2018 Cadillac Escalade SUV Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2018 Cadillac Escalade SUV

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 Pros All-wheel drive can be configured for all trims.

 Pros The engine has more than enough grunt and the vehicle accelerates with ease.

 Pros The handling is composed as long as within reasonable cornering speeds.

 Pros The steering is accurate and changing direction is immediate.

 Pros The brakes have a predictable stopping force.

 Pros The base trim offers a lot of features for passenger convenience and comfort.

 Pros High safety ratings provide a sense of security for the potential buyer.

 Pros The running boards help in stepping up into the cabin.

 Pros The first and second rows of seats offer ample legroom and headroom.

 Pros The leather upholstery is finished well and the leather is of high quality.

 Pros The additional function (massage, heating, and ventilation) worked as expected.

 Pros The ride quality is stable on smooth surfaces and the adaptive suspension absorbs impact well enough.

 Pros Road and wind noise are minimal to maintain a relaxed atmosphere inside the cabin.

 Cons The steering feels cumbersome throughout the turning motion of the steering wheel.

 Cons The body lurches forward when braking hard suddenly.

 Cons The brake pedal feels soft and its stroke is long.

 Cons Additional advanced safety and driver aids only become available in higher trim levels.

 Cons The third row of seats has limited legroom, with the legs being compressed.

 Cons The seat comfort is average, especially when considering its price bracket.

 Cons The truck-based chassis is not as compliant to road imperfections compared to a crossover SUV.

 Cons The bigger wheels feel more jarring when going over rough patches on the pavement.

 Cons Vehicles of this size do not offer excellent fuel efficiency.