The 2019 Cadillac Escalade is a full-size luxury SUV that has more of a conventional approach than a trendy one. But that didn’t stop the Escalade from offering its passengers a lengthy list of competitive technologies, apart from a lavishly decorated interior, and ultimately a smooth ride.
The lineup of 2019 Cadillac Escalade we witnessed at the Fontana Cadillac dealer showroom is consistent of trim levels that are named as the Base, Luxury, Premium Luxury, and tony Platinum and each of them offer a host of creature comfort depending upon the trim you chose. But then all the Escalade trims so come in an Uber Black coddling while a purposeful display of semi-aniline upholstery fusing leather and exotic wood trim is found in the Escalade Platinum trim. The 2019 Escalade is released in two sizes, one being the standard and the other a long-wheelbase Escalade ESV that adds a considerably large cargo room behind the third row.
Driving a 2019 Cadillac Escalade presupposes that you are at the helm of some real power that is derived from the 6.2-liter V-8 engine. The count of horsepower it makes is an impressive 420 and torque of 460 pound-feet. The Escalade that is configured as a rear-wheel drive a standard also offer all-wheel drive as an option. The engine is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission and the result has been already discussed above.
To make the performance unparallel to its rivals, Cadillac has installed some magnetic shocks in the architecture of the truck-based vehicle. This trick prompts the Escalade to become a confident trailer-hauling vehicle that can easily soak up the bad pavement with its own poised attitude.
It is mainly the unparallel performance that makes the 2019 Cadillac Escalade still one of the most cherished SUV in the market. Drivers from all corners have shared their words of appreciation about the muscle-truck acceleration and the surprisingly good ride it delivers.
The engine in the 2019 Escalade is aided with a prompt 10-speed automatic transmission that is known for its smooth-shifting response for the best handling it can get.
The magnetic dampers are made standard that quell up all the road imperfections through its aplomb. Quick and responsive in nature, the credit of this superb handling also goes to the perfectly-weighted steering wheel while the strong brakes administer a quick halt with a considerable nose-dive position.
Beneath its flashy styled body, the 2019 Cadillac Escalade we explored at the Fontana Cadillac is also given the support of a body-on-frame construction that takes full advantage of the live axle at the rear to get the perfect truck like feel than what its high-tech rivals offer. That simple design however pairs well with the V-8 engine and standby its ample towing capacity of 8,300 pounds. If you have opted for the 22-inch alloy wheels that is available on most of the 2019 Escalade trim levels, then you are entitled to get a still more thrilling ride.