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Top 10 Most Expensive Luxury SUVs

#10 2016 Cadillac Escalade


The standard features of the Cadillac Escalade Platinum include EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 420hp engine, 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), integrated navigation system, side seat mounted airbags, curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag, airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 22" aluminum wheels, cruise control, distance pacing, ABS and driveline traction control.

Sport utility vehicles have a well deserved reputation for being quite expensive. Anything bearing the word "luxury" is destined to enjoy the same fate. So it comes as a surprise to absolutely no one that luxury sport utility vehicles cost a whole lot of money. They are expensive new, and they are not much cheaper if you get them used. They cost a lot to own and to drive. But that's the price of living in style, and the people who buy luxury SUVs are used to it. Even then, there are a few luxury car manufacturers whose SUV models go so far above the norm that the sticker prices still have the potential to raise eyebrows. Check out the list of the top 10 most expensive luxury sport utility vehicles to see what we're talking about... and decide for yourself if any of these high priced luxury SUVs would be worth the splurge.  

Don't fret too much if you're in the market for a new or used car, but can't afford one of the most expensive luxury sport utility vehicles on this list. Most people can't, especially not in cases like this, where it seems like the auto manufacturers are making a game of designing and building the most expensive vehicles they possibly can. Sure, it's easy to see how these high priced luxury sport utility vehicles earned a spot on the list. They're pretty, with big, shiny rims, glossy paint, fancy interiors, and lots of other touches that are borderline overkill. They've got stereo systems that rival most homes and lighting design that evokes the atmosphere of a five star restaurant. The engines are fast and powerful, oftentimes borrowed from sports cars or the manufacturer's other high priced passenger cars. The most expensive luxury SUVs manage to raise the bar every year.