The 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV is the version longer wheelbase regular Escalade, available trim levels are base, Luxury, Premium and Platinum Edition. The 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV up to seven people with type bucket seats of the second row standard, while an optional bench in the second row available in all but platinum increases the capacity for eight. The standard equipment on the base 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV includes 18-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, rear parking sensors, power-folding and heated mirrors, auto-dimming driver, a roof rack, automatic xenon headlights, fog lights, power liftgate , stirrups, remote key-less ignition and ignition/entry.
Inside 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV, the automatic climate control three areas, heated and ventilated front seats 10 electric features four-way lumbar adjustment and driver memory, power adjustable pedals, tilt steering wheel only power, second-row seat is achieved with heating and auto-dimming rearview mirror. Electronic features include a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar emergency communications, navigation system, voice controls and Bose 10-speaker surround sound audio with six-CD changer, satellite radio, iPod audio interface / USB, rear seat controls and two wireless headphones.
The 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV Luxury adds 22-inch wheels, an improved magnetic automatic adaptive suspension, automatic high beams, a warning system of blind spot, a sunroof, a power-folding second row -tumbling and a heated steering wheel. Power-retracting running boards and an entertainment system for rear seat are optional in luxury and are included in the Premium, which adds more unique exterior details and special 22-inch wheels. LED headlights are optional on the Premium and standard on the Platinum Edition, which adds further their own unique exterior trim, 22-inch chrome wheels, dash and door tops upholstered in leather, contrast stitching, heated and cooled cup-holders, upholstery enhanced leather and unique interior color options. Platinum Entertainment System also get dual screens mounted in the front headrests.
2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV Interior
The 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV cabin, highlighted by the flexible and attractive upholstery leather and woodgrain trim alloy, looks and feels more luxurious than you’d find in a Suburban. Gauges and controls are well placed and intuitive operation, and even the base Escalade is loaded with luxury features to keep driver and passengers comfortably entertained. The 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV can accommodate seven or eight passengers, depending on the configuration of the second row bucket seats, whether or optional bench seat. A feature of folding power and pull to the seats of the second row provides access to the third row. Unfortunately, a third-row seats fold more convenient is not available, so homeowners should remove and store heavy and cumbersome profiles 50/50 seats in order to increase the rear cargo capacity.
Still, with all seats in place, there are 46 cubic feet of space for groceries, luggage or pets. Only Ford and SUVs longer wheelbase Lincoln and the Escalade Suburban / Yukon XL relatives can match capacity to carry people and stuff at the same time. With sections and removed the rear seats folded, the 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV offers a cavernous 137 cubic feet of class-leading cargo space.
2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV Engine
On the 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV is a 6.2-liter V8 that produces 403 horsepower and 417 pound-feet of torque. A transmission unit and automatic six-speed rear wheel is standard with all-wheel available as an option. Wait 0-60 mph taking just over seven seconds, which is pretty fast for a large SUV such. EPA estimated fuel economy is what is expected of a large truck: 14 highway mpg city / 18 mpg and 16 mpg combined for RWD models; AWD versions are more thirst 13/18/14. Properly equipped, the ESV RWD can tow 8.000 pounds, while the model of all-wheel drive is rated at 7700 pounds.
2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV Safety
Standard safety features for the 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV include antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Other standard safety features include rear parking sensors, rearview camera and OnStar emergency communications. All ESV trim levels except the base model include a warning system of blind spot.
In braking tests, normal braking distance Escalade were excessive. It is likely that larger, heavier rates ESV worse. In government crash tests, the 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV scored a rating of four out of five stars, with five stars for overall frontal and side impact protection and a humble three stars for tipping.