2009 Cadillac Escalade Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$62,205-$83,835
$58,162-$78,386
12 /CITY / 19 /HWY
Overall Quality
Overall Performance and Design
Predicted Reliability
Available Trims for the 2009 Cadillac Escalade
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 2WD 4dr Transmission HD Automatic w/OD MSRP 62205.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 12/19
Name AWD 4dr Transmission HD Automatic w/OD MSRP 64755.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 12/19
Name Platinum Edition (2WD 4dr) Transmission HD Automatic w/OD MSRP 81335.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 12/19
Name Platinum Edition (AWD 4dr) Transmission HD Automatic w/OD MSRP 83835.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 12/19
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Body & Interior Quality - Mechanical
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Body & Interior Quality - Design
Overall Quality - Mechanical
Powertrain Quality - Design
Features & Accessories Quality - Design
Powertrain Quality - Mechanical
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Features & Accessories Quality - Mechanical

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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front bucket with leather seating surfaces, driver and front passenger 14-way power seat adjusters, 4-way power lumbar control, independently heated driver and front passenger seat cushions and seatbacks (3 settings), 2-position driver memory and articulating outboard head restraints
  • Seats, second row bucket with leather seating surfaces, reclining with heated seat cushions (3 settings) and fold-down armrests
  • Seats, third row 50/50 split-bench with leather-appointed seating, 3-passenger, can be folded, tumbled forward or totally removed
  • Console, floor with damped-door storage covers, large storage bin, analog clock, dual cup holders, rear seat audio and electronic climate controls and second row heated seat controls
  • Floor covering, color-keyed carpeting
  • Floor mats, color-keyed carpeted first and second row
  • Steering wheel, power-tilt, color-keyed with wood and leather-wrapped rim
  • Steering wheel controls mounted audio and Driver Information Center controls
  • Tow/haul mode selector button located at end of shift lever
  • Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, odometer, fuel level, engine temperature and tachometer
  • Driver Information Center with programmable personalization features such as door locking and unlocking, a trip computer with trip odometer and individual tire pressure read outs, fuel information such as range, average mpg, gallons used and oil life, and a message center that displays dozens of warning messages such as low fuel, door ajar, security, seat belt reminder, low coolant and oil pressure low
  • Windows, power with driver and front passenger Express-Up/Down and lockout features
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection and power lock for liftgate
  • Pedals, power-adjustable for accelerator and brake
  • Remote vehicle start
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
  • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASS-Key III+
  • Climate control, tri-zone automatic with individual climate settings for driver, right-front passenger and rear passengers
  • Climate control, rear air conditioning
  • Climate control, rear heat
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Cup holders, quad front dual second row and single third row
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming includes OnStar controls
  • Console, overhead deluxe with reading lights and (UG1) Universal Home Remote (Includes sunroof controls when (CF5) power sunroof is ordered)
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors with extenders
  • Lighting, interior courtesy with theater dimming
  • Seats, heated and cooled, seat cushion and seat back for driver and front passenger
  • Seat release, second row bench, power release only
  • Steering wheel, heated
  • Console, overhead deluxe with reading lights and (UG1) Universal Home Remote (Includes sunroof controls)
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 4 - 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) 7-spoke aluminum (Included with (QXK) P265/65R18 all-season, blackwall, TL AL2 tires. Includes 17" spare.)
