Compare 2018 Cadillac Escalade vs 2018 Lexus LX

2018 Cadillac Escalade
2018 Lexus LX
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2WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escalade 2WD 4-Door 14 23 $70,960 $74,695
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Luxury 14 23 $76,280 $80,295
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Platinum 14 23 $89,105 $93,795
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Premium Luxury 14 23 $80,460 $84,695
Escalade 4WD 4-Door 14 21 $73,810 $77,695
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Luxury 14 21 $79,130 $83,295
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Platinum 14 21 $91,955 $96,795
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Premium Luxury 14 21 $83,310 $87,695
LX 570 Three Row 4WD
Pricing
Invoice Price
$70,960
$83,380
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$74,695
$90,630
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1245 / month
$1511 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Cadillac Escalade is aging, but it can still hold its own among other luxury SUVs. The Lexus LX 570 marries an old-school SUV portfolio with all the leather, all the wood, and almost all the space.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
49.30 56.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.40 61.4
Front Leg Room (in)
45.30 42.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.10 35.8
Front Hip Room (in)
60.90 58.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.60 62.3
Second Leg Room (in)
39.00 34.4
Front Head Room (in)
42.80 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
60.20 58.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.90 61
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Third Leg Room (in)
24.80 28.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.70 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
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 73.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
N/A -
Wheelbase (in)
116.00 112.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.0 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.50 78
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
N/A -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 64.6
Track Width, Front (in)
- 64.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
51.6 41
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 83.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.2 15.5
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 - -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
17 x - TBD - 13.6
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 - 13.9
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 24.6
Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.3 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.4 -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QSS NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
N/A -
Spare Tire Order Code
RC4 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P275/55R20 P285/50VR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
N/A -
Rear Tire Order Code
QSS NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
N/A -
Front Tire Size
P275/55R20 P285/50VR20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
830 700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 7000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8300 7000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 7000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7100 7385
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 20 X 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.7 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
420 @ 5600 383 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
460 @ 4100 403 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
L86 NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 5.7 L/346
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 15
Transmission
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.79
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.81
Trans Order Code
MF6 NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.67
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Transfer Case Model
NA Electronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.82
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.84
Trans Type
10 8
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Escalade Lexus LX
Body Code
NA S
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 3.31
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.81 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.10 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.31
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.81 -
Axle Type - Rear
Solid Axle w/Five-Link Location Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder-type -
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.3 11.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - -
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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