79points

Cadillac Escalade (2015)

81points

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
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29 facts in comparison

Cadillac Escalade (2015) vs Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
79
points
Cadillac Escalade (2015)
81
points
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)

Why is Cadillac Escalade (2015) better than Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)?

  • 1.4l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    18.8l/100 kmvs20.2l/100 km
  • 74Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    624Nmvs550Nm
  • 0.45% greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    2668lvs2656l
  • 1 more airbags
    ?

    7vs6
  • 96mm narrower
    2.04mvs2141mm
  • Has a rear-view camera
    ?
  • 58hp more horsepower
    ?

    420hpvs362hp
  • 0.5m smaller turn radius
    ?

    11.9mvs12.4m

Why is Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014) better than Cadillac Escalade (2015)?

  • 41mm shorter
    1.85mvs1890mm
  • 1.94% larger fuel tank
    ?

    99.9lvs98l
  • Has four-wheel drive
    ?
  • Has a turbocharged engine
    ?
  • 130mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    3.08mvs2946mm
  • 33mm more headroom (rear)
    ?

    1.02mvs983mm
  • Has fully independent suspension
    ?
  • Has air suspension
    ?

General info

1. smaller turn radius
?

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

Best

Scion iQ2 (2014)

4.2m

11.9m

12.4m

2.Has four-wheel drive
?

Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
3.Has fully independent suspension
?

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
4.Has air suspension
?

Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
?

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
6.Has rear-wheel drive
?

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)

Dimensions

1.height
?

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.89m

1.85m

2. greater cargo volume (seats down)
?

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

Best

Toyota Sienna SE (2014)

4247l

2668l

2656l

3.width
?

Best

Peugeot 208 Allure (2014)

1m

2.04m

2.14m

4. longer wheelbase
?

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014)

3.7m

2.95m

3.08m

5. more headroom (front)
?

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014)

1.09m

1.09m

1.05m

6. more headroom (rear)
?

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014)

1.94m

983mm

1.02m

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3l/100 km

18.8l/100 km

20.2l/100 km

2.maximum torque
?

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

850Nm

624Nm

550Nm

3. more horsepower
?

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Hennessey Venom GT (2014)

1244hp

420hp

362hp

4.Has a turbocharged engine
?

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
5. larger fuel tank
?

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015)

132l

98l

99.9l

6. better fuel economy (highway)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3.4l/100 km

13.5l/100 km

14.9l/100 km

Features

1. more airbags
?

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

Best

Ford Edge (2017)

14

7

6

2.Has a rear-view camera
?

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
3.Has in-car system
?

An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
4.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
?

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilizes GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
5.Has smart key as standard
?

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

Cadillac Escalade (2015)
Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
6.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

1

0

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