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2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Review

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Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac Escalade ESV than in the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The Cadillac Escalade ESV will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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 Cadillac Escalade ESV will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Cadillac Escalade ESV will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade ESV transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Cadillac Escalade ESV more than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Warranty
The Cadillac Escalade ESV comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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2015 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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MSRP*: $75,970 - $94,875

2015 Mercedes-Benz
M-Class

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MSRP*: $48,300 - $98,400
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
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City MPG: -- 13 - 18
Highway MPG: -- 17 - 24
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $71,032 - $88,708 $44,919 - $91,512

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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