Many of the top-end high-end SUVs long back abandoned their pickup origins for the bones of cushier, certified unibody systems, yet the Escalade continued atop its working-class Suburban framework. Brand-new style touches and a significantly updated log cabin aid make the 2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV a standout in the class that it when defined.
2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV Engine
The brand-new Escalade ESV still flights on its typical body-on-frame style, and though high-end snobs might disregard the suggestion, owners of weekend toys will certainly not. The base rear-wheel-drive Escalade ESV, effectively furnished, can tow up to 8,000 pounds (the all-wheel-drive ESV is ranked for 7,700 pounds). The Escalade also rollovers with a 6.2-liter V8, yet this originates from GM’s newest generation of direct-injection engines, with result enhanced to 420 horse power and 460 pound-feet of torque.
2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV Design and Styling
Yet the Escalade ESV’s interior design and products are unquestionably its centerpiece upgrades. Previously bit better compared to the Suburban/Yukon XL twins, the cabin of the 2015 Escalade ESV showcases a wide range of perforated leather, prominent sewing and genuine lumber, while covered and tiered areas demonstrate a level of detail and create top quality missing in previous generations.
The dash and control panel are secured by the showy– and frustrating– CUE multimedia system and its 8-inch touchscreen user interface, however it’s the bigger 12.3-inch configurable gauge collection and “driver library” that truly thrills with sharp, high-definition shades and graphics.
The second row is offered with captain’s chairs or a bench seat (for eight-passenger capability), and for 2015 the Escalade ESV ultimately obtains a fold-down third-row seat. The new Escalade ESV drops almost 17 cubic feet of ability, however still delivers 120.5 cubes.
The only individuals which might not completely appreciate the Escalade ESV’s brand-new log cabin are back seat passengers. The brand-new model is fractionally longer and larger, about 1.5 inches in both directions, which nets the driver and front seat client an added 4 inches of legroom. Cyclists in the third row, nevertheless, shed almost a half-inch of room to stretch out. Headroom in both rows is likewise down as long as a half-inch relying on the model.
Changes to the sheet metal aren’t as impressive as changes inside, however the Escalade ESV still reduces a dashing figure from the aesthetic. Both the front and back ends make use of considerably piled vertical designs for the typical LED headlights and taillights, and Cadillac’s existing grille design is offered in its largest form. And like the Suburban and Yukon XL, the Escalade ESV’s tailgate is covered by a popular looter that boosts its wind resistant account.
2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV Price and Release
The 2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV need to be readily available next summer season at a base price around $65,000. Examine back for a complete assessment of the 2015 Escalade, consisting of specs, steering impressions and purchasing guidance as it appears.