Although Escalade was introduced only 16 years ago, it has reached the fourth generation and the 2016 model is the member of this generation. It is one of the largest SUVs on the American market and in the world, as well. 2016 Cadillac Escalade is equipped with cutting-edge technology and high-quality materials. In addition, it comes with impressive strength and the-best-in-class towing capacity. Comparing to the previous model, 2016 version has been much more improved. Cadillac lent an ear to the customers and took all critics of the precious model into consideration to create a car which is going to be more suitable for the drivers. SUV market in the North America is quite saturated and there are lots of automakers that would like to become high-flyers. Cadillac can have high hopes with the Escalade since it has plenty of unique features. It seems that tough work pays off.
2016 Cadillac Escalade ENGINE
SUVs usually come with only one engine unit, but Cadillac Escalade 2016 will have several. The base engine is the most powerful and it is the 6.2l eight-cylinder. This unit is able to produce 420 HP and 460 pound-feet of torque and comes with enhanced fuel economy. The second option is going to be 6.0l eight-cylinder with an output of 332 HP and 367 pound-feet of torque.
We heard through the grapevine Cadillac Escalade 2016 will come with several more engines. They are supposed to be hybrid and diesel. However, we don’t have any reliable source to support this statement thus we won’t make any predictions. During the research we found some reviews that said new Escalade will come with units which have more than 600 HP, but in our opinion these are only exaggerations and we won’t see these engines.
Cadillac Escalade 2016 INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR
2016 Cadillac Escalade won’t differ way too much than its predecessor. It will use the same platform which is based on GMC Yukon and Chevy Tahoe, and takes best from both worlds. Grille will be slightly changed and it will have new bumper, LED taillights and brand-new xenon headlights. 2016 model will have few trim levels and one of them will be V Sport, based on the Suburban. Suspension is expected to be improved, as well.
Exterior won’t be changed too much as well as the interior. There are going to be various cabin styles depending on the trim level. For instance, the V Sport version will have seats wrapped in leather, black aluminum trim and wood trim. Generally, it offers a lot of room for every passenger and there is also plenty of space for the cargo. We bet you cannot think of any SUV which is larger than new Escalade.
2016 Cadillac Escalade RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
According to majority of sources 2016 Cadillac Escalade is going to be released by the end of this year. That means it is most likely we will see new Escalade on the streets in the next three months.
This SUV targets all those people who are into luxury cars, hence it won’t be cheap. The estimated price of this SUV is between $72,200 and $77,000 for a base model.