• (5.0) 5 reviews
  • MSRP: $76,395$98,195
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: Coming Soon See how it ranks
  • Engine: 420-hp, 6.2-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 7-8
2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Our Take on the 2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Our Take

What it is: The Cadillac Escalade ESV is the giant-sized version of the Escalade. It uses the same engine, underpinnings, styling and major features as the Escalade and has more cargo room and third-row passenger space. It seats seven or eight depending on whether the second row has two or three... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Interior space, considering exterior bulk
  • Touch-sensitive controls
  • Sticker price

Notable Features

  • Rear camera mirror newly available
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto smartphone connectivity standard
  • Regular- and long-wheelbase ESV versions
  • 4G LTE and Wi-Fi hot spot capability
  • 420-hp V-8 engine standard
  • Rear- or four-wheel drive


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 5 reviews

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Top of the line.

by TripleO from central islip, ny on May 12, 2017

This vehicle is just beautiful and the new technology makes it the top of the line in luxury SUVs. It's the type of vehicle that says that you've arrived and you got there in total class.

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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $1,400 per year.

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