Options and Specifications

Learn about standard and optional equipment on Escalade / ESV.

S = Standard  O = Optional  — = Not Available

Safety & Security
  Escalade Escalade Luxury Escalade Premium
Airbags – driver and front passenger, seat-mounted side-impact S S S
Airbags – driver and front-passenger, dual-stage, frontal with passenger sensing system and automatic passenger airbag suppression S S S
Airbags – driver inboard, seat-mounted side-impact S S S
Airbags – front-to-rear outboard seating positions, head curtain side-impact S S S
Door locks – rear doors, child-security S S S
Driver Assist Package – includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Collision Preparation with collision avoidance and mitigation, vehicle forward movement, break prefill and intelligent brake, Front and Rear Automatic Braking and Automatic Safety Belt Tightening S
Driver Awareness Package – includes Safety Alert Seat, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning S S
Lane Change Alert – warns of fast approaching vehicles from rear S S
OnStar® In-Vehicle Communications and Assistance Service – Includes 1 year of the Directions and Connections Plan with Turn-by-Turn Navigation and OnStar RemoteLink™*
  • OnStar® System With 6 Months Directions and Connections Plan. OnStar® System With 1 Year Directions and Connections Plan
  • Automatic Crash Response Automatic Crash Response
  • Emergency Services Emergency Services
  • Crisis Assist Crisis Assist
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • Remote Door Unlock Remote Door Unlock
  • Roadside Assistance Roadside Assistance
  • Remote Horn and Lights Remote Horn and Lights
  • Turn-by-Turn Navigation Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Hands-Free Calling Hands-Free Calling
  • Vehicle Diagnostics Vehicle Diagnostics
Rear Cross Traffic Alert S S
Safety restraints – 3-point belts for all seating positions, front safety belt pre-tensioners S S S
Safety restraints – LATCH (Lower Anchors and top Tethers for Children), some 2nd-row seating positions S S S
Side Blind Zone Alert – alerts driver with visual cues if a vehicle is detected entering into your blind spots S1 S1
StabiliTrak® – Electronic Stability Control System with proactive roll avoidance S S S
Theft-deterrent package – includes self-powered horn, interior movement sensor and vehicle inclination sensors, door lock shields and glass break sensors in rear quarter glass and liftgate window S S
Theft-deterrent system – electronic immobilizer S S S
Traction control – electronic, full-function, all-speed S S S
  Escalade Escalade Luxury Escalade Premium
Adaptive remote start S S S
Air cleaner – high capacity S S S
Alternator – 170 amp S S S
Axle ratio – rear, 3.42 S S S
Battery – maintenance free with run-down protection and retained accessory power S S S
Brakes – 4-wheel, 4-channel Anti-lock Braking system (ABS) S S S
Brakes – Automatic Collision Preparation S
Brakes – parking, electric S
Brakes – power 4-wheel disc with Duralife™ rotors S S S
Brakes – hill start assist S S S
Cooling – auxiliary transmission oil cooler, heavy-duty air-to-oil S S S
Cooling – external engine oil cooler, heavy-duty air-to-oil, integral to driver side of radiator S S S
Differential – rear, heavy-duty locking S S S
Engine block heater O O O
Engine – 6.2L V8 with Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing (VVT), includes aluminum block construction; Horsepower – 420 @ 5600 rpm; Torque – 460 lb-ft. @ 4100 rpm S S S
Steering – electric power steering (EPS) S S S
Suspension – Magnetic Ride Control® with selectable sport mode and automatic load levelling rear S S S
Trailering Equipment – heavy duty, includes trailering hitch platform, 7-wire harness with independent fused trailering circuits mated to a 7-way sealed connector S S S
Transfer case – single-speed, Autotrac™ with electronic rotary control (4x4 models) S S S
Transmission – 6-speed heavy-duty automatic with tow/haul mode and Driver Shift Control S S S
  Escalade Escalade Luxury Escalade Premium
Assist steps – power-retractable, running boards with LED perimeter lighting O
Assist steps – running side board S S S
Door handles – illuminated S
Glass – acoustic laminated windshield and front side door glass S S S
Glass – solar absorbing, tinted, deep-tinted all windows behind front doors S S S
Headlamps – LED high beam/low beam, light pipe S S S
Liftgate – power, hands free, programmable S S S
Lights - front cornering lights S
Lights – daytime running lights with automatic light control S S S
Lights – fog lights S S S
Lights – IntelliBeam® automatic high/low beam control system S S
Lights – tail lights, LED S S S
Mirrors – heated, power-adjustable, power folding, driver-side auto-dimming, colour-keyed, integrated turn signal indicators, ground illumination and programmable to provide curb view when in reverse S S S
Mouldings – bodyside, chrome S S S
Park assist – front and rear, obstacle detection with audible warning S S S
Rear Vision Camera – Reverse assist for parking or trailer towing hook-up, display in Navigation System screen S S S
Shutters – front, active aero S S S
Spare tire and wheel – full-size, P265/70R17 all-season with 17" painted steel wheel, lockable winch type mount under rear frame** S S S
Sunroof, power, tilt-sliding with express-open/close and wind deflector (delete option available) S S
Tires – P275/55R 20” all-season, blackwall** S
Tires – P285/45R22 all-season, blackwall** S S
Wheels – 20" x 9" (50.8 cm x 22.9 cm) dual 7-spoke chrome plated aluminum S
Wheels – 22" x 9" (55.9 cm x 22.9 cm) 7-spoke aluminum with premium paint and chrome inserts O O
Wheels – 22" x 9" (55.9 cm x 22.9 cm) dual 7-spoke ultra-bright finish aluminum with premium paint O O
Wiper/washer system - rear window, intermittent with washer S S S
Wipers – front intermittent, Rainsense™ S S S
