If you happen to’re opting for the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip right to the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this kind of automobile. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport’s trip and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport additionally presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport, which pushes the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Vsport into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.