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Cadillac Escalade vs. GMC Yukon Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Cadillac Escalade vs. GMC Yukon Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price

GMC Yukon XL Denali   
Difference: $13,280

Lowest Total Invoice

GMC Yukon XL Denali   
Difference: $12,686

The configured Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV, ext. has a 420-horsepower 6.2L V8 engine, a 4WD w/low range drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext. has a 420-horsepower 6.2L V8 engine, a 4WD w/low range drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Cadillac Escalade and GMC Yukon are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Cadillac Escalade ESV Premium trim is $84,545. The features would cost an additional $7,290. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $92,830.

The base sticker price of the Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum Edition trim is $92,350. The features would cost an additional $7,290. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $100,635.

The base sticker price of the GMC Yukon XL Denali trim is $68,025. The features would cost an additional $10,330. Including the destination charge of $1,195, the total price of this trim is $79,550.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table. (Additional notes)

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac Escalade trims is $90,940 for ESV Premium, and $95,445 for ESV Platinum Edition. . The feature adjusted price of the GMC Yukon trims is $79,550 for XL Denali. . Based on this adjustment, the GMC Yukon XL Denali appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201620162016
ModelEscaladeEscaladeYukon
TrimESV PremiumESV Platinum EditionXL Denali
Body4dr SUV, ext.4dr SUV, ext.4dr SUV, ext.
Base Price $84,545 $92,350 $68,025
Base Invoice $79,050 $86,347 $63,263
Metallic paint (extra cost) 495 495 395
Engine-block heater 100 100 75
Cargo mat 85 85 25
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) 135 135 135
All-weather floor mats 225 225 225
Chrome-plated alloy wheels 1,900 1,900 700
Sunroof 0 0  
Power-deployable running boards 1,750 1,750 1,745
4WD w/low range 2,600 2,600 3,000
Open Road Package     2,360
Adaptive cruise control     995
Head-up display (HUD)     425
Roof rack crossbars     250
Metallic paint (extra cost) 436 436 359
Engine-block heater 88 88 68
Cargo mat 75 75 22
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) 119 119 123
All-weather floor mats 198 198 205
Chrome-plated alloy wheels 1,672 1,672 637
Sunroof 0 0  
Power-deployable running boards 1,540 1,540 1,588
4WD w/low range 2,431 2,431 2,790
Open Road Package     2,148
Adaptive cruise control     905
Head-up display (HUD)     387
Roof rack crossbars     228
Options (show) (change) 7,290 7,290 10,330
Options (show) (change) 6,559 6,559 9,460
Destination 995 995 1,195
Total Price $92,830 $100,635 $79,550
Total Invoice $86,604 $93,901 $73,918

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Cadillac Escalade vs. GMC Yukon

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: GMC Yukon XL Denali
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 11,390
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 10,923
Model Year201620162016
ModelEscaladeEscaladeYukon
TrimESV PremiumESV Platinum EditionXL Denali
Body4dr SUV, ext.4dr SUV, ext.4dr SUV, ext.
Engine420hp V8420hp V8420hp V8
TransmissionT8T8T8
Drivetrain4WD w/4L4WD w/4L4WD w/4L
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)15/21 MPG15/21 MPG15/21 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 16?, 16?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)285/45-22285/45-22275/55-20
Total Price92,830100,63579,550
Adjustments for Features-1,890-5,1900
Feature-Adjusted Total Price90,94095,44579,550
Cost Above Minimum04,5050
Total Invoice86,60493,90173,918
Adjustments for Features-1,763-4,8430
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice84,84189,05873,918
Cost Above Minimum04,2170

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Features Comparison: Cadillac Escalade vs. GMC Yukon

Model Year201620162016
ModelEscaladeEscaladeYukon
TrimESV PremiumESV Platinum EditionXL Denali
Body4dr SUV, ext.4dr SUV, ext.4dr SUV, ext.
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300
4WD w/low range$2200$2200$2200
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500$500 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200 
Backup collision intervention$250$250 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100 
Rearview camera  $200
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40$40 
Integrated trailer brake controller  $200
Overhead sunglass holder  $25
Refrigerated storage compartment $250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens $1200 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted$1000 $1000
Satellite radio$200$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription  $250
Second DVD player for entertainment system $200 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Conversation mirror  $25
Cornering lights$75$75 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
LED headlights$1000$1000 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25 
Xenon HID headlights  $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather door panel trim $250 
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats $200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150
Manual thigh support adjuster, driver seat $50 
Manual thigh support adjuster, passenger seat $50 
Massage, driver seat $100 
Massage, passenger seat $100 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100 
Synthetic suede headliner $1000 
Upholstered instrument panel$300  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1000 
Wood trim$300 $300
Wood trim, alternative type $300 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 
Total Value of Features$8,790$12,090$6,900
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,890$5,190$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,763-4,8430

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Specifications Comparison: Cadillac Escalade vs. GMC Yukon

Model Year20162016
ModelEscaladeYukon
Body4dr SUV, ext.4dr SUV, ext.
Wheelbase130.0 in130.0 in
Length224.3 in224.3 in
Width80.5 in80.5 in
Height74.0 in74.4 in
Curb Weight6,041 lb.6,005 lb.
Fuel Capacity31.0 gal.31.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom42.8 in42.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room64.9 in64.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room60.9 in60.8 in
Row 1 Legroom45.3 in45.3 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room64.4 in65.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room60.2 in60.3 in
Row 2 Legroom39.7 in39.7 in
Row 3 Headroom38.5 in38.5 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room62.6 in62.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room49.3 in49.3 in
Row 3 Legroom34.5 in34.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
39.3 ft339.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
76.7 ft376.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
120.9 ft3121.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
GMC Yukon XL Denali

Adaptive cruise control
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Open Road Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional screen for entertainment system200Yes
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription50No
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system100Yes
Total Requested220098%
Total Not Requested502%

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