2022 Grand Wagoneer
Features & Specs
2021 Cadillac Escalade
179.2 cubic feet
Cabin space
168.4 cubic feet
471
Engine horsepower
420
Standard
Four-wheel drive
Available
9,860lbs
Maximum towing capacity
8,200lbs

2022 Grand Wagoneer vs Cadillac Escalade

The competition in the full-size luxury SUV class is getting tougher and tougher as years go on. With technology evolving and designs becoming more modern, every brand is trying to stay ahead of the pack. The Wagoneer nameplate has been resurrected for the 2022 model year as a luxury extension of the Jeep Brand. The 2022 Grand Wagoneer is joining the competition with something special. The Grand Wagoneer provides a classic feel, humbly nodding at its long history while staying modern with advanced technology and world-class comfort. This all-new luxury SUV is creating tough competition for legends like the Cadillac Escalade. To help you decide between the two, keep reading below as we put both models side by side with their best features on display.

2022 Grand Wagoneer Power & Handling

The Grand Wagoneer is home to a powerful 6.4L V8 engine that kicks out 471 horsepower and 455 lb-ft of torque for a maximum towing capacity of up to 10,000 pounds. The V8 engine is mated to a TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel-drive system. Quadra-Trac I full-time 4x4 is standard for the Grand Wagoneer with a single-speed transfer case. In addition, the Grand Wagoneer comes with Selec-Terrain traction management with Auto, Sport, Snow, Rock, and Sand/Mud modes. Extra all-terrain capability is provided by Quadra-Trac II and Quadra-Drive II with a two-speed transfer case with Active 4-Low mode. Quadra-Drive II also offers peak control with an electronic limited-slip rear differential.

2021 Cadillac Escalade Power & Handling

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is eligible for two engines. Standard is a 6.2L V8 that provides 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. New for the 2021 model year is an optional 3.0L Inline-6 turbodiesel rated to kick out 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. The Escalade comes out of the factory with rear-wheel drive. However, all-wheel drive is an available option. Both of the Escalades engines pair with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

2022 Grand Wagoneer Features & Design

The 2022 Grand Wagoneer's lineup of standard features is extensive. Just some standard interior features include a 12-inch Uconnect 5 infotainment touchscreen, wireless Apple and Android smartphone integration, a 23-speaker McIntosh premium audio system, wireless charging, 4G LTE WiFi a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, heated/ventilated massaging front seats, heated second-row seats, 24-way power front seats, Nappa leather upholstery, a 10.25-inch climate control touchscreen, and four-zone HVAC. Outside, you'll find a three-pane panoramic moonroof, LED headlights and taillights, premium tinted rear windows, 20-inch alloy wheels, and more. Higher trim levels include a 10.25-inch passenger interactive touchscreen display, second-row 10.1-inch seatback entertainment touchscreens, a head-up display, Palermo leather upholstery, ambient interior LED lighting, and more.

2021 Cadillac Escalade Features & Design

The redesign of the Cadillac Escalade for the 2021 model year brought upgraded exterior lighting and 22-inch alloy wheels. The Escalade's interior features include simulated leather seating, heated first and second-row seats, 12-way power front seats, and three-zone automatic climate control. The digital gauge cluster blends into the infotainment touchscreen spanning 38 inches. Higher trim levels of the 2021 Escalade include a panoramic sunroof, driver assists, a head-up display, 16-way power-adjustable front seats, heated and ventilated front seats, and leather upholstery.

Conclusion:

The mighty Cadillac Escalade must step aside to make way for the return of the legendary Grand Wagoneer! The Summer of 2021 release of the Grand Wagoneer has finally arrived, and we're sure you're just excited as we are to see our inventory here at Pearson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Are you ready to get behind the wheel of a brand new Grand Wagoneer in the Richmond, Virginia area? Then reach out to our friendly sales professionals in-store, by phone, or here on the web. You can also keep an eye on our most recent arrivals by checking out our new inventory right here on our website.


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