2017 Escalade ESV
In the luxury, full-size SUV world, Cadillac's 2017 Escalade occupies a special spot. Only Lincoln's Navigator L is able to match the Escalade ESV on length, yet it isn't any match for the large Cadillac's luxury, technology, and power features. As far as sheer interior volume is concerned, BMW, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, and Lexus do not provide anything close, and none is able to match the Cadillac Escalade's styling audacity. Powered by a large V8, 6.2L engine, the Escalade is able to tow up to 8,300 lbs., not as much as Lincoln's Navigator or Infiniti's QX80, yet superior to Mercedes-Benz' GL-Class, Audi's Q7 as well as Lexus' LX. Luxury amenities are all abound and its tasteful use of wood, color, and leather make its interior amongst the best in the category.
You Will Like This Vehicle If...
The Cadillac Escalade luxury sports utility vehicle of 2017 offers all of the power, towing capacity, and room of a full-sized Chevy Suburban, and infuses it with performance enhancement, technology, and copious luxury we have come to expect from a car that wears the wreath-and-crest badge.
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In spite of its various parking and driver assists, Cadillac's Escalade SUV for 2017 is a large vehicle which may be challenging to park and maneuver. If you do not require the Escalade's oversized capabilities, you likely will discover a nimble Infiniti QX60 or Audi Q7 more appealing.
What is New for 2017?
The Cadillac Escalade ESV and Escalade luxury full sized sports utility vehicles for 2017 may come with a rear camera mirror. All-new standard equipment will include Automatic Park Assist which uses ultrasonic sensors that automatically park it in either a perpendicular or parallel spot.
An SUV as rich as the Escalade luxury sports utility vehicle for 2017 will require an equal underneath its hood, and Cadillac's 6.2L, 420-hp, V-8 is just the beast. Power for merging and passing never is in short supply; however, there's a price to pay at the gas pump, even though we doubt anybody who is able to afford the Escalade will care much. On the street, General Motor's Magnetic Ride Control will do an admirable duty at managing the Cadillac Escalade's bulk, permitting it to negotiate snug turns without much fuss. Its power steering assist is proportioned appropriately, with a heavy feeling to its steering wheel which lightens at lower speeds. Add in the optional 4WD and it'll become a winter warrior able to tackle all types of conditions on the road. The Escalade's poor approach angles and size, regrettably, keep it from traveling places in which you may take a Land Rover Range Rover or Lexus LX.
Fold Flat Second- And Third-Row Seats
Blend its flat folding second- and third-row seating with the Cadillac Escalade's large interior, and you will create a massive level floor big enough to accommodate anything that requires around 94.2 cubic feet of space.
It may come with a rear camera mirror which utilizes streaming video that improves the rear vision field by 300%. Unlike traditional mirrors, camera mirrors may improve the image under low light circumstances and reduce glare.
The main standout feature is its interior. Boasting soft touch materials as far as the eye is able to see, it amazes each time you get in. Real wood and leather give off a refined feel - something that is missing from previous generations of Escalades. All versions may be had with a second-row bench seat permitting seating for 8 occupants in lieu of bucket seating and seating for 7. In standard models, the 3rd-row legroom is snug, yet the extended length sports utility vehicle rectifies that while additionally providing significantly more cargo space behind its rearmost seats.
In conjunction with its streamlined rear quarters and powerful grille, the Escalade benefits from the addition of full LED taillights and headlights. There are 4 crystals inside the headlights which act as its high beams, giving radiant light off. Also, the vertical, long taillights employ LEDs, and makes it simpler to follow the Escalade as weather conditions are less than perfect. While initially installed for aerodynamic reasons, the spoiler additionally conceals all rear windshield wiper blades.