The 2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV will represent new series of SUV that will bring new value to the market. This luxurious vehicle is a variant of the full-sized SUV Escalade which was redesigned last year. Cadillac produces a low-profile and extremely luxurious set of vehicles and the 2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV is likely to reflect this same personality.
2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV – Design
The new 2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV is a standout in a crowded segment in terms of its expressive styling. This extravagance vehicle will have a restyled front and rear end with its body design crafted to act as a smaller sized XT5 crossover. It has LED daytime running lights and LED knobs on the lower side of the front guard as well as on the headlights. The taillights at the rear end are positioned at the two ends just above rear bumper aligning towards its sides with LED turn signal indicators.
Both exterior mirrors are also modified with LED turn signal indicators and blind spot detection. Its grille element will get modification significantly where the meshed grille will be replaced by horizontal stripes. Both the front grille and bumper will allow air intakes. Aluminum wheels are thicker at rim size of 22 inches to improve its stability at high speeds. The rear suspension will also get some improvements.
Unlike the previous version, the 2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV is spacious in terms of leg size as well as cabin space with a capacity of up to seven passengers. However, one can increase the seating to eight by an addition of a second-row bench. It is said that the interior styling will be similar to the previous SUV version. From the dashboard, there are completely advanced features like automatic air conditioning, a navigation system, rearview camera, traction control, antilock disc brakes and much more.
Cadillac has improved its driving experience in several safety features and drive control such as anti-lock braking system, front seat side airbags, stolen vehicle assistance, roadside assistance and automatic crash notification. The Escalade ESV will have a superior infotainment system with WiFi and compatible USB connectivity. To make more impressive wood has been used in some parts of the steering wheel and smaller portions of interior compartments.
2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV – Engine and Performance
The 2018 Cadillac Escalade is said to take advantage of its predecessor in some features. The engine is a V8, 6.2-litre capacity, and 8-speed automatic transmission. Where one will have an option to choose between rear-wheel traction or all-wheel drive system. It can provide power and torque of around 420 hp and 460 lb-feet respectively. With this huge power, also it can provide a maximum towing capacity of around 8,300 pounds. It can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds and the top speed is about 112 mph. Fuel consumption rating is 21 on highway and 15 in the city.
2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV – Release Date and Price
It is rumored that Cadillac will release this SUV in early 2018. The 2018 Cadillac Escalade ESV is set to come with a price range of about $72,000 to $98,000. No one will deny the unmistakable presence and the luxurious quotient of this new vehicle once it’s released.