2017 Cadillac Escalade: Solidy Bulky; Offers Solid Presence!

Apr 25, 2017 06:00 AM EDT | Paul Urban

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade is an iconic SUV as it commands the much-needed attention and presence demanded by its discerning owners. It exudes tough yet classy appeal which easily makes it one of the most highly coveted luxury SUV.

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade also has significant changes for this year. For one, Cadillac renamed some of its trim levels. A classic example of this would be changing last year's Luxury Collection and Premium Collection to Luxury and Premium Luxury for this year. The Escalade is also bulky and heavy for weighing in over two pounds but it never struggles with speed.

It is almost true in most cases that being an absolute heavyweight significantly affect its speed. This is not the case for the 2017 Cadillac Escalade. The Escalade Platinum for one was able to accelerate from zero to 60-mph in 5.8-seconds. This is impressive as other supposed smaller and lighter SUVs lagged behind the time record set by Escalade Platinum.

The latest Escalade boasts of impressive towing power. It is capable of towing up to 8,300 pounds. Towing boats, campers, or even a mid-sized sedan is proven to not be a daunting task for the 2017 Escalade.

It also uses nothing short of quality for its interior. It boasts of interior fit for the elites and powerful owners of this luxury SUV. Actors, politicians, business magnates and much more are enamored by the sheer quality used in this exotic and luxurious ride.

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade also has received an impressive rating for its styling, comfort and quality, features, performance, safety, and fuel economy. Yes! Even fuel economy! As big as it is, many expect for it to chug down gas like a hungry beast, but surprisingly this SUV doesn't do that.

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade is easily one of the best luxury full-sized SUV. It is easy to understand why the powerful and influential members of the society are drawn into it. The commanding look of the Escalade automatically screams power which is a great representation of its distinguished owners.

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