2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade – a huge American SUV for Russian heroes

The third generation of the 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade is available from the end of 2006 and the current will be removed from production. In place of the current generation of the SUV will come new the fourth generation of the full-size the SUV the 2018-2019 Cadillac the Escalade model year. We are even willing to show a photo of the new 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade, presumably it will look like a new generation of American giant.


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In our review, we recall all the technical specifications, the real fuel consumption, consider a comfortable seven-seater cabin and trunk, we estimate the video leaving the history of model 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade 2007- year.

2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade all kind trying to confirm the status of the owner, which in Russia is actually not so much. According to the results of the last it was sold only 699 copies of the US giant, which cost starts from 3063 rubles per car produced in . Favorite Russians Toyota Land Cruiser 200 is more expensive (from 3181 thousand rubles) and is sold much better, but the Japanese SUV does not have such charisma and magic, as the representative of the American automobile industry with heraldic shield 2018-2019 Cadillac on facing false radiator grille.

  • All this is poetry, let’s evaluate the overall external dimensions of the vehicle: 5144 mm long, 2007 mm wide, 1887 mm (1928 mm with roof rails) in height, 2946 mm wheelbase, 229 mm ground clearance (clearance).

The height from the road surface to the side steps of 305 mm and up to the door as much as 513 mm in the lower edge. Just imagine, to get to a salon, it is necessary to rise to half a meter in height. Track wheels giant comparable to sheathe the width of the body Lada Granta (1700 mm) and is 1732 mm front and rear 1702 mm.

In Russia, the 2018-2019 Cadillac Eskalayd is offered in two trim Base and Platinum. For both the manufacturer provides tires 285/45 R22 on the chrome-plated aluminum disk 22 radius. As the tuning wheel arches SUV ready for placement and larger wheels – 305/40 R22, 305/35 R23, 295/35 R24 and even 305/30 R26.
For the most comfortable movement on the Russian roads better suited tires modest with smaller diameter wheels and a higher profile – 285/50 R20, 275/55 R20, 285/60 R18 and 265/65 R18.

  • Choosing tires and wheels is the time to think about the choice of enamel colors for paint finishes SUV: the three nemetallika – White Diamond Tricoat (white), Crystal Red Tintcoat (red) and Black Raven (black), five metallics – Radiant Silver (Silver), Mocha Steel (bronze), gold Mist (golden), Xenon blue (blue), and black Ice (black).

Exterior design SUV 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade with strict forms chopped body vyshtampovki huge wheel arches, level surface bonnet, doors and boot lid. Large vertically arranged headlamps kept in the strong arms of a stylish shield false radiator grille with a rich chrome finish. A large number of chrome on the car body – a purely American chip, grille, door handles, moldings, boards, moldings on the mirrors, roof rails and tailgate, everything shines and glows in the sun. All this decoration, but the body of the car is not devoid of pragmatism and practicality.

Large side doors and a high flat roof provides a convenient entrance to the salon, the fifth door with electric drive provides access to real hold luggage. Only the upper part of the glass for loading small luggage can be opened if desired. Poles rear LED position lamps completely stylish and beautiful glow in the dark, the third brake light is located on the spoiler in the entire width of the car.


Designers have tried to make a big SUV as bright and attractive, but, alas, time takes its toll and the appearance SUV 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade 3rd generation can not be called modern. The new generation of the flagship line of 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade in , judging by the photos will look more fashionable and bright (see photo below).

It remains to add that the car body rests on the frame of a ladder-type, and the Escalade shares GMT900 platform with the Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks and GMC Sierra. So in essence SUV – a utilitarian truck in an expensive suit and a rich interior equipment.

To get to the salon is just due to the wide running board (in a complete set Platinum retractable footrests are motorized), to the car you enter literally.

The passenger compartment can accommodate seven or even eight adult passengers (if ordered three-seater sofa of the second row). The driver and front passenger comfortably settle down in their seats with heating and ventilation, is also equipped with electric settings in 14 directions (driving with memory settings).

Seats in the first row with an enviable reserve even for people growth under 2 m. From the driver’s seat offers excellent visibility, large multifunction steering wheel is heated in the skin is adjustable in height and depth electric, beautiful instrument panel with blue backlight and large-screen multi-function trip computer – strictly informative and stylish. Control lever automatic transmission is traditionally American-style steering column, unusual for Europeans, but comfortable, and a place on the central tunnel does not take. Pedal assembly also with the help of an electric motor can be customized to the driver’s height.

