Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV

$23,821 - $23,821
2012 Cadillac Escalade

2012 Highlights

The 2012 Cadillac Escalade gets minor enhancements to its navigation system.


  • Unique visual presence
  • long list of standard features
  • gutsy V8
  • civilized road manners.


  • Third-row seat lacks legroom and must be removed to maximize cargo space
  • lackluster braking performance
  • low fuel economy
  • high rate of theft.

Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV for Sale

Cadillac Escalade 2012 Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Black Raven Ebony w/Ebony Accents leather77,455 miles
Used 2012Cadillac EscaladeLuxury
Est.Loan: $546/mo
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Dealer Notes

2012 Cadillac Escalade Luxury Edition AWD, Black Raven w Ebony Leather, 20 Inch Plus Wheels, 3rd Rear Seat, A/C Seat(s), ABS Brakes, Air Conditioning, Alloy Wheels, AM/FM Stereo, Automatic Transmission, Auxiliary Audio Input, Blind Spot Monitor, Bluetooth, BOSE Sound System, CD Audio, Cruise Control, DVD Video System, Flex Fuel Vehicle, Front Seat Heaters, Full Roof Rack, Leather Seats, Memory Seat(s), Navigation System, Overhead Airbags, Parking Sensors, Power Liftgate/DeckLid, Power Locks, Power Mirrors, Power Seat(s), Power Windows, Quad Seats, Rear Air Conditioning, Rear Defroster, Rear Seat Heaters, Rear View Camera, Remote Start, Running Boards, Satellite Radio Ready, Side Airbags, Sunroof(s), Tow Hitch, Traction Control

Cadillac Escalade 2012 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Black Raven Ebony w/Ebony Accents leather87,702 miles
Used 2012Cadillac EscaladeBase
Est.Loan: $434/mo
18.6 mi away
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Super Nice 1 Owner 2012 Cadillac Escalade AWD with Every Service Record Since New!!! Loaded With New Tires, New Brakes & Rotors, Navigation, Rear Captains Chairs, Rear DVD Entertainment System, Rear View Camera, Heated & Cooled Leather Seats, 3rd Row Seat, Heated Steering Wheel, 20"" Alloy Wheels, Trip Computer, Cruise Control, Power Windows and Locks, ABS Brakes, Tilt & Telescoping Steering Wheel, Power Mirrors, Bluetooth, Amazing Upgraded Bose Stereo System and Much Much More!! Why pay Carmax or Franchise Dealer Pricing when you can buy directly from the distributor! Member car has a 30 year history of selling pre-owned vehicles to dealers wholesale, and is now selling directly to the public!Welcome to MemberCar of Rockville! We are a family owned and operated dealership catering to the DMV area and beyond for over 30 years. We offer tremendous value by pricing our vehicles below market value and offering a truly stress-free purchasing environment. We are very transparent in our purchase process, offering the easiest terms available with every vehicle in stock. Having our own extensive Wholesale/Purchase Division allows us to purchase mostly Local, One-Owner, Low Mileage, exceptional vehicles directly from the best sources, (Private Owners) instead of auctions. MemberCar has built our reputation upon successful, long-term relationships with our clients. During that time, we have become one of the areas preeminent providers of carefully selected, Maryland Safety Inspected, low mileage, local vehicles. We offer competitive Finance and Extended Warranty options, and we do accept all trade-ins. Our staff looks forward to the opportunity to earn your business, and we thank YOU for your time and consideration.If you just can't seem to find the time to come to us, we are also more than happy to bring a vehicle to your home or place of business!!!Don't take our word for it, check out what our customers are saying.

