Compare 2019 Cadillac Escalade vs 2019 INFINITI QX80 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class

2019 Cadillac Escalade
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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2WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escalade 2WD 4-Door 14 23 $71,435 $75,195
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Luxury 14 23 $76,755 $80,795
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Platinum 14 23 $89,580 $94,295
Escalade 2WD 4-Door Premium Luxury 14 23 $80,935 $85,195
Escalade 4WD 4-Door 14 21 $74,285 $78,195
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Luxury 14 21 $79,605 $83,795
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Platinum 14 21 $92,430 $97,295
Escalade 4WD 4-Door Premium Luxury 14 21 $83,785 $88,195
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LIMITED AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
QX80 LIMITED AWD 13 19 $84,788 $90,200
QX80 LUXE AWD 13 19 $64,484 $68,600
QX80 LUXE RWD 14 20 $61,570 $65,500
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AMG GLS 63 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLS AMG GLS 63 4MATIC SUV 13 18 $118,581 $126,150
GLS GLS 450 4MATIC SUV 16 22 $65,941 $70,150
GLS GLS 550 4MATIC SUV 14 19 $90,005 $95,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,435
$84,788
$118,581
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,195
$90,200
$126,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1253 / month
$1503 / month
$2103 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
6.4
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Cadillac Escalade can hold its own against more modern designs in many ways even if it’s definitely showing its age. The 2019 Infiniti QX80 full-size luxury SUV is aging well, even though it’s still relatively aged. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class wears its old-school heart on its sleeve, proudly.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 13 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 19 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate - -
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
38.1 36.8 38.9
Front Hip Room (in)
60.9 59.2 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.6 60.5 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 41 38.5
Front Head Room (in)
42.8 39.9 41.2
Second Hip Room (in)
60.2 58.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.9 63.8 58.5
Third Leg Room (in)
24.8 28.8 35
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 40 40
Third Hip Room (in)
49.3 48.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.4 63.5 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
45.3 39.6 40.3
Passenger Capacity
7 7 7
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.0 - -
Height, Overall (in)
74.4 75.8 72.8
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
N/A - -
Wheelbase (in)
116 121.1 121.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.0 - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.5 79.9 76.1
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)
203.9 - -
Liftover Height (in)
- 34.9 32.3
Track Width, Front (in)
- 67.5 66
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.2 8.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 67.9 66.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 86.2 79.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
94.2 95.1 93.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 20.2 19.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.2 16.6 16
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 50.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 36.7 35.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 49.1 52.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
51.6 49.6 49.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA - -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13.8 14.2
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 x 1.2 13.8 15.4
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
NA - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA - -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA - -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26 26.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.3 - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 41.3 40.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.4 - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - -
Spare Tire Order Code
RC4 NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A - -
Rear Tire Size
P275/55R20 P275/60HR20 P295/40ZR21
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QSS NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - -
Front Tire Size
P275/55R20 P275/50HR22 P295/40ZR21
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A - -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QSS NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 850 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
830 850 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 8500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8300 8500 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
8300 8500 NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4300 - -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2607 - -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7100 7385 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 - -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2704 - -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14000 - -
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 22 X 8 21 X 10
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 22 X 8 21 X 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.7 - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 710 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 150 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 710 -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
460 @ 4100 413 @ 4000 561 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
L86 NA NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 5.6 L/339 5.5 L/333
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
420 @ 5600 400 @ 5800 577 @ 5250
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 13 13
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 - -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.86 4.04 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 3.17 2.86
Trans Order Code
MF6 NA 427
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 - -
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No No
Trans Power Take Off
NA - -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.41 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 - -
Transfer Case Model
NA Electronic None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 0.86 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 4.89 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.78 0.73
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.69 - -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.03 1.92
Trans Type
10 7 7
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 - -
Trans PTO Access
NA No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Escalade INFINITI QX80 Mercedes-Benz GLS
Body Code
NA S S
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.81 - -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 - -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.10 - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 2.94 3.47
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4300 - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.81 - -
Axle Type - Rear
Solid Axle w/Five-Link Location Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4300 - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 2.94 3.47
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder-type - -
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.3 11.8 11.7
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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2019 Cadillac Escalade
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