2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV

Rating6.8

Ranked #9 in Fullsize Luxury Suv

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Starting MSRP 

$77,695 - $99,095

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Key Spec of 2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV
fuel economy

14/17/23

fuel type

Premium Unleaded (recommended)

horsepower

420 hp @ 5600 rpm

basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

ProsConsWhat's New

Potent and responsive V8 engine

Rivals offer a more refined ride quality

New 10-speed transmission

An opulent and spacious cabin

Unintuitive infotainment system

Impressive towing capabilities

Hard to maneuver

Longer wheelbase adds to the space inside the cabin

2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: September 27, 2022

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV is a proud member of the fullsize SUV segment, locking horns with cars like the GMC Yukon XL, the Lincoln Navigator L, and the Ford Expedition MAX. Spread across 4 trims, the 2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV starts off at a base price of MSRP $76,995. Its 6.2L V8 engine and a 10-speed shiftable automatic transmission give the SUV 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. With that, it manages a 0-60 of 6.3 seconds and boasts a towing capacity of 7,900 pounds. Moving to fuel economy, the Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV manages to get a combined EPA rating of 17 MPG, a poor number for the class, giving its rivals an edge. It also has a ground clearance of 8.0 inches.

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Trims

Base$77,695 onwards

  • 60-40 split-bench 3rd row seats
  • Driver Lumbar support
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Front Fog/driving lights
  • Navigation system
  • Rain Sensing Windshield wipers

Luxury$83,295 onwards

Premium Luxury$87,695 onwards

Platinum$96,795 onwards

  • Simulated suede/leather Seat trim

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2018 Cadillac Escalade Luxury ESV SUV

Luxury 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 10A)

$46,497
Est. $631/mo
Excellent Deal
$6,441 Below market
RMV: $52,938
San Antonio, TX
  
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2017 Cadillac Escalade Premium Luxury ESV SUV

Premium Luxury 4dr SUV 4WD (6.2L 8cyl 8A)

$47,626
Est. $646/mo
Excellent Deal
$6,482 Below market
RMV: $54,108
Charlotte, NC
  
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2019 Cadillac Escalade Platinum ESV SUV

Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (6.2L 8cyl 10A)

$60,950
Est. $827/mo
Excellent Deal
$8,031 Below market
RMV: $68,981
Franklin Square, NY
  
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2017 Cadillac Escalade Luxury ESV SUV

Luxury 4dr SUV 4WD (6.2L 8cyl 8A)

$37,995
Est. $515/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,964 Below market
RMV: $42,959
Fredericksburg, VA
  
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2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV

4dr SUV 4WD (6.2L 8cyl 10A)

$33,900
Est. $460/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,213 Below market
RMV: $38,113
Philadelphia, PA
  
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2018 Cadillac Escalade Platinum ESV SUV

Platinum 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 10A)

$47,167
Est. $640/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,893 Below market
RMV: $53,060
Kokomo, IN
  
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2019 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV

4dr SUV 4WD (6.2L 8cyl 10A)

$46,000
Est. $624/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,737 Below market
RMV: $51,737
Fargo, ND
  
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2017 Cadillac Escalade Luxury ESV SUV

Luxury 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 8A)

$48,997
Est. $665/mo
Excellent Deal
$6,073 Below market
RMV: $55,070
San Antonio, TX
  
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2018 Cadillac Escalade Premium Luxury ESV SUV

Premium Luxury 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 10A)

$53,788
Est. $730/mo
Excellent Deal
$6,631 Below market
RMV: $60,419
West Palm Beach, FL
  
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Colors and Styles

Build Car
Bronze Dune Metallic

Features

vehicle bio
base price

$99095

body style

4dr SUV

engine type
displacement

376 cu in

horse power

420 hp @ 5600 rpm

torque

460 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm

transmission

10 speed Automatic

dimensions
length

224 in

wheelbase

130 in

width

81 in

curb weight

6088 lbs

Height

74 in

Ground Clearance

8 lbs

capacity
passenger volume

202 cu ft

cargo volume

120.9 cu ft

passenger capacity

5 Seats

fuel economy
city/combined/highway

14/17/21 mpg

highway range

651.0 mi

warranty
basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.


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