Cadillac Escalade/Escalade ESV - 2015

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Overview

Models:

Cadillac Escalade / Escalade ESV

Body style / driveline:

4-door sport utility vehicle, front-engine, 2- or 4-wheel drive

Construction:

body on frame

EPA vehicle class:

full-size sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing location:

Arlington, Texas

Key competitors:

Mercedes-Benz GL, Land Rover Range Rover, Infiniti QX80, Lexus LX 570 and Lincoln Navigator

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Engine

 

EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 (L86)

Type:

6.2L V-8 

Displacement (cu in / cc):

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

Ignition system:

coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

Fuel delivery:

direct fuel injection with Active Fuel Management

Compression ratio:

11.5:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

420 / 313 @ 5600 (SAE certified)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

460 / 623 @ 4100 (SAE certified)

Recommended fuel:

premium recommended but not required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6000

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

Estimated fuel economy
(city / hwy): 

15 / 21 (Escalade 2WD)
14 / 21 (Escalade 4WD)
15 / 21 (Escalade ESV 2WD)
14 / 20 (Escalade ESV 4WD)

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Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6L80, six-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

First:

4.03

Second:

2.36

Third:

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Reverse:

3.06

Final drive ratio: 

3.42

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent coil-over-shock; 36mm hollow stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control

Rear:

solid axle with five-link location and coil springs; 28mm hollow stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control

Traction assist:

all-speed traction control

Steering type:

electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.3

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3.4

Turning circle, curb-to-curb
(ft / m):

39 / 11.9 (Escalade)
43 / 13.1 (Escalade ESV)

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Brakes

Type:

power-assisted, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS, with Duralife™ rotors; vented front and rear rotors

Rotor diameter x thickness
(in / mm):

front: 13 x 1.2 / 330 x 30
rear: 13.6 x 0.8 / 345 x 20

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Wheels/Tires

Wheels:

20 x 9.0-in. aluminum 
22 x 9.0-in. aluminum 

Tires:

P275/55R20 all-season
P285/45R22 all-season

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Dimensions

Exterior

 

Escalade

Escalade ESV

Wheelbase (in / mm):

116 / 2946

130 / 3302

Overall length (in / mm):

203.9 / 5179

224.3 / 5697

Overall width (in / mm):

80.5 / 2044

80.5 / 2045

Overall height (in / mm):

74.4 / 1889

74 / 1880

Track (in / mm):

front: 68.7 / 1745
rear: 68.7 / 1744

front: 68.7 / 1745
rear: 68.7 / 1744

Minimum ground clearance
(in / mm):

2WD: 8 / 205
4WD: 8 / 205

2WD: 8 / 205
4WD: 8 / 205

Step-in height (in / mm):

2WD: 22 / 559
4WD: 22 / 559

2WD: 22 / 559
4WD: 22 / 559

Ground to top of load floor
(in / mm):

2WD: 32.1 / 815    
4WD: 32.1 / 815      

2WD: 31.6 / 802        
4WD: 31.6 / 802

Approach angle (deg):

2WD: 15.7
4WD: 15.7

2WD: 15.9
4WD: 15.9

Departure angle (deg):

2WD: 23.1
4WD: 23.1

2WD: 19.5
4WD: 19.5

Curb weight (lb / kg):

5594 / 2537
(2WD w/ 20-in. wheels)
5840 / 2649
(4WD w/ 20-in. wheels)

5795 / 2628
(2WD w/ 20-in. wheels)
6040 / 2739
(4WD w/ 20-in. wheels)

Weight distribution
(% front / rear):

52 / 48

51 / 49

 

Interior

 

Escalade

Escalade ESV

Seating capacity

7 or 8

7 or 8

Headroom

 

 

     First row (in / mm):

42.8 / 1087 (without sunroof)
39.7 / 1008 (with sunroof)

42.8 / 1087 (without sunroof)
39.7 / 1008 (with sunroof)

     Second row (in / mm):

38.7 / 983

39.1 / 993

     Third row (in / mm):

38.1 / 968

38.5 / 978

Legroom

 

 

     First row (in / mm):

45.3 / 1151

45.3 / 1150

     Second row (in / mm):

39.0 / 991

39.7 / 1008

     Third row (in / mm):

24.8 / 630

34.5 / 876

Shoulder room

 

 

     First row (in / mm):

64.9 / 1648

64.9 / 1648

     Second row (in / mm):

64.4 / 1636

64.4 / 1636

     Third row (in / mm):

62.6 / 1590

62.6 / 1590

Hip room

 

 

     First row (in / mm):

60.9 / 1547

60.9 / 1547

     Second row (in / mm):

60.2 / 1529

60.2 / 1529

     Third row (in / mm):

49.3 / 1252

49.3 / 1252

Cargo volume

 

 

     Behind 1st row, 2nd row      folded  no third row
     (cu ft / L): 

94.2 / 2667 (behind seat with second, third rows folded)

120.9 / 3424 (behind seats with second, third rows folded)

     Behind 2nd row no third      row (cu ft / L):

51.6 / 1461 (behind seat with third row folded)

76.7 / 2172 (behind seat with third row folded)

     Behind 3rd row (cu ft / L):

15.2 / 430 (behind seat)

39.3 / 1113 (behind seat)

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Capacities

 

Escalade

Escalade ESV

 

EPA interior volume
(cu ft / L):

120.8 / 3420

122.4 / 3466

GVWR: (lb / kg):

2WD: 7100 / 3220
4WD: 7300 /3310

2WD: 7300 / 3311
4WD: 7500 / 3402                                           

Payload maximum
(lb / kg):

1506 / 683 (2WD)
1460 / 662(4WD)

1505 / 682 (2WD)
1460 / 662 (4WD)

Trailer towing maximum
(lb / kg):

8300 / 3764 (2WD)
8100 / 3674 (4WD)

8100 / 3674 (2WD)
7900 / 3583 (4WD)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

26 / 98.4

31 / 117

Engine oil (qt / L):

8.5 / 8.0

8.5 / 8.0

Cooling system (qt / L):

16.7 / 15.8

16.7 / 15.8

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Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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