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2014 BMW X5

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  2014 BMW X5 xDrive30d 2014 Cadillac Escalade
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Invoice $48,575 $59,601
14/31 13/18
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Bottom Line The 2014 BMW X5 lightens up its look and its act with a warmer cabin, lots of techno handling tricks, and standout safety gear. Read Full Review The 2014 Cadillac Escalade remains one of the brawniest, most luxurious large SUVs, although some shoppers will be left wanting more modern interfaces inside. Read Full Review
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  • Emphasis on handling, driving dynamics
  • Lighter, faster, more fuel-efficient
  • Warm cabin trims
  • New Traffic Jam Assistant
  • Winning turbodiesel drivetrain


  • Overwrought front-end look
  • Can get very pricey with options
  • Still a very small third row


  • Iconic design, bold styling
  • Plush interior
  • Brawny powertrain
  • Surprisingly good handling


  • Third-row seat doesn't fold easily
  • Embarrassingly low mpg
  • No CUE, no fancy infotainment
  • Behind-the-times interior styling
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