Cadillac Escalade 2012 Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Black Raven Ebony w/Ebony Accents leather95,517 miles
Used 2012Cadillac EscaladeLuxury
Est.Loan: $487/mo
White Diamond Tricoat Ebony w/Ebony Accents leather86,383 miles
Used 2012Cadillac EscaladeLuxury
Est.Loan: $492/mo
Black Raven Ebony w/Ebony Accents leather60,144 miles
Used 2012Cadillac EscaladeLuxury
Est.Loan: $590/mo
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White Diamond Tricoat Cashmere w/Cocoa Accents leather65,000 miles
Used 2012Cadillac EscaladeLuxury
Est.Loan: $580/mo
Reynolds Cadillac
63.8 mi away
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Black Raven Ebony w/Ebony Accents leather6,345 miles
Used 2012Cadillac EscaladeLuxury
Est.Loan: $764/mo
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Black Raven Ebony w/Ebony Accents leather24,858 miles
Used 2012Cadillac EscaladeLuxury
Est.Loan: $619/mo
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Hyman Bros. is pleased to offer this extremely nice 2012 Cadillac Escalade 2WD Luxury with only 21,000 Miles! A Perfect One Owner, Florida Owned, Non-Smoker Owned, Clean Carfax Certified! Responsibly Owned & Maintained! Finished in Black Raven over Ebony leather interior. Loaded with an automatic transmission, a 6.2 Liter V8, Navigation, back-up camera, Power Moonroof, Rear DVD Entertainment, Second Row Bucket Seats, Heated & Cooled Seats, Heated Steering wheel, 22 Inch Chrome Wheels, power liftgate, power running boards and so much more! This is a Stunning Low Mileage Luxury with 21,000 Miles- that would easily please the most discriminating buyer!!! ***$350 SHIPPING, PURCHASE ONE OF OUR VEHICLES AND WE WILL SHIP IT ANYWHERE IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR ONLY $350!*** Hyman Bros. accepts all trade-in's, If you have a Carmax Appraisal (We Will Beat It) We offer competitive financing in all states, If you are pre-approved with your credit union or bank (We can usually get you a lower financing rate) We have over 500 vehicles in our inventory to choose from! We can ship this vehicle to your front door for only $350! We are highly experienced in selling cars out of state and make the process simple and quick. Most of our vehicles include a 90 day/ 3,000 Mile Powertrain Warranty and a 3 day/ 150 Mile Moneyback Guarantee. We have been in business since 1946 and have maintained a perfect reputation! ~WE FINANCE ALL TYPES OF CREDIT SITUATIONS AND GLADLY ACCEPT ALL TRADES~ SEE OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.HYMANBROSAUTO.COM

Edmunds' Expert Review

It might not make as much practical sense as its rivals, but are you really interested in buying a 2012 Cadillac Escalade just for its third-row seat and cargo capacity?

vehicle overview

There are big SUVs, and then there's the 2012 Cadillac Escalade. There are luxury SUVs, and then there's the Escalade. You could buy any number of more sensible and all-around better vehicles instead, but there's just no substitute for the Escalade's visual presence and grand celebration of wealth and power.

The Escalade is the king of General Motors' full-size truck and SUV platform. It shares its basic body structure and dimensions with the Chevy Tahoe, but from there thorough upgrades make it so much more than just a rebadging exercise (unlike early Escalades). The 403-horsepower V8 gets the Escalade up to speed quicker than you'd expect from something so big. The suspension is adaptive, allowing for a more compliant and controlled ride. The styling obviously sports Cadillac's unique brand of pomp, but it's the interior that demonstrates a more luxurious aesthetic.

That said, there are still significant practical drawbacks. First of all, the third-row seat is cramped and uncomfortable for the middle passenger and must be physically removed should you need extra cargo space. The third-row seat in most competing vehicles folds neatly into the floor. The Escalade is also unwieldy on tighter roads, suffers from lackluster brakes and is very thirsty. There's also its perennial placement atop the list of most-stolen vehicles. In light of these drawbacks, it would be wise to check out the Infiniti QX56, Land Rover LR4, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and Porsche Cayenne. Each would be more sensible in one way or another than the 2012 Cadillac Escalade. But then again, none of them would equal its particular celebration of ostentation.

trim levels & features

The 2012 Cadillac Escalade is a full-size SUV available in Base, Luxury, Premium and Platinum Edition trim levels. It comes standard with seating for seven, but all except the Platinum can be fitted with a second-row bench seat that increases capacity to eight. Other Escalade variants -- the Hybrid, the extended-length ESV and the pickup-style EXT -- are reviewed separately.

The base Escalade comes standard with 18-inch wheels, an adaptive and auto-leveling suspension, a locking rear differential, a tow package, rear parking sensors, a power liftgate, automatic xenon headlights, foglamps and heated mirrors with power-folding and driver-side dimming. Interior features include remote ignition, tri-zone automatic climate control, a power tilt-only steering wheel, power-adjustable pedals, heated and ventilated 10-way power front seats with four-way lumbar adjustment, driver memory functions, heated second-row captain's chairs, leather upholstery and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Additional features include a rearview camera, Bluetooth, OnStar, a navigation system, a touchscreen interface, real-time traffic and a 10-speaker Bose surround-sound audio system with a CD/DVD player, satellite radio, an auxiliary audio jack, an iPod/USB audio interface, rear audio controls and two rear headphone jacks.

The Escalade Luxury adds 22-inch chromed aluminum wheels, a magnetically controlled adaptive suspension, automatic high beams, a blind-spot warning system, a sunroof, power flip-and-fold second-row seats and a heated steering wheel. Options include power-retractable side steps and a rear-seat entertainment system with a single display.

The Escalade Premium adds the above options plus body-colored styling components in place of chrome, dual exhaust outlets and painted wheels.

