2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2019 Cadillac Escalade

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2019 Cadillac Escalade

Need an upgrade from your current SUV? Mercedes-Benz might be able to help you out. The full-size GLS 450 4MATIC®* combines excellent utility with a luxurious feel, providing drivers and passengers alike with a phenomenal driving experience. Cadillac has an equally-reputable option in the Escalade, but which is a truly superior option? Find out here as we compare the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®* vs 2019 Cadillac Escalade!

If it’s the cost that’s swaying you one way or the other, you may find that the GLS 450 4MATIC®* has the edge. As the base trim for the GLS lineup, it has a lower starting MSRP** than the Escalade’s base model. However, there’s nothing basic about the GLS as it comes standard with all-wheel drive and an efficient 9-speed automatic transmission. Check out some of the other highlights in the table below!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®*


2019 Cadillac Escalade Standard

$70,150** MSRP $75,195
All-wheel drive Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive
Optional Adaptive Cruise Control Unavailable on base trim
Standard Sunroof Unavailable on base trim

Highlights of the 2019 GLS 450 4MATIC®*

Need more reasons to choose the GLS 450 4MATIC®*? Technology is a highlight of all Mercedes-Benz models that allows them to excel ahead of the competition. In this comparison, it rings true as well. The GLS 450 4MATIC®* comes with DISTRONIC PLUS®, an adaptive cruise control feature that is unavailable in the 2019 Escalade. It allows drivers to set the cruise control without the need to re-adjust it as drivers in front of them speed up or slow down because it will match their speed and set a safe interval between you and them.

Technology is further enhanced with a plethora of comfort and convenience features, starting with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, which are accessible via the infotainment display screen. Simply sync your compatible smartphone and you’ll be able to access all your phone’s features right there on the console without touching your phone. Make calls and send texts while accessing music, apps, and more in a safe and simple manner. Some of the other highlights include Harman/Kardon LOGIC7® surround sound system, in-car Wi-Fi hotspot, multicontour front seats with massage, and many more.

Ready to see how else Mercedes-Benz is stepping up their game with the GLS 450 4MATIC®*? Get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis and schedule a test drive on our website today!

*Best performance on snow and ice obtained with winter tires. Please always drive carefully, consistent with road conditions.

**EPA estimated 16 MPG city and 22 MPG hwy with 26.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

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