Front views of the all new Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Both the 2021 Lincoln Navigator and 2021 Cadillac Escalade have the luxury style you are looking for, but which one is best. Our 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. 2021 Cadillac Escalade evaluation looks at the performance, trim levels, pricing, features and interior design.

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Date Released | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator for sale in Colorado Springs can be picked up today. Additionally, the 2021 Cadillac Escalade has also been released to local dealerships.

Highlights | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator has a potent turbocharged V6 engine and provides a composed ride. In comparison, the 2021 Cadillac Escalade has been recently redesigned to improve the interior quality.


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Trims & Price | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Both luxury SUVs are available in a variety of trim levels.

2021 Lincoln Navigator

  • Base | $76,185
  • Reserve | $81,965
  • Black Label | $98,125

2021 Cadillac Escalade

  • Luxury | $76,195
  • Premium Luxury | $82,995
  • Sport | $85,595
  • Premium Luxury Platinum | $99,995
  • Sport Platinum | $99,995

Main Differences | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

While the 2021 Lincoln Navigator remains the same as the 2020 Lincoln Navigator, the 2021 Cadillac Escalade was completely redesigned. The new Escalade offers more legroom, improved interior quality, and a diesel engine option.

2021 Lincoln Navigator side-by-side a 2021 Cadillac Escalade

Engine | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator comes with a 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 that pumps out 450 horsepower. It comes paired with a ten-speed automatic transmission. The 2021 Cadillac Escalade includes a 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine or the optional 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder Duramax turbodiesel engine that produces 277 horsepower. Both of these come with a ten-speed automatic transmission.

Hybrid/Plug-In Hybrid | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Neither luxury SUV comes with a hybrid powertrain, but it might in the future.

MPG | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator receives an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 16/22 mpg with a rear-wheel-drive. With the base engine and rear-wheel-drive, the 2021 Cadillac Escalade achieves 15/20 mpg, while four-wheel-drive models are rated at 14/19 mpg.

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Performance | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator has a 0-60 mph time of 5.9 seconds, while the 2021 Cadillac Escalade hits 60 mph in 6.1 seconds. The 2021 Lincoln Navigator's top speed is 115 mph, while the 2021 Cadillac Escalade top speed is 120 mph.

Towing Capacity | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Both luxury SUVs can tow effectively, but the 2021 Lincoln Navigator handles more with a max tow rating of 8700 pounds versus the Escalade's 8200-pound tow rating.

Interior dashboard comparison between a Lincoln Navigator and a Cadillac Escalade

Cargo Space | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator offers 19.3 to 20.9 cubic feet of space behind the back row, 57.5 to 63.6 cubic feet behind the second row, and a maximum of up to 103 cubic feet. The Navigator L models have even more space, with 34.3 to 36 cubic feet behind the back seat, 73.3 to 79.6 cubic feet behind the second seat, and a total of 120.2 cubic feet. The 2021 Cadillac Escalade offers 25.5 cubic feet behind the third row, 72.9 cubic feet behind the second row, and a total of 121 cubic feet. However, the extended-wheelbase Escalade goes farther with 41.5 cubic feet behind the third row, 94.1 cubic feet behind the second row, and a total of 142.8 cubic feet.

Dimensions | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator dimensions measure 210″ L x 80″ W x 76″ H, while the 2021 Cadillac Escalade measures 212″ L x 81″ W x 77″ H.

Technology & Amenities | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Standard features with the 2021 Lincoln Navigator include a Wi-Fi hot spot, a ten-inch touch screen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, a navigation system, satellite radio, a 14-speaker sound system, wireless device charging, and six USB ports. The 2021 Cadillac Escalade comes standard with a 16.9-inch touch screen, wireless device charging, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, a 19-speaker premium AKG Studio sound system, HD Radio, satellite radio, a navigation system, two USB ports, and a Wi-Fi hot spot.

Interior Design | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Both luxury SUVs have a premium cabin filled with high-quality materials. That's what makes both the flagship vehicle for the brands.

Interior seating comparison between a 2021 Lincoln Navigator and a 20201 Cadillac Escalade

Seating | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Both luxury SUVs have a standard seven-passenger capacity, but you can upgrade to a second-row bench seat to increase the capability to eight occupants instead.

Exterior | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

The sleek, classy style of the 2021 Lincoln Navigator and Cadillac Escalade are unmistakable. They also offer your choice between 20- and 22-inch wheels.

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Color Options | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Customize your Lincoln or Cadillac SUV with a variety of color options.

2021 Lincoln Navigator

  • Interior: (2) Ebony w/Premium Leather or Cappuccino w/Premium Leather.
  • Exterior: (9) Ceramic Pearl, Blue Diamond, Pristine White, Burgundy Velvet, Iced Mocha, Red Carpet, Silver Radiance, Silver Jade or Infinite Black.

2021 Cadillac Escalade

  • Interior: (3) Jet Black, Dark Auburn, or Whisper Beige.
  • Exterior: (8) Crystal White Tricoat, Black Raven, Shadow Metallic, Dark Mocha Metallic, Satin Steel Metallic, Dark Moon Blue Metallic, Sandstone Metallic or Infrared Tintcoat.

Reviews & Ratings | 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

Positive comments have been made about both SUVs. Car and Driver state the Navigator has "plenty of power from twin-turbo V-6" and contains a "super-spacious cabin, high-end appearance." Car and Driver also point out that the new Escalade "looks to be head and shoulders above the original in terms of luxury, style, and technology."

Back view of a new Lincoln Navigator vs. a Cadillac Escalade

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