Cadillac’s luxury SUV, the 2011 Escalade, sports a sleek, clean and athletic form. Wraparound fascias, styled mirrors and integrated running boards enhance Escalade’s flowing design, enabling a look that is both aggressive and elegant.
The warm and inviting interior features a premium and distinct layout. The cabin is spacious, with an instrument panel that is lower and moved forward in the vehicle. Escalade delivers convenience with power fold-and-tumble second-row seat feature that eases access to the third-row seat.
New for 2011 on the Cadillac Escalade are revised navigation radio features, including Compact Flash memory based maps and 3.5mm auxiliary jack added to the face of the radio; new Cocoa carpet color on Escalade Platinum; improved OnStar voice recognition system; new exterior colors: Carbon Flash Metallic and Evolution Green Metallic.
The Escalade features integrated powertrain, chassis, safety and interior systems, led by a 6.2L all-aluminum V-8 engine with variable valve timing technology delivering 403 horsepower and 417 lb.-ft. of torque.
The 2011 Cadillac Escalade’s 6.2L V-8 engine is equipped with fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology, which automatically shuts off four cylinders in certain low-load driving conditions.
The Cadillac Escalade is available in AWD and 2WD. The 2011 Cadillac Escalade Platinum is the fullest expression of the brand’s dramatic design, luxury and technology. It comes with distinctive and exclusive interior appointments.
Base model estimated mpg: 12/19
Estimated starting price: $63,160
Compiled by Motor Matters

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