The Escalade Platinum Edition gets a unique grille and wheels, LED headlamps, upgraded leather upholstery, extended leather interior trim, upgraded interior trim, heated and cooled cupholders and a different rear-seat entertainment system with twin headrest-mounted screens.

performance & mpg

The Escalade comes with a 6.2-liter V8 that produces 403 hp and 417 pound-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission are standard, but all-wheel drive is optional.

In Edmunds performance testing, an all-wheel-drive Escalade took just 7.5 seconds to go from zero to 60 mph, a relatively impressive number for a vehicle this size. Properly equipped, two-wheel-drive versions can tow a healthy 8,300 pounds. Fuel economy, as you might guess, is pretty dismal. The EPA estimates 14 mpg city/18 mpg highway and 16 mpg combined with rear-wheel drive and 13/18/15 with all-wheel drive.


Standard safety features on the Escalade include stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes, front side-impact airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and OnStar emergency telematics. A blind-spot warning system is standard on all but the base model.

In Edmunds brake testing, the 2012 Cadillac Escalade came to a stop from 60 mph in a disappointing 144 feet; this is poor even for a full-size luxury SUV. In government crash tests, the Escalade earned an overall rating of four stars (out of five), with five stars for both overall frontal and side crash protection. Its three-star rollover score resulted in its lower overall rating.


On the road, the 2012 Cadillac Escalade delivers swift acceleration at all speeds thanks to its big V8. Its handling inspires confidence, especially with the active Magnetic Ride Control suspension, though you'll still never mistake the Escalade for anything other than a truck-based SUV. You will appreciate the ride quality, though, as it remains comfortable even with the larger 22-inch wheels. A relatively tight 39-foot turning circle helps with overall drivability, but maneuvering in tight quarters can be a chore despite the aid of the standard rearview camera.


The Escalade's cabin, highlighted by supple leather upholstery and attractive faux-wood and alloy trim, looks and feels more luxurious than what you'd find in a Tahoe or Yukon. The gauges and controls are well placed and intuitive in their operation, and there are plenty of luxurious features to keep you and your passengers comfortable and entertained.

In its standard seven-passenger configuration, the big Caddy features second-row captain's chairs and a three-person third-row bench seat. Adding the available second-row bench raises total seating capacity to eight. However, the 50/50-split third-row seats don't provide much legroom and the middle passenger must sit atop the gap between seats. The third-row seats also don't fold neatly into the floor as in most other SUVs. Instead, owners looking to carry bulky items are forced to either fold and tumble the entire assembly forward -- eating up precious cargo space -- or remove the heavy seats entirely.

If you choose to remove the third-row seats, you'll end up with a cavernous 60.3 cubic feet of cargo room behind the second-row seats. Fold those second-row seats down and the cargo capacity grows to an impressive 108.9 cubic feet.

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Features & Specs

Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)Premium 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)Platinum Edition 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 6A)4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 6A)4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
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Horsepower403 hp @ 5700 rpm403 hp @ 5700 rpm403 hp @ 5700 rpm403 hp @ 5700 rpm403 hp @ 5700 rpm403 hp @ 5700 rpm403 hp @ 5700 rpm403 hp @ 5700 rpm


NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

  • Side Crash Rating

  • Side Barrier Rating

  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover24.6%

Top Consumer Reviews

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Consumer Rating

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First Escalade
We bought this amazing SUV last summer after trading in our Enclave. Needless to say, we will not be going back! The Escalade is exactly what I expected it to be and more! The only down side about the Escalade is ride comfort. Even with the new magnetic ride control it has improved, but is not up to par with other SUV's in its class such as the Mercedes GL-Class. Other than the ride, it's amazing!
This is my 3rd Escalade I looove this truck!
I can't begin to describe how much I love this vehicle. Under diress from my husband, I sold my 2008 Escalade and went to a Buick Enclave. While the Enclave is a wonderful vehicle and extremely smooth ride, after 15 mths, I missed my big gas gusseling SUV! I missed the 6.2 liter engine. If you've ever owned an Escalade before, its very hard to go down(in size and performance)to anything else. I had been spoiled and continued to complain about letting him talk me into getting rid of my '08 Escalade which never gave me a lick of trouble. So, the stars aligned and he went and got me another Escalade. A newer, nicer one than I had before! All is right in the universe again!
Toughest test to pass
This car passed the grandchildren and dogs test! And comfort for the grandparents!!!
Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV Overview

The Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV is offered in the following styles: Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A), Premium 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), Platinum Edition 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 6A), 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 6A), and 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 6A).

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV?

Save up to $300 on one of 8 Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $23,821 as of 07/21/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV Luxury is priced between $26,739 and $41,971 with odometer readings between 6345 and 95517 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Cadillac Escalade SUV Base is priced between $23,821 and $23,821 with odometer readings between 87702 and 87702 miles.

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