2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT

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5 reviews
Available Price Range $16,558-$32,870 Trims1 Combined MPG 15 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Mammoth dimensions
  • Fuel economy
  • Step-up height
  • Trucklike overall feel
  • Frontal crash-test rating

Notable Features

  • SUV/pickup configuration
  • 345-hp V-8
  • Full-time AWD
  • Quick-change midgate panel
  • New XM Satellite Radio


Consumer Reviews

4.8 out of 5

Based on 5 reviews

You bet

by Cadillac jack from New york on July 13, 2011

Perfect. I read the review about dropping 10 k off the lot. Go buy a ford and drops 50%. If you can buy a vehicle you should use it not run around trying to trade it to make money.

1 Trim Available

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Cadillac Escalade EXT Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Cadillac Escalade EXT Base

Overall Rollover Rating
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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 are currently 4 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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