2013 Cadillac Escalade Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$63,745-$83,070
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13 /CITY / 18 /HWY
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Available Trims for the 2013 Cadillac Escalade
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Platinum Edition (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 83070.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Premium (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 74800.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Luxury (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 70520.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Base (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 66295.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Platinum Edition (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 80520.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 14/18
Name Premium (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 72250.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 14/18
Name Luxury (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 67970.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 14/18
Name Base (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 63745.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 14/18
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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
  • Seats, second row bucket with leather seating surfaces reclining with heated seat cushions (3 settings) and fold-down armrests
  • Seats, heated and cooled driver and front passenger
  • Seats, third row 50/50 split-bench, 3-passenger can be folded, tumbled forward or totally removed
  • Seat release, second row, power for tumble and fold
  • 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, locking.
  • Steering wheel, heated
  • 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 Keyless Entry
  • Remote vehicle start, adaptive
  • 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
  • Cup holders, heated and cooled
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming, includes OnStar controls.
  • Console, overhead deluxe with reading lights and (UG1) Universal Home Remote (Includes sunroof controls)
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors with extenders
  • Console, overhead deluxe with reading lights and (UG1) Universal Home Remote
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 22" x 9" (55.9 cm x 22.9 cm) multi-spoke chromed aluminum (Requires (QST) P285/45R22 all-season blackwall TL AL2 tires and (Z95) Magnetic Ride Control.)
  • Tires, P285/45R22, all-season, blackwall TL AL2
  • Tire inflation kit
  • Sunroof, power, tilt-sliding with express-open/-close and wind deflector
  • Luggage rack, roof-mounted with chrome accents
  • Luggage rack center rails
  • Assist steps, power-retractable
  • Fascia, front, body-color
  • Fascia, rear, body-color
  • Moldings, color-keyed bodyside with chrome accents
  • Headlamps, LED
  • Headlamps, Twilight Sentinel automatic delay
  • Headlamps, IntelliBeam
  • 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
  • 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) 7-spoke ultra-bright machined finish aluminum with premium painted accents
  • Sunroof, power, tilt-sliding with express-open/-close and wind deflector (Not included when (A4K) sunroof, delete is ordered.)
  • Headlamps, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) with (T74) Twilight Sentinel and flash-to-pass feature
  • Wheels, 4 - 22" x 9" (55.9 cm x 22.9 cm) 7-spoke chromed aluminum
  • Tire, full-size spare, P265/70R17-113S blackwall
  • Tire carrier, lockable outside spare
  • Assist steps, Black with chrome accents, mounted between front and rear wheels
  • 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
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, Vortec 6.2L V8 SFI (E85) with Active Fuel Management and E85 FlexFuel capability (403 hp [300.5 kW] @ 5700 rpm, 417 lb-ft of torque [562.9 N-m] @ 4300 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, heavy-duty, 6L80E, electronically controlled with overdrive and tow/haul mode
  • Throttle control, electronic
  • Transfer case, AWD, electronic automatic system, full-time, "always-on" all-wheel drive (AWD Model only.)
  • Differential, heavy-duty locking rear
  • Rear axle, 3.42 ratio
  • All-wheel drive
  • Cooling, external engine oil cooler, heavy-duty
  • Cooling, external transmission oil cooler, heavy-duty air-to-oil
  • 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
  • GVWR, 7300 lbs. (3311 kg) (AWD Model only.)
  • Suspension, front independent, SLA, coil over shock and stabilizer bar
  • Suspension, rear 5-link coil springs
  • Suspension Package, Magnetic Ride Control
  • Automatic level control, heavy-duty, air
  • Steering, power, rack-and-pinion
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc, VAC power
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless-steel
  • Recovery hooks, 2 front, frame-mounted, recessed in front fascia
  • Suspension Package, Road Sensing, electronically controlled shock absorbers
  • Rear wheel drive
  • GVWR, 7100 lbs. (3221 kg) (2WD Model only.)
PACKAGE
  • Platinum Edition includes unique upper and lower front grilles and fascia, (S85) unique 22" x 9" multi-spoke chromed aluminum wheels, (TQ4) LED headlamps, Cut-n-Sew leather wrapped IP top pad and door uppers, vinyl wrapped door lowers with contrasting-color French stitching, embroidered Cadillac insignias on front seats, genuine Olive Ash Burl and Walnut Burl woods with wood inlays and aluminum trimmed IP and console, unique console lid, (HNE) heated and cooled cup holders, chrome trim around HVAC vents, door handles and clock, full Aniline leather first and second row seats, full Nuance leather third row seat, (AYE) DVD screens located on backside of front row head restraints, (195) Ebony/Ebony interior, unique door sills, unique floor mats, (TQ5) IntelliBe
  • Premium Collection Unique Exterior Appearance includes unique body color upper and lower grilles, modified side vents to match grille, body color body side molding, body color door handles, new rear fascia with dual exhaust outlets, tinted clear CHMSL and tail lamps, new rear two piece appliqu
SAFETY
  • 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 child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bags, head curtain side-impact, first, second and third row outboard seating positions with rollover sensor (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bags, seat-mounted side-impact, driver and right-front passenger for thorax and pelvic protection (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, First Assist, Injury Severity Predictor, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav and Destination Download, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands Free Calling and available OnStar RemoteLink mobile app. (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Rear Park Assist
  • Rearview Backup Camera
  • Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Safety belts, first and second row belts to body, third row belts to seat, lap and shoulder all seating positions
  • Door locks, child rear security
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (does not apply to spare tire)
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system with navigation, compact flash, AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with MP3/CD/DVD video/audio changer DSP, RDS, clock, voice recognition and USB interface
  • 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
  • Entertainment system, DVD, backside of front row head restraints
  • Bluetooth for phone, personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system and HMI (Human Machine Interface)
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2013 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM Premier package, with over 140 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. And now add premium channels to your trial at no-cost. Welcome to the world of satellite radio. (If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change.)
  • NavTraffic is available in over 100 markets and works with your vehicle's navigation system to give you continuously updated traffic data right when you need it most - while you're driving. You'll avoid traffic tie-ups, save time and gas by getting alternate routes, and, in some cases, receive traffic speed and drive-time information. Plus, you can use NavTraffic at the same time you're enjoying SiriusXM Satellite Radio. You'll find that once you start using NavTraffic, you won't want to drive without it. (Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after trial period which is continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. Available only in select markets. For more information, see siriusxm.com/navtraffic.)
  • Audio system controls, rear with 2 headphone jacks (headphones not included) and controls for volume, station selection and media
  • Audio system feature, Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround Sound system with 10 speakers
  • Audio system feature, USB port, located inside center console, radio interface

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