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2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid – Review

The 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is basically the world’s most luxurious SUV with all stunning and attractive features that are making it the most advanced and leading hybrid SUV. Recognition is the key of the leadership that is understood by Cadillac and therefore it is the world’s first full size SUV with eight seatings and GM’2-mode hybrid system that is limiting the consumption of fuel and is retaining the conventional capabilities of a full size SUV vehicle. The 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is available in both 2 wheel drive and four wheel drive form. The hybrid system of the 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is paired with a 6 liter gasoline V8 engine. The major market competitors of the 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid are GMC Yokon Hybrid and Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid. In 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid there are no major new changes are made for the 2013.

2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid - Exterior

Exterior

The overall look of the car is slightly different from its counterparts however for the 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid the company added hybrid badges to its front fenders, liftgate and C-pillars. The model is available in both standard and platinum forms with the addition of lots of attractive features and technological innovations. The standard version of the hybrid is marvelous because of its stylish monochromatic front grille, side molding, body color and door handles. Similarly the platinum version of the 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is also designed seamlessly and is complemented by jewel like headlamps and stylish and attractive front grille. The vehicle is equipped with 22 inch multi spoke aluminum alloy wheels. Both models have standard xenon high intensity discharge headlights and power liftgate with optional LED headlights and power retractable running boards.

2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid - Interior

Interior

At a first glance you will find the cabin of the 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid similar to other Escalade models. The interior of the 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is designed smartly that is matching its performance and stunning exterior. The finish is flawless and the materials used are of superior quality leather and natural warm materials that will wrap you in an elegant surrounding. The interior of the 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is laced with a navigation system of 8 inch diagonal screen with responsive touch and 40 GB hard drive and also features a NavTraffic real time weather. The second row seats are power fold that is offering a comfortable entry of the rear row passengers with just a press of a button. For the entertainment of the rear seat passengers, 8 inch diagonal display screen, remote control and and 2 channels wireless headphones. You can even start your 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid from a distance and can manage the temperature of the car according to your wish. The vehicle has an additional touch of luxury that in cold weather the seats will automatically turn heated to give you comfort.

2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid - Safety

Safety

Like all top notch vehicles, the 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is also equipped with a superior quality safety system including Stabilitrak with rollover mitigation, side blind zone alert, antilock brakes, three row side curtain airbags and rearview backup camera with park assist.

2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid - Performance

Performance and Price

The 2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is laced with 2 mode hybrid system and the vehicle is able to capture energy at the time of brake and stores it to the hybrid battery packs. The engine is 332 hp 6 liter V8 engine with automatic transmission incorporates a pair of electric motors. The base price ranges from $63,170 to $82,880.

2013 Cadillac Escalade hybrid - Rear

Pros

  • Comfortable interior and advanced safety system
  • Power folding seats

Cons

  • Problem with folding third row seats
  • Low mpg

 

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