When we compare the Cadillac Escalade's and the INFINITI QX80's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac Escalade has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac Escalade's and the INFINITI QX80's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac Escalade is a better car than the INFINITI QX80.
Cadillac Escalade vs. INFINITI QX80 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Cadillac Escalade loses 50.9 percent of its value and the INFINITI QX80 loses 54.4 percent of its value. This means the Cadillac Escalade retains 3.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the INFINITI QX80.
Cadillac Escalade vs. INFINITI QX80 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Cadillac Escalade is 8.1 out of 10 while the INFINITI QX80's quality rating is 7.6 out of 10. This results in the Cadillac Escalade being ranked 7 out of 25 Best Luxury Large SUVs and the INFINITI QX80 being ranked 10 out of 25. Out of 24 Best Luxury 7-Seater SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade is ranked 10 and the INFINITI QX80 is ranked 14. The Cadillac Escalade is also ranked 11 out of 32 Best Luxury SUVs with 3 Rows while the INFINITI QX80 is ranked 16 out of 32.
Cadillac Escalade vs. INFINITI QX80 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Cadillac Escalade is 8.8 out of 10. For the INFINITI QX80 the reliability rating is 8.0 out of 10. This gives the Cadillac Escalade a slight advantage in reliability compared to the INFINITI QX80.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac Escalade’s base engine makes 420 horsepower, and the INFINITI QX80 base engine makes 400 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are fullsize SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has the advantage of offering more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The INFINITI QX80 has the advantage in the area of rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Cadillac Escalade and the INFINITI QX80 have the same average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars.