Compare 2015 Cadillac Escalade vs 2014 Porsche Cayenne

2015 Cadillac Escalade
2014 Porsche Cayenne
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2WD 4-Door Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Standard 15 22 $68,226 $72,970
4WD 4-Door Standard 15 21 $70,657 $75,570
2WD 4-Door Luxury 15 22 $71,966 $76,970
4WD 4-Door Luxury 15 21 $74,397 $79,570
2WD 4-Door Premium 15 22 $76,174 $81,470
4WD 4-Door Premium 15 21 $78,605 $84,070
2WD 4-Door Platinum 15 22 $83,472 $89,275
4WD 4-Door Platinum 15 21 $85,903 $91,875
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AWD 4-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Manual 15 22 N/A $49,600
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic 17 23 N/A $52,600
AWD 4-Door Diesel 20 29 N/A $56,600
AWD 4-Door Platinum Edition 17 23 N/A $63,300
AWD 4-Door S 16 22 N/A $66,800
AWD 4-Door Diesel Platinum Edition 20 29 N/A $66,900
AWD 4-Door S Hybrid 20 24 N/A $70,900
AWD 4-Door GTS 15 21 N/A $83,300
AWD 4-Door Turbo 15 22 N/A $110,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$68,226
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$72,970
$49,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1216 / month
$827 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Cadillac Escalade promises--and delivers--more of everything a full-size luxury SUV buyer could want. Yes, Porsche does make a family car, and this is it; the 2014 Cayenne runs the gamut from sporty errand mule to track-worthy sports SUV, with some interesting green options in between.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
60.20 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.90 58.9
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Leg Room (in)
24.80 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.70 -
Third Hip Room (in)
49.30 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.40 -
Front Leg Room (in)
45.30 -
Third Head Room (in)
38.10 -
Front Hip Room (in)
60.90 57.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.60 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.00 -
Front Head Room (in)
42.80 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
N/A -
Wheelbase (in)
116.00 114
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.0 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.50 76.3
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
N/A -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
22.0 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
203.90 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.0 -
Height, Overall (in)
74.40 67.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 65.7
Track Width, Front (in)
- 65.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
- 190.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.2 23.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
51.6 23.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
94.2 62.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.2 13.8
Brake Type
Pwr -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26.4
Fuel Tank Location
NA Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 39
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.3 -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
N/A -
Rear Tire Order Code
QSS H9M
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
N/A -
Front Tire Size
P275/55R20 P255/55VR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QSS H9M
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
N/A -
Spare Tire Order Code
RC4 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P275/55R20 P255/55VR18
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 596
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
830 596
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5962
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8300 5962
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 5962
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3550 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2810 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7100 6096
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3250 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2717 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.7 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Gasoline Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
460 @ 4100 295 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
L86 NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
420 @ 5600 300 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V8 Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.56 4.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 1.69
Trans Type
8 6
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.82 4.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.97 2.53
Trans Order Code
M5U NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.69 1.21
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Escalade Porsche Cayenne
Body Code
NA -
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.81 -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3250 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.70
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.81 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3925 -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.10 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.70
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder-type -
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.3 10.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-

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