2023 Cadillac Escalade

2023 Cadillac Escalade Review #sportcar #cadillac #cadillacescalade

Overview the cadillac escalade has long served as the brand’s flagship its huge size and aggressive looks broadcasting its extroverted red-blooded american take on luxury despite being based on the same underpinnings as the chevy tahoe and suburban and the gmc yukon the escalade makes a solid case as a competitor to other large luxury suvs like the lincoln navigator

Jeep grand wagoneer and mercedes-benz gls class that’s because the big caddy features the brand’s most advanced technology and most luxurious features its cabin is lined with wood leather designer fabrics and satin finished metals a large curved display sweeps across the dashboard serving as both a gauge cluster and an infotainment center a host of driver assistance

Features are available including cadillac’s excellent super cruise system which combines adaptive cruise control with a hands-free driving mode buyers can choose from a strong 6.2 liter gasoline v8 or a diesel-powered inline 6 and this year cadillac adds a wild high performance v-series model with mega horsepower to the escalade lineup time will tell if the new

Hyper escalade is an elephant that can dance but given the brilliant athleticism of cadillac’s recent blackwing-powered sedans color is hopeful what’s new for 2023 this year marks the birth of the first v-series escalade the high performance escalade v is likely to be powered by a 682 horsepower version of the supercharged 6.2 liter v8 engine borrowed from the 10

Best award-winning ct5v black one sedan it also rocks a menacing blacked out exterior appearance the v-model comes standard with all-wheel drive and sports 6 piston brembo performance brakes with red painted calipers the escalade’s air suspension has been retuned to enhance handling in the v-model the escalade v will go on sale in the summer of 2022 and will sit

Atop the cadillac lineup with a 149 990 starting price engine transmission and performance cadillac’s biggest suv is powered by a standard 6.2 liter v8 engine that makes 420 horsepower and can deactivate half of its cylinders when cruising to save fuel a 3.0 liter diesel inline 6 is also available a 10-speed automatic transmission is standard with both engines

And buyers can choose from rear or all-wheel drive setups as with its siblings the current generation chevrolet tahoe and suburban and gmc yukon the escalade rides on an independent rear suspension that provides additional third row legroom which was compromised in the previous solid rear axle model higher end trims also offer an air suspension with adaptive

Dampers at our test track the long wheelbase escalade esv with the v8 engine sprinted to 60 miles per hour in just 5.9 seconds the 277 horsepower diesel engine doesn’t deliver nearly the straight-line performance of the standard v8 but for some buyers that compromise is worth the improved fuel economy and punchy 460 lbft of low end torque for those escalate fans

With a need for speed only the v will do it’s powered by a beastly supercharged 6.2 liter v8 making 682 horsepower which proved to be enough power to blast the big suv to 60 miles per hour in just 4.3 seconds at our test track during our initial test drive we were impressed with the v8s power and its baritone burble the modifications to the suv suspension make it

Handle better than the standard suv but the escalade still doesn’t feel as nimble as rivals such as the mercedes amg gls 63 or the bmw alpina xb7 fuel economy and real world mpg rear-wheel drive escalates are rated at 15 miles per gallon city 20 mpg highway and 17 miles per gallon combined adding all-wheel drive drops each of those numbers by one mile per gallon

The performance-oriented v-model is far less efficient earning epa ratings of 11 miles per gallon city and 16 mpg highway opting for the turbo diesel engine makes a big difference with epa estimates as high as 21 miles per gallon city and 27 mpg highway on our 75 miles per hour highway fuel economy test route an all-wheel drive escalate with the optional diesel

Engine returned 26 miles per gallon interior comfort and cargo as the flagship of the cadillac lineup the escalade ups the anti-on-in cabin luxury faux leather is used in the base luxury trim but all other trims receive the real deal with platinum models getting soft semi-aniline heights leather cover dash and door panels aluminum speaker grilles an adjustable

Interior ambient lighting provide an upscale appearance like the outgoing model both a standard and long wheelbase model are offered the latter of which yields more legroom for third row riders and additional cargo space

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2023 Cadillac Escalade By Global Cars