The new Escalade is considerably improved in terms of refinement, technology, and overall sophistication, because it ought to be for a beginning tag of nearly $74,000. Standard, Luxury, Premium, and Pt “collections” square measure out there, and 4-wheel-drive is nonmandatory to interchange the quality rear-drive setup. Styling offers less bling than before, currently pro tastily upmarket particularisation instead, however you'll be able to still get huge 22-inch wheels on virtually the quality model.
Get the Escalade ESV if you propose to hold passengers within the third-row seat on a daily basis, otherwise you want additional loading area. It offers additional legroom and headroom within the third row, and area behind that seat over doubles from a scant fifteen.2 cu.-ft. to a helpful thirty-nine.3 cu.-ft. most loading area with all rear seats collapsed measures ninety four.2 cu.-ft. for the Escalade and a hundred and twenty.9 cu.-ft. for the ESV version.
Highlights of the new Escalade’s upgrades embrace customary Cadillac User expertise (CUE) technology together with a navigation system, OnStar 4G LTE mobile Wi-Fi property, a 16-speaker surround sound sound system, and triple-zone automatic climate management. A rear-seat diversion system plays Blu-Ray discs, and out there Driver Awareness and Driver Assist choice packages add vital safety options. Cadillac additionally fits the Escalade with progressive anti-theft systems at the buyer’s request.
Changes for 2015
More powerful and fuel-efficient half-dozen.2-liter V-8 engine
- New DuraLife brakes and electrical steering
- Optional 4WD system adds automotive vehicle mode for automatic activation
- Quieter top with new interior materials
- extract list of ordinary instrumentation for all versions
- New convenience, motion picture, safety and security systems
- Power folding third-row seat ne'er needs removal to maximise loading area
- Additional mid-year updates embrace customary 4G LTE Wi-Fi property, inductive wireless smartphone charging, AN 8-speed automatic drive, a hands-free closing feature for the facility tailgate, AN out there surround read camera system, and a brand new top-of-the-line Pt model
- Platinum models embrace semi-aniline premium animal skin, leather-wrapped interior panels, special wood trim, a sueded microfiber star, premium floor mats, 18-way power front seats with heating and ventilation, a massaging driver’s seat, a liquid cooler between the rear seats, and extra motion picture screens for rear occupants. Pt models even have 22-inch wheels and a mesh grille style