• (5.0) 6 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,555$17,255
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 15
  • Engine: 345-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 7-8
2006 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Our Take on the 2006 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 inches longer than the regular Escalad... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Mammoth dimensions
  • Fuel economy
  • Step-up height

Notable Features

  • 345-hp V-8
  • Permanent AWD
  • Available touch-screen navigation system
  • StabiliTrak stability system
  • Road Sensing Suspension

2006 Cadillac Escalade ESV Reviews

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I USED to own a Hummer H2...

by The.Salty.Dog from Fredericksburg, VA on May 7, 2007

But after a very expensive estimate on repairs, I traded up for a ESV. What a difference! First and foremost is the room. I have two teenagers and we travel a lot up and down the east coast. So, the a... Read Full Review

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2006 Cadillac Escalade ESV Safety Ratings

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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 is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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