Huge sloping area of ​​the central console easily hosts the plane equipment weight: advanced audio (CD MP3 DVD AUX USB Bluetooth speaker Bose 5.1 Studio Surround Sound surround sound 10-speaker), color 8-inch Touch-screen (navigation, rear camera species), three-zone climate control, just below the cup holders. A huge box-arm looks like a bike rack and can accommodate in its coffers a lot of small and not-so things.

In the second row we have two separate captain’s seats with heated and electrically folding. Sitting passengers comfortably, you can adjust the backrest tilt. To the rear there is a separate climate control and audio control unit. As an option for 30 m. Rubles, you can install three-seater sofa, an entertainment complex in 80 m. Rubles with an 8-inch ceiling monitor and electric sunroof 60 m. Rubles.

The third row of seats can accommodate three adult passengers, but not to sit conveniently and comfortably in both the first and the second row, and preferably on the last row does not put tall passengers or children. Seats can be folded and even completely removed from the interior, significantly increasing the size of the luggage compartment.

Luggage compartment with all seats occupied is able to take 478 liters of cargo, folding third-row seats are able to download 1 707 liters, and folding the second row – an impressive 3084 liters.

The quality of interior materials (natural leather and wood, cashmere) pleasantly surprised. This high-quality and carefully assembled interior is likely not in any American car, a luxurious interior and at the same time comfortable and cozy. About filling options will not speak, 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade – a premium SUV, and it has everything.

Specifications: 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade front suspension Independent double A-arm, rear axle with a dependent and five linkage scheme. Applied Magnetic Ride Control dampers are able to change the stiffness of the damping up to 1000 times per second, and the system provides a constant height of the rear of the body, regardless of vehicle load. Permanent all-wheel drive with transfer case (AWD) and a limited slip rear differential, steering equipped with hydraulic brakes all-wheel disc with ABS. Available as Dynamic Stability Control (StabiliTrack) and traction control (TRC).

In Russia, a 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade with a gasoline engine and a hybrid version of the SUV Escalade Hybrid.

  • The petrol 6.2-liter the V8 (409 hp) are working in tandem with 6AKPP (model 6L80-E) and provides heavy vehicle weight from 2587 kg to 100 kmh in 6.7 seconds, top speed is limited at 180 mph.

Thanks to the system as Active Fuel Management, breaking half the cylinders, fuel consumption declared by the manufacturer should be between 20.1 liters in the city and 11.3 liters on the suburban route. In actual use even in combined cycle engine literally drinks 22-22,5 liters, and the city is ready to swallow more and 25-27 liters.

  • The hybrid version is equipped with a power plant, as part of which the petrol 6.0-liter V8 (337 hp) with a system cylinder deactivation half Active Fuel Management and drive 2-Mode Hybrid (variator the EVT, 300-volt nickel-metal hydride battery and a pair of electric motors).

The SUV is equipped with four-wheel drive and a choice of transmission operation (Neutral, 2Hi, 4Auto, 4Hi Lock, 4Low Lock). Posportny fuel consumption ranges from 10.2 liters to 12.2 liters road in town. Such modest fuel consumption can achieve thanks to the start-stop system, the ability to move only by means of electric power from the battery system and brake energy regeneration. A complex technical design and the high cost of 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid from 3970 m. Rubles will not attract the attention of Russian motorists.

Test drive. Petrol 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade rides beautifully, quickly and temperamental, but only in a straight line. A typical large American SUV just is not suitable for fast cornering, despite the availability of electronically controlled shock absorbers strongly heels body in turns. Honestly becomes scary when easily speeding on a straight stretch of road to 120-140 mph understand that the car refuses to enter into the turn without a stabilization system.
It would seem that may surprise Escalade off-road maneuverability and power consumption of suspension? Running adequately cope with any obstacles – holes, bumps, these stones for her like seeds. But off-road equipment in the huge frame like a 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade in crossover all-wheel drive, though constant, but the differential lock manages electronics. Alas, off-road big and heavy SUV is not able to surprise and even worse – to pull the heavy car out of the mud oh how difficult.

What is the cost to buy a new 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade in Russia, the price for 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade in configuration Base release starts from 3,063,000 rubles, the cost of at least a Platinum 2018-2019 Cadillac Escalade is from 3.463 million rubles…