2023 Cadillac Escalade V

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I want an Escalade bad. Wife and I rented one when we took a weekend trip to Denver a couple years ago. I just can’t stomach spending the money on one.
 

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Glad GM made this and I know ppl would want this because of the roar roar SC V8 but I would still rather have a GLS580/63s over this
 

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I want an Escalade bad. Wife and I rented one when we took a weekend trip to Denver a couple years ago. I just can’t stomach spending the money on one.
I was on Cadillac's website the other day since I'm shopping around for a sedan and I saw the prices on the Escalades, thought I read them wrong and had to do a double take. A lot of $$$.
 

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I was on Cadillac's website the other day since I'm shopping around for a sedan and I saw the prices on the Escalades, thought I read them wrong and had to do a double take. A lot of $$$.
I see quite a few new ones around. In fact, I see a lot of nice, new vehicles and I can’t help but wonder how in the heck people afford them. My wife and I do pretty well and I couldn’t fathom dropping that kind of coin on a vehicle that wasn’t exotic or collectible(even then I don’t think I could) Either there are a lot of rich folk or people dgaf about high payments strewn out over several years.
 

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I see quite a few new ones around. In fact, I see a lot of nice, new vehicles and I can’t help but wonder how in the heck people afford them. My wife and I do pretty well and I couldn’t fathom dropping that kind of coin on a vehicle that wasn’t exotic or collectible(even then I don’t think I could) Either there are a lot of rich folk or people dgaf about high payments strewn out over several years.
I used to live across the street from a gal who sold cars at a BMW/Mercedes place and she said half the people who bought one of their cars really couldn't afford it.
 

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I used to live across the street from a gal who sold cars at a BMW/Mercedes place and she said half the people who bought one of their cars really couldn't afford it.
This word means different things to different people, but by definition :
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af·ford
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VERB
  1. (can/could afford)
    have enough money to pay for:
    "the best that I could afford was a first-floor room" ·
    [more]
    synonyms:
    pay for · bear/meet the expense of · spare the price of·
    [more]
    • have (a certain amount of something, especially money or time) available or to spare:
      "it was taking up more time than he could afford"
    • be able to do something without risk of adverse consequences:
      "kings could afford to be wrathful"
      synonyms:
      bear · sustain · stand · carry · allow oneself
 

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I see quite a few new ones around. In fact, I see a lot of nice, new vehicles and I can’t help but wonder how in the heck people afford them. My wife and I do pretty well and I couldn’t fathom dropping that kind of coin on a vehicle that wasn’t exotic or collectible(even then I don’t think I could) Either there are a lot of rich folk or people dgaf about high payments strewn out over several years.
I often have the very same thought(s). Although these days even a $40k price tag makes me keep scrolling. lol
 

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I see quite a few new ones around. In fact, I see a lot of nice, new vehicles and I can’t help but wonder how in the heck people afford them. My wife and I do pretty well and I couldn’t fathom dropping that kind of coin on a vehicle that wasn’t exotic or collectible(even then I don’t think I could) Either there are a lot of rich folk or people dgaf about high payments strewn out over several years.

Gf and I had this talk. We live in a middle class neighborhood. Average house is 215k ish. Just a normal neighborhood.

I have an 07 Silverado and she has a 17 altima. She works in a doctors office, I’m oilfield. We do okay.

We have a neighbor early 40s … new jeep. Hellcat challenger. Just got a new tundra. And a c7.

I’m like how tf. Wife doesn’t work, and dude is just a normal pipeline worker. And I used to be pipeline so I know we aren’t ballin like that.
 

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Saw one at Charleston Ale & Octane yesterday. Owner fired it up, sounded really nice!

Don't think I'd ever want one though.
 

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Gf and I had this talk. We live in a middle class neighborhood. Average house is 215k ish. Just a normal neighborhood.

I have an 07 Silverado and she has a 17 altima. She works in a doctors office, I’m oilfield. We do okay.

We have a neighbor early 40s … new jeep. Hellcat challenger. Just got a new tundra. And a c7.

I’m like how tf. Wife doesn’t work, and dude is just a normal pipeline worker. And I used to be pipeline so I know we aren’t ballin like that.
Inheritance is often the answer to those situations
 

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Gf and I had this talk. We live in a middle class neighborhood. Average house is 215k ish. Just a normal neighborhood.

I have an 07 Silverado and she has a 17 altima. She works in a doctors office, I’m oilfield. We do okay.

We have a neighbor early 40s … new jeep. Hellcat challenger. Just got a new tundra. And a c7.

I’m like how tf. Wife doesn’t work, and dude is just a normal pipeline worker. And I used to be pipeline so I know we aren’t ballin like that.
Worker, or welder. Pipeline welders make bank. Tough hours and relatively hard on the body, but it pays well.
 

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Gf and I had this talk. We live in a middle class neighborhood. Average house is 215k ish. Just a normal neighborhood.

I have an 07 Silverado and she has a 17 altima. She works in a doctors office, I’m oilfield. We do okay.

We have a neighbor early 40s … new jeep. Hellcat challenger. Just got a new tundra. And a c7.

I’m like how tf. Wife doesn’t work, and dude is just a normal pipeline worker. And I used to be pipeline so I know we aren’t ballin like that.
My guess would be payment poor. Has to be for the vast majority of people, especially in this economy. I think a difference, for me, is that yeah I could have a lot of nice and brand new shit, but I’d rather not have debt and enough money to not gaf. But to each their own I guess.
 

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