2016 Cadillac Escalade - 10 Best Autos

2016 Cadillac Escalade

STARTING PRICE: $ 72,970
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What’s New?

The Cadillac Escalade stays pretty much unchanged for 2016 after itsredesign previous year. CUE infotainment system of Cadillac gets improved features as well as the increased Apple connectivity with the CarPlay. Meanwhile, an innovative Lane Keep Assist function and many new exterior colors are also new for 2016. The 2016 Cadillac Escalade gets a few upgrades such as an enhanced infotainment system, and a front view camera too. The exterior of the 2016 model remains the same as the 2015 model, meaning it is still blockier and exceedingly attractive. As a full size luxury SUV, the 2016 Cadillac Escalade is available in four trim levels.

Exterior Features

The design of Escalade offers a signature look of elegance, quality, and capacity. The styling cues combine high-technology embellishments in addition to sculpted surfaces which make for a stand-out appearance. Dynamic front styling cues are improved by a very detailed Galvano chrome grille which has a unique, brushed appearance. It’s accented by full LED lighting in the rear and the front too which creates unique, and razor-like vertical light signatures. The vehicle can accommodate up to 7 passengers. Standard features for the base Escalade include 20 inch wheels.

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Interior Features

The Escalade’s cabin has been designed to be among the most luxurious and authentic in the industry – it has seamless technology integration for drivers who like to stay connected. Also, like the exterior parts, there is harmony with other vehicles of Cadillac in the cabin’s amenities, appearance, and controls. As standard, leather upholstery and a heater power steering wheel come in all models.

Technology

Technology is fundamental to the driving experience of Escalade, and the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) is standard. CUE makes for an improved system for control and connectivity, featuring superior voice recognition with the touch controls popular with the most famous mobile and tablets devices in the world. The 8″ center screen uses gesture recognition and capacitive touch technology, enabling swiping and tapping common to tablets and smartphones.  Other features include surround view camera, 16 speaker Bose audio system, navigation panel and also a customizable instrument panel.

Engine/ Fuel Efficiency

All Escalades boasts a 6.2L V8 engine. With direct injection, an aluminum block and heads, variable-valve timing, this is a huge V8, but an exhaustively modern one. The engine makes 460 pound-feet of torque and420HP, and thanks to the Active Fuel Management system that’ll run the engine on 4 of its cylinders during some lower-speed cruising conditions or coasting, it returns EPA ratings of nearly 15 mpg city, 21 highway.

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Safety

Technologies of Escalade include active safety features to assist to protect all occupants before, during and even after a collision, like rear and front automatic braking that depends on ultrasonic sensors and short-range radar technology to assist the driver to evade front and rear low-speed collisions through a progression of alerts which extend to full braking if needed.

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