US News Names the 2021 Cadillac Escalade One of the Best Looking SUVs

2021 Cadillac Escalade | Stillwater, OK

It only takes one look at most Cadillac models to realize that they stand head-and-shoulders above the competition when it comes to design. U.S. News & World Report recently confirmed that belief when it ranked the 2021 Escalade on its list of “The 20 Best Looking SUVs of 2021.”

Aesthetic appeal may be a matter of taste, but the 2021 Escalade is so stylish that it’s hard to argue with its most recent accolade. U.S. News appreciates the full-size SUV’s combination of menacing and sophisticated design elements on the exterior. The SUV has 22-inch alloy wheels, narrow headlamps with Cadillac script, and an available puddle lamp among other eye-catching features.

On the inside, the Escalade incorporates premium materials like natural wood and hand-finished leather appointments. Its 38-inch curved OLED display has a unique, futuristic appearance. Unsurprisingly, the 2021 Escalade scored an 8.1 out of 10 on the list, which laid waste to would-be competitors by a comfortable margin.

If you’re worried that the Escalade traded in its family-friendliness for a bunch of flash, fear not. It offers roomy seating for up to eight and can accommodate a staggering 121 cubic feet of cargo volume when you fold the second and third rows down.

In terms of spacious, luxurious, head-turning vehicles for families in Stillwater, Oklahoma, it doesn’t get much better than the 2021 Cadillac Escalade. See what all the fuss is about when you schedule a test drive at Wilson Cadillac.

How Do the 2021 Buick Encore and Encore GX Differ?

New Buick Encore and Encore GX | Stillwater, OK

If you want a new family-friendly SUV packed with premium amenities, look no further than the 2021 Buick Encore and Encore GX. Both models have everything your family needs for everyday drives and weekend outings. To determine which one is better for you, take a look at their key differences.

Powertrains

Both SUVs have peppy engine options that make for fun drives. However, while the original Encore comes with a single 1.4-liter Turbo engine, the Encore GX gives two engine options. The most powerful of these engines is the 155-horsepower 1.3-liter Turbo that’s available for the Encore GX.

Interior space

The Encore and Encore GX have plenty of space for a weekend away with your friends or a trip to the hardware store. The Encore offers up to 48.4 cubic feet of total storage space, while the Encore GX has a slightly expanded 50.2 cubic feet of cargo room.

Technology

No matter which model you choose, you’ll get a fantastic infotainment system with smartphone compatibility. You’ll also appreciate that the Encore GX comes with some upgraded features like wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ as well as an 8-inch touchscreen display.

The best way to decide which model is right for your family is by taking them each out for a test drive.  Schedule each test drive at Wilson Buick GMC in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

What Makes the 2021 Cadillac XT4 Different From the XT5?

2021 Cadillac XT5 & XT4 | Stillwater, OK

The 2021 Cadillac XT4 and XT5 are both small SUVs with eye-catching styles as well as tons of luxury features and conveniences. Despite their similarities, they have plenty of differences too, which may make one a better option for your family than the other.

Power.

If a spirited performance is important to you, both the XT4 and XT5 deliver. Both models offer AWD to have improved handling in different weather and road conditions. They also have the same base engine: the 2.0-liter Turbo. However, the XT5 also lets you upgrade to a more powerful option: the 3.6-liter V6, which delivers 310 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque.

Size.

The 2021 XT4 and XT5 each have two spacious rows of seating for up to five passengers. However, the XT5 has slightly more cargo room than the XT4. While the XT4 has 48.9 cubic feet of cargo volume, the XT5 has 63 cubic feet.

Safety.

Each model has no shortage of safety technologies, like standard Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Alert, and Front Pedestrian Braking. The XT5 also has a few more available driver-assist features than the XT4, such as Night Vision, but you’ll still have peace of mind in both models.  

Check out both the 2021 Cadillac XT4 and XT5 at Wilson Cadillac in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to discover which one can best suit your needs.

Buick and GMC Stand Out in J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index

2021 GMC Yukon | Stillwater, OK

The J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study aims to measure how satisfied customers are with different automotive brands. Buick and GMC both shined in the 2020 study, which surveyed 35,816 new-vehicle buyers, for making the car buying process a more convenient one.

In the study, six factors came into play when determining which brands had the highest amount of customer satisfaction: the delivery process, the dealership personnel, establishing terms of the deal, the dealership facilities, the paperwork process, and the dealership website. The survey also looked at customers who rejected brands and took into account the salespeople, the negotiation process, the vehicle price, and both the facilities and inventory of the dealership.

GMC and Buick earned second and third place respectively in the SSI Study, cementing the brands as being worthwhile options when choosing your next vehicle. Out of a possible 1,000 points, GMC and Buick scored 804 and 803 points, comfortably surpassing the industry average of 784 points. These high scores show that when you shop for a vehicle from one of these brands, you’ll likely come away satisfied.

If you want a satisfactory shopping experience, be sure to check out the array of GMC and Buick models we offer at Wilson Buick GMC in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

How Do the 2021 Cadillac Escalade and XT6 Differ?

2021 Escalade vs XT6 | Stillwater, OK

When you are looking for the ultimate in luxury, Cadillac is the go-to brand. The 2021 Cadillac Escalade and XT6 are both comfortable, luxury SUVs packed with the latest innovations. To decide which one is right for you, check out how these models differ.

Powerful Engines.

The Escalade is ideal if you are looking for power. It comes with a 6.2-liter V8 engine that delivers a whopping 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. You can also choose the 3.0-liter Turbo-Diesel that’s both efficient and strong.  

The XT6 is no slouch either with a 2.0-liter Turbo four-cylinder that delivers 237 horsepower and an available 3.6-liter V6 that produces 310 horsepower. However, the Escalade still has a bit more powerful punch.

High-Tech Interiors.

Both the XT6 and the Escalade offer premium amenities and technologies to make for more enjoyable rides, though the Escalade offers slightly more advanced features. The Escalade comes standard with a 19-speaker AKG™ Studio audio system and offers a system with 36 speakers.

On the other hand, the XT6 comes standard with the Bose® premium eight-speaker audio system and is available with a 14-speaker system. The Escalade alone also has the innovative Cadillac OLED display that shows music, navigation, and more.

The 2021 XT6 does have a more affordable starting price than the Escalade. As such, if you want a budget-friendly SUV that’s still a luxurious family hauler, choose the XT6. If you want a more powerful and technologically advanced SUV, the Escalade is ideal. Learn more about each model by contacting Wilson Cadillac in Stillwater, Oklahoma.