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2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT
4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$53,950
1 listings nationwide

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,300

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT
4WD

You’d better get out of the way—the Cadillac Escalade EXT is back for 2013 with very few changes. This massive machine is like a Transformer: It’s both a luxury SUV and a heavy-duty tr...

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Chevrolet Silverado, a full-size pickup truck, is part of one of the most competitive segments in the new-car market. For 2020, it adds another arrow to its quiver with the additio...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT
4WD
80
writes:
The Cadillac Escalade Ext Premium is in a class of its own for SUVs. Only thing that comes close is the Denali...
Handling Ranked 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche LT Black Diamond Edition 4WD worse.
"Even though the EXT is AWD it doesn’t feel like it when you drive it. The magnetic ride control makes the EXT a great handling and very responsive vehicle."
Back Seats Ranked 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche LT Black Diamond Edition 4WD worse.
"The back seats are very similar but the Cadillac Escalade Ext quality is better."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche LT Black Diamond Edition 4WD worse.
"I believe that the cargo capacity is the same for both vehicles. The survey did not offer the option to choose that."
Value Ranked 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche LT Black Diamond Edition 4WD better.
"From the research that I have done, I bought a 2013 Escalade Ext because I wanted it not for its resale value. The Ext does give you great value for its quality but it has terrible resale value."
Would Buy Ranked 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche LT Black Diamond Edition 4WD worse.
"I bought a 2013 Cadillac Escalade Ext for its quality, styling, performance and its comfortable ride although it doesn’t feel like a normal Cadillac it is an SUV."
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
No User Reviews

Specs

2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT
4WD
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
13 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
18 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 31 gal 24 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
403 hp @ 5,700 RPM
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
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Torque
417 lb-ft @ 4,300 RPM
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
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Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
11:1
11:1
Displacement
6,200 cc
5,300 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
4.06 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.62 in
3.92 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 39.1 in 43.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 54.3 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,239 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 7,600 lbs 7,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,600 lbs --
Exterior
Length 222 in 231.7 in
Width 79.1 in 81.2 in
Height 74.5 in 75.5 in
Wheelbase 130 in 147.4 in
Bed Length 63 in 69.9 in

Available Options

2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT
4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Midnight Green Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • White Diamond Tricoat
  • Xenon Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Livery Package
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Havana Brown Metallic
  • NORTHSKY Blue Metallic
  • Red Hot
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • Engine, 5.3L Ecotec3 V8
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Black - Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Chromed Round
  • CHEVYTEC Spray-On Bedliner, Black With Chevrolet Logo
  • Custom Convenience Package
  • Custom Value Package
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 6-Spoke Low Gloss Black Wheels With Machined Accents
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Bright Chrome Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Carbon Flash Metallic Wheels
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Chromed Tubular, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Assist Steps- 6" Black Rectangular, Wheel-To-Wheel
  • LPO, Off-Road Assist Steps
  • LPO, Sport Bar, Bed-Mounted, Tubular
  • LPO, Tonneau Cover, Premium Soft Roll-Up
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) High Gloss Black Wheels

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