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2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs. 2021 Porsche Cayenne Review

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2020 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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2021 Porsche
Cayenne

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MSRP*
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$78,195 to $98,295
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$67,500 to $127,800
Invoice* $74,285 to $93,380 --
MPG - City 14 15 - 19
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 19 - 23
Engine(s) V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 8 5
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

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 Porsche Cayenne.

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). Clearly, the Cadillac Escalade ESV is a better financial choice over the Porsche Cayenne, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Cadillac Escalade ESV will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche Cayenne.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac Escalade ESV is much wider than the Porsche Cayenne, 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 Porsche Cayenne.

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

Handling
The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a larger turning radius than the Porsche Cayenne, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Cadillac Escalade ESV will do just as well as the Porsche Cayenne, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Cadillac Escalade ESV has a little less horsepower than the Porsche Cayenne.

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

Warranty
The Cadillac Escalade ESV comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Cayenne.