Compare 2010 Audi Q7 vs 2010 Cadillac Escalade

2010 Audi Q7
2010 Cadillac Escalade
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quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium 17 25 $47,337 $50,900
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 17 25 $47,337 $50,900
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 17 25 $47,337 $50,900
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.6L Premium 14 19 $43,617 $46,900
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.6L Premium Plus 14 19 $43,617 $46,900
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.6L Prestige 14 19 $43,617 $46,900
Q7 quattro 4-Door 4.2L Prestige 13 18 $56,730 $61,000
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2WD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Base 14 20 $58,432 $62,495
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Luxury 14 20 $64,150 $68,610
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Platinum Edition 14 20 $76,319 $81,625
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Premium 14 20 $66,385 $71,000
Escalade AWD 4-Door Base 13 20 $60,817 $65,045
Escalade AWD 4-Door Luxury 13 20 $66,534 $71,160
Escalade AWD 4-Door Platinum Edition 13 20 $78,656 $84,125
Escalade AWD 4-Door Premium 13 20 $68,769 $73,550
Escalade ESV 2WD 4-Door Base 14 20 $60,868 $65,100
Escalade ESV 2WD 4-Door Luxury 14 20 $66,586 $71,215
Escalade ESV 2WD 4-Door Platinum Edition 14 20 $78,708 $84,180
Escalade ESV 2WD 4-Door Premium 14 20 $69,381 $74,205
Escalade ESV AWD 4-Door Base 13 20 $63,206 $67,600
Escalade ESV AWD 4-Door Luxury 13 20 $68,923 $73,715
Escalade ESV AWD 4-Door Platinum Edition 13 20 $81,045 $86,680
Escalade ESV AWD 4-Door Premium 13 20 $71,719 $76,705
Escalade EXT AWD 4-Door Base 13 20 $57,427 $61,420
Escalade EXT AWD 4-Door Luxury 13 20 $62,280 $66,610
Escalade EXT AWD 4-Door Premium 13 20 $64,515 $69,000
Escalade Hybrid 2WD 4-Door 21 22 $68,652 $73,425
Escalade Hybrid 2WD 4-Door Platinum 21 22 $79,685 $85,225
Escalade Hybrid 4WD 4-Door N/A N/A $71,036 $75,975
Escalade Hybrid 4WD 4-Door Platinum N/A N/A $82,022 $87,725

Pricing

Invoice Price

$47,337
$58,432

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$50,900
$62,495

Monthly Payment Estimate

$848 / month
$1042 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.8
8.6

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2010 Audi Q7 tames the SUV bad-boy image with subtler looks, diesel fuel economy, and good on-road performance. The 2010 Escalade Hybrid provides performance, functionality, and luxury, but uses far less fuel.

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Fuel Economy

City

17 mpg 14 mpg

Highway

25 mpg 20 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

4WD Sport Utility Vehicle -

Rear Door Type

- Liftgate

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 60.8

Front Shoulder Room (in)

58.7 65.3

Passenger Volume (ft³)

133.2 -

Second Head Room (in)

37.2 39.2

Second Shoulder Room (in)

58.1 65.2

Front Leg Room (in)

41.3 41.3

Passenger Capacity

7 7

Front Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 64.4

Second Leg Room (in)

37.1 39.0

Front Head Room (in)

40.0 41.1

Third Head Room (in)

- 37.9

Third Shoulder Room (in)

- 61.7

Third Leg Room (in)

- 25.6

Third Hip Room (in)

- 49.1

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

65.0 -

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.1 -

Length, Overall (in)

200.3 -

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Height, Overall (in)

68.4 75.9

Liftover Height (in)

32.9 -

Track Width, Rear (in)

66.0 -

Wheelbase (in)

118.2 116.0

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

78.1 79.0

Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)

- 202.5

Side Door Opening Height (in)

- - TBD -

Ground Clearance, Rear (in)

- 9

Step Up Height - Front (in)

- 21.8

Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)

- - TBD -

Ground Clearance, Front (in)

- 9

Side Door Opening Width (in)

- - TBD -

Overhang, Front (in)

- - TBD -

Step Up Height - Side (in)

- 21.8

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)

- 31.6

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

72.5 108.9

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

NA 16.9

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

42.0 60.3

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)

- NA

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)

- - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)

- NA

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.0 x 1.10 13.5 x 0.8

Brake Type

Pwr Pwr

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.8 x 1.34 13.0 x 1.2

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

- NA

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

26.4 26

Fuel Tank Location

- NA

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

- NA

Aux Fuel Tank Location

- NA

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

16.5 -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

39.4 39.0

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

2.66 -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center

- 17.8

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

- 3

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

HL7 QXK

Front Tire Size

265/50R19 P265/65R18

Spare Tire Size

Compact P265/70R17

Front Tire Order Code

HL7 QXK

Spare Tire Order Code

NA ZRS

Rear Tire Size

265/50R19 P265/65R18

Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)

- - TBD -

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front

- - TBD -

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare

- - TBD -

Front Tire Capacity (lbs)

- - TBD -

Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)

- - TBD -

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear

- - TBD -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

550 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

750 1245

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5500 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5500 8300

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- NA

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

5512 -

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)

- 7100

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)

- 3250

Curb Weight - Front (lbs)

- 2717

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)

- 14000

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)

- 3550

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)

- 2809

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 x 8.5 18 x 8

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact 17 x - TBD -

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 x 8.5 18 x 8

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

9.5 - TBD -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

520 - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

180 160

Maximum Alternator Watts

- - TBD -

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

- NA

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

406 @ 1750 417 @ 4300

Engine Order Code

NA L94

Displacement

3.0L/181 6.2L/376

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

225 @ 3750 403 @ 5700

Engine Type

Diesel V6 Gas/Ethanol V8

Fuel System

TDI Electronic Fuel Injection

Engine Oil Cooler

- NA

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

25 20

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

17 14

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

20 16

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.56 1.53

Trans Type

6 6

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.86 0.85

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.39 3.06

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.37 2.36

Trans Order Code

NA MYC

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.27 -

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.16 1.15

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.69 0.67

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.15 4.03

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

- NA

Transfer Case Power Take Off

- NA

Trans Power Take Off

- NA

Transfer Case Model

- NA

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

- NA

Trans PTO Access

- NA

Summary

Vehicle Name

Audi Q7 Cadillac Escalade

Body Style

4 Door SUV 4 Door

Body Code

- NA

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - 46

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - 1.41

Suspension Type - Rear

Independent 5-link coil springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

4-Link -

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - 46

Suspension Type - Front

Independent Indep torsion bar

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- TBD - 1.10

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Double Wishbone -

Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)

- 3925

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

- NA

Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)

- 4100

Axle Type - Rear

- Semi-Floating

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)

- 4200

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)

- 3250

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

- 3.42

Axle Type - Front

- Independent

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

3 4

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

10.6 11.6

Frame

Frame Type

- Ladder-type

Doors

Side Door Type

- Swing-out

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