The new Cadillac Escalade still symbolizes luxury and high-class transportation to consumers. Several former options become standard features and for this model.
Despite the great competition from BMW’s new X7, the Mercedes-Benz GLS, and Lincoln’s Navigator, the Escalade successfully handle them.
What’s New for Cadillac Escalade?
For the new model, the Escalade’s hands-free power tailgate remains a standard part across the line. Аlso has a rear projector that casts the brand’s shield logo onto the ground near the rear end of the SUV at night. It’s more for publicity and does not contribute to the overall functionality, but it’s also cool stuff.
New for this model is that a Sport Edition package is available for $2,700.
New Cadillac Escalade-King of capaciousness
The advantage this car has over its competition is its outright size. New Cadillac Escalade stretches 203.9 inches from bumper to bumper with a 116-inch wheelbase. Maximum cargo space is stated at an ample 94.2 cubic feet with the second and third rows folded.
The larger ESV model, extends its median length by 14 inches, riding on a 130-inch wheelbase and standing 224 inches long overall. The extra length contributes 120.9 cubic feet of cargo space with its second and third rows flattened.
Lincoln’s Navigator L lags behind the Escalade by 0.7 cubic feet of space behind the first row.
6.2-liter V8 engine
This beast has a 6.2-liter V8 engine and it is used since the 2015 model year. The output is steady at 420 peak horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. Last year, the powertrain is upgraded with a new standard 10-speed automatic transmission that improved smoothness and performance.
The 10-speed gearbox contributes to efficiency, supplementing the standard cylinder deactivation technology. This results in greater economics on this model to 14 miles per gallon city and 23 mpg highway.
With the cylinder deactivation, it comes to switch to four-cylinder operation frequently when coasting, during deceleration, or cruising, but this will not achieve greater fuel savings.
4WD system drops the highway estimate to 21 mpg. But it adds a two-speed transfer case and the opportunity to make a choice between rear-wheel-drive and 4×4.
While this system improves the SUV‘s traction potential, its towing capacity of 8,100 pounds is 200 pounds less than the 2WD model.
More things stay the same
Most of the security technologies, convenience features, and cabin tech are unchanged for New Cadillac Escalade.
From security technology here include semi-automatic parking assist, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with an automatic braking assist, blind-spot monitoring, automatic high beams, and more.
Overall driver assistance technology, contributing Cadillac Escalade be ahead of the competition Lincoln and BMW.
Cadillac’s Cue dashboard tech is a system that uses an 8-inch diagonal display with haptic feedback that buzzes slightly when you touch it.
The Cue software that powers Cadillac’s infotainment is very easy and simple to use while driving.
The new Cadillac Escalade can be bought for $76,490 for the base 2WD model with the standard wheelbase. While the long-wheelbase ESV 2WD can be bought for $79,490. If you want to increase power to 4WD you need to pay an extra $3,000.
If you decide on the Premium Luxury package for the standard wheelbase you will have to pay $86,490
The big discounts it gives Cadillac, which amount to about $7,500 helps keep the new Cadillac Escalade afloat competitively on the market.