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2012 Cadillac Escalade

2011 Lexus LX 570

  2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV AWD 4-door Base Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Lexus LX 570 4WD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $59,063 $70,716
13/18 12/18
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Bottom Line The 2012 Cadillac Escalade models still rank among the most luxurious, spacious vehicles at any price—especially if towing capability matters. Read Full Review The 2011 Lexus LX 570 is no Range Rover or Escalade, and it isn't a serious trail crawler either; what's left is a luxurious and well equipped SUV, but one with limited appeal. Read Full Review
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  • Status as luxury icon
  • Plush interior
  • Buff powertrains
  • Handles well (for such a heavy vehicle)
  • Under-the-radar green-lux status (Hybrid)


  • No easy-folding third-row seat
  • Embarrassingly low mpg (all but Hybrid)
  • Missing the latest infotainment and connectivity


  • Brawny powertrain
  • Simple but luxurious instrument panel
  • High-quality materials
  • Real towing capability


  • Pitching-and-heaving ride
  • Clumsy handling
  • Dismal fuel economy
  • Third-row seating can't be removed
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