2003 Cadillac Escalade

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9 reviews
Available Price Range $4,178-$14,162 Trims2 Combined MPG 13-16 Seats 7-8

Our Take on the 2003 Cadillac Escalade

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Exterior dimensions
  • Fuel economy
  • Step-up height
  • Ride softness

Notable Features

  • 5.3- or 6.0-liter V-8
  • RWD or 4WD
  • StabiliTrak electronic stability system
  • New XM Satellite Radio
  • Road Sensing Suspension


Consumer Reviews

4.6 out of 5

Based on 9 reviews

There is a reason for its success

by Drew from Lewisburg, WV on August 8, 2006

In the age of declining SUV sales, Escalade sales are up 127% for 2007. This is unprecedented, but there are reasons for its success. It is simply the best, most powerful American luxury SUV out the... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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