2016 BMW X5 M vs. 2017 Cadillac Escalade Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac Escalade than in the BMW X5 M, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac Escalade will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X5 M.

With the Cadillac Escalade, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW X5 M, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW X5 M is somewhat more expensive than the Cadillac Escalade. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X5 M carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Cadillac Escalade.

Since the BMW X5 M is much slimmer than the Cadillac Escalade, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X5 M, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Cadillac Escalade.

With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X5 M transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Cadillac Escalade.

The BMW X5 M has a larger turning radius than the Cadillac Escalade, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Cadillac Escalade is clearly the choice over the BMW X5 M for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X5 M greatly out-muscles the Cadillac Escalade.

Soccer Moms beware - the BMW X5 M seats a lot fewer people than the Cadillac Escalade. The BMW X5 M has significantly less cargo capacity than the Cadillac Escalade.

The BMW X5 M comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac Escalade.

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Compare the 2016 BMW X5 M and the 2017 Cadillac Escalade.

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2016 BMW
X5 M

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MSRP*: $98,800

2017 Cadillac

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MSRP*: $73,395 - $95,195
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City MPG: 14 15
Highway MPG: 19 20 - 22
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $91,395 $68,624 - $89,007

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.