With its admirable features such as the fuel consumption, which is estimated by EPA to be more than 50% more efficient than ordinary Escalades, it is truly an environmental friendly vehicle. Escalade Hybrid 2012 also has a torque rating of 367 lb.-ft. and 332 HP, which makes it more powerful than other brands. Furthermore, it utilizes AFM technology (Active Fuel Management) that detects when the full eight cylinders power is not necessary; thus shifting to only four cylinders in order to decrease fuel consumption.
It is also accompanied by a built in indicator, which gauges fuel efficiency so that the owner can maximize the use of fuel. The Escalade hybrid SUV has a unique braking system that replenishes energy produced during to charge its 300-volt battery. If these features weren't enough, the intelligent four wheel drive system is capable of being used as a two wheel system as well, which adds to its overall efficiency.