2012 Cadillac Escalade comes with standard Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) or available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) in every trim level. As the fashionable vehicle among other luxury large SUVs, itâ€™s added with more luxurious amenities, especially the interior that could seats up to eight passengers in lavish comfort. Meanwhile, for its performance is delivering something powerful through the 6.2L VortecÂ® V8 engine equipped very well, even has poor gas mileage. MSRP prices of 2012 Cadillac Escalade start from $63,170 up to $82,775. Such as the last year’s model of 2011 Cadillac Escalade, there are four trims are offered: base Standard, Luxury, Premium, and Platinum for the top level trim.
2012 Cadillac Escalade Performance
Experience the driving pleasure with 2012 Cadillac Escalade through powerful powertrain of 6.2-liter VortecÂ® V8 Variable Valve Timing (VVT) engine that delivers up to 403-horsepower @ 5700 rpm & 417 lb-ft of torque @ 4300 rpm. Itâ€™s also supported with the mechanical specifications like these: SFI fuel injection, 39.0 feet turning radius, 160 Amps alternator, Independent with Coil Springs front suspension, 5-Link with Coil Springs rear suspension, 3.42 axle ratio, StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System, Traction Control System, Locking Rear Differential, Brake ABS System, and 4-Wheel Disc Brakes.
2012 Cadillac Escalade Standard
The highlight features of base 2012 Cadillac Escalade Standard includes High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, rearview backup camera, power liftgate (can be opened remotely), heated & cooled front seats, touch-screen navigation system, BluetoothÂ® phone connectivity for hands-free calling, BoseÂ® 5.1 surround sound system, SiriusXM Radio (three-trial months), OnStarÂ® Directions & Connections plan standard (for one year), and Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance.
2012 Cadillac Escalade Luxury
Next for 2012 Cadillac Escalade Luxury display the highlight features, such as: Magnetic Ride Control suspension system, Side Blind Zone Alert, heated steering wheel, power-release fold-and-tumble second-row seat, 22″ chromed aluminum alloy wheels, IntelliBeam headlamps, and power sunroof.
2012 Cadillac Escalade Premium
While the highlight features on 2012 Cadillac Escalade Premium trim are power-retractable assist steps, rear-seat entertainment system, unique body-color grille (bodyside molding & door handles), tinted clear CHMSL (center high-mounted stop lamp) & taillamps, and unique polished & painted 22″ wheels.
2012 Cadillac Escalade Platinum
Ultimate highlight features for 2012 Cadillac Escalade Premium: unique front fascia with upper & lower grilles, LED headlamps, heated & cooled cupholders, 22″ multi-spoke chromed aluminum wheels, leather-wrapped instrument panel & trim, TEHÄ€MAÂ® Aniline full-leather first- & second-row seats, Genuine Olive Ash & Burled Walnut wood trim, dual front headrest DVD screens with rear entertainment system featuring a total of 3 LCD screens, chromed-accented (bodyside molding, side vents & door handles), available exclusive Cocoa/Light Linen interior.
2012 Cadillac Escalade Rivals
In the luxury large SUV lineup, Cadillac Escalade 2012 really afford prove as the strongest competitor in its class. Among its rivals are Mercedes-Benz GL, Lincoln Navigator, Land Rover Range Rover, Infiniti QX56, Lexus LX, and more.