wheel drive, and rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automatic.Small changes to trim levels and feature availability.

Pros
High-quality interior is appealing
Smooth V8 engine delivers ample power
Rides more comfortably than some rival SUVs
Quiet at highway speeds

Cons
No getting around the V8's poor fuel economy
Infotainment system is dated
Third-row seating isn't particularly spacious

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Nissan Armada's #4 ranking is based on its score within the Large SUVs category. Currently the Nissan Armada has a score of 7.3 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 29 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engine
Quality cabin
Comfortable seating
Solid predicted reliability rating

Cons
Outdated infotainment system
Poor fuel economy, even for the class
Below-average cargo volume
Less comfortable ride than rivals

By: 
usnews.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

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 ESV comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 10-speed shiftable automatic.

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: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
13.00mpg
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: 
5.60L
6.20L
Torque: 
394ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
460ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
390hp
at 5 800rpm
420hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
overhead valves (OHV)
Turning Circle: 
41.30Feet
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: 
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: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Adjustable Pedals
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Whee
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: 
208.90in
224.30in
Width: 
79.90in
80.50in
Height: 
75.80in
74.00in
Ground Clearance: 
9.20in
8.00in
Front Track: 
68.70in
Rear Track: 
68.60in
Wheel Base: 
121.10in
130.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.80
42.80
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.90in
45.30in
Rear leg room: 
41.00in
39.70in
Front Hip Room: 
59.20in
60.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
63.80in
64.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
58.40in
60.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
63.40in
64.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
95.40cu.ft
120.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8500lbs
7900lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.50cu.ft
39.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.90degrees
15.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.30degrees
19.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
5958.00lbs
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: 
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
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: 
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver Cooled Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
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: 
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-folding rear seatback
Multi-Level Heating
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: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Front and rear stabilizer bar

Comfort

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

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
yes
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Bose premium brand stero system
1 subwoofer(s)
13 total speakers
Audio/video remote control remote control
Speed sensitive volume control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Radio Data System
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
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: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Power glass sunroof
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.0-In.
20 x 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R20
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 ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
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: 
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Pre-collision safety system
LED headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Emergency Service*
Post-collision safety system
4-Wheel ABS
Rear height adjustable headrests
2 Front 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
2 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Captain's Chairs Package
Platinum Reserve Package
Interior Protection Package
Radiant Package
Sport Package
Escalade Noir Package
Exterior Options: 
Special Paint- Pearl White
Roof Rail Cross Bars
Welcome Lighting
Impact Sensor
22" Wheel Package
Sunroof Delete
22" Dual 7-Spoke Ultra-Bright Finish Aluminum Wheels W/Premium Paint
22" 5-Spoke Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels w/High-Gloss Black
22" 6-Spoke Split Manoogian Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels w/Black Inserts
Black Front License Plate Bracket
Integrated Black Roof Rack Rails
Wheel Locks
Chrome Exhaust Tip
Black Molded Splash Guards
Body Color Molded Splash Guards
Polished Exhaust Tip
Galvano Surround Grille W/Silver Painted Mesh
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
22" 6-Spoke High-Gloss Black Wheels
22" X 9" 12-Spoke Polished Aluminum Wheels
22" X 9" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
22" 6-Spoke Chrome Multi-Featured Design Wheels
Interior Options: 
Interior Lighting Package
Illuminated Kick Plates
Cargo Package
Carpeted Floor Mats
Second Row 60/40 Split-Folding Power Configurable Bench Seats
Highway Safety Kit
3rd Row All-Weather Floor Liner
Reflective Front Window Shade
All-Weather Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Liner
Cargo Area Organizer
Floor Mats
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Digital Headphones
Cargo Shade
Single Tablet Holder

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Almond, leather
#BB9D61
Charcoal, leather
#081012
Platinum Reserve Black/Brown Leather, leather
#694A42
Color: 
Jet Black, leather
#0B0B0B
Shale w/Jet Black Accents, leather
#B8AFA6
Kona Brown/Jet Black Accents, leather
#A35C32