The full-size SUVs are again in the focus of customers and automakers and if you are looking for just one, the big and strong Cadillac Escalade will get your attention. Having its imposing appearance, this model will be noticeable from the crowd while the level of luxury it offers is also hard to match. On the other give, the style and luxurious also come with the impressive capability for carrying big people and towing massive loads.
This big SUV is now confronted with the growing number of rivals but being redesigned for the 2015 model year it is pretty significantly updated in every aspect. Because situation, an upcoming version, the 2018 Cadillac Escalade is not expected to bring important facelift rather a new style design and updated computer and safety characteristics like their technical cousins the Chevy Tahoe and Suburban.
2018 CADILLAC ESCALADE: DESIGN
Thanks to their imposing stance and Cadillac’s signature components, the Escalade is easily brand’s many familiar vehicle. Sharply attractive lines, massive shield-shaped grille and signature lighting can again define the look of this SUV. So, we don’t expect big changes on model’s outdoor for the new model year despite Cadillac hasn’t said a word concerning this upcoming model. Centered on the latest studies, like the new Tahoe and Suburban, the 2018 Cadillac Escalade can offer a new style design while larger restyling must be expected in a year or two.
Inside, the Escalade can also feature luxurious design and amazing equipment level. Because situation, it may contend with the luxury leaders that can come from Range Rover and Mercedes. All versions will get top quality product treatment and feature galore. However, each top cut will take things to the higher level.
The base versions can arrive on the 20-inch alloy wheels. The exterior characteristics can include the Led headlights, intelligent wipers, area steps, energy liftgate, Magnetic Drive Suspension, top rails, etc. Inside the cabin, customers may count on the tri-zone climate control, leather upholstery, energy pedals. There will also be the heated, cooled and energy front seats, memory placing, configurable instrument display, heated center line, active noise cancellation, etc. All models will also get the latest CUE infotainment system with contemporary characteristics and surround noise system.
Upgrades can include 22-inch wheels, sunroof, premium leather upholstery, rear seat entertainment, cooled center system, replaced safety characteristics, etc.
The list of the safety equipment can include an array of advanced systems. There can be the adaptive cruise control, ahead collision alert and low-speed disaster braking. The list will also include a blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, street departure warning and intervention.
2018 CADILLAC ESCALADE: PERFORMANCE
On the performance front, Cadillac does not appear planning any surprise. The new 2018 Cadillac Escalade will probably count on the proven 6.2-liter V-8 engine. In the combination with the 8-speed automatic transmission, it will provide 420 hp and torque of 460 pound-feet. The Escalade can offer the standard rear-wheel drive. As an option the four-wheel push comes with the two-speed transfer case.
With this particular energy electronics, the Escalade will allow up to 8, 300 pound of towing capacity. The fuel economy will be around 17 mpg on the average basis. On the other give, with the four-wheel push, the Escalade must be able to reach 60-mph in 6-second range.
2018 CADILLAC ESCALADE: AVAILABILITY, PRICE
Without any major changes to their profile, the new 2018 Cadillac Escalade must price from about $74, 000. It will arrive in late 2017 or early 2018.