2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2020 Ford Expedition Max | NewCars.com

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2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2020 Ford Expedition Max Review

New 2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV

2020 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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New 2020 Ford Expedition Max

2020 Ford
Expedition Max

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MSRP*
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$78,195 to $98,295
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$55,835 to $80,110
Invoice* $74,285 to $93,380 $53,602 to $76,699
MPG - City 14 16 - 17
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 21 - 23
Engine(s) V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 8 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition Max than in the Cadillac Escalade ESV, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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 Ford Expedition Max.

Convenience
The Cadillac Escalade ESV requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Expedition Max, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Ford Expedition Max, 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Expedition Max.

Dimensions
The Cadillac Escalade ESV is about the same width as the Ford Expedition Max. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac Escalade ESV takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Expedition Max.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Cadillac Escalade ESV and the Ford Expedition Max are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac Escalade ESV and the Ford Expedition Max. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Cadillac Escalade ESV as you will in the Ford Expedition Max.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac Escalade ESV than that of the Ford Expedition Max.