2018 Cadillac Escalade

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2018 Cadillac Escalade Ratings
81
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
81
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
82/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Average
76/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
83/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Great
84/100
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Large Premium SUV of 2018

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#1 Cadillac Escalade
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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2018 Cadillac Escalade after 90-days of ownership.
  • Sound of the engine/exhaust
  • Styling of gauges and instruments
  • Vehicle stability in poor conditions

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2018 Cadillac Escalade during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Comfort of the 3rd row seats
  • Interior storage spaces
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior

Performance Specs

MPG City

14

MPG Hwy

21 - 23

Horsepower

420

Transmission

10 speed, Automatic

Engine

Gas V8

Drivetrain

Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2018 Cadillac Escalade Review

Overview
Inside and out the Cadillac Escalade sets the standard for sport utility vehicles. High-tech amenities old-world craftsmanship and unmistakable refinement turn this SUV into a supremely confident statement. Choose from four models starting with the Standard and moving through the top-of-the-line Platinum. Each is available in ESV form with added legroom seating for eight and larger rear doors. Welcome to the utility of luxury. The Escalade’s 6.2-liter V-8 delivers 420 horsepower through your choice of two- or four-wheel drive. And Escalade models come ready to tow up to eighty-three-hundred pounds. Discover a new level of comfort inside the cabin. You and your passengers are VIPs with a cut-and-sewn leather interior heated and cooled front seats and more. Second- and third-row seats can fold at the touch of a button revealing almost 120 cubic feet of cargo space. Cadillac user experience and OnStar 4G LTE and available built-in Wi-Fi hotspot capability bring real-time information to your fingertips and you’ll love the Bose premium sound system. Choose from a variety of colors options and accessories and build an Escalade that’s all yours. The Cadillac Escalade…. Make every journey count.
Technology
Your Cadillac Escalade surrounds you with technology. A sixteen-speaker Bose Centerpoint surround-sound system turns your Escalade cabin into a concert hall. Cadillac user experience with OnStar 4G LTE and available built-in Wi-Fi hotspot capability delivers your music apps maps and more wherever you are. Phone integration for Apple CarPlay Android Auto Bluetooth—it’s all standard. So is wireless charging so you can power your devices whenever your Escalade is turned on. The Cadillac Escalade The world’s at your fingertips.
Safety
The Cadillac Escalade uses cutting-edge safety features to help you stay vigilant. The standard Rear Vision Camera helps you back into tight spots with ease. The available Driver Awareness Package includes features like Forward Collision Alert Lane Keep Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert that monitor your driving environment and warn you of potential hazards. Every Escalade comes with the OnStar Guidance Plan. With Automatic Crash Response Roadside Assistance and more you’ll drive with confidence. The Cadillac Escalade. Luxuriously safe.
Performance
The Cadillac Escalade combines beauty and brawn. Its 6.2-liter V-8 develops 420-horsepower and an assertive 460 pound-feet of torque. An electronically controlled 10-speed automatic transmission and Magnetic Ride Control Suspension convert all that power into a refined ride. Plus every model comes with a standard trailering package so you can tow up to eighty-three-hundred pounds. Hill Start Assist helps avoid roll-back when you’re starting on an incline and available four-wheel drive gives you added traction and control when you need it. The Cadillac Escalade. The luxury of brute strength.

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