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Cadillac Escalade vs. Lincoln Navigator

When comparing the Cadillac Escalade to the Lincoln Navigator, the Cadillac Escalade 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 interior volume. The Lincoln Navigator has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac Escalade versus the Lincoln Navigator, the Cadillac Escalade is a better car than the Lincoln Navigator.

Cadillac Escalade versus Lincoln Navigator Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Cadillac Escalade ranges from $63,280 to $86,979 while a used Lincoln Navigator from the same model year range is priced between $70,999 to $95,114. For a new model, the Cadillac Escalade's price is between $81,811 and $115,172, with the Lincoln Navigator priced between $84,636 and $105,358.

Cadillac Escalade versus Lincoln Navigator Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Cadillac Escalade is 8.3 out of 10 while the Lincoln Navigator's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Cadillac Escalade being ranked 6 out of 18 Best Luxury Large SUVs and the Lincoln Navigator being ranked 2 out of 18. Out of 25 Best Luxury SUVs with 3 Rows, the Cadillac Escalade is ranked 25 and the Lincoln Navigator is ranked 3.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Cadillac Escalade’s base engine makes 420 horsepower, and the Lincoln Navigator base engine makes 440 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, and trunk space. The Lincoln Navigator has the advantage in the areas of rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Cadillac Escalade has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity, while the Lincoln Navigator has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity.

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2023 Cadillac Escalade

2023 Lincoln Navigator

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:

$84,636 - $105,358

Used Asking Price:

$70,999 - $95,114

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

55.6%

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:

8.8 / 10

Reliability:

9.8 / 10

Retained Value:

6.6 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 18
6 / 18
9 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 18
2 / 18
3 / 25

Summary Review

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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

Gasoline

Trim Levels

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

Trim Levels

Black Label, Standard, Reserve

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:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

Not yet available

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):

5 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:

440 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

510 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

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

0.078 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

6200 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:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

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

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

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:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

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:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Standard

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

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:

41.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

65.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

40 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

65.1 inches

Cargo Space:

20.9 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

103.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

193.3 cubic feet

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:

5633 lbs

Width:

93.8 inches

Height:

76.4 inches

Length:

210 inches

Wheelbase:

122.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

9.7 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:

20.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

polished aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

P275/55R20