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Cadillac Escalade vs. Chevrolet Suburban

In comparing the Cadillac Escalade to the Chevrolet Suburban, the Cadillac Escalade has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. The Chevrolet Suburban has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac Escalade versus the Chevrolet Suburban, the Chevrolet Suburban is a better car than the Cadillac Escalade.

Cadillac Escalade versus Chevrolet Suburban Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Cadillac Escalade ranges from $63,280 to $86,979 while a used Chevrolet Suburban from the same model year range is priced between $46,838 to $72,997. For a new model, the Cadillac Escalade's price is between $81,811 and $115,172, with the Chevrolet Suburban priced between $56,648 and $81,642.

Cadillac Escalade versus Chevrolet Suburban Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Cadillac Escalade is 8.3 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Suburban's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Cadillac Escalade being ranked 6 out of 18 Best Luxury Large SUVs and the Chevrolet Suburban being ranked 6 out of 12 Best Large SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Cadillac Escalade’s base engine makes 420 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Suburban base engine makes 355 horsepower. The Escalade is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 456 miles. The Suburban is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 560 miles. The Escalade uses premium unleaded, and the Suburban uses regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Cadillac Escalade and Chevrolet Suburban are comparable in regards to front head room, front leg room and rear head room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Chevrolet Suburban has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity and payload capacity than the Cadillac Escalade.

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2023 Cadillac Escalade

2023 Chevrolet Suburban

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$81,811 - $115,172

Used Asking Price:

$63,280 - $86,979

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

50.9%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$56,648 - $81,642

Used Asking Price:

$46,838 - $72,997

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

45.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

9.4 / 10

Retained Value:

7.5 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

8.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.2 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 18
6 / 18
9 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 12
4 / 31
4 / 12
5 / 12
6 / 12
13 / 31
15 / 31
22 / 31

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Trim Levels

Premium Luxury, Sport, Premium Luxury Platinum, Luxury, Sport Platinum

Trim Levels

Fleet, LT, Premier, RST, Z71, High Country, LS

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

420 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

460 foot-lbs @ 4100 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.075 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

7700 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 4100 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.063 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

7800 lbs

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

6.2 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

14 / 19 / 16

Range (city/hwy):

336 / 456 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

15 / 20 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

420 / 560 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Standard

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

65.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.6 inches

Cargo Space:

25.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

121 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

193.9 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

64.8 inches

Cargo Space:

41.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

144.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5635 lbs

Width:

81.1 inches

Height:

76.7 inches

Length:

211.9 inches

Wheelbase:

121 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5616 lbs

Width:

81.1 inches

Height:

75.7 inches

Length:

225.7 inches

Wheelbase:

134.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

22.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

chrome alloy

Tire Size:

P275/50R22

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

265/65R18