Used 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV

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 Pros Possible seating for eight passengers.

 Pros Extended wheelbase gives third row passengers an extra 10 inches of legroom.

 Pros Enormous amount of cargo space with the seats up and down.

 Pros Optional third row DVD player is a definite benefit for those with kids.

 Pros Captain’s chairs in first and second rows are incredibly comfortable.

 Pros Strong V8 engine provides fierce acceleration and impressive towing capabilities.

 Pros High-quality materials used throughout.

 Pros Attractive exterior styling.

 Pros Small turning circle to aid in parking.

 Pros Smooth and quiet ride.

 Pros Steering is surprisingly responsive for a vehicle of this size.

 Cons All-wheel drive is an expensive option.

 Cons Very thirsty engine returning only 13 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highway, as a rear-wheel drive.

 Cons Expensive MSRP isn’t affordable for most budgets, and adding packages makes the price even higher.

 Cons Layout of cabin is outdated with cluttered controls.

 Cons Low seatbelt and high front seats makes you feel a little confined.

 Cons Braking distance fails to impress when tested.

 Cons Ride quality is significantly compromised with 22-inch rims.

 Cons Third row seat does not fold flat, so it would need to be removed for bulky cargo.