2020 Cadillac Escalade vs Land Rover Range Rover
The 2020 Cadillac Escalade is the SUV you are looking for in the large luxury SUV class. It offers elegant styling, high-end materials, and a spacious interior to carry your passengers and cargo. The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover has some class of its own and enjoys off-roading, but with less room and at a higher price point. Come take a look at Reliable Cadillac and see for yourself.
The 2020 Cadillac Escalade was made for your comfort. Leather upholstery is standard in this luxury SUV, as well as a heated steering wheel, ventilated and heated front-row seats with 12-way power adjustments, heated second-row seats, and a power-folding third row. The Escalade seats up to eight people, with spacious rows for adults to sit comfortably. It takes roominess and comfort to the next level with the Escalade ESV. The Escalade will add additional rear passenger leg/head room and cargo space with the long-wheelbase. You’ll enjoy up to 94.2 cubic feet with both rear rows down for your cargo needs. The long-wheelbase will give you 120.9 cubic feet maximum cargo capacity. The Escalade has one of the highest tow ratings in its class and can tow up to 8,300 pounds.
The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover is full of high-quality materials, but its style isn’t matched with its competitors. Most luxury large SUVs have three rows of seating, but this SUV only has two rows. It can seat up to five people; four if you opt for the Executive Class seating option. Leather upholstery is standard, along with heated, 16-way power adjustable front seats. With any Range Rover configuration, the cargo hold is small for its class. Most models offer 31.8 cubic feet of space behind the rear seats and a total of 68.6 cubic feet behind the first row. The long-wheelbase model offers up to 75.6 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down. Plug-in hybrid models offer even less space, with 28.3 cubic feet behind the rear seats and a maximum of 65.1 cubic feet. When properly equipped, the Range Rover can tow up to 7,716 pounds.
Safety and Tech
Cadillac connects you with the world around you to make driving enjoyable, as well as surrounds you with the Bose Centerpoint surround system that features 16 speakers. Its CUE infotainment system features an 8-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a navigation system. Wireless device charging, a Wi-Fi hot spot, satellite radio, HD Radio, Bluetooth, four USB ports also are standard. Second and third row passengers will appreciate the available rear seat entertainment system that will add enjoyment while on the road. Cadillac has you covered with its safety features including a park assist system, a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, a surround-view parking camera system, rain-sensing windshield wipers, as well as Teen Driver. Plenty of technology features are available for upgrading your Cadillac.
The Range Rover features two 10-inch touch screens on its infotainment system – one for entertainment and settings and the other for climate functions. This layout can be hard to use, with slow response times and frustrating menu layouts. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hot spot, a 13-speaker Meridian stereo, satellite radio, HD Radio, and USB ports are standard. Standard safety features include lane departure warning, front and rear parking sensors, forward collision warning, emergency braking, and a rearview camera. There are available features that include emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, a surround-view parking camera system, and lane keep assist.
The Escalade offers a strong engine. With every body type, the Escalade comes with a 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission, providing plenty of power for all your driving needs. Acceleration is quick and the transmission shifts well, making for a smooth ride. The Escalade earns an estimated 14/23 mpg in the city and on the highway with its powerful engine. Pricing for this luxury SUV starts at $75,195 for the entry-level Escalade and ranges to $92,295 for the high-end Escalade Platinum.
The Range Rover has a lineup of engines for a buyer to choose. The base trim gets a 3.0-liter inline-six engine that makes 355 horsepower. The HSE comes with the same engine but raises to 395 horsepower. These engines are mild hybrids, paired with a 48-volt battery. It also offers a diesel engine that puts out 255 horsepower. For an even higher price tag, there is a supercharged 5.0-liter 518 horsepower V8 that is standard in the P525 HSE and Autobiography trims. An available plug-in hybrid powertrain features a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that produces 398 horsepower. To top it off, the top-trim SV Autobiography features a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 that puts out 557 horsepower. All engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Four-wheel drive comes standard to go with its off-road abilities. The base Range Rover gets an estimated 19/25 mpg in the city and on the highway. The Range Rover also comes with a hefty price tag. The entry level Range Rover Starts at $90,900 and ranges to $95,950 for the HSE plug-in hybrid, $96,150 for the gas-only inline-six engine, and jumps up to$143,800 for the supercharged Autobiography and $178,500 for the SV Autobiography Dynamic.
If you want a luxury SUV that will give you all the luxuries as well as the power, towing, and capacity you need, come test drive the 2020 Cadillac Escalade. The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover offers some class of its own, but the Range Rover is one of the priciest luxury large SUVs without the cargo hold and user-friendly tech system the Escalade offers.