HIGHLIGHTS 2018 ESCALADE Designed to exceed every expectation of what an SUV is and can do. A meticulously crafted vehicle with an unmatched exterior style, interior comforts and power, the 2018 Cadillac Escalade luxury SUV represents the perfect balance of sophistication, functionality and technology. This is unequalled ambition on a grand scale.
PERFORMANCE THE POWER AND THE BRAINS As intelligent as it is powerful. The 2018 Escalade luxury SUV combines dynamic performance and poised handling with a surprising fuel economy. The 6.2L 420-hp V8 engine is paired with an intelligent 10-speed automatic transmission that moves between gears smoothly. And engine technologies like Continuous Variable Valve Timing, multi-port Direct Injection and Active Fuel Management ensure that 621 Nm of torque are used efficiently.
4WD DRIVE STRENGTH Power at your command. Standard 4-Wheel Drive
allows you to smoothly switch driving modes
as conditions change. AUTO mode switches
seamlessly between 2WD and 4WD for everyday
driving. Or, you can opt for a 4 HI mode to maintain
traction during challenging road conditions, or a 4
LOW mode when trailering.
STABILITRAK® Stay steady. In snow, gravel or rain, Stabilitrak®
automatically applies the brakes and reduces
engine torque to help keep you firmly in control in
heavy weather.
TRAILER PACKAGE Pulling capability. The standard Trailering Package
has an 3,765 kg towing capacity, so whatever
doesn’t fit inside of your Escalade 2018 can travel
behind it4.
MAGNETIC RIDE CONTROL Magnetic Ride Control automatically adjusts the
suspension depending on the road quality and
weather conditions. The system reads the road up
to 1000 times a second and continually adjusts
the suspension tuning for a smooth drive even on
bumpier roads.
Smart and powerful Responsive performance and impressive fuel efficiency. The 8-speed transmission in the ATS luxury Coupe delivers incredibly fast, efficient and smooth gear changes. While the innovative Auto Stop/Start feature helps to conserve fuel by temporarily turning the engine off during vehicle stops in certain conditions.
Lightweight architecture A light foundation for strong performance. Every gram of metal that wasn’t structurally necessary, was removed to help make 2017 ATS Coupe one of the lightest vehicles in its segment. In the process, our engineers also made it one of the most agile.
Magnetic ride controltm Every ride made smooth, every time. The available segment-exclusive Magnetic Ride ControlTM uses sensors to read the road up to 1,000 times a second. As a result, the suspension is a adapted for a highly responsive and smooth ride in otherwise bumpy road conditionss.
TECHNOLOGY FORM MEETS FUNCTION Intelligently designed, brilliantly capable. Amenities fill the 2018 Escalade. From flexible interior space to advanced technology enhancements, the 2018 Escalade luxury SUV is designed not just to meet your expectations, but also to satisfy more.
WIRELESS CHARGING Effortless charging. With conveniently located
Wireless Charging3, you can power your compatible
phone anytime the vehicle is running.
REAR-SEAT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM Keep all your passengers entertained. The available
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) system features
a 9” diagonal flip-down screen, Blu-ray™ playback,
MP3 capability, two sets of wireless headphones,
as well as HDMI and USB ports. The system
also allows Wi-Fi connecting devices to stream
through the screen so you can access your favorite
content, the way you want to.
HANDS -FREE POWER LIFTGATE A most helping hand when needed. A kicking
motion under the center of the rear bumper is all
you need to open and close the Hands-Free Power
Liftgate. And a memory height function allows you
to program how high the gate opens, so you can fit
even in tight spaces.
CENTER CONSOLE STORAGE Space used with vision. The Center Storage
Console is equipped with a layered soft-touch tray
and has enough space to store a smartphone,
tablet or small laptop. And with USB ports and
power outlet, you can keep your devices charged
wherever your journey takes you.
ESCALADE ESV Should individuals require even more space, the
Escalade ESV offers additional leg room, seating
and larger doors to easily accommodate up to
eight passengers.
With the touch of a button, power-folding third-row
seats quickly disappear to yield up to 3.4 m3 of
cargo space.
INTERIOR 2018 ESCALADE WHAT YOU NEED , EXACTLY WHERE YOU WANT IT. Envelop yourself in sophistication and innovation. The 2018 Escalade luxury SUV’s interior is crafted with care and attention to details reminiscent of fine tailoring. With cut-and-sewn stitching, hand-finished design touches and materials like semi-aniline leather, it provides utmost comfort for all passengers. Indulgent comforts like available massaging front seats make every ride even more enjoyable.


More space in a blink of an eye. With the simple touch of a button, the Power-Folding Third Row Seats​ disappear to provide up to 3.4 m3 of cargo space​.


Everything you want to know, in front of your eyes.The available four-color Head-Up Display (HUD) projects selected information like navigation or audio onto the front windshield, allowing you to stay focused on the road.


Comfort in any season. With two rows of heated seats that warm you and your passengers on cold days, the cold season is no challenge for the 2018 Escalade luxury SUV. And when the temperature rises, cooled front seats keep the driver and front passenger comfortable.


The way you want it. The Reconfigurable 12.3” LCD​ Gauge Cluster lets you choose how you want to​ see vehicle, entertainment, communications and​ navigation information.


