For those wanting to spec out their new 2015 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV, a new mini-configurator is live on the automaker’s consumer site. Although Cadillac hasn’t revealed pricing for the 2015 Escalade, the luxury SUV will be available in three trim levels, three interior combinations, seven paint colors, and three wheel styles.
The standard 2015 Escalade comes well equipped including magnetic ride control, LED headlamps and taillamps, chrome 20-inch seven-spoke alloy wheels, and front and rear park assist. Inside, the standard model features a 12-inch reconfigurable instrument cluster, CUE infotainment with Bose audio and navigation, leather seating with 12-way heated and cooled front seats and heated second-row seats, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel with power tilt and telescoping column, and power-fold flat third-row seats.
Stepping up to Escalade Luxury model adds 22-inch dual seven-spoke painted alloy wheels with chrome inserts, Driver Awareness Package (Safety Alert Seat, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert), Side-Blind Zone Alert, Lance Change Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, IntelliBeam headlights, second-row power release fold-and-tumble seats, sunroof, and full-color head-up display.
The Escalade Premium model adds even more active safety features with the standard Driver Assist Package (Front Automatic Braking, Rear Automatic Braking, Automatic Collision Preparation, Full-speed Adaptive Cruise Control) as well as illuminated exterior door handles and a rear-seat entertainment system with 9-inch ceiling-mounted screen.
All 2015 Escalade models are powered by a 420-hp 6.2-liter V-8 mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Rear-drive is standard and all-wheel-drive is available on all models. Available paint colors include Dark Granite Metallic, Radiant Silver Metallic, Black Raven, White Diamond Tricoat, Silver Coast Metallic, Crystal Red Tintcoat, and Majestic Plum Metallic. A 22-inch seven-spoke alloy wheel with a machined finish is also available. Inside, the leather interior is available in three color combinations: Shale with Cocoa accents, Jet Black with Jet Black accents, and Kona Brown with Jet Black accents.
Check out the 2015 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV mini-configurator here.