Original MSRP
$72,970 - $91,950
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 21 HWY
Horsepower
420
Seats
7-8
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Original MSRP
$72,970 - $91,950
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 21 HWY
Horsepower
420
Seats
7-8

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

Editor's Overview

Cadillac’s Escalade luxury SUV for 2016 continues to impress with its size, capability and absolute dedication to creating the quintessential American luxury SUV. Offered in two body sty...

Cadillac Escalade Models & Trims

Standard $72,970 - $75,570
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 20 x 9.0 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Luxury Collection $77,045 - $79,645
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 22 x 9.0 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Premium Collection $81,545 - $84,145
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 22 x 9.0 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Platinum $89,350 - $91,950
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 22 x 9.0 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.56

34 Reviews

65% 32% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 3%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Great SUV love it and getting the same SUV but newer model.

I do love the SUV but what I really find that I don't like about my SUV is that when you go for a tune up on the engine I seem to notice that the car runs funny like it needs a tune up and just had one it last for a few hours and the it stops I noticed this a few times when I had a tune up no one could give me a answer a of why this was happening love the SUV a lots of room.

- Preston A

Cadillac's are a good buy the interior is great for a family.

The seats are very nice comfortable and there are enough seats for my family it is very handy when going to work a dance recital soccer game etc. One problem is that the seat belt clip can get stuck in the seat if you have very rowdy kids. It is good for long trips the color is astonishing they have the best seat adjustment for the driver and all around a good buy.

- Kayla B

I love it but there are tweaks to be made after purchasing, it slides in the rain when pulling out from a stoplight.

I dislike the stereo system, only one cd player, I dislike that there's a long delay when you use the auxiliary cord to connect your phone or when you use bluetooth your conversation gets lost in transition and the volumes as well you have to turn it all the way up. Also, the rear seats are heated but no ventilation. I like that it's classy

- LEELA J

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

MSRP

MSRP
$72,970 - $75,570
$77,045 - $79,645

Horsepower

Horsepower
420 hp
420 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
6.2L V8
6.2L V8
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Not Available
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.3 in.
45.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
39.7 - 42.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39 in.
39 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.7 in.
38.7 in.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

AC
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Standard
Standard

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
7 - 8
7 - 8

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Standard
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Standard
Standard

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Standard
Standard

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Standard
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Chrome Wheels
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Standard
Standard

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Standard
Standard

Running Boards

Running Boards
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P285/45R22
P285/45R22

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116 in.
116 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
39 ft.

Width

Width
80.5 in.
80.5 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
420 hp
420 hp

Torque

Torque
460 ft. lbs.
460 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
500 .lbs
500 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26 gal.
26 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 mpg
19 mpg

City

City
15 mpg
15 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 mpg
22 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Standard
Standard

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Standard
Standard

Transmission

Overdrive

Overdrive
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

    N/A
  • Side

    N/A
  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings