2015 Cadillac Escalade

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7 reviews
Available Price Range $53,686-$75,066 Trims8 Combined MPG 18 Seats 7-8

Our Take on the 2015 Cadillac Escalade

Our Take

GM has been steadily updating its full-size pickup truck and SUV lineup over the past year, and the capstone is its 2015 Cadillac Escalade SUV, the most expensive and luxurious one of all. Offered... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Interior space, considering exterior bulk
  • Capacitive touch controls
  • Slow voice-command response
  • Maximum cargo room is less than predecessor's
  • Sticker price

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2015
  • Regular- and long-wheelbase ESV versions
  • Standard CUE touch-sensitive entertainment system
  • Standard 420-hp V-8 engine
  • Rear- or four-wheel drive


Our Expert Reviews

Like a linebacker in an expensive suit, the Escalade has dynamite looks and slick moves, and while its price matches foreign competitors, its sophistication falls just short.In the 16 years since the Cadillac Escalade first appeared as General Motors' answer to the Lincoln Navigator it's been a popular model, and for good reason: What you see here is essentially the flagship American ... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.9 out of 5

Based on 7 reviews

Great SUV

by Billy from Augusta, GA on January 22, 2015

This is my 5th Escalade and they just keep getting better. The electronics are awsome. The adaptive speed control works flawless and all the cameras are great. The camera is just not as clear as my pr... Read Full Review

8 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.


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NHTSA Ratings

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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