2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2021 BMW X7 | NewCars.com

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2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2021 BMW X7 Review

New 2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV

2020 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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New 2021 BMW X7

2021 BMW
X7

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MSRP*
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$78,195 to $98,295
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$74,900 to $99,800
Invoice* $74,285 to $93,380 $70,155 to $93,315
MPG - City 14 15 - 19
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 21 - 24
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 8 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Cadillac Escalade ESV offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW X7. 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 BMW X7.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW X7.

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 is somewhat more expensive than the BMW X7. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much higher than that for the BMW X7.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much wider than the BMW X7, 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 BMW X7.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Cadillac Escalade ESV does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the BMW X7.

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade ESV has the same turning radius as the BMW X7, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the BMW X7. The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a little more horsepower than the BMW X7.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade ESV offers greater seating capacity than the BMW X7, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW X7.

Warranty
The Cadillac Escalade ESV comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW X7.