  Escalade Escalade Luxury Escalade Premium
Active Noise Cancellation S S S
Climate control – tri-zone automatic with individual climate settings for driver, front passenger and rear passengers S S S
Console – floor with covered storage, large and small storage bins, dual cup holders, electronic climate controls and second row heated seat controls (inside console: auxiliary power outlet, two USB ports, SD card slot and auxiliary audio port), 110-volt outlet and auxiliary power outlet on the backside of console S S S
Cruise control – Adaptive Cruise Control, automatically adjusts speed and maintains a pre-set following distance, with steering wheel-mounted controls S
Cruise control – steering-wheel mounted S S
Defogger – electric rear-window S S S
Driver Information Centre – with programmable personalization features such as door locking and unlocking, a trip computer with trip odometer and individual tire pressure read outs, fuel information such as range, average kms, litres used, oil life monitor and a message centre that displays vital vehicle information S S S
Floor covering – colour-keyed carpet with 1st- and 2nd-row removable carpeted floor mats S S S
Instrumentation – gauge cluster, 12" colour, reconfigurable with Driver Information Centre S S S
Instrumentation – Head-Up Display (HUD), 4-colour, reconfigurable S S
Instrumentation – Tire Pressure Monitor System (does not apply to spare tire) S S S
Lighting – theatre dimming, door handle release, door storage area, console and footwell area S S S
Locks – Passive Entry System, includes door unlock/lock entry, liftgate opening with separate release button, keyless push-button start and panic feature S S S
Locks – power programmable with lock-out protection and delayed locking feature S S S
Memory settings – includes 2-position driver seat, power tilt and telescopic steering column, exterior rear-view mirrors and power adjustable pedals S S S
Mirror – auto-dimming rear-view mirror with OnStar® controls S S S
Pedals – power adjustable brake and accelerator with memory S S S
Steering wheel – audio, cruise and Driver Information Centre controls S S S
Steering wheel – heated S S S
Steering wheel – leather-wrapped with genuine wood accents S S S
Steering wheel – power tilt adjustable column with memory S S S
Sunshades – driver and front-passenger extendable with illuminated vanity mirrors S S S
Universal Home Remote – 3-channel programmable remote transmitter S S S
Windows – power, driver and front passenger express up/down, rear express-down S S S
  Escalade Escalade Luxury Escalade Premium
Heated and cooled driver and front passenger S S S
Heated second row, outboard positions S S S
Premium Full Leather Seating – Kona Brown with Jet Black accents O O O
Seat adjuster – front passenger 12-way power S S S
Seating – front bucket with leather seating surfaces, driver and front passenger 12-way power seat adjusters including 4-way power lumbar control, independently heated driver and front passenger seat cushions and seatbacks (three settings) and 2-position driver memory S S S
Second row 60/40 split-folding bench, power configurable O O
Second row bucket, manual S
Second row bucket, power configurable S S
Second row, 60/40 split-folding bench, manual O
Third row 60/40 split-bench, power, fold flat S S S
  Escalade Escalade Luxury Escalade Premium
Bluetooth® – hands-free phone connectivity with wireless music streaming for select phones S S S
CUE Information and Media Control System with Embedded Navigation – AM/FM stereo and 8" diagonal colour information display featuring touch response, haptic feedback, gesture recognition and Natural Voice Recognition. Five USB ports, including one in the articulating storage door/bin, SD card slot and auxiliary audio port S S S
Entertainment System – rear seat, includes 9" screen Blu-Ray/DVD player with remote control, two 2-channel wireless infrared headphones, auxiliary audio/video jacks on rear of centre console, sound compression, CD-R and CR-R/W capability, LED backlighting display and MP3 capability O S
Single-slot CD/MP3 player S S
SiriusXM Satellite Radio™‡ ‡ S S S
Speaker system – Bose Centrepoint Surround Sound system with 16 speakers S S S
Engines EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 FlexFuel (L86)
Application: Escalade, Escalade ESV
Type: 6.2L V-8
Displacement (cc / cu. in.): 6,162 / 376
Bore & stroke (mm / in.): 103.25 x 92 / 4.06 x 3.62
Block material: Cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: Cast aluminum
Valvetrain: Overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder, Variable Valve Timing
Ignition system: Coil near plug ignition, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires
Fuel delivery: Direct Injection with Active Fuel Management
Compression ratio: 11.5:1
Horsepower (hp @ rpm): 420 @ 5,600
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm): 460 @ 4,100
Recommended fuel: Premium recommended but not required, or E85
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6000
Emissions controls: Close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor
Estimated Fuel Economy
Estimated Fuel Consumption EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 FlexFuel (L86)
Mi. / imp.gal. (city / hwy / combined): 17 / 25 / 20 (Escalade) 17 / 24 / 19 (Escalade ESV)
L / 100 km (city / hwy / combined): 16.2 / 11.4 / 14.0 (Escalade) 16.8 / 11.7 / 14.5 (Escalade ESV)
Transmissions Hydra-Matic 6L80
Type: Six-speed automatic
Application: Escalade, Escalade ESV
Gear ratios (:1)
First: 4.03
Second: 2.36
Third: 1.53
Fourth: 1.15
Fifth: 0.85
Sixth: 0.67
Reverse: 3.06
Final drive ratio: 3.42
Additional features: Powertrain grade braking
Chassis & Suspension Escalade, Escalade ESV
Front: SLA (Short-Long-Arm) independent suspension with Magnetic Ride Control Shocks: 46mm (1.81in.) Stabilizer bar: 36mm (1.41in.)
