Compare Cadillac Escalade vs. Toyota Land Cruiser

Compare the Cadillac Escalade against the Toyota Land Cruiser. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Escalade stacks up against the Land Cruiser in terms of performance, features, safety, prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Escalade or Land Cruiser. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2013 Cadillac Escalade 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser
2013 Cadillac Escalade 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser
AWD Base
  • RWD Base
  • AWD Base
  • RWD Base
  • RWD Luxury
  • AWD Base
  • AWD Luxury
  • RWD Luxury
  • RWD Premium
  • AWD Luxury
  • RWD
  • AWD Premium
  • RWD Premium
  • 4WD
  • AWD Premium
  • RWD Platinum Edition
  • AWD Platinum Edition
  • RWD Platinum Edition
  • RWD Platinum Edition
  • AWD Platinum Edition
  • 4WD Platinum Edition
4dr 4WD (Natl)
  • 4dr 4WD (Natl)


MSRP $66,295 $78,555  
Invoice $61,986 $70,307
Avg. Paid $48,996 $61,419

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 7.8  
Critics' Rating 7.9 7.7
Performance 7.9 8.1
Interior 7.5 7.9
Cost to Own 6.9 7.3
Safety 8.7 N/A
Reliability 4.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

  • Powerful V8 engine
  • Enormous cargo area
  • Hybrid model gets excellent fuel economy
  • Great off-road capability
  • Sharp steering
  • Third row doesn’t fold into floor
  • Small cargo area

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Ethanol V8 6.2L/376 Gas V8 5.7L/346
MPG 13 City / 18 Hwy 13 City / 18 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle  


Wheelbase(in) 116.00 112.2  
Length, Overall (in) 194.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.00 77.6
Height, Overall (in) 75.90 74.0
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) 20.20

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard  
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Running Boards Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5730  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard  
Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional


Trailer Hitch Receiver Standard Standard  


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard  
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 7 8  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 41.10 38.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 42.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 61.0
Front Hip Room (in) 60.50 59.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.20 38.9
Second Leg Room (in) 39.00 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 61.1
Second Hip Room (in) 60.60 58.5
Third Leg Room (in) 25.60 28.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 108.9 81.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 60.3 43.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 16.9 16.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Entertainment System Standard
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard  
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard Standard  
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard


Leather Seats Standard Standard  
Additional Rear Seat Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard
Heated Rear Seat Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Optional Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Adjustable Pedals Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard


Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard  
Four Wheel Drive Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V8
Displacement 6.2L/376 5.7L/346
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 403 @ 5700 381 @ 5600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 417 @ 4300 401 @ 3600
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 39.0 38.7


Flexible Fuel Capability Standard  
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 18
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 24.6


Air Suspension Standard  
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link


Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.