2020 Cadillac Escalade Redesign, Spy Photos, ESV, EXT, Interior. The carmaker has announced the fifth generation of its well-known full-size SUV and it is the brand-new 2020 Cadillac Escalade. The new Escalade will get a handful of upgrades in every segment. It will be based on the new platform which will significantly reduce its weight. It will get additional engine options alongside the standard and those will include the new V-8 and plug-in hybrid engines.
2020 Cadillac Escalade engines, performances
Under the hood, the 2020 Cadillac Escalade will come with the same engine found in the current model. This it will most likely offer two new engines. The already familiar is a 6.2-liter V-8 engine which is able to make 420 horsepower and the torque of 460 lb-ft. It will work with a 10-speed automatic transmission and will come with a choice between two-wheel and all-wheel-drive systems. The standard rear-wheel drive model will get 14 mpg in the city, 23 mpg on the highway, and 17 mpg combined.
On the other hand, the 2020 Cadillac Escalade will also get a new 4.2-liter V-8 twin-turbo engine. This one will be able to generate 550 horses and 627 pound-feet of torque. This unit will be mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The second new option is going to be a plug-in hybrid. The carmaker has fitted a plug-in hybrid engine in the CT6 which combines a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with two electric motors. And the total output of this unit is 335 horsepower. The new Escalade might also use this variant.
New platform and design of the exterior
The upcoming 2020 Cadillac Escalade will be underpinned with a new GM T1 architecture. The fifth generation of this model will be significantly lighter than the previous fourth, generation model. And it will be for around 300 pounds.
And the whole design will be based on the Escala concept model. On the rear end, there will be a new sportier bumper and we will notice new designs of the wheels which will give the whole profile a more elegant look. It will keep its boxy appearance and larger proportions.
2020 Cadillac Escalade interior, design
Since the 2020 Cadillac Escalade will now ride on the new platform, we can expect significant enhancement of the interior spaciousness, especially for the third-row passengers. It gets upgrades and more quality materials and perhaps a new carbon-fiber trim. The dashboard will get a larger touchscreen with an upgraded infotainment system. The new Cadillac could also receive an independent rear suspension and the GM Super Cruise autonomous driving technology.
Release date, price
The brand-new 2020 Cadillac Escalade is set to reveal in the fall, next year. The price of 2020 Cadillac Escalade until now not yet confirm from an official. It could get slightly higher than the price of the current model which starts at around $75,200.