There is only a single engine option available for the 2018 Escalade. This is a 6.2-liter V8 engine, which is paired with an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission. Together, this powertrain helps put out 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. While two-wheel drive is standard, you can also choose an all-wheel-drive system.
Despite being an SUV renowned for its luxurious trimmings, the Escalade is capable of towing up to 8,300 pounds, which means you can easily take your premium vehicle out with you on camping trips.
Cadillac is known for its premium interiors, and the Escalade enhances the brand’s reputation. This SUV combines stunning craftsmanship with unbeatable comfort including 12-way power-adjustable seats, a three-zone climate control, and seating for up to eight passengers, thanks to its third row. Add the luxurious materials available throughout, standard heated second-row seats, and supple leather seats, and you have an elegant ride that is sure to stand out from other vehicles out on the road.
Not only does the Escalade offer premium materials, it also includes many innovative technologies. Each model comes with wireless charging; an eight-inch touchscreen with embedded navigation and Cadillac’s infotainment system; and OnStar® 4G LTE and built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot. It also comes standard with a Bose® Centerpoint® Surround Sound 16-speaker sound system and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration.
When it comes to keeping passengers in the back entertained, the Escalade doesn’t mess around with an available Rear Seat Entertainment System, which has Blu-Ray Playback, wireless headphones, HDMI and USB ports, along with optional Wi-Fi streaming.
The Escalade is also big on offering a number of driver assistance technologies, including a Head-Up Display, Forward Collision Alert, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Rear camera mirror washer, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Safety Alert Seat.
The 2018 Cadillac Escalade’s premium technologies and lavish design make it one of the most luxurious SUVs you can buy. Give it a look at Bert Ogden Cadillac and take it for a test drive.