• (4.7) 6 reviews
  • MSRP: $13,694$26,662
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 20
  • Engine: 332-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (gas hybrid)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 8
2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Our Take on the 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Our Take

Cadillac's new Escalade Hybrid uses GM's 2-Mode Hybrid system to reduce fuel consumption yet retain the traditional capabilities of a full-size SUV. It's available in rear- or four-wheel-drive form, and its hybrid system works with a V-8 gasoline engine. Primary competitors include... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Not offered in extended-length ESV form
  • Fuel economy gains might not wow buyers
  • Premium pricing

Notable Features

  • Cadillac's first hybrid
  • 50 percent estimated improvement in city mpg
  • 2WD or 4WD
  • 6,000-pound towing capacity

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

I see a lot of Cadillac Escalades on the road where I live in Los Angeles. I don't know if it's Tony Soprano or what, but these big ol' things are popular around here. When I got a chance to drive the 2009 Escalade Hybrid I was pretty excited to see what all the, er, excitement was about, and now I'm just confused. Are people really that influenced by trends and good looks? ... Read full review for the 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

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Consumer Reviews

4.7

Average based on 6 reviews

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How Escalade stacked against other high end SUV's

by Luxary SUV Guy from Fort Lauderdale, FL on May 11, 2011

I have methodically and meticulously studied, test driven and compared 9 different luxury SUV's. Some have better handling, some have nicer interior or exterior options than others, some have a better... Read Full Review

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Safety

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Recalls

Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.


Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.