General Motors has been minting money using its star SUV, the 2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV. As a result, the company has also raised the price of the vehicle from $55,000 to a whopping $74,000 over the years.
This article takes a closer look at the inner workings of the Cadillac Escalade ESV.
|Passenger Volume||156 cu ft|
|Cargo Volume||15 cu ft|
|Curb Weight||5882 lb|
2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV – Inner and External Cosmetic Changes:
The 2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV model has its outer body based on that of the Suburban and Yukon XL. All variants of the Cadillac Escalade are available in two options of alloy wheels. Firstly, the 20 inches alloy wheel, and secondly the 22 inches alloy wheel. In addition to this, the entire body, including the head and the tail lights, is equipped with LED lights. The lights help to illuminate the Cadillac logo on the grille of the SUV.
The inside of the 2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV is something out of a magazine, in the sense that it is near perfect. The seats are adorned with the finest and premium quality of leather available in the market. The front seats can both be heated and cooled. Furthermore, the most attractive feature of the inner cabin is the dashboard, which is home to the Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system that can be activated using your voice.
To entice, even more, the car manufacturing giant has made a 12.3 inches display with digital gauges, which can be programmed according to four different themes. Moreover, there is also an option of head-up display that displays selected information on the windshield. All this is further embellished by the installation of a rear view mirror, which acts as a high-resolution screen for a camera mounted on the tailgate.
In addition to this, the capacity in the Escalade ESV is also more than double than that available for all other variants of the crossover.
2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV – Engine Specs:
The Escalade ESV comes packed with a 6.2-liter V-8 engine, which is capable of providing a power of 420 hp and a torque of 460-pound feet @4100 rpm. The transmission is a standard 8 speed automatic with manual shifting mode.
The vehicle can speed up to 60 miles per hour from zero in a short time of 5.8 seconds, with maximum speed being 122 miles per hour. The braking distance from 70 to 0 mph is 202 feet. Additionally, the fuel economy figures for the ESV are as follows. If you are driving within the city than 15 miles per gallon, but if you are driving on the highway, then it is 21 miles per gallon. However, the observed average value is 15 miles per gallon.
2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV – Price Range and Release Date:
The 2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV is one of the pricier luxury vehicles available in the market. The base price is $74,000. If you add the expenses of the amenities provided, then the total price is approximate $94,770.
The cost might be a limiting factor for most buyers, but the ESV certainly looks promising.