2016 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2016 Volkswagen Touareg Review

Comparison Review

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac Escalade ESV than in the Volkswagen Touareg. 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 Volkswagen Touareg.

The Volkswagen Touareg requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Cadillac Escalade ESV, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Volkswagen Touareg, 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 Volkswagen Touareg.

Since the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much wider than the Volkswagen Touareg, 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 Volkswagen Touareg.

With somewhat higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade ESV transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Touareg.

The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Touareg, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

If you've got something you need to pull, the Cadillac Escalade ESV will do just as well as the Volkswagen Touareg, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac Escalade ESV greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen Touareg.

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

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac Escalade ESV than that of the Volkswagen Touareg.

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2016 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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MSRP*: $75,970 - $94,950

2016 Volkswagen

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MSRP*: $42,705 - $63,245
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.61% --
City MPG: 14 - 15 17 - 21
Highway MPG: 20 - 22 23 - 29
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $71,032 - $88,778 $40,613 - $60,145

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.