• (4.0) 3 reviews
  • MSRP: $12,969$29,753
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 15
  • Engine: 403-hp, 6.2-liter V-8 (flexible; E85)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 7-8
2009 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Our Take on the 2009 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Our Take

Cadillac's Escalade ESV offers more room for those who find the Escalade, a full-size SUV, just a bit too small. Its wheelbase is 14 inches longer than the full-size Escalade, and its total length exceeds the standard model by more than 20 inches. Third-row occupants benefit from increased l... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ungainly proportions
  • Third-row seat doesn't fold flat
  • Pricier than GM siblings

Notable Features

  • 20.4 inches longer than regular Escalade
  • Increased cargo capacity
  • More room in third row
  • Two-wheel drive available


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 3 reviews

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The best bang for your buck

by Willjr4 from Queens NewYork on June 14, 2013

This Suv is awesome I cant take my eyes off of it. I love the way it drives its so smooth Even with 22 inch rims I could imagine if I didn't want the bling and downgraded to 18inch rims how much more ... Read Full Review

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