Rear: Five-link, solid axle, coil springs with Magenetic Ride Control Shocks: 46mm (1.81in.) Stabilizer bar: 28mm (1.10in.)
Steering type: Electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: TBA
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: TBA
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (m / ft): Escalade: 11.9 / 39
Escalade ESV: 13.1 / 43
Brakes Escalade, Escalade ESV
Type: Power-assisted four-wheel discs with standard four-channel ABS; vented front and rear discs; Duralife™ rotors; twin-piston front calipers, single-piston rear calipers
Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in.): front: TBD
rear: TBD
Wheels & Tires
Wheel size and type: 20 x 9 in. aluminum (std. Escalade, Escalade ESV)
22 x 9.5 in. aluminum (opt. Escalade, Escalade ESV)
Tires: P275/55R20 all-season (std. Escalade, Escalade ESV)
P285/45R22 all-season (opt. Escalade, Escalade ESV)
Exterior Dimensions Escalade Escalade ESV
Wheelbase (mm / in.): 2,946 / 116.0 3,302 / 130.0
Overall length (mm / in.): 5,179 / 203.9 5,697 / 224.3
Overall width (mm / in.): 2,045 / 80.5 2,045 / 80.5
Overall height (mm / in.): 1,890 / 74.4 1,880 / 74.0
Track (mm / in.): front: 1,745 / 68.7
rear: 1,742 / 68.6
front: 1,745 / 68.7
rear: 1,742 / 68.6
Base Curb weight (kg / lb): 2,649 / 5,840 2,761 / 6,086
Min. ground clearance (mm / in.): 229 / 9.0 (est.) 235 / 9.2 (est.)
Weight distribution (% front / rear): 52 / 48 (est.) 52 / 48 (est.)
Interior Dimensions Escalade Escalade ESV
Head room (mm / in.): first row: 1,087 / 42.8
second row: 983 / 38.7
third row: 968 / 38.1
first row: 1,087 / 42.8
second row: 993 / 39.1
third row: 978 / 38.5
Leg room (mm / in.): first row: 1,151 / 45.3
second row: 991 / 39.0
third row: 630 / 24.8
first row: 1,151 / 45.3
second row: 1,008 / 39.7
third row: 876 / 34.5
Shoulder room (mm / in.): first row: 1,648 / 64.9
second row: 1,636 / 64.4
third row: 1,590 / 62.6
first row: 1,648 / 64.9
second row: 1,636 / 64.4
third row: 1,590 / 62.6
Hip room (mm / in.): first row: 1,547 / 60.9
second row: 1,529 / 60.2
third row: 1,252 / 49.3
first row: 1,547 / 60.9
second row: 1,529 / 60.2
third row: 1,252 / 49.3
Capacities Escalade Escalade ESV
Seating capacity: first row: 2
second row: 2 / 3
third row: 3
first row: 2
second row: 2 / 3
third row: 3
Cargo volume (L / cu. ft.): 2,668 / 94.2
(behind 1st row, 2nd row folded, no 3rd row)
1,461 / 51.6
(behind 2nd row, no 3rd row)
430 / 15.2
(behind 3rd row)
3,424 / 120.9
(behind 1st row, 2nd row folded, no 3rd row)
2,172 / 76.7
(behind 2nd row, no 3rd row)
1,113 / 39.3
(behind 3rd row)
Trailer towing maximum (kg / lb): 3,674 / 8,100 3,492 / 7,700
Fuel tank (L / imp. gal.): 98 / 21.6 117 / 25.7
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) , standard (kg / lb): 3,311 / 7,300 3,402 / 7,500
Payload, base (kg / lb): 662 / 1,460 662 / 1,460
GM.ca>Cadillac> Escalade > Escalade Standard And Optional Features