2016 Cadillac Escalade is an SUV with a compelling exterior. It competes with Infiniti QX80, Lexus LX570, and Lincoln Navigator. This upcoming model is speculated to offer better driving experience with a choice in drivetrains and powertrains. It will be available in two sizes.
Exterior and Interior of 2016 Cadillac Escalade
Exterior styling is striking and very appealing. It has body side molding and day time running lights. Standing on a wheelbase of 116.0 inches, it is 203.9 inches long, 80.5 inches wide and 74.4 inches high. With removable roof rails, roof spoiler, side platform step and laminated side windows, this SUV is worth every penny. It has the curb weight of 5,840 pounds. The side windows, body side and bumpers have chrome/bright trim around them. Metallic paint lends it a wonderful look while the LED with projector beam lenses is attractive.
The interior has been designed with a hint of luxury and a lot of functionality. Seating for 7 passengers has been provided. The front head room and leg room measure 42.8 inches and 45.3 inches respectively. Rear headroom is 38.7 inches and rear legroom is 39.0 inches. The interior volume measures as 120.0 cubic feet. Other attractive features include cruise control, front cup holders, heated driver bucket front seat, seat center armrests, height adjustable pedals, and advanced infotainment system.
Engine and Mileage of 2016 Cadillac Escalade
2016 Cadillac Escalade is expected to be fitted with a more powerful version of the engine present in the 2015 model. It has 6.2 liter EcoTec3 V8 OHV with variable valve timing. The newer version will certainly deliver more horsepower than 420 @ 5,600 rpm and a torque of 460 ft.-lb. @ 4,100 rpm. Run with premium unleaded fuel, it has direct fuel injection. The engine is integrated with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine will offer mileage around 14/21 mpg for city/highway and 16 mpg for combined. The range given is 416 mi.
Price and Release Data
The cost of 2016 Cadillac Escalade is expected to be more than what the current model costs that is $70,000-$75,000. The increase in price is speculated due to more choice in drivetrains. It will be released in the US market at the end of 2015.
2016 Cadillac Escalade is a step ahead in power, looks and performance as compared to its predecessor. The exterior has metallic finish with daytime running lights. The interior offers comfortable seats and a smooth ride. It will cost $70,000 upwards. Escalade spells comfort and high status.