Compare 2017 Cadillac Escalade vs 2016 GMC Yukon

2017 Cadillac Escalade
2016 GMC Yukon
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2WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escalade 2WD 4-Door 15 22 $69,725 $73,395
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Luxury 15 22 $74,475 $78,395
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Platinum 15 22 $87,585 $92,195
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Premium Luxury 15 22 $78,750 $82,895
Escalade 4WD 4-Door 15 20 $72,575 $76,395
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Luxury 15 20 $77,325 $81,395
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Platinum 15 20 $90,435 $95,195
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Premium Luxury 15 20 $81,600 $85,895
Escalade ESV 2WD 4-Door 15 22 $72,575 $76,395
Escalade ESV 2WD 4-Door Luxury 15 22 $77,325 $81,395
Escalade ESV 2WD 4-Door Platinum 15 22 $90,435 $95,195
Escalade ESV 2WD 4-Door Premium Luxury 15 22 $81,600 $85,895
Escalade ESV 4WD 4-Door 15 20 $75,425 $79,395
Escalade ESV 4WD 4-Door Luxury 15 20 $80,175 $84,395
Escalade ESV 4WD 4-Door Platinum 15 20 $93,285 $98,195
Escalade ESV 4WD 4-Door Premium Luxury 15 20 $84,450 $88,895
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2WD 4-Door Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Yukon 2WD 4-Door Denali 15 22 $60,752 $65,325
Yukon 2WD 4-Door SLE 16 23 $44,932 $48,315
Yukon 2WD 4-Door SLT 16 23 $53,010 $57,000
Yukon 4WD 4-Door Denali 15 21 $63,542 $68,325
Yukon 4WD 4-Door SLE 16 22 $47,722 $51,315
Yukon 4WD 4-Door SLT 16 22 $55,800 $60,000
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door Denali 15 22 $63,263 $68,025
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door SLE 16 23 $47,443 $51,015
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door SLT 16 23 $55,521 $59,700
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door Denali 14 20 $66,053 $71,025
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door SLE 15 22 $50,233 $54,015
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door SLT 15 22 $58,311 $62,700

Pricing

Invoice Price

$69,725
$60,752

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$73,395
$65,325

Monthly Payment Estimate

$1223 / month
$1089 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.7
7.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

A pop culture icon in its own time, the Cadillac Escalade offers unmatched gravitas and presence—if that's your thing. The 2016 GMC Yukon has the power and capability to haul up to nine passengers, their stuff, and the family boat.

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Fuel Economy

City

15 mpg 15 mpg

Highway

22 mpg 22 mpg

Vehicle

Rear Door Type

Liftgate Liftgate

Interior Dimensions

Third Head Room (in)

38.10 38.10

Front Hip Room (in)

60.90 60.80

Third Shoulder Room (in)

62.60 62.60

Second Leg Room (in)

39.00 39.00

Front Head Room (in)

42.80 42.80

Second Hip Room (in)

60.20 60.30

Front Shoulder Room (in)

64.90 64.80

Passenger Capacity

7 7

Third Leg Room (in)

24.80 24.80

Second Head Room (in)

38.70 38.70

Third Hip Room (in)

49.30 49.30

Second Shoulder Room (in)

64.40 65.10

Front Leg Room (in)

45.30 45.30

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)

203.90 203.90

Side Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - NA

Ground Clearance, Rear (in)

8.0 8.00

Height, Overall (in)

74.40 74.40

Step Up Height - Front (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)

N/A - TBD -

Wheelbase (in)

116.00 116.00

Ground Clearance, Front (in)

8.0 8.00

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

80.50 80.50

Side Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - NA

Overhang, Front (in)

N/A - TBD -

Step Up Height - Side (in)

22.0 - TBD -

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)

32.1 35.91

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)

NA NA

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - 79.90

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

94.2 94.7

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- TBD - 11.10

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

15.2 15.3

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - 33.94

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - 43.20

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

51.6 51.7

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)

NA NA

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

17 x - TBD - - TBD -

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

17 x - TBD - - TBD -

Brake Type

Pwr Pwr

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

NA NA

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Location

NA NA

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

NA NA

Aux Fuel Tank Location

NA NA

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

26 26.0

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center

17.3 17.8

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

39.0 39.0

Steering Type

Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

3.4 - TBD -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

N/A - TBD -

Tires

Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)

N/A - TBD -

Spare Tire Order Code

RC4 RC4

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front

N/A - TBD -

Rear Tire Size

P275/55R20 P275/55R20

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare

N/A - TBD -

Front Tire Capacity (lbs)

N/A - TBD -

Rear Tire Order Code

QSS QSS

Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)

N/A - TBD -

Front Tire Size

P275/55R20 P275/55R20

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear

N/A - TBD -

Spare Tire Size

P265/70R17 P265/70R17

Front Tire Order Code

QSS QSS

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

8300 8400

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

830 840

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

- NA

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)

7100 7100

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)

3400 3200

Curb Weight - Front (lbs)

- TBD - 2766

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)

14000 14000

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)

4100 4300

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)

- TBD - 2767

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

20 x 9.0 20 x 9.0

Spare Wheel Size (in)

17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

20 x 9.0 20 x 9.0

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

16.7 - TBD -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Watts

NA - TBD -

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

NA NA

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

170 170

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

600 - TBD -

Engine

Engine Type

Gas V8 Gas V8

Fuel System

Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection

Engine Oil Cooler

NA NA

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

460 @ 4100 460 @ 4100

Engine Order Code

L86 L86

Displacement

6.2L/376 6.2L/378

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

420 @ 5600 420 @ 5600

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

15 15

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

17 17

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

22 22

Transmission

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

- TBD - NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.82 3.1

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.97 2.4

Trans Order Code

M5U M5U

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.65 -

Transfer Case Power Take Off

NA NA

Trans Power Take Off

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.69 1.2

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic

Transfer Case Model

NA NA

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 0.7

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.56 4.0

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.85 -

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

- TBD - NA

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.08 1.5

Trans Type

8 8

Trans PTO Access

NA NA

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.27 0.9

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Summary

Vehicle Name

Cadillac Escalade GMC Yukon

Body Code

NA NA

Body Style

Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

1.81 46.0

Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)

3400 - TBD -

Suspension Type - Rear

5-Link Multi-link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

1.10 NA

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

NA NA

Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)

4100 - TBD -

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

1.81 46.0

Axle Type - Rear

Solid Axle w/Five-Link Location Semi-floating

Suspension Type - Front

Independent Coil-Over Shock

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

1.41 1.41

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)

4200 - TBD -

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)

3400 - TBD -

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

3.23 3.23

Axle Type - Front

Independent Independent

Frame

Frame Type

Ladder-type Ladder

Doors

Side Door Type

Swing-out NA

Emissions

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

10.4 10.5

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- TBD - NA

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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