The General Motors Company is announced that is working on the very popular model and impressive SUV the 2018 Cadillac Escalade. Their Cadillac Escalade franchise has seen significant technological upgrades, along with better powertrain options and powerful styling. This brand new 2018 Cadillac Escalade should offer the best from all these changes that GM has implemented in their roster. The Cadillac is looking to improve the overall towing capacity of this 2018 model. This is to allow luxury SUVs to function properly as towing trucks, without compromising on luxury features or equipment. This model has the capacity to haul around 8,100 pounds along with having a huge cargo space of 15 cubic feet.
2018 Cadillac Escalade – Luxury and Elegance Design:
Due to the improved towing capacity of this vehicle, the chances are that 2018 Cadillac Escalade might be slightly heavier, compared to its previous models. This 2018 model will weigh around 5882 pounds if all speculations are to be believed. Hence Cadillac is looking to introduce new front and rear bumper design to match the bulkier model.
In addition to that, its front fascia will receive slight modifications as well. Although this Cadillac Escalade 2018 model will retain the automaker’s trademark five slotted silver grille design, its inner mesh structure will be modified. Better head and tail lights are also in order, brought about by new Matrix LED technology.
As far as interior changes of 2018 Cadillac Escalade are concerned, customers can expect this model to be more spacious in its interiors, thereby improving passenger space. Other changes include the following:
- Entirely foldable 3rd-row seats to allow improved cargo space.
- Premium leather upholstery, with optional 22-inch steering wheels.
- A new 8.5 inch drop down display module with HINT infotainment system.
- Smartphone integration along with Apple Car Play and Android Auto.
- Optional twin rear seat monitors are also available for higher trim variants.
The 2018 Cadillac Escalade will be available in 4 different trim models, just like its predecessors. These trim variants will not have separate powertrain options, but will only differ in terms of features and additional technology. The trims include:
- Premium Luxury.
2018 Cadillac Escalade – Engine Description:
The General Motors has already announced that 2018 Cadillac Escalade will not have multiple powertrain options to choose from. So experts suggest that Cadillac will bring its flagship V8 engine to this model. Hence, it will offer a 6.2 LITER supercharged V8 cylinder engine that can produce 420 HP of max power, along with 460 lb-ft of max torque.
Additional performance specs include:
- An all-wheel drive train technology for better traction and handling.
- An 8-speed automatic transmission module.
- A combined fuel economy of 19 MPG.
Possible Arrival Date and Price:
The General Motors has not released any specific date to roll out its new Cadillac Escalade. Still, experts suggest that late-2017 is likely to be the time when that happens. As of its pricing, the base trim variant of this model would cost around $74,000. However, its highest Platinum model might estimate around $95,000. More information about its release date will be available once this model finishes production.