2005 Cadillac Escalade Overview


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4.85 stars

Based on 4 reviews

Take It Or Leave It by Steve
 — Rips through the snow, even on 22's, keeps ya warm in the winter and looks bad ass in the snow. Very spacious cab with plenty of storage space in the bed. A little less room in the second row, and... Read More
Escalade Rocks by James
 — Are you kidding me! The Escalade has been a goal since I was a kind and now it's mine...I mean our's. Nothing like it. From the 7 passenger seating to the 15" DVD monitor in the back, this is the p... Read More
I Love It, I Just Want A Newer One. Change Color And Have Touch Screen On Nav by LaurieKampa93901
 — I love this car it's the best car I have ever owned and I have have owned lots of cars: Cadillac Coupe De Ville, Lincoln Town Car, Chev Silverado, Buick Regal, Olsmobile Cuttleess Supreme, Mazda RX7 a... Read More

2005 Cadillac Escalade Overview

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2005 Cadillac Escalade

For 2005, Cadillac revamped the instrument cluster and upped the horsepower to 345 on both trims of the Escalade.  The high-rolling SUV also gets advanced OnStar equipment, attractive exterior accents, and optional 20 inch wheels.  The '05 Escalade comes in  2 trims: 2WD and AWD.

Expect to get 13 mpg in the city and 18 on the highway.  Both trims have 4 doors, seat 8, and offer standard air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, power/leather seats, cd player, ABS brakes, traction control, and stability control.  Options include navigation system and sunroof.  In case you feel like doing some heavy lifting, the Escalade can tow up to around 4 tons.   

Overall, everyone likes the '05 Escalade's power, style, ride, comfort, looks, and solid towing capacity.  On the other hand, drivers have some occasional issues with the navigation system.  In addition, while the Escalade has a rep as a gas guzzler, would-be critics traditionally mention it with their tongue in cheek.  People know that the Escalade escalates your status and provides a ride you won't forget anytime soon.


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