I must say that Cadillac and GM got their act together when designing the new Escalade. We have the ESV model and nothing can come close to it. So far I can only say great things about this truck! It truly defies its size the way it accelerates and drives. It sounds like a muscle car from the outside and the 6.2 liter V8 loves to rev. The 6-speed auto is actually pretty good on gas on the highway. Its a bit thirsty around town but understand we are talking about an 8-passenger 3 ton vehicle here. If you need the room and are looking for a first class SUV there is nothing that compares to the Escalade! Write the check and get one!
he interior is well thought out and designed. The entertainmnet system with the flip down screens and wireless headsets keep my kids occupied while we listen to our own music. The air conditioned seats and the intellibeam headlamp system (auto high beams) are great. The ESV model can swallow anything.
It should have auto up power windows. A third seat that folds down flat into the floor and Bluetooth capabilites would be nice to have as well. Other than that this truck is truly worth it. Compared to the other high end SUV's ...Range Rover, Navigator, Lexus and the Big Benz the Escalade blows the doors off them!