  • Tires, P265/65R18, all-season, blackwall TL AL2
  • Tire, full-size spare, P265/70R17-113S blackwall
  • Tire carrier, lockable outside spare
  • Luggage rack, roof-mounted with chrome accent
  • Luggage rack center rails
  • Fascia, front, body-color
  • Fascia, rear, body-color
  • Moldings, color-keyed bodyside with chrome accents
  • Assist steps, Black with chrome accents, mounted between front and rear wheels
  • Headlamps, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) with (T74) Twilight Sentinel and flash-to-pass feature
  • Headlamps, Twilight Sentinel automatic delay (Included with HID headlamps)
  • Fog lamps, front rectangular halogen integral in front fascia
  • Tail lamps, LED illumination
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep-tinted (all windows except light-tinted glass on windshield, driver- and front passenger-side glass)
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming, color-keyed with integrated turn signal indicators, ground illumination and programmable to provide curb view when in reverse
  • Wipers, front intermittent, Rainsense
  • Wiper, rear intermittent with washer
  • Door handles, chrome
  • Body, liftgate with deep-tinted liftglass includes rear-window wiper/washer and defogger
  • Body, power liftgate
  • Wheels, 22" x 9" (55.9 cm x 22.9 cm) multi-spoke chromed aluminum
  • Tires, P285/45R22, all-season, blackwall TL AL2
  • Sunroof, power, tilt-sliding with express-open/-close and wind deflector
  • Assist steps, power-retractable
  • Headlamps, Twilight Sentinel automatic delay
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, Vortec 6.2L V8 SFI (E85) (403 hp (300.5 kW] @ 5700 rpm, 417 lb-ft of torque [562.9 N-m] @ 4300 rpm) with E85 FlexFuel capability
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, heavy-duty, 6L80E, electronically controlled with overdrive and tow/haul mode
  • Throttle control, electronic
  • Cooling, external transmission oil cooler heavy-duty air-to-oil
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Differential, heavy-duty locking rear
  • Rear axle, 3.42 ratio
  • Battery, heavy-duty with rundown protection and retained accessory power
  • Alternator, 160 amps
  • Trailering equipment, heavy-duty includes trailering hitch platform, 7-wire harness with independent fused trailering circuits and 7-way sealed connector
  • Recovery hooks, 2 front frame-mounted, recessed in front fascia
  • GVWR, 7100 lbs. (3221 kg)
  • Suspension, front independent, SLA coil over shock and stabilizer bar
  • Suspension, rear 5-link coil springs
  • Suspension Package, Road Sensing electronically controlled shock absorbers
  • Automatic level control, heavy-duty, air
  • Steering, power, rack-and-pinion
  • Transfer case, AWD electronic automatic system, full-time, "always-on" all-wheel drive
  • All-wheel drive
  • GVWR, 7300 lbs. (3311 kg)
  • Suspension Package, Magnetic Ride Control
PACKAGE
  • Platinum Edition Cup holders, heated and cooled, Entertainment System, rear seat, Headrests, DVD, Seat release, second row bucket, power release only, Seats, heated and cooled, seat cunshionand seat back for driver and front passenger, Side Blind Zone Alert, Steering wheel, heated, Sunroof, power, Assist steps, power retractable, Headlamps, IntelliBeam, Tires P285/45R22, all-season, blackwall TL AL2, Suspension Package, Magnetic Ride Control
SAFETY
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc, VAC Power
  • StabiliTrak, vehicle stability enhancement system with Rollover Mitigation, includes disable switch
  • Traction control, all-speed, electronic
  • Daytime Running Lamps with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal, driver and right-front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information)
  • Air bags, head curtain side-impact, first, second and third row outboard seating positions with rollover sensor (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and outboard rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information)
  • Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Directions and Connections plan (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance and Remote Door Unlock success varies with conditions. OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics available on most 2004 MY and newer GM vehicles. Diagnostic capability varies by model. Turn-by-Turn Navigation requires ABS and is not available in certain areas. Visit onstar.com or call 1-888-466-7827 for system limitations and details. For a list of vehicles with Automatic Crash Notification visit onstar.com)
  • Rear Parking Assist, Ultrasonic with rearview LED display, audible warning and instrument panel-mounted shutoff switch
  • Rearview camera system
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (does not apply to spare tire)
  • Safety belts first and second row belts to body, third row belts to seat, lap and shoulder all seating positions
  • Side Blind Zone Alert
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system with navigation, AM/FM/XM stereo with CD/DVD/MP3 player and full-featured touch screen DVD-integrated navigation, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), Digital Signal Processing, voice recognition, Points of Interest and 2 slots, top slot for DVD map disc only, bottom slot for 6-disc DVD changer that plays DVD and CD audio/video and MP3s (XM Radio is available only in the 48 contiguous United States. Required $12.95 monthly subscription sold separately after 3 trial months. Visit gm.xmradio.com for more details)
  • Bluetooth for phone, personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system and HMI (Human Machine Interface) (Included with (UE1) OnStar, 1-year Directions and Connection Plan)
  • XM NavTraffic enhances your vehicle's GPS navigation system by showing real-time traffic data when it's needed most -- while you're driving. Available in over 80 markets, XM NavTraffic displays various traffic-impacting incidents such as construction, road closures, accidents and disabled vehicles so you can take alternate routes to get to your destination faster. Traffic flow data is also available in select markets, showing average traffic speed and estimated drive time along your route. For more information, visit gm.xmradio.com/navtraffic (Required XM radio and XM NavTraffic monthly subscriptions sold separately after trial period. XM NavTraffic only available in select markets. All fees and programming subject to change. Subscriptions subject to Custome
  • Audio system feature, Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound system with 10 speakers
  • Audio system controls, rear with 2 headphone jacks (headphones not included) and controls for volume, station selection and media
  • Antenna, diversity
  • Entertainment system, rear seat, in-dash DVD player with remote control, overhead display, 2 wireless infrared headphones, auxiliary audio/video jacks on rear of center console, sound compression, CD-R and CD-R/W capability, LED backlighting display, MP3 capable

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