by carguy2021 on Jul 25, 2012 Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV AWD 4dr SUV (6.0L 8cyl 4A)
I had it from about 90k miles to 140k miles.
You can't beat the interior comfort and ride quality.
The engine performed flawlessly, as did the transmission.
There was always a "growling" noise coming from somewhere in the transfer case.
It was very annoying, but I never did anything about it other than change the differential fluids and trans/transfer case fluids.
This did not make the noise go away.
From time to time the "service ride control" message would appear...and then go away.
The "service tire pressure monitor" message came on from time to time as well.
I had to replace an abs wheel speed sensor at about 115k. Rear susp leveler compressor went bad.
Front Heated seats broke.
by solomon on Nov 20, 2010 Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV AWD 4dr SUV (6.0L 8cyl 4A)
i had a 2000 Cadillac Escalade and now i bought a 2004 and i love it believe it or not i just bought it on 11-15- 2010 and i can't believe the great fuel economy 15.9 wow my focus that is new only gets 22 miles per gal for a 4 cyl that's realy awful i rather ride my escalade i love my used truck and highly recommend buying one and it is fun to drive oh got to run premium gas on 6.0 engines .
by G41 on Apr 6, 2008 Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV AWD 4dr SUV (6.0L 8cyl 4A)
Purchased the 2004 Caddy ESV in 2005 on a trade in of the 2002 Cadillac Escalade which was a lemon. The longer body style has improve for long hauling then the short body style. My 2004 Caddy does not have the DVD entertainment, but does have everything else i.e. navigation, satellite radio, CD player and a decent radio. Now that analog has become extinct OnStar and the other related emergency connections are useless. Vehicle has great "get up and go power!" Navigation CD is now outdated there is no new CD for the 2004 system to update, what a joke. Have not tried this vehicle off road, but in some of the heavy snow falls in the North East it out performed it self. It's just okay!
For 2004, the ESV adds XM Satellite Radio, a tire-pressure monitoring system and a towing package to the standard equipment list. The rear-seat entertainment system and sunroof can now be ordered together. A limited-production Platinum edition ESV will become available in late 2003 that offers a more lavish interior, dual DVD screens for the rear seats, 20-inch chrome wheels and a lowered suspension.
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