I love my vehicle because it feels secure that I can run over everything and am well protected in the vehicle. The things I do not like about the vehicle is that is burns through a lot of gas and it uses the most expensive gas well. It only take 11 mpg and uses 91 in gas grade. Also in the Cadillac the heater/ ac knobs always get messed up. When you turn pop or down the digital reading just move randomly in numbers. You have to turn to 90 degrees for the heater to turn on and 89 degrees is more like 60 degrees for the ac to activate. The escalade is a 2003 and it has not given me any problems at all and it is 2018 so its 15 years old and the only problem it gave me is to change the gas tank. Other than that I do regular maintenance like change oil and filters when needed and the nice thing is that the escalade tells you when you need to change the oil or anything else in the vehicle.
Best vehicle on the road; heated seats, sunroof, built in GPS, luxury ride!!
This SUV is most reliable vehicle I have ever owned. We bought it in 2012, and had no repairs till this year, when we had to replace the water pump. The ride is super comfortable; you barely feel the bumps in the road. Especially love the heated leather seats. With my back problems, makes long trips much more comfortable. Wish I could afford a newer model, but, probably will never be able, too!!
Like riding on a cloud. Heated leather seats, sunroof, built-in GPS.
Have had the SUV since 2012 and never had any mechanical problems, except the water pump went out. My husband replace the brake pad as a precautionary measure. Love the heated seats, built-in GPS, and rides like a dream!! It is the most reliable vehicle I have ever owned. I would buy a newer model, if I could afford it. While drive the one I have till it falls apart.
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Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc *
Air bags, frontal & side-impact, driver & right front passenger-inc: Passenger Sensing System
Safety belts, 3-point, front & 2nd row all seating positions, 3rd row 3-point lap & shoulder outboard seating positions & lap only in center position
Traction control system, electronic, all-speed *
* Optional Safety Feature
Safety Recalls (1)
Certain sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and passenger vans fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 135, "Passenger Car Brake Systems." Some of these vehicles were produced with an out-of-specification brake hydro-boost housing relief valve bore. Consequently, the valve O-ring seal may fracture. Steering efforts may be slightly increased while braking or parking. Under certain driving conditions, a fractured seal may also require an increase in the applied brake pedal effort to achieve the same vehicle deceleration.
Dealers are to replace the hydro-boost relief valve. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during the second quarter of 2004. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339; Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438; GMC at 1-866-996-9463; or Hummer at 1-866-486-6376.
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