2017 Cadillac Escalade
The Cadillac Escalade is one of the largest, refined, performance based 4dr SUVs on the market with above average performance but a below average 15MPG city rating and class comparable safety features with a base MSRP of $73,395. Its robust V8 engine makes up for its less than smooth ride, however, it also boasts an elegant, upscale, and plush cabin with a total of four trim options.
With built-in Wi-Fi, five USB ports and wireless charging for phones, this year\'s model also comes equipped with a handy 360-degree camera. If you want to add on some extras, some of your options are a rearview camera mirror and cornering headlights.
The base model begins its pricing at a steep $73,395 and goes on up to $96,865 for the fully loaded trim.
This years model features a 420HP, 460ft-lb of torque, and a 6.2l V8 engine that runs on premium unleaded (recommended), paired with a 8 speed shiftable automatic transmission and rear wheel drive. It achieves 22 highway/15 city MPG which is just slightly better than its similarly sized counterparts. With a towing capacity of 8,300lbs you won\'t have to worry about power struggles with its effortless acceleration. Although it handles closer to a truck than a luxury SUV, when put in sport mode, it greatly improves its cornering abilities.
The 2017 Cadillac Escalade interior comes in 4 styles in high-end leather. Style availability varies by trim level, but options are: Jet Black W/Jet Black Accents, Tuscan Brown, Shale W/Cocoa Accents, Kona Brown W/Jet Black Accents.
The 2017 Escalade exterior comes in 9 color variants. Color availability varies by trim level, but the options are: Deep Amethyst Metallic, Crystal White Tricoat, Dark Granite Metallic, Red Passion Tintcoat, Radiant Silver Metallic, Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic, Bronze Dune Metallic, Black Raven, Silver Coast Metallic.
The 2017 Cadillac Escalade scored well above average in every aspect of crash tests except for its rollover susceptibility.
The Escalade\'s reliability this year is estimated to be average for its class.
Keep in mind that Cadilac\'s Escalade is the best selling large, luxury SUV on the market right now. Relatively, the Escalade is a bargain when compared to others contenders in this class.
The 2017 Cadillac Escalade is an excellent choice for those seeking a large, luxury focused SUV for those with large families and want to travel in style while not so dedicated to its finesse in ride quality. You won\'t have to worry about space to put your cargo with its ample room, nor will it dissapoint you in its towing abilities. With its many family-friendly features, posh interior, and seating for up to seven, it makes itself a solid choice.