The Cadillac Escalade is one of the most recognizable luxury SUV models, for better or worse. Hip-hop musicians love it and environmentalists hate it, but there's no denying the Escalade is a luxurious truck. It's also a true utility, with a towing capacity of more than 3,600 kg.
What's New / Key Changes from Last Year
Changes to the 2020 Escalade are in trim, as Cadillac is preparing to launch a redesigned model for 2021.
Cadillac offers the Escalade in base, Luxury, Premium Luxury and Platinum trim levels. All four share a 6.2L engine, 10-speed transmission and 4WD.
Standard Escalade features include a magnetic ride control suspension, automatic parking assist, front and rear parking sensors, surround-vision exterior cameras, 20-inch wheels, heated and cooled 12-way power front seats, a 12-inch driver info display, navigation, hands-free power tailgate, automatic on/off headlights, a 16-speaker stereo, auto-leveling rear suspension, passive keyless entry, heated steering wheel, power steering column adjustments, wireless smartphone charging, heated second-row seats, navigation, wireless smartphone charging.
Luxury trim adds a rear camera mirror, forward collision alert with automatic braking, blind spot monitoring with lane change alert, lane departure warning with lane keep assist, automatic high beams, 22-inch wheels, power second-row bucket seats, sunroof and a head-up display.
Premium Luxury brings advanced adaptive cruise control, forward and reverse automatic braking, front cornering lights, lighted door handles, and a rear-seat entertainment system.
Finally, Platinum models add power-retractable side steps, 18-way adjustable seats with massage, leather-trimmed dash and door trim, suede headliner and door pillar trim, and a console cooler.
Cadillac's fuel consumption estimates for the Escalade are 16.7/11.1 L/100 km (city/highway).
The Escalade's sole domestic competitor is the Lincoln Navigator. Other large SUVs with big price tags include the Lexus LX, the Infiniti QX80, Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, the Volvo XC90 and the Land Rover Range Rover.
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