2018 Cadillac Escalade Release Date, Price, Specs

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV

Looking for a full-size premium SUV with luxury combined with unabashed and fearless attitude, then the 2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV is the apt choice. It is built with the same body-on-frame architecture, derived from trucks, but is more technologically advanced, sophisticated and backed by a lot of detailing. All these changes raise it a couple of notches above its nearest competitors. The 2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV is a perfect high-end luxury SUV built on a huge platform. It will come in 4 variants, Base, Luxurious, Superior and Platinum.

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV Interior

The cabin is luxuriously advanced with high-tech features but at the same time very user-friendly. The upholstery is high-quality, premium natural leather. It can comfortably seat 8 passengers and the seats are cozy, spacious and seat all body types. The cargo space is huge and can be expanded by folding the rear seats. The leg space is huge for all passengers. The front seats can be cooled or heated. The dashboard stands out with the attractive wooden pore design. The front panel features the premium and exclusive Cadillac’s CUE navigation, infotainment, communication and entertainment system. Everything is at your command with ease, simplicity but high technology. The display is 12.3” LCD touch screen and can also take speech and swipe orders. Apple or Android smartphones can be plugged in and use all latest apps, music, hands-free texting, contacts and navigation. Wireless charging, Bose audio system with 16 speakers, 5 USB ports connectivity, automatic climate controlled heavy-duty A/C, 4G LTE Wi-Fi support add to the list of tech-savvy features. It has a hands-free power liftgate and central console storage facility. Prestige value is added by the Rear Seat Entertainment System.

The combinations of ultrasonic sensors, radars and camera help you to feel safe and assured in all driving conditions. The key safety features are surround vision, rear camera mirror, keyless start end entry, safety alert seat.

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV Engine

It is powered by a massive 6.2 liter Eco-Tec V8 engine, churning out 420 hp and 46 pf of torque. It goes from 0 – 60mph in 6 seconds flat. There is a talk of increasing the hp by an additional 30 hp to make it more powerful. It will be matched with an 8-speed intelligent automated gearbox. The drive options are AWD or RTD (Rear Tire Drive), combined with magnetic journey handle dampers which make the ride quality smooth and excellent.

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV Exterior

The styling is bold, big and shining with the LED illumination standing out and highly attractive. The LED tail lights are crisp and arch at the back door. LED lighting is there for the badge summit and the overall lighting is stacked. The headlamps have 5 light crystals and give perfect illumination of the road. Adding to the novelty is the invisible rear wiper — it is seen only when required. The wheels are 22 inches, 7-spoke chrome alloy wheels. The front mesh grille is signature stuff with a shining exhaust tip. The color options are red passion tint coat, crystal white tri-coat, dark Adriatic blue metallic, silver coast metallic, bronze dune metallic, black raven, radiant silver metallic and dark granite metallic.

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV Towing

The towing capacity is around 8100 pounds. The cargo space is impressive, massive, best in class and is 120.9 cubic feet with the second, third rows combined. It is 39.3 cubic feet after the 3 third row, 76.7 cubic feet behind the second row.

2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV Price

The 2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV is expected to be priced from $75,000 to $110,000 depending on the version.

The 2018 Cadillac Escalade / ESV is a high-end full-size premium luxury SUV with an impressive price tag looking at the high tech and advanced features it comes with.

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