Cadillac is planning to launch the 2017 Cadillac Escalade as a successor of the current Escalade lineup although it is still in concept stage. This new lineup will be a makeover model with lot of modern styling. The automaker is making this move so that can they can attract more customers. The Escalade is the best model of GM’s luxury brand Cadillac. This full size luxury SUV was first launched in the market in 1999. From then it has been covering majority of the sales number of Cadillac and automaker are hoping this new 2017 version will do the same. People who are planning to buy high end luxury, high quality and breathe taking performance SUV, and then they should wait for this model.
2017 Cadillac Escalade: Improvements and Changes
The exterior of 2017 Cadillac Escalade will include lot of improvement including the bodywork and the overall body design. Although this makeover doesn’t indicate that it will make drastic changes. Changes on this truck will attract more customers in putting this SUV in their bucket list. It will come in different trim levels and they are Standard, Premium and Platinum. These trim levels provide customer a lot of choice which is a good sign for the company.
The accessory change that will undergo would make this more eye-catching to the potential buyers. It will also acquire some new color choices and they are Red Passion Tintcoat, Gray Silk Metallic, Dark Emerald metallic and Crystal White Tricoat. The front end of the car include large slit chrome grille, big LED head lamp, LED fog lamp, lower air vent with chrome cover and broad front bumper.
The side part of the car will include sleek bodyline curves, antenna, sunroof, side chrome line, body colored door handle, power side mirror with turning indicator, large alloy wheels with all season tires and tinted window with chrome surrounding. The rear portion of the car will include large LED taillight, body colored bumper, rear wiper, rear camera, power tailgate and chrome exhaust tip.
Interior of this SUV will carry some changes so that keep with the exterior refreshment. It will get modern leather upholstery for seat that will enhance the styling of the interior. The interior accent might adopt a leather black touch that will give a posh outlook. It might also get various interior trims. The cockpit display will get all modern tech updates that will help this SUV to keep up with other luxury SUVs in the market.
2017 Cadillac Escalade: Engine and MPG
The 2017 Escalade will be motorized by a 6.2 EcoTec Flex Fuel V-8 engine that can produce 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. This engine is highlighted with Energetic Energy Administration, although there isn’t any official statement about the detail specifications from the automaker. It will get a six speed and eight speed automatic transmission system in gear box choice. The EPA rating is estimated to stay around 17 mpg in city and 22 mpg in highway.
Price and Release
The 2017 Cadillac Escalade will release by the mid of 2017 with a price tag of $73,000.