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Cadillac Escalade vs. Mercedes-Benz GL Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Cadillac Escalade vs. Mercedes-Benz GL Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $89,750

Mercedes-Benz GL GL350 BlueTEC   
Difference: $4,570

Lowest Total Invoice: $83,536

Mercedes-Benz GL GL350 BlueTEC   
Difference: $6,113

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182016201620162016
ModelEscaladeGLGLGLGL
TrimPlatinumGL350 BlueTECGL450GL550AMG GL63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $92,695 $64,550 $66,200 $91,300 $122,100
Base Invoice $88,060 $60,032 $61,566 $84,909 $112,623
Cargo cover 195        
Sunroof 0        
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) 135        
Lighting Package   1,390 1,390    
Multicontour seats   1,100 1,100    
Premium 1 Package   4,410 4,410    
Parking Assist Package   1,290 1,290    
Driver Assistance Package   2,800 2,800 1,950  
designo Edition   4,800 4,800 4,100  
Rear air vents with automatic controls   1,450 1,450    
Class IV trailer hitch   575 575 575 575
Roof rack crossbars   320 320 320 320
Metallic paint (extra cost)   720 720    
Wood trim, alternative type   160 160 160 160
Power release, second row seats   400 400 400  
Cooled or ventilated front seats   570 570    
Heated second row seats   620 620 620  
Running boards   670 670    
Adaptive dampers - electrical   800 800    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,950 1,950 1,950 1,950
Heated steering wheel   250 250 250  
Cargo cover 174        
Sunroof 0        
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) 120        
Lighting Package   1,293 1,293    
Multicontour seats   1,023 1,023    
Premium 1 Package   4,101 4,101    
Parking Assist Package   1,200 1,200    
Driver Assistance Package   2,604 2,604 1,814  
designo Edition   4,464 4,464 3,813  
Rear air vents with automatic controls   1,349 1,349    
Class IV trailer hitch   535 535 535 535
Roof rack crossbars   298 298 298 298
Metallic paint (extra cost)   670 670    
Wood trim, alternative type   149 149 149 149
Power release, second row seats   372 372 372  
Cooled or ventilated front seats   530 530    
Heated second row seats   577 577 577  
Running boards   623 623    
Adaptive dampers - electrical   744 744    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,814 1,814 1,814 1,814
Heated steering wheel   233 233 233  
Options (change) 330 24,275 24,275 10,325 3,005
Options (change) 294 22,579 22,579 9,605 2,796
Destination 1,295 925 925 925 925
Total Price $94,320 $89,750 $91,400 $102,550 $126,030
Total Invoice $89,649 $83,536 $85,070 $95,439 $116,344

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Cadillac Escalade vs. Mercedes-Benz GL

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz GL GL350 BlueTEC
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,470
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,018
Model Year20182016201620162016
ModelEscaladeGLGLGLGL
TrimPlatinumGL350 BlueTECGL450GL550AMG GL63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine420hp V8240hp V6 D362hp V6429hp V8550hp V8
TransmissionT10T7T7T7T7
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 1680, 880, 8830, 14830, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)285/45-22275/55-19275/55-19295/40-21295/40-21
Total Price$94,320$89,750$91,400$102,550$126,030
Adjustments for Features-1000-150-815-2,040
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$94,220$89,750$91,250$101,735$123,990
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,500$11,985$34,240
Total Invoice$89,649$83,536$85,070$95,439$116,344
Adjustments for Features-950-140-758-1,883
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$89,554$83,536$84,930$94,681$114,461
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,394$11,145$30,925

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Features Comparison: Cadillac Escalade vs. Mercedes-Benz GL

