Even though it had a redesign just a year before, the 2016 Cadillac Escalade still sports a fresh new look that is bound to turn few heads. While Cadillac doesn’t bring any major change in terms of engine and performance, they certainly offer a couple of visual retouches here and there to differentiate this model from the previous. 2016 Cadillac Escalade is speculated to come in two variants, one is standard and another is ESV model. This vehicle retains its old elegance and offers added luxury and technology features that will grab your attention, and most likely never let go.
2016 Cadillac Escalade: Redesign Exterior and Interior
This full-size luxury SUV offers room to accommodate up to eight passengers, and additionally offers more cargo space and legroom for both driver and passengers. Front part of this car is characterized by a horizontally barred grille upon which a big Cadillac logo rests. Headlights have been customized slightly and can come fitted with LED lighting system. For the 2016 model year, the automobile company is also offering more colour choices and minor tweaks in features. Trims are to be available in Luxury, Premium and Platinum versions that offer features unique to its variant. There is also an option to choose between 20 inch and 22 inch chrome wheels.
I addition to high-quality upholstery materials, the 2016 Escalade base model comes packed with a vast array of technology features that include very popular automatic LED headlights, heated front and rear seats, tri-zone automatic A/C system and a 12.3 inches large LED screen that displays all the necessary information that a driver could want.
The centre console is also fitted with a screen of 8 inches that is mostly responsible for Cadillac User Experience or CUE. This luxury SUV also comes with Siri Eyes totally free and text to voice function. The sound system will receive a major overhaul with Bose Centerpoint Surround Sound system.
2016 Cadillac Escalade: Engine and Fuel Economy
2016 Cadillac Escalade base model has an engine that has been carried over from the previous model. It has a 6.2 litre V8 engine that has an output of maximum 420 hp and torque of 460 lb-ft. There is also a hybrid option that comes with a 6.0 litre engine capable of producing 332 hp and 367 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a 6-speed auto transmission system and is available in rear-wheel and all-wheel drive options.
Fuel economy surprisingly does not offer any enhancement as remains same as its previous model. According to test reports, 2016 Cadillac Escalade will deliver 15/21/17 mpg for city drive, highway and combined drive respectively.
2016 Cadillac Escalade: Release Date and Price
No details have been released yet about date of its release, but according to reports the 2016 Cadillac Escalade will cost around $ 20 000. Based on what’s inside the car, we can assure that the price is more than worth it. Don’t get us wrong, the car doesn’t look bad, it’s the interiors and under the hood features that has caught our attention.