2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2018 Cadillac Escalade

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2018 Cadillac Escalade

Luxury SUVs are a hot commodity for larger families who want a spacious interior and a more powerful engine. The largest SUV offered by Mercedes-Benz is the GLS, and it comes with everything you love about full-size SUVs in addition to a variety of luxury features. See how it compares against another top model as we look at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2018 Cadillac Escalade.

Both of these models have a lot to offer, but it might come as a surprise to learn that despite having more general features and general options, the GLS actually costs less than the Escalade. This makes it ideal for those interested in saving a few thousand dollars. Get the exact specifications you’re looking for by picking the GLS, as it offers more variety. Check out some specs and features below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS


2018 Cadillac Escalade

$69,550 Starting MSRP $74,695

3.0L V6, 4.7L V8 biturbo, AMG® 5.5L V8 biturbo

Engine Options 6.2L V8
Up to 17 city/22 hwy mpg Fuel Economy Up to 14 city/23 hwy mpg
93.8 cubic ft Max Cargo Volume 94.2 cubic ft

Interior Features in the 2018 GLS

The Mercedes-Benz name is synonymous with luxury and performance. These vehicles not only look the part, they also perform at a high level. You need a vehicle that does more than just take care of the nitty and gritty, though. Inside the GLS is a world of first-class comfort and convenience. High-quality features and soft-touch materials make the ride more pleasant, as do the standard and available cabin features which include the following:

  • COMAND® System with 8" Display
  • mBrace® Connect Services
  • Heated and Massaging Front Seats
  • Panorama Roof
  • 2 Screens & DVD Players Behind Each Front Head Restraint
  • Power-Folding Third Row
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Distance Pilot DISTRONIC® Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Steering Pilot
  • and much more!

Interested in learning more about Mercedes-Benz’s full-size SUV? Get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis or schedule a test drive here on our website!

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