Used 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV

2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV
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2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Pros

  • Strong and smooth powertrain
  • sophisticated ride control
  • quiet cabin
  • bold styling
  • class-leading cargo hold.

Cons

  • Awkward to maneuver in tight spaces
  • non-foldaway third-row seat
  • lackluster braking
  • poor fuel economy.

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Cadillac Escalade ESV 2011 Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
121,474 miles
Used 2011
Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury
List$19,995
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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$300 Below Market
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2011 CADILLAC ESCALADE ESV AWD with powerful Vortec 6.2L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI Active engine and driven only 121474 miles! ** ALL WHEEL DRIVE ** LEATHER SEATS ** SUNROOF ** NAVIGATION ** REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTERM ** BACK - UP CAMERA ** REAR PARKING AID ** BLIND SPOT MONITOR ** BLUETOOTH CONNECTION ** HEATED AND COOLED SEATS ** DUAL ZONE AC ** REMOTE ENGINE START ** Fully loaded and much more! CARFAX CERTIFIED**FINANCING AVAILABLE** Contact our Sales at 703-445-2277All of our vehicles pass a rigorous Multi-Point Quality Inspection - Buy with confidence. No Credit, Bad Credit, No problem! Tax ID, No Problem! We Finance EVERYONE! Guaranteed Credit Approval! Rates starting at 1.99%. Apply Online at WWW.CAPAUTOVA.COM. - TRADE-IN WELCOME!!! - Extended Warranties Available! Call (703) 445-CARS (2277) to make an appointment or drop by to check out our new Chantilly showroom located at: 25280 Pleasant Valley Rd.Suite 150Chantilly, VA 20152 We are open 7 days a week - Monday thru Saturday ?9am-8pm , Sunday 11am-4pm, and any other time convenient for you - by appointment.
Cadillac Escalade ESV 2011 Premium 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
128,574 miles
Used 2011
Cadillac Escalade ESV
Premium
List$20,000
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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Cadillac Escalade ESV 2011 Platinum Edition 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
139,472 miles
Used 2011
Cadillac Escalade ESV
Platinum Edition
Car Advantage
38.7 mi away
List$21,999
Est.Loan: $401/mo
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Cadillac Escalade ESV 2011 Platinum Edition 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
124,595 miles
Used 2011
Cadillac Escalade ESV
Platinum Edition
List$20,712
Est.Loan: $377/mo
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$300 Below Market
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CALL 540-300-4540 ** HOME OF THE GUARANTEED FINANCING APPROVAL** CARFAX CERTIFIED, WARRANTED and VA inspected Vehicles, Got any credit issues? We got banks looking to finance YOU. CALL NOW @ 540-300-4540 We have the vehicle that fits your needs and will help you establish your credit at the same time...come and check us out and you will see why Autos Direct FINANCING CENTER is rated V.A. # 1 SUBPRIME DEALER. CALL NOW @ 540-300-4540Apply online at WWW.AUTOSDIRECTVA.COM and find out why we are the home of the guaranteed credit approval... OR CALL 540-300-4540Price does not include tax tags and registration, finance charges and a 499 processing fee.
Cadillac Escalade ESV 2011 Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
82,283 miles
Used 2011
Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury
List$24,995
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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Cadillac Escalade ESV 2011 Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
138,952 miles
Used 2011
Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury
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Cadillac Escalade ESV 2011 Platinum Edition 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
96,767 miles
Used 2011
Cadillac Escalade ESV
Platinum Edition
List$22,721
Est.Loan: $414/mo
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$300 Below Market
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CALL 540-300-4540 ** HOME OF THE GUARANTEED FINANCING APPROVAL** CARFAX CERTIFIED, WARRANTED and VA inspected Vehicles, Got any credit issues? We got banks looking to finance YOU. CALL NOW @ 540-300-4540 We have the vehicle that fits your needs and will help you establish your credit at the same time...come and check us out and you will see why Autos Direct FINANCING CENTER is rated V.A. # 1 SUBPRIME DEALER. CALL NOW @ 540-300-4540Apply online at WWW.AUTOSDIRECTVA.COM and find out why we are the home of the guaranteed credit approval... OR CALL 540-300-4540Price does not include tax tags and registration, finance charges and a 499 processing fee.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

With a formidable presence, the 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV is the odds-on favorite for luxury shoppers who need an extra-large SUV to accommodate lots of people and cargo.

vehicle overview

The 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV is the largest model within the Escalade family of luxury SUVs, offering the most space for passengers and cargo. With its extreme expression of power, size and utility, its appeal depends on your perspective. Environmentalists might consider it a brash and wasteful road hazard. Suburbanites could see it as a sweet way to roll with lots of friends on a big Saturday night. Large families with something to tow could use it as their go-to vacation mobile. Our take? The Escalade ESV is indeed all these things.

Sharing much of its DNA with the Chevrolet Suburban and GMC Yukon XL, the Escalade ESV is 21 inches longer than a standard Escalade, seats up to eight and is able to haul up to 137 cubic feet of cargo with the second-row seats folded and the third row removed. The ESV offers the same basic layout and features as its shorter brother, but adds more luggage room behind the rear seats and the option of a third-row flip-down DVD entertainment screen. In addition to unmistakable Cadillac styling, the ESV also boasts a quiet, finely trimmed cabin, sophisticated adjustable suspension and a brawny but smooth 6.2-liter V8.

Yet there are downsides. Its maneuverability, braking performance and fuel economy are most comparable to ocean liners. You might expect this from such a big vehicle, but you might not expect the need to physically remove the third-row seat should your load require the ESV's huge, available cargo space. Almost every other large luxury SUV has a fold-flat third row. Of course, the Escalade ESV costs more than its brethren, too.

