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2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD
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Luxury AWD
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Fleet 4WD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

A new independent rear suspension means a more comfortable ride for rear passengers in Cadillac’s fully-redesigned flagship SUV. Of course, it’s not just the new suspension that’s maki...

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

The full-size SUV segment is a relatively small one, and Chevrolet dominates it. The Tahoe, and its extended-length twin, the Suburban, account for about half of all big SUV sales desp...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 10
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8


2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 28.3 gal 24 gal
Fuel Type
277 hp @ 3,750 RPM
420 hp @ 5,600 RPM
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
460 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
460 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,000 cc
6,200 cc
5,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.3 in x 3.54 in
4.06 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.62 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 8 seats 9 seats
Front Legroom 44.5 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in 42 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 41.5 cu ft 25.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,548 lbs 1,746 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,400 lbs 7,700 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,900 lbs 8,200 lbs
Length 227 in 210.7 in
Width 81.1 in 81 in
Height 76.4 in 75.9 in
Wheelbase 134.1 in 120.9 in

Available Options

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
Luxury AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Mocha Metallic
  • Dark Moon Blue Metallic
  • Infrared Tintcoat
  • Sandstone Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Metallic

Option Packages

  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 12-Spoke Chrome Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 12-Spoke Gloss Black Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Multi-Spoke Polished Alloy Wheels With Dark Android Gloss Finish
  • LPO, Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
  • LPO, Bright Sport Mesh Grille With GALVANO Surround
  • LPO, Cargo Convenience Package
  • LPO, Cat-Back Performance Exhaust
  • LPO, Illuminated Door Sill Plates, Front And Rear
  • LPO, Illumination Package
  • LPO, Performance Upgrade Package
  • LPO, Radiant Package
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD

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