Model Year20182016201620162016
ModelEscaladeGLGLGLGL
TrimPlatinumGL350 BlueTECGL450GL550AMG GL63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500    
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200$1200$1200$1200
$0    
AWD $1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0    
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100    
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row $75$75$75$75
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100$100 
Power door closers   $300$300
Power flip-out rear side windows $125$125$125$125
Power-adjustable pedals$125    
Remote start$150    
Remote window/roof operation $15$15$15$15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0$0$0
Backup collision intervention$150    
Blind spot collision prevention $150$150$150$150
Brake assist $50$50$50$50
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100    
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150$150$150
Driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbag$150    
Full-size spare tire$225    
Hill descent control $250$250$250$250
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100$100
Lane departure prevention $150$150$150$150
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200    
Rear side airbags $300$300$300$300
Safety key$5    
Temporary spare tire $150$150$150$150
Vehicle health reports$0    
Wide-view front camera$150    
Wide-view rear camera$0    
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rack $300$300$300$300
Cargo net$40  $40$40
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150    
Refrigerated storage compartment$250    
Roof rack$300    
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50    
Additional screen for entertainment system$200    
Android Auto support$100    
Apple CarPlay support$100    
Automatic air recirculation $100$100$100$100
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system$100    
DVD-compatible player $0$0$0$0
HDMI port$25    
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15$15$15
In-vehicle Internet $150$150$150$150
Interior air filter $0$0$0$0
iPod integration $100$100$100$100
Media drive $15$15$15$15
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0$0$0
SD Card slot $25$25$25$25
Second DVD player for entertainment system$200    
Streaming video support$25    
Surround sound$250  $250$250
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25$25
Traffic information$25    
USB port$100    
Wireless charging station$75    
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0    
Bodyside moldings$75    
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25   $25
Glass roof panel(s)    $300
Panoramic sunroof    $1200
Power-deployable running boards$750    
Running boards $350$350$350$350
Sunroof$900$900$900$900 
Wheel-lip moldings   $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25$25$25$25
Cornering lights$50    
Fog light, rear $100$100$100$100
Fog lights$125    
Head-up display (HUD)$350    
Headlight washers $50$50$50$50
Interior ambient lighting$150    
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150$150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250    
LED headlights$1000    
Rear camera mirror$200    
Steering-linked headlights $150$150$150$150
Xenon HID headlights $500$500$500$500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop  $150$150$150
Limited-slip rear differential$300    
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100    
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200$200$200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150$150$150$150
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50    
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50    
Memory system, passenger seat $150$150$150$150
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50$50
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active stabilizer bars    $500
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable $1000$1000$1000$1000
Auto-leveling rear shocks$200    
Crosswind stabilization $50$50$50$50
Electronic systems calibration selector    $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)    $0
Total Value of Features$9,520$9,420$9,570$10,235$11,460
Value of Feature Adjustments$100$0$150$815$2,040
Value of Feature Adjustments-950-140-758-1,883

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Specifications Comparison: Cadillac Escalade vs. Mercedes-Benz GL

Model Year20182016
ModelEscaladeGL
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase116.0 in121.0 in
Length203.9 in201.6 in
Width80.5 in76.4 in
Height74.4 in72.8 in
Curb Weight5,578 lb.5,372 lb.
Fuel Capacity26.0 gal.26.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom42.8 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room64.9 in58.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room60.9 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom45.3 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.7 in40.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room64.4 in58.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room60.2 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.0 in38.5 in
Row 3 Headroom38.1 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room62.6 in50.5 in
Row 3 Hip Room49.3 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom24.8 in35.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.2 ft316.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
51.6 ft349.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
94.2 ft393.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GL GL350 BlueTEC

Rear air vents with automatic controls
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air vents with automatic controls150Yes
Rear HVAC unit400Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested70078%
Total Not Requested20022%
Multicontour seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Front sport buckets100No
Total Requested55065%
Total Not Requested30035%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat50No
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices0Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested215078%
Total Not Requested59022%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Parking guidance system - active500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Lane departure prevention system150Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Blind spot intervention150No
Total Requested170092%
Total Not Requested1508%
designo Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage900Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Special interior trim0No
Synthetic suede headliner650Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel, leather700Yes
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200Yes
Total Requested2700100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GL GL450

Rear air vents with automatic controls
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air vents with automatic controls150Yes
Rear HVAC unit400Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested70078%
Total Not Requested20022%
Multicontour seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Front sport buckets100No
Total Requested55065%
Total Not Requested30035%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat50No
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices0Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested215078%
Total Not Requested59022%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Parking guidance system - active500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Lane departure prevention system150Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Blind spot intervention150No
Total Requested170092%
Total Not Requested1508%
designo Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage900Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Special interior trim0No
Synthetic suede headliner650Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel, leather700Yes
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200Yes
Total Requested2700100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GL GL550

Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lane departure prevention system150Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Blind spot intervention150No
Total Requested130090%
Total Not Requested15010%
designo Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0Yes
Special interior trim0No
Synthetic suede headliner650Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel, leather700Yes
Total Requested1600100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GL AMG GL63

Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%

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