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2005 Cadillac Escalade

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Cadillac's big and bold line of full-size luxury SUVs consists of the Chevrolet Tahoe-based standard version, a longer Suburban-derived ESV and the EXT, which is a novel SUV/pickup truck combination that shares platforms and components with the Avalanche. Each offers comparable performance to its Chevy counterparts in all forms, but with added ride softness, amenities and attitude. For 2005, Escalade receives a revised instrument cluster and navigation-system upgrades across the line, and the ESV adds a new cooling system and the latest generation of OnStar. In its base rear-wheel-drive form, the Escalade holds a 295-horsepower, 5.3-liter V-8, while a 345-horsepower 6.0-liter V-8 is included with all-wheel-drive models, including the ESV and EXT. A long list of standard performance and convenience features includes front side airbags, the Stabilitrak stability control system, automatic tri-zone air conditioning, a Bose audio system, rear park assist, and the OnStar communications system. A DVD entertainment system and satellite navigation are optional.

 

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
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The Esacalde is supercharged and has Brembo brakes.

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I use the Escalade to tow my trailer & Corvette Z06 race car. The combination of HP due to the supercharger & Brembo brakes makes a phenomenal package. I have logged many miles towing and the Escalade has been... + More »
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
2015 Cadillac Escalade 2WD 4-Door Standard

The "new and improved" 8 speed transmission is awful!

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I am trying to figure out how to get Cadillac to take me Escalade ESV back. Transmission is undependable. The truck either surges when you want it to stop, or the transmission doesn't engage fast enough when... + More »
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
2015 Cadillac Escalade 4WD 4-Door Premium

this is my second Escalade and the quality and luxury of the vehicle is much improved. Last Escalade was very reliable and never required repairs, if this one is as good it will be a fantastic addition to my 4-car garage.

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Very classy exterior and interior. Family and friends are impressed with the style inside and out. The long list of standard features are impressive and the technology works very well, very intuitive when you... + More »
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