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2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2021 Lincoln Aviator Review

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2020 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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2021 Lincoln
Aviator

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MSRP*
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$78,195 to $98,295
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$51,570 to $88,985
Invoice* $74,285 to $93,380 $49,250 to $83,306
MPG - City 14 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 24 - 26
Engine(s) V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 8 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
The Cadillac Escalade ESV offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Lincoln Aviator, with comparable 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 Lincoln Aviator.

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 Lincoln Aviator, 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 Destination Charge for the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much higher than that for the Lincoln Aviator.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much slimmer than the Lincoln Aviator, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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 Lincoln Aviator.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Cadillac Escalade ESV is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Aviator for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a little more horsepower than the Lincoln Aviator.

Utility
The Cadillac Escalade ESV offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln Aviator, 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 Lincoln Aviator.

Warranty
The Cadillac Escalade ESV comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Aviator.