2015 Cadillac Escalade

A massive, powerful luxury SUV.

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Redesigned for 2015, the Cadillac Escalade remains one of the largest, most luxurious people-movers on the planet. Ever the choice of towncar companies, upscale soccer moms and rappers, the Escalade continues to provide world-class comfort, smoothness and interior elegance. The bling-mobile features more powerful engines and more advanced safety features, wrapped in a body that is ever-so-slightly wider, longer and taller than before. All this growth helps the 2015 Cadillac Escalade boast one of the most capacious interiors in the business, perfect for picking up those VIPs at the airport or getting ready in the back seat on the way to your album release party at the Château Marmont.

Powered by a 6.2 liter version of GM's ageless OHV V8, this truck-in-a-tux has plenty of torque and the thirst to match. AWD versions of the 2015 Cadillac Escalade are rated by the EPA at 14 MPG city and 21 highway. Luckily, no one buys an Escalade for its small carbon footprint or to save money on gas. In this age of downsizing engines and escalating CAFE requirements, the Escalade stands out as a defiant statement of American luxury. It may have the underpinnings of a GM truck platform, but the 2015 Escalade is 6,000 lbs of pure Cadillac.

Warranty/Service: Cadillac 4-year/50,000-mile1 Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty with no deductible Cadillac 6-year/70,000-mile1 Transferable Powertrain Limited Warranty with no deductible for 2013 and newer models (5-years/100,000-miles1 for 2012 and older models). Cadillac 6-year/70,000-mile1 Roadside Assistance for 2013 and newer models (5-years/100,000-miles1 for 2012 and older models). Cadillac 6-year/70,000-mile1 Courtesy Transportation for 2013 and newer models (5-years/100,00-miles1 for 2012 and older models)

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Specs

Base Price: $67,970

As Tested: $67,970

  • 14 / 21 mpg
  • EPA
  • 420 hp
  • Horsepower
  • Engine: 6.2-liter OHV V8
  • Horsepower: 420 hp
  • Torque: 460
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatc
  • Curb Weight: 6,000 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 116 in
  • Length: 203 in
  • Width: 80.5 in
  • Height: 70.4 in
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc with ABS
  • Suspension: F/R: independent upper and lower control arm, coil spring, anti roll bar/ five link, coil spring, anti-roll bar
  • Traction: Electronic stability control
  • EPA City: 14 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 21 mpg
  • Combined MPG: 16 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Safety: 7-airbags, advanced driver assistance features

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