Measured owner satisfaction with 2017 Cadillac Escalade after 90-days of ownership.
Styling of gauges and instruments
Ease of folding/adjusting rear seats
Interior storage spaces
Owners Don't Like
The problems experienced by owners of the 2017 Cadillac Escalade during the first 90-days of ownership.
Comfort of the 3rd row seats
Ease of loading/unloading trunk/hatch
20 - 22
8 speed, Automatic
Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
2017 Cadillac Escalade Review
The Cadillac Escalade sets the standard for sport utility vehicles. It turns heads with a bold exterior design and luxurious interior. High-tech amenities cut-and-sewn craftsmanship and unmistakable refinement make this SUV one confident statement. Choose from 8 models starting with the Standard through the top-of-the-line ESV Platinum. Escalade ESV offers added legroom and seating for up to 8 as well as larger rear doors. Escalade delivers a new degree of convenience inside the cabin and comfort is paramount. You and your passengers are VIPs with standards like heated and cooled front seats Bose active noise cancellation and more. Cadillac CUE brings infotainment phone integration navigation and more together on a large touchscreen. Third row seating folds down at the touch of a button. Welcome to luxury utility. The Escalades V8 delivers best-in-class standard 420 horsepower and all the muscle you need. And every model comes ready to tow up to 8 300 pounds. Available in a wide range of sophisticated color and interior trim combinations the Escalade compliments your style. The Cadillac Escalade…. Make every journey count.
Escalade’s interior offers sophistication and innovation everywhere you look. Your comfort is at the forefront in the beautiful cut-and-sewn interior with heated first and second row seats and there are memory settings for the driver’s seat. State-of-the-art technology features meld class and convenience. Cadillac CUE’s large touchscreen connects you to a world of information and entertainment. Access apps music navigation and more. An available Head-Up Display keeps your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road.
Escalade offers you increased peace of mind with a host of high-tech safety features. The standard Surround Vision Camera gives you a bird’s eye view of what’s around you. Standard front and rear park assist make your arrival easy. Available lane keep assist with lane departure warning ensure you don’t stray unintentionally. Available Forward collision alert and low speed forward automatic braking help give you more reaction time to avoid a collision. And the available safety alert seat means you’ll never be caught off-guard.
Escalade is beauty and brawn. The standard 6.2-liter V8 provides best-in-class standard 420-horsepower and an assertive 460 pound-feet of torque. The smooth 8-speed automatic transmission and Magnetic Ride Control Suspension transform power into a refined ride. Plus every model comes with a standard trailering package and a maximum towing capacity of 8 300 pounds. Hill Start-Assist is there to help avoid roll-back when you’re starting on an incline and the available 4-wheel drive gives you added traction and control when you need it.
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Awarded to the models with the highest owner ratings for design and performance after the first 90 days of ownership