The Cadillac Escalade is a full-size luxury SUV engineered and manufactured by Cadillac.It was Cadillac's first major entry into the popular SUV market, and is called a SUV even though it meets all the specifications to be considered a truck.The Escalade was introduced for the 1999 model year in response to German and Japanese competitors and to Ford's 1998 release of the Lincoln Navigator.
New features are plenty. To start, the 2016 Cadillac Escalade and 2016 Escalade ESV add Advanced Diagnostics service, which provides advanced warning of vehicle issues via a display in the Cadillac CUE screen, or by text or email message.
Cadillac / ˈ k æ d ɪ l æ k /, formally the Cadillac Motor Car Division, is a division of the U.S.-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide. Its primary markets are the United States, Canada, and China, but Cadillac-branded vehicles are distributed in 34 additional markets worldwide.
The Cadillac Escalade is the luxury automaker's flagship SUV and most identifiable model. It's size is only equaled by its bling—few on the road can match its conspicuous presence. It earns a 7.2 on our overall scale.
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The range-topping Cadillac CT6 sedan hasn't gone on sale yet, but already we're seeing the trickle-down effect in action. For 2016, the Cadillac ATS and CTS will receive the CT6's new 3.6-liter V-6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV are GM’s flagship SUVs that compete against the Lincoln Navigator/L, Infiniti QX80, Land Rover Range Rover, Lexus LX 570, and Mercedes-Benz GLS. Although the original Cadillac Escalade was rushed to market to counter the Lincoln Navigator, it quickly became the best-selling premium full-size body-on-frame SUV on the market.
See All 79 Photos » Is the Cadillac Escalade a Good SUV? As far as luxury large SUVs go, the 2018 Escalade is a decent vehicle. Its monstrous V8 engine matches its commanding size, and fuel economy is good among class rivals.
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The 2015 Cadillac Escalade will be offered in seven exterior colors and three interior color combinations. Check them out here.