A remarkably elegant cabin. The 2018 Escalade luxury SUV’s interior holds a number of hand-finished design touches, from the full Turin leather steering wheel, to the available leather-wrapped instrument panel and full Mulan leather Kona Brown seats.


Cadillac user experience1 not only offers a suite of information, entertainment and communications functions — activated by touch or voice — but also enables you to stay connected via Phone Integration with Apple CarPlay™ and Android™ Auto2. The system lets you use key smartphone functions through Cadillac user experience, including navigation, music, contacts, hands-free text messaging and select applications supported by Apple or Google.

EXTERIORS LEGENDARY LOOKS . REFINED DETAILS . An imposing presence. With dramatic angles and powerful planes, the 2018 Escalade provides more than impressive scale. Thoughtful design details like chrome accents and an impressive lighting system complement it’s look. One that is unmatched by any other vehicle on the road, and yet, is unmistakably Cadillac.

INNOVATIVE FORWARD LIGHTING Brilliantly functional. The signature headlamps on the 2018 Escalade luxury SUV illuminate the road ahead with five light, fully stacked crystals. While available Cornering LED lamps project light into curves when the vehicle is turning, for an improved vision of the road.

LIGHT-BLADE TAILLAMP Rear lights, forward-thinking technology. The LED lights in each Light-Blade Taillamp deliver brighter illumination than conventional ones. LED lights also turn on faster, giving drivers behind you more time to react to your movements

22” WHEELS Attention grabbing in full circle. 22” premium painted wheels featuring chrome inserts are sure to be seen on any road.
INVISIBLE REAR WIPER See it only when you need it. The Invisible Rear
Wiper is concealed when not in use—protecting it
from the elements, while preserving the vehicle’s
clean lines.
SAFETY EVERYTHING TO KEEP YOU SAFE Countless innovations for your peace of mind. With an ultra-high-strength steel alloy safety cage and a sophisticated collection of radar, camera and ultrasonic sensors to detect potential hazards, the 2018 Escalade luxury SUV is engineered to help you feel safe at all times.
KEYLESS OPEN AND START A smart head start. Keyless access allows you to
open or lock the doors without removing the key
fob from your pocket or handbag. The fob also has
a Remote Start button that detects the ambient
temperature and heats or cools the cabin and front
seats accordingly.

SAFETY ALERT SEAT Your useful sidekick. The available Cadillac’s
patented Safety Alert Seat sends a discreet pulse
to the left, right or both sides of the driver’s seat,
indicating the direction of the hazard—left, right or
SURROUND VISION An overall view of the world around you. Surround
Vision provides an elevated top-view of the area
immediately surrounding the vehicle when in
low-speed Drive or Reverse. This view, projected
on the Cadillac user experience screen, helps
increase your awareness when parking or in.
REAR CAMERA MIRROR A clever look back. When you feel the need for
additional visibility, the available Rear Camera
Mirror streams HD video from a tailgate camera
directly to the rearview mirror, offering a view with
substantially increased vision than a traditional
INTELLIBEAM ® HEADLAMPS Innovation you can see. Available Intellibeam®
headlamps automatically turn high beams on or
off, according to outside conditions. The system
also disengages high beams when approaching
headlights or taillights are within range.
SURROUNDED BY SAFETY Included with the 2018 Escalade, the Premium Luxury
and Platinum models are:
• Park Assist, Front And Rear
• StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control
• Theft-Deterrent System
• Traction Control

Exclusive to the Premium and Platinum models are:
• Class-exclusive Safety Alert Seat
• Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
• Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
• Side Blind Zone Alert
• Lane Change Alert
• Forward Collision Alert
• Adaptive Cruise Control
• Front and Rear Automatic Braking
• Automatic Safety Belt Tightening



Experience more. With exclusive features and elegant enhancements, the 2018 Platinum Escalade takes comfort, convenience and refinement to the highest level possible.


Ride in supreme comfort. In the 2018 Platinum Escalade, the driver and front passenger seat feature​ multi-directional massaging functionality, 18-wayadjusters and supple Semi- Aniline seating surfaces for the ultimate in comfort and convenience​ز


Cool down beverages. The Center Console Cooler maintains a temperature of approximately 4°C and​ has enough room to keep six 0.5 liters bottles chilled.


Keep backseat passengers entertained. For second- and third-row passengers, the Rear Seat​ Entertainment (RSE) system features dual screens​ in the front head restraints and tri-play capability​ allows different screens to play different content,​ so everyone can be pleased to their preference.


Every entrance becomes an arrival. Make an already impressive presence truly unforgettable with the unique Galvano chrome grille and 22" 7-spoke aluminium wheels with premium paint and chrome inserts. For a smooth entry and exit, the Power-Retractable Assist Steps come forward to greet you, then retract gracefully when not in use.


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  1. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and smartphone. Some devices require USB connectivity, see my.cadillac.com/learn.
  2. Vehicle user interfaces are products of Apple and Google and their terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible smartphone and data plan rates apply.
  3. The system wirelessly charges one PMA- or Qi -compatible mobile device. Requires compatible smartphone and data plan rates apply. To check for phone or other device compatibility, see my.cadillac.com.
  4. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.
  5. Specifications/options featured on this page vary based on trim level. Please refer to specifications page on this website or contact your local Dealer.

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