Cadillac Escalade ESV

2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV

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  • (5.0) 1 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,343$15,795
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 15
  • Engine: 345-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 7-8
2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Our Take on the 2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV

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's also the biggest Cadillac ever produced. Measuring 22.5 inches longer than the regular Escal... 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

2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV Reviews 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 for the 2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV

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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.

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2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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