Cadillac, one of the oldest luxury vehicle manufacturers in America, presents the 2012 Escalade Hybrid SUV. This amazing sport utility vehicle has improved gas mileage with reduced carbon dioxide emissions, making it an excellent choice for environmental enthusiasts. Furthermore, the Escalade Hybrid uses two types of power, including electricity produced by electric motors and the power generated by the gas engine. It has an EPA approximated 23 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in the city, making it the greatest fuel optimized vehicle in its segment. In a time when gas prices are at all-time high, one can't help but be impressed by these savings. Also, its appointed with advanced features exclusive to its class such as the Magnetic Ride Control, which is the vehicle suspension control that provides assistance during quick maneuvers. It is also responsible for reducing noise and vibration, thereby producing a smoother driving experience.
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These sport utility vehicles also have automatic front and rear balance control keeping the vehicle level especially when passengers and goods are on board. If that's not enough, the front independent suspension and front and rear stabilizer bars ensure a smooth ride for everyone on board, on all types of terrain.
The Escalade Hybrid SUV contains all of the luxurious perks of its pedigree. It can accommodate eight persons comfortable, and is outfitted with 14-way adjustable leather seats, which are fitted for an affluent ride with the seams stitched using French techniques. These seats can be heated or cooled according to personal preferences. It also has the most lavish entertainment system that you could possibly ask for, including the flip down, easy to use screen that measures 8 inches.
Moving forward, Escalade Hybrid also comes with a very strong 6.2-liter V-8 engine that produces 332 horsepower and 367 pound-feet of torque, making it a surprisingly powerful vehicle. Price ranges from $73,850 up to $83,000, putting it in the luxury class, but leaving it still affordable. When compared with other vehicles in this particular class, the 2012 Escalade Hybrid is far more expensive because it is one of the very few hybrid sport utility vehicles with powertrain systems that allow the vehicle to have two fuel sources, as mentioned above. However, if this is a little out of your budget, similar vehicles such as Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid and GMC Yukon Hybrid are available. The Escalade Hybrid is really the vehicle to beat, but some may hesitate because of the price.