2021 Cadillac Escalade vs. Lincoln Navigator

2021 escalde vs navigator
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator both offer refined interiors and capable towing figures. So, how do you decide between the Escalade vs. Navigator for your next high-end SUV? Bill Cramer Cadillac discusses pricing, features, and capacities below to help you pick the right vehicle for your next family SUV.

2021 Cadillac Escalade


2021 Lincoln Navigator

7 (8 optional)


7 (8 optional)
2,044 pounds

Payload Capacity

1,620 pounds
121 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

103.3 cubic feet
44.5 inches

Leg Room (1st Row)

43.9 inches
16.9 inches

Central Display

10 inches

Teen Driver Technology


Escalade vs. Navigator: Seating & Interior Dimensions 

Look closer at the Cadillac Escalade vs. Lincoln Navigator lineups, and you’ll notice that both SUVs come with standard seating for 7 and optional seating for 8. However, passengers in the Cadillac Escalade will be more comfortable, thanks to its roomier dimensions:

2021 Cadillac Escalade

  • Head Room (1st Row): 42.3 inches
  • Shoulder Room (1st Row): 65.5 inches
  • Leg Room (1st Row): 44.5 inches

2021 Lincoln Navigator

  • Head Room (1st Row): 41.8 inches
  • Shoulder Room (1st Row): 65.2 inches
  • Leg Room (1st Row): 43.9 inches

Escalade vs. Navigator: Cargo Space & Payload

While a roomy interior is optimal for your family, it also provides the ability to carry an ample amount of cargo. Again, when you look at the stats of the Escalade and Navigator, the Escalade stands out by offering more space. What’s more, the 2021 Escalade also has more muscle when it comes to payload-carrying: 

2021 Cadillac Escalade

  • Max. Cargo Volume: 121 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (Behind 2nd Row): 72.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (Behind 3rd Row): 25.5 cubic feet
  • Payload Capacity: 2,044 pounds

2021 Lincoln Navigator

  • Max. Cargo Volume: 103.3 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (Behind 2nd Row): 57.5 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (Behind 3rd Row): 19.3 cubic feet
  • Payload Capacity: 1,620 pounds

Escalade vs. Navigator: Interior Features

Both the Escalade and the Navigator are well-appointed with interiors that include premium standard features like tri-zone climate control, a heated steering wheel, and 4G Wi-Fi. Yet, the Escalade stands out by delivering:

  • A 16.9-inch central display. The Navigator only has a 10-inch touchscreen. 
  • Teen Driver technology. This standard Escalade feature provides a driver report card, customizable settings, and lets you limit certain vehicle features. The Navigator doesn’t have a comparable feature. 

Put the Cadillac Escalade to the Test at Bill Cramer Cadillac

Do you want to see what the new Escalade has to offer? You can test it out for yourself at Bill Cramer Cadillac! Our friendly team can show you all of the Escalade models and features. Simply schedule your appointment online!

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