Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD Information

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Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 1 recall, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 1 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2013 2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2012 2012 Cadillac Escalade EXT SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2011 2011 Cadillac Escalade EXT SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2006 2006 Cadillac Escalade EXT w/SAB Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated 3
2005 2005 Cadillac Escalade EXT w/SAB; w/updated ESC Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated 3
2004 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2003 2003 Cadillac Escalade EXT 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated 2
2002 2002 Cadillac Escalade EXT 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated 2

Fuel Efficiency

Cadillac has manufactured models of Escalade Ext AWD for 8 years. They average 13.3 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2013 Escalade Ext AWD above average at 14 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2013 Escalade Ext AWD to be $2,750 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $6,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Escalade Ext AWD consumes about 24 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Escalade Ext AWD emits 612 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 9,180,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 437 trees would offset these emissions. The Escalade Ext AWD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2013 Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD 14 18 13
2012 Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD 14 18 13
2011 Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD 14 18 13
2006 Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD 13 16 12
2005 Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD 13 16 12
2004 Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD 13 16 12
2003 Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD 13 15 11
2002 Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD 12 14 10

MPG breakdown by model options

The Cadillac Escalade Ext AWD has 8 different model options on record with the EPA since 2002. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2013 Automatic 6-spd, 8-cyl, 6.2 L 14 18 13
2012 Automatic 6-spd, 8-cyl, 6.2 L 14 18 13
2011 Automatic 6-spd, 8-cyl, 6.2 L 14 18 13
2006 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 6.0 L 13 16 12
2005 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 6.0 L 13 16 12
2004 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 6.0 L 13 16 12
2003 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 6.0 L 13 15 11
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 6.0 L 12 14 10