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2013 BMW X5 M vs. 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid than in the BMW X5 M, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 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.

Convenience
With the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, 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.

Cost
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 Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW X5 M will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.

Dimensions
The BMW X5 M is about the same width as the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. 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 Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the BMW X5 M does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.

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

Performance
With the BMW X5 M, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X5 M greatly out-muscles the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.

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

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

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2013 BMW
X5 M

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MSRP*: $88,850
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2013 Cadillac
Escalade Hybrid

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MSRP*: $74,425 - $86,420
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City MPG: 12 20
Highway MPG: 17 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $81,740 $69,587 - $80,803

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