Options and Specifications

Escalade and Escalade ESV offer a range of attractive options to help you equip your new Cadillac just the way you want it.

S = Standard  O = Optional  — = Not Available

Safety & Security
Airbags – driver and front passenger, seat-mounted side-impact S S
Airbags – Driver and front-passenger, dual-stage, frontal with passenger detecting system and autoamtic passenger airbag suppresion S S
Airbags – Front-to-rear, head curtain side-impact S S
Door locks – rear door, child-security, electronic 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
Safety restraints – 3-point belts for all seating positions, front safety belt pre-tensioners S S
Safety restraints – LATCH (Lower Anchors and top Tethers for Children), some 2nd-row seating positions S S
Security system – Content theft alarm, audible/visible, programmable S S
Side Blind Zone Alert – Alerts driver with visual cues if a vehicle is detected entering into your blind spots O1,2,3,4 O1,2,3,4
StabiliTrak® – Electronic Stability Control System with proactive roll avoidance S S
Theft-deterrent system – electronic immobilizer S S
Traction control – electronic, full-function, all-speed S S
Battery – maintenance free with run-down protection and retained accessory power S S
Brakes – Power, 4-wheel vented discs S S
Brakes – 4-wheel, 4-channel Anti-lock Braking system (ABS) S S
Differential – Rear, locking, heavy-duty S S
Drive – All-Wheel-Drive, full-time with single-speed open differential transfer case S S
Engine block heater O O
Engine – Vortec™ 6.2L V8 VVT with Active Fuel Management® , E85 FlexFuel capable; 403 horsepower @ 5700 rpm / 417 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4300 rpm S S
Exhaust System – Dual, stainless steel with rectangular chrome outlets integrated into rear fascia O2,3,5 O2,3,5
Exhaust System – Single, stainless steel with chrome tip S S
Steering – Power, hydraulic, rack-and-pinion S S
Suspension Package – Magnetic Ride Control® O2,3,4 O2,3,4
Suspension – Automatic rear-level control system S S
Suspension – front: coil-over-shock with stabilizer bar, rear: multi-link with coil springs S S
Suspension – Road-Sensing Suspension, electronically controlled shock absorbers S S
Trailering Equipment – Heavy-duty, includes weight-distributing hitch platform with 51 mm (2 in.) hitch receiver, 7-pin wiring harness with independent fused trailer circuits and a 7-pin sealed connector, and provision for installation of an aftermarket trailer brake controller S S
Transmission Oil Cooler – External, heavy-duty auxiliary, air-to-oil S S
Transmission – 6-speed heavy-duty automatic with tow/haul mode and Driver Shift Control S S
Vehicle Starter System – Remote, adaptive S S
22" Wheel and Tire Package – Includes 22" x 9" 7-spoke chromed aluminum wheels with P285/45R22 all-season** tires and full sized spare** O6,7 O6,7
Assist Steps – Integrated, with chrome accents S S
Assist Steps – Power retractable running boards O2,8 O2,8
Glass – Solar absorbing, tinted, deep-tinted all windows behind front doors S S
Lights – LED headlights O2 O2
Lights – daytime running lights with automatic light control and Twilight Sentinel® S S
Lights – Fog lights S S
Lights – IntelliBeam® automatic high/low beam control system O2,3,4 O2,3,4
Lights – Tail lights, LED S S
Lights – Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) S S
Mirrors – Heated, power remote control, power folding, body-colour with chrome accent, driver-side auto-dimming feature, programmable reverse-tilt, ground illumination and integrated turn signals S S
Mouldings – bodyside, body-colour with chrome accent S S
Parking Assist – Ultrasonic rear obstacle detection system with audible/visible warning S S
Platinum Preferred Equipment Group – Includes unique upper and lower grilles and fascia, cut and sew leather wrapped IP top pad and door uppers, embroidered Cadillac insignias on front seats, genuine Olive Ash Burl and Walnut Burl woods with wood inlays and aluminum trimmed IP and console, unique console lid, chrome trim around HVAC vents, door handles and clock, Aniline leather first and second row seats, full Nuance leather third row seat, unique door sills and floor mats. Also included are overhead rear seat entertainment system, DVD screen located on backside of front row head restraints, third row screen, heated and cooled cupholders, heated steering wheel, power release second row bucket seats, power retractable assist steps, power sunroof, 22" multi-spoke chrome wheels, IntelliBeam® headlights, LED headlights, Side Blind Zone alert, and Magnetic Ride Control®. Also includes dual exhausts, except when single exhaust/fullsize spare tire option is selected. O O
