The Cadillac Escalade is a full size luxury SUV which made its way into the market in 1999. Full size luxury SUVs are a rare breed of vehicles. The Escalade was General Motor’s reply to Ford and other European as well as Japanese manufacturers who were very dominant in this segment. It is currently in its fourth generation of production which started from 2015. According to the company, 2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT will certainly be one step forward for creating the next generation of Luxury SUVs with its sublime level of performance and luxury.
2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT: Exterior and Interior Design
The 2017 Cadillac truck will have a bulky Exterior and imposing structure. It will retain its typical box like structure with trapezoidal grille in the front and company logo in centre of it. Overall front and rear end will be more modernised. The box like LED headlights would go pretty well with the design.
Large size of the vehicle suggests a huge cabin space. It would easily accommodate 9-10 adults along with sufficient luggage space. Seats would be comfortable and elegant with top class leather upholstery. More information regarding exterior details are yet to be released.
Here are few latest technological features present inside 2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT – navigating system, centre console, large touch screen display, dual climate control, Radio, Bluetooth connect, USB ports, Cruise control, parking assistance, seat belts, air bags, branded audio player, etc.
2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT: Drivetrain
The Cadillac Escalade EXT represents a full-sized SUV car. Such an automobile needs an engine system which can actually have the right blend of three crucial aspects like power, fuel efficiency and performance. Engineers at Cadillac have tried everything for developing an impressive drivetrain. Up till now only one engine seems to be present under its hood which consists of a 6.2 litre V8 EcoTec 3 L86 engine unit that can easily produce about 420 hp and nearly 460 pound-feet torque. Developers have come up with ground breaking advancements in transmission system.
They will introduce a 10 speed auto transmission setup that gets mated with this drivetrain for very first time. Its EXT trim model has some special characteristics namely standard magnetic ride control as well as rough between 7,900 to 8,300 pounds towing capacity. Usual performance stats have been better than ever. Company promises that fuel efficiency has increased to around 17 % than earlier versions.
2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT: Price and Release Date
Company has been tight-lipped about price as well as launch date of 2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT. Rumours suggest by mid 2016 or by its end, the vehicle will get released. Prices are little on higher side here as starting price may start from $70,000 or about $75,000.