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Cadillac Escalade:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Cadillac Escalade side view
Cadillac Escalade angular front perspective
Cadillac Escalade angular rear perspective

Overview of the Cadillac Escalade

Learn about the Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac Escalade Summary

The Cadillac Escalade is one of the most recognizable names in the automotive world. It’s known as the de facto choice for those looking for the best in big American luxury SUVs. The Escalade’s appeal is more than skin-deep too. Thanks to its truck-based platform and powerful V8 engine, this SUV is capable of towing a lot compared to its other car-based competitors. Buyers have the option of rear-wheel drive or the popular choice of four-wheel drive. The Cadillac Escalade comes with seating for five, seven or eight, depending on generation and model.

Pros and cons of the Cadillac Escalade

  • Powerful V8 engine
  • Excellent towing capability
  • Quiet, high-quality cabin
  • Air suspension system can cause rough ride
  • High cargo floor can make loading difficult
  • Limited space in third row seats
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Cadillac Escalade

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats7
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeDiesel
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption12 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8.9 L/100km
  • Width2060 mm
  • Length5766 mm
  • Trunk space1175 L
  • Cargo space4044 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Cadillac Escalade

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Cadillac Escalade 2021 - 2021 is available in 5 trims:

Luxury trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Cadillac Escalade

Dimensions of the Cadillac Escalade

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211941 mm2060 mm5766 mm

Towing capacity of the Cadillac Escalade

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
YearUnbrakedBraked
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021907 kg3583 kg