Premium Collection Appearance Package – Includes body-colour grille with matching side vents, body-colour body-side moldings and door handles, unique rear fascia with dual exhaust outlets, tinted clear Centre High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL) and tail lights, unique rear two-piece appliqué and badge, 22" x 9" 7-spoke ultra-bright machined finish aluminum wheels with painted accents (D), P285/45R22 all-season** blackwall tires, tire inflator kit, Magnetic Ride Control® suspension, IntelliBeam® automatic high/low beam control system, Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Seat Entertainment System** O9 O9
Rear Vision Camera – Reverse assist for parking or trailer towing hook-up, display in Navigation System screen S S
Recovery Hooks – Two, front frame mounted S10 S10
Roof Rack – Side rails with chrome accents, includes black cross bars S S
Sunroof – Power, tilt and sliding glass panel with variable position, wind deflector and express-open/close feature O2,4 O2,4
Tire – inflator kit; in lieu of spare tire O2,3 O2,3
Tires – 17" full-size steel spare under rear frame, lockable S S
Tires – P265/65R18 all-season**** S S
Tires – P285/45R22 all-season**** O2,3,4,11 O2,3,4,11
Ultra Luxury Collection – Includes Magnetic Ride Control® Suspension Package, 22" Wheel and Tire Package, IntelliBeam® automatic high/low beam control system, power tilt and slide sunroof, heated steering wheel, Side Blind Zone Alert and 2nd-row power release fold-and-tumble seats O7 O7
Wheels – 18" x 8" 7-spoke aluminum S S
Wheels – 22" x 9" 7-spoke chromed aluminum O4,11 O4,11
Wheels – 22" x 9" multi-spoke chromed aluminum O2 O2
Wheels – 22" x 9" ultra-bright machined-finish aluminum with painted accents, 7-spoke O3 O3
Wiper/Washer System – Front, 2-speed with variable delay (intermittent) S S
Wiper/washer System – Rear, window wiper/washer with fixed delay S S
Climate Control – Automatic, tri-zone electronic climate controls S S
Climate Control – Heater, rear auxilliary, with passenger heating ducts S S
Consoles – Front centre floor with storage and dual cupholders S S
Consoles – Overhead with two reading lights, universal home remote transmitter and control for power liftgate S S
Consoles – Rear floor console with dual cupholders and rear-seat audio, heated seat and rear-seat climate controls S S
Cruise control – steering-wheel mounted S S
Defogger – electric rear window S S
Floor covering – colour-keyed carpet with 1st- and 2nd-row removable carpeted floor mats S S
Instrumentation – Analogue gauge cluster (includes speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, fuel gauge, voltmeter, engine temperature, oil pressure, tachometer and coolant temperature) S S
Instrumentation – tire pressure monitoring system S S
Instumentation – Driver Information Centre (includes fuel consumption, fuel range, compass, exterior temperature display, GM Oil Life Monitoring System, programmable features and message centre) S S
Keyless entry system – remote with Panic feature and content theft system S S
Liftgate – Power, open/close with lift glass and remote control S S
Lighting – Illuminated entry/exit, front and rear courtesy reading and cargo area S S
Locks – Automatic power, programmable with lock-out protection S S
Locks – Remote keyless entry system, includes personalization with activation notififcation and panic feature S S
Memory/Personalization Package – Automatically recalls settings for 2 drivers; the recall function remembers the position of the driver's seat, steering wheel, exterior rear-view mirror and power adjustable pedal preferences S S
Mirror – Auto-dimming rear-view mirror with OnStar® controls S S
Pedals – Power adjustable brake and accelerator with memory S S
Power Outlets – 12-volt auxilliary outlets, 4, 1 in instrument panel, 1 inside front centre console, 1 on rear of front centre console and 1 in cargo area S S
Steering Wheel – Audio system, cruise, OnStar and Bluetooth® voice recognition controls S S
Steering Wheel – Heated O2,4 O2,4
Steering Wheel – Leather-wrapped with genuine wood accents S S
Steering Wheel – Power tilt adjustable column with memory S S
Sunshades – Driver and front-passenger extendable with illuminated vanity mirrors S S
Universal Home Remote – 3-channel programmable remote transmitter S S
Windows – Power, with express-up/-down front windows with pinchguard and rear passenger lock-out S S
2nd-row, 3-passenger, 60/40 split-folding bench seat with leather seating surfaces, heated outboard seat cushions (3 settings) and fold-down centre armrest O O
2nd-row, power release fold-and-tumble seats O2,4 O2,4
2nd-row, reclining bucket seats with leather seating surfaces, heated seat cushions (3 settings) and fold-down armrests S S
3rd-row, 3-passenger, flip-and-fold 50/50 split-folding bench seat (removable) S S
