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Info & specs

Cadillac Escalade

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

Overview of the Cadillac Escalade

Learn about the Cadillac Escalade


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.

Safety ratings of the Cadillac Escalade

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags7

Specifications of the Cadillac Escalade

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats7
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption16.4 - 16.7 L/100km
  • Highway consumption10.9 - 11.7 L/100km
  • Width2045 mm
  • Length5697 mm
  • Trunk space1113 L
  • Cargo space3424 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 2015 - 2020 is available in 6 trims:

Basic 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.
20201880 mm2045 mm5697 mm
20191880 mm2045 mm5697 mm
20181880 mm2045 mm5697 mm
20171880 mm2045 mm5697 mm
20161880 mm2045 mm5697 mm
20151880 mm2045 mm5697 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
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2020907 kg3583 kg
2019907 kg3583 kg
2018907 kg3583 kg
2017907 kg3583 kg
2016907 kg3583 kg
2015907 kg3583 kg