Compare Cadillac Escalade

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2013 Cadillac Escalade
2013 Cadillac Escalade
AWD Base
  • RWD Base
  • AWD Base
  • RWD Base
  • RWD Luxury
  • AWD Base
  • AWD Luxury
  • RWD Luxury
  • RWD Premium
  • AWD Luxury
  • RWD
  • AWD Premium
  • RWD Premium
  • 4WD
  • AWD Premium
  • RWD Platinum Edition
  • AWD Platinum Edition
  • RWD Platinum Edition
  • RWD Platinum Edition
  • AWD Platinum Edition
  • 4WD Platinum Edition


MSRP $66,295    
Invoice $61,986
Avg. Paid $48,996

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0    
Critics' Rating 7.9
Performance 7.9
Interior 7.5
Cost to Own 6.9
Safety 8.7
Reliability 4.5

Pros & Cons

  • Powerful V8 engine
  • Enormous cargo area
  • Hybrid model gets excellent fuel economy
  • Third row doesn’t fold into floor

General Specs

Transmission Automatic    
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Ethanol V8 6.2L/376
MPG 13 City / 18 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle    


Wheelbase(in) 116.00    
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.00
Height, Overall (in) 75.90
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) 20.20

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard    
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Standard    

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard    
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Optional


Trailer Hitch Receiver Standard    


Convenience & Comfort

Back-Up Camera Standard    
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights Standard
Luggage Rack Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Keyless Entry Standard
Power Door Locks Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard


Passenger Capacity 7    
Front Head Room (in) 41.10
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20
Front Hip Room (in) 60.50
Second Head Room (in) 39.20
Second Leg Room (in) 39.00
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.20
Second Hip Room (in) 60.60
Third Leg Room (in) 25.60
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 108.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 60.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 16.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard    
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard    
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard    
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard


Leather Seats Standard    
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Heated Rear Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Optional
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard    
Passenger Air Bag Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard
Side Air Bag Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard    
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard    
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Adjustable Pedals Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard


Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard    
All Wheel Drive Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Displacement 6.2L/376
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 403 @ 5700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 417 @ 4300
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 39.0


Flexible Fuel Capability Standard    
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26


Air Suspension Standard    
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link


Automatic Standard    
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.