2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV

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1 reviews
Available Price Range $5,819-$17,403 Trims2 Combined MPG 15 Seats 7-8

Our Take on the 2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Our Take

Cadillac expanded its sport utility vehicle lineup to three models when it added the full-size Escalade ESV during the 2003 model year. Not only is this the largest luxury SUV on the market, but it... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Mammoth dimensions
  • Fuel economy
  • Step-up height
  • Frontal crash-test rating

Notable Features

  • 345-hp V-8
  • Permanent AWD
  • New touchscreen navigation system
  • StabiliTrak stability control
  • Road Sensing Suspension


Our Expert Reviews

I'm a bit skeptical about driving the Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum Edition. For one thing, it's really huge, both in size and in price. Heck, for $70,000, I could almost buy a little condo. Does anyone really need to spend this much money on a gas guzzler that barely fits in an average parking space?After driving it for a week I can say with some certainty that I now see the appeal.... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

5.0 out of 5

Based on 1 reviews

This is my Baby

by Tony from va on September 18, 2007

I love the sound system,style ,everything thats why I put a lot of tender care for this track.Ohh boy I am planning to trade in this one and get a new one.

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 is currently 1 recall for this car.

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