Front buckets with perforated nuance leather seating surfaces, power 8-way driver and front-passenger seat adjusters with power 4-way lumbar adjusters andincluding power lumbar adjusters and driver's 2-position memory S S
Heated and cooled front bucket seats with independent heated seat cushions and seatbacks (3 settings) S S
AM/FM stereo with CD/DVD player, MP3 compatiblity, Radio Data System® (RDS), DVD-based Navigation System for map coverage in Canada and USA with voice recognition, USB port, auxiliary audio input jack and Bose® 5.1 Cabin Surround® 10-speaker premium audio system‡,*** S S
Bluetooth® wireless audio connectivity S S
Rear-seat 2nd-row 203 mm (8 in.) overhead LCD colour monitors, DVD player, auxiliary audio/video jacks on rear of centre console, MP3 compatibility, 2 wireless headphones and remote control. O2,3
Rear-seat 2nd-row 203 mm (8 in.) overhead LCD colour monitors, DVD player, auxiliary audio/video jacks on rear of centre console, MP3 compatibility, 2 wireless headphones and remote control. Also includes 3rd-row LCD overhead display O2,3
Rear-seat audio controls and earphone jacks S S
SiriusXM Satellite Radio™‡ ‡ S S
Engines Vortec™ 6.2L V8 VVT (L94)
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; Active Fuel Management
Ignition system: Coil near plug ignition, iridium electrode tip / iridium core spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires
Fuel delivery: Sequential Fuel Injection
Compression ratio: 10.4:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 403 / 301 @ 5,700
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 417 / 565 @ 4,300
Recommended fuel: Premium recommended but not required
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 Vortec™ 6.2L V8 VVT (L94)
Mi. / imp.gal. (city / hwy / combined): 18 / 28 / 22 (Escalade) 17 / 25 / 19 (Escalade ESV)
L / 100 km (city / hwy / combined): 15.3 / 10.0/ 12.9 (Escalade) 17.0 / 11.4 / 14.5 (Escalade ESV)
Transmissions Hydra-Matic 6L80
Type: Six-speed automatic
Application: Escalade, Escalade ESV
Gear ratios (:1)
First: 4.02
Second: 2.36
Third: 1.52
Fourth: 1.15
Fifth: 0.85
Sixth: 0.66
Reverse: 3.06
Final drive ratio: 3.42
Additional features: Powertrain grade braking feature
Chassis & Suspension Escalade, Escalade ESV
Front: Independent, coil-over-shock w/ 36-mm stabilizer bar; Road Sensing Suspension, real-time damping
Rear: Five-link with coil springs, 28-mm stabilizer bar
Steering type: Power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: 17.75
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (m / ft): Escalade: 11.9 / 39.04
Escalade ESV: 13.1 / 43.0
Brakes Escalade, Escalade ESV
Type: Power-assisted four-wheel discs with standard four-channel ABS; vented front discs, solid rear discs; twin-piston front callipers, single-piston rear callipers
Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in.): front: 330 x 30 / 13.0 x 1.18
rear: 345 x 20 / 13.5 x .787
Wheels & Tires
Wheel size and type: 18 x 8 in. aluminum (std. Escalade, Escalade ESV)
22 x 9 in. aluminum (opt. Escalade, Escalade ESV)
Tires: P265/65R18 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.): 5,144 / 202.5 5,662 / 222.9
Overall width (mm / in.): 2,007 / 79.0 2,009 / 79.1
Overall height (mm / in.): 1,928 / 75.9 1,918 / 75.5
Track (mm / in.): front: 1,732 / 68.2
rear: 1,702 / 67.0
front: 1,732 / 68.2
rear: 1,702 / 67.0
Base Curb weight (kg / lb): 2,595 / 5,718 2,713 / 5,982
Min. ground clearance (mm / in.): 229 / 9.0 235 / 9.2
Weight distribution (% front / rear): 52 / 48 52 / 48
Interior Dimensions Escalade Escalade ESV
Head room (mm / in.): first row: 1,044 / 41.1
second row: 996 / 39.2
third row: 963 / 37.9
first row: 1,044 / 41.1
second row: 978 / 38.5
third row: 968 / 38.1
Leg room (mm / in.): first row: 1,049 / 41.3
second row: 991 / 39.0
third row: 650 / 25.6
first row: 1,049 / 41.3
second row: 1,003 / 39.5
third row: 886 / 34.9
Shoulder room (mm / in.): first row: 1,659 / 65.3
second row: 1,656 / 65.2
third row: 1,567 / 61.7
first row: 1,659 / 65.3
second row: 1,656 / 65.2
third row: 1,643 / 64.7
Hip room (mm / in.): first row: 1,636 / 64.4
second row: 1,544 / 60.8
third row: 1,247 / 49.1
first row: 1,636 / 64.4
second row: 1,570 / 61.8
third row: 1,255 / 49.4
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.): 3,084 / 108.9
(behind 1st row, 2nd row folded, no 3rd row)
1,708 / 60.3
(behind 2nd row, no 3rd row)
479 / 16.9
(behind 3rd row)
3,891 / 137.4
(behind 1st row, 2nd row folded, no 3rd row)
2,549 / 90
(behind 2nd row, no 3rd row)
1,297 / 45.8
(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 3,357 / 7,400
Payload, base (kg / lb): 718 / 1,582 643 / 1,418
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