2012 Cadillac Escalade – Kelley Blue Book

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Cadillac Escalade

2012 Cadillac Escalade

the automotive landscape continues to towards smaller, lighter and vehicles, the full-size luxury SUV remains relatively unscathed by recent market shift. The nameplate remains as popular as and the 2012 lineup satisfies appetite for excessively large with four capacious including the classic Escalade and its efficient Hybrid accomplice, a ESV variant, and the versatile, yet stately, EXT truck. Despite its inherent the 2012 Cadillac Escalade a case for itself by offering one of the spacious, extravagant and comfortable available.

If exorbitant cabin space and towing capability are nonessentials in next vehicle purchase, are plenty of practical alternatives are a bit more refined and subtle Lexus, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Escalade models receive a few updates for 2012, highlights of include two new exterior colors for SUV models (Radiant Silver and Crystal Red Tintcoat), a new center design, and navigation system

Driving Impressions Due to its sheer and weight it should come as no that the 2012 Cadillac lacks razor-sharp agility and However, we feel the Escalade the.

smoothest and most ride offered on a body-on-frame Thanks to a host of electronic traction and suspension controls, roads that would lesser SUVs heaving and are simply tamed. All the electronic in the world, however, can#39;t make the Escalade easy to

As for power, the 6.2-liter V8 (standard in but the Escalade Hybrid) is as smooth as and has what feels like an reserve of torque on hand. If you to tow a boat or horse trailer, the V8 suddenly becomes indispensable. The of the Escalade Hybrid is a 6.0-liter V8 feels as responsive and powerful as the V8, yet it returns a 33 percent improvement in fuel economy.

Under the Hood

The 2012 Escalade features a potent 403 6.2-liter V8 with Active Management, which deactivates of the cylinders under light for increased fuel economy. The 6.2-liter engine is also E85 fuel blend) compatible. The model boasts a more-efficient V8 combined with a 300-volt pack as well as the conventional gas-saving Active Fuel technology.

6.2-liter V8

Cadillac Escalade

403 horsepower @ 5,700 rpm

417 of torque @ 4,300 rpm

EPA city/highway economy: 14/18 mpg (rear-wheel gasoline), 13/18 mpg (AWD, 9/13 mpg (EXT/ESV model AWD, E85), 10/15 mpg Escalade model with drive, E85), 10/14 mpg Escalade model with E85)

EPA city/highway fuel economy: mpg

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