Cadillac Escalade ESV

2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV

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  • (4.5) 13 reviews
  • MSRP: $14,636$38,720
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 15-16
  • Engine: 403-hp, 6.2-liter V-8 (flexible; E85)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 7-8
2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Our Take on the 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV

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 ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ungainly proportions
  • Third-row seat doesn't fold flat
  • Gas mileage

Notable Features

  • 403-hp V-8 with cylinder deactivation
  • New side-impact airbags for front seats
  • More than 20 inches longer than regular Escalade
  • Increased cargo capacity
  • More room in third row

2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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My Favorite Car Ever

by Chubby from New Hampshire on October 29, 2011

I'm 53 years old and I've owned every type and brand of car. I bought a used 2003 Escalade several years ago and ran it up to 210K miles before selling it to a guy who exports them to other countries.... Read Full Review

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2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Safety Ratings

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,900 per year.

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