The 2021 Cadillac Escalade actualization a complete check (re-engineering and redesign) of the flagship SUV, and represents the fifth bearing of the Escalade nameplate. The all-new models actualization beat technologies that add new ambit to the iconic affluence SUV.
Featuring exclusive, first-to-market technology advances including a arced Organic Ablaze Emitting Diode (OLED) screen, the aboriginal AKG automotive audio arrangement and Cadillac’s acclaimed Super Cruise disciplinarian abetment technology, Cadillac’s flagship expands on its added than 20 years of segment-defining leadership.
“There is article appropriate about active an Escalade,” said Steve Carlisle, Cadillac president. “It has the adventurous attendance and absolute technology to drag the amazing and accomplish every drive feel like an occasion.”
The all-new 2021 Cadillac Escalade will still be offered as a full-size five-door SUV. An extended-length alternative will still be accessible as the 2021 Escalade ESV.
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is offered as a retail or agile model, with the Affluence actuality the abject model.
2021 Escalade Retail & Agile Models:
2021 Escalade Retail & Agile Trims:
The all-new 2021 Cadillac Escalade offers a absolute of eight exoteric colors, one of which is new. The Escalade additionally offers bristles autogenous blush options and three altered bench trims.
The 2021 Escalade blush options include:
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade signature architectonics evolves and strengthens, with added layers of adroitness and different appearances for Sport and Affluence models.
“Escalade has consistently fabricated a adventurous account that says you’ve arrived,” said Therese Pinazzo, exoteric architectonics manager. “We acquire adapted that account for a new era, abacus layers of sophistication. The ambition was to actualize a new Escalade that is apparent at a glance, and again rewards you with greater capacity on the added or alike third read.”
Escalade maintains Cadillac’s signature vertical lighting element, but the new estimation adds a sleek, accumbent headlamp to reinforce a broad, assured stance. The tall, vertical, rear ablaze signature continues but adds abysmal three-dimensional layers and finishes with abundant etching. Twenty-two-inch auto are accepted and strengthen Escalade’s adventurous appearance.
The added layers of detail extend to different trim elements and grille textures. Escalade will action Cadillac’s Sport trim for the aboriginal time, featuring a atramentous cobweb grille and atramentous trim beyond the exterior. Affluence and Premium Affluence models advertise a ablaze Galvano finish, while Platinum models top the range, with different autogenous and exoteric details.
Escalade’s new autogenous architectonics is heavily afflicted by Cadillac’s Escala abstraction agent — a architectonics that additionally debuted an OLED affectation — and break new arena with the first-ever Gideon Whisper Beige trim combination. This high-performance, high-fashion accessible autogenous is centered on a custom-woven bolt that adds a new akin of appearance and ambient to the Escalade’s cabin.
“The expectations and desires of Escalade barter are factors anybody in the Cadillac architectonics flat absolutely understands,” said Phil Kucera, autogenous architectonics manager. “This accustomed us to ability greater levels of abyss and detail than Escalade has anytime had before.”
The new arced OLED affectation is the centerpiece of the interior, enabling designers to accommodate and adapt the absolute environment, rather than artlessly inserting a accepted ellipsoidal awning into a accepted apparatus panel. The aftereffect is a absolutely fresh, chip berth attending that seamlessly blends the technology with handcrafted details.
A mix of cyberbanking controls and concrete switches action automated operation of agent features. The OLED affectation includes touch-screen ascendancy for the centermost display, while the autogenous additionally includes a full-feature rotary punch ambassador and council caster controls. Added touches accommodate stainless-steel apostle grilles, intricate brim on the aperture panels and ambient lighting with a avant-garde ambit of blush choices.
The autogenous is added acclaimed by no beneath than eight blush and trim choices, which accommodate different bench designs, with custom breach and adornment patterns.
The Escalade incorporates several advanced, vision-oriented features, including:
Industry-First Arced OLED Display
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade actualization an industry-first arced OLED affectation offers added than 38 inches of absolute askew affectation area, with alert the pixel anatomy of a 4K television. The technology delivers adventurous imagery, absolute blacks and the better blush ambit of any automotive affectation in assembly today.
The arrangement includes three screens: a 7.2-inch-diagonal blow ascendancy console disciplinarian advice centermost to the driver’s left, a 14.2-inch-diagonal array affectation abaft the council caster and a 16.9-inch-diagonal Infotainment awning to the driver’s right. The OLED is paper-thin, and its curvature positions the displays for optimal visibility.
The active blush and beheld affection of OLED technology also eliminates the charge for the accepted “hood” shrouding abounding archetypal in-vehicle screens, creating a brighter and beneath chaotic environment.
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is accessible with the afterward agent choices:
The both engines are commutual with the GM Hydra-Matic 10L80 10-speed automated and a 3.23 final drive ratio.
The all-new Escalade actualization added active dynamics acknowledgment to a new absolute rear abeyance and accessible Magnetic Ride Control, Air Ride Adaptive Abeyance and Cyberbanking Limited Slip Differential (eLSD).
Here’s a breakdown of anniversary of the above highlights:
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade rides on the all-new T1 platform, contrarily accepted as GMT-T1 or T1XX. The T1 is a General Motors agent architectonics advised for auto trucks and body-on-frame SUVs. It is the aforementioned anatomy the underpins the fourth-generation 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and fifth-gen 2021 GMC Yukon.
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade will be accumulated by GM USA at the GM Arlington plant in Arlington, Texas, USA.
Pricing on the 2021 Cadillac Escalade will be appear afterpiece to the official barrage after this year.
Cadillac has accepted that the 2021 Escalade will go on auction amid through the 2020 agenda year.
The 2021 Escalade fabricated its admission on February 4th, 2020 during a appropriate accident in Hollywood, California.
2021 Cadillac Escalade Specs
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