For those who would prefer something less ostentatious and who don't require the Escalade ESV's extra-large capacity, the 2011 Infiniti QX56, 2011 Land Rover LR4 and 2011 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class are less cumbersome to drive and great luxury SUVs in their own right. If you do need something extra-large, the Lincoln Navigator L is an alternative, though it lacks the power and prestige of the Cadillac. There's also the subtler but equally capable 2011 GMC Yukon XL Denali. But for those who want it all, it's hard to go wrong with the 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV's unique combination of presence, pampering and performance.

Trim levels & features

The 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV is an extended-length full-size SUV offered in four trim levels: base, Luxury, Premium and Platinum Edition.

The base-model ESV comes standard with 18-inch wheels, an adaptive suspension, automatic xenon headlamps, power-folding and driver auto-dimming mirrors, rear parking sensors, foglamps and a power tailgate. Inside, it has leather upholstery, 10-way power front seats with heating, ventilation and driver memory settings, power-adjustable pedals, power tilt-only steering wheel, heated second-row seats, tri-zone automatic climate control, remote ignition, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, a navigation system, real-time traffic, OnStar, and a 10-speaker Bose surround-sound audio system with a CD/DVD changer, satellite radio and an iPod/USB audio interface.

The Luxury trim adds 22-inch wheels, the more advanced Magnetic Ride Control suspension (optional on base), automatic high beams, a blind-spot warning system, a sunroof, a heated steering wheel and power second-row seat release. Next up, the Premium trim adds power-retractable assist steps and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system with pull-down screens for the second and third rows (optional on Luxury). And finally, the top-of-the-line Platinum Edition brings it all with exclusive 22-inch wheels, LED headlamps, upgraded full leather trim, unique wood and aluminum accents, heated and cooled cupholders and DVD screens for second-row passengers. A second-row 60/40-split bench seat (eight-passenger seating) is available on all models except the Platinum Edition.

2011 Highlights

The 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV receives a number of upgrades including complimentary required maintenance for four years/50,000 miles, noise-reducing laminated glass and a new audio system with navigation refinements.

Performance & mpg

Every Escalade ESV is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 generating 403 horsepower and 417 pound-feet of torque. Power is transferred through a six-speed automatic transmission and either rear-wheel drive or full-time all-wheel drive. The automatic transmission features a tow/haul mode and manual-shift capability.

Accelerating from zero to 60 mph should take a bit more than 7 seconds, which is pretty quick for such a large SUV. Despite cylinder-deactivation technology for the V8, estimated EPA fuel economy is about what you'd expect from a big truck: 14 mpg city/18 mpg highway and 16 mpg combined for RWD models; AWD versions are a bit thirstier at 13/18/14. When properly equipped, the ESV can tow 8,000 pounds.

Safety

The 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV includes standard antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front side-impact airbags and full-length head curtain side-impact airbags with rollover protection. Other standard safety features include rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and OnStar communication. All ESV trim levels except the base model also feature a blind-spot warning system.

In Edmunds brake testing with the regular Escalade, we found that stopping distances were excessive, so it's likely that the larger, heavier ESV will fare even worse.

The Escalade EXT has not been rated using the government's new, more strenuous 2011 crash testing procedures. Its 2010 ratings (which aren't comparable to the new ones)were a perfect five out of five stars for frontal-impact protection. The regular Escalade also received five stars for side-impact protection.

Driving

The 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV is a massive vehicle, so the laws of physics are readily apparent when you approach its limits -- especially while braking. Maneuvering in tight spots can require extra caution and planning as well. That said, the ESV's powerful V8 delivers surprisingly quick acceleration, and its adaptable suspensions are well-mannered and calibrated to strike a satisfying balance between a smooth, comfortable ride and decent handling. Road impacts are noticeably harsher with the larger 22-inch wheels, however.

Interior

The Cadillac Escalade ESV's luxurious cabin rises above its more pedestrian GM relatives through the use of supple stitched leather accented with wood and metal trim and other higher-quality materials, which combine to form a unique contemporary atmosphere. However, some low-rent plastics make the Escalade fall short of other luxury brands.

The ESV's instruments are easy to check at a glance, and its controls are straightforward and intuitive. A new audio system with advanced navigation offers real-time traffic, expanded voice prompting and 3-D imaging of major landmarks. Out back, the available rear DVD entertainment system features pull-down screens for both rows, which should keep everyone happy on long trips.

The Escalade ESV can accommodate seven or eight occupants, depending on the second-row configuration of either bucket seats or optional bench seating. A power fold-and-flip feature for the second-row seats eases access to the third row. Unfortunately, a more convenient foldaway third-row seat isn't available, so owners must remove and store the heavy and cumbersome 50/50 seat sections in order to boost rear cargo capacity. With all seats in place, there's still 46 cubic feet of room for groceries, luggage or pets. With the rear seat sections folded and removed, the Cadillac Escalade ESV offers a cavernous, class-leading 137 cubic feet of maximum cargo space.


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Features & Specs

MPG
13 city / 18 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
403 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
13 city / 18 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
403 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
14 city / 18 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
403 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
13 city / 18 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
403 hp @ 5700 rpm
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Used 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Overview

The Used 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV is offered in the following submodels: Escalade ESV SUV. Available styles include Premium 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A), Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A), Premium 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 6A), Platinum Edition 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A), Luxury 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 6A), 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 6A), Platinum Edition 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 6A), and 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A).

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Save up to $300 on one of 6 Used 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $19,995 as of10/20/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 1 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum Edition is priced between $20,712 and$22,721 with odometer readings between 96767 and139472 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Luxury is priced between $19,995 and$24,995 with odometer readings between 82283 and121474 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Premium is priced between $20,000 and$20,000 with odometer readings between 128574 and128574 miles.

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