2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

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Available Price Range $22,844-$41,492 Trims4 Combined MPG 21 Seats 8

Our Take on the 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Our Take

Cadillac's 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-whee... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

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

Notable Features

  • Cadillac's first hybrid
  • 33 percent estimated improvement in city mpg
  • 2WD or 4WD
  • 5,800-pound maximum towing capacity


Our Expert Reviews

It's like driving an oxymoron: A giant SUV whirling along on just electric power.But that's what the 2011 Cadillac Escalade hybrid does.It quietly uses its gas-electric hybrid powertrain to whisk away the driver and up to seven other people in more style and luxury than anyone deserves — except of course, Cadillac owners. If anyone is looking for one reason to give ... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.

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