The new full-size body-on-frame luxury SUV 2022 Cadillac Escalade is arriving. From our reliable source, the forthcoming model will introduce some interior changes, alongside mechanical ones.
As you probably know, this flagship SUV is one of the favorites and best selling in USA. It’s recognized by a massive grille with active aerodynamic shutters and refined LED headlights. If you are a fan of Escalade models, you probably know that this SUV is available with two engine choices. However, for 2022, some small mechanical updates will happen, providing better efficiency.
2022 Cadillac Escalade Facelift
Right now, we don’t know much about the exterior design of the forthcoming 2022 Cadillac Escalade. However, consider that the current model is still fresh, we think that the upcoming model will receive some small improvements.
The current SUV provides a very attractive design, and it has undergone a thorough redesign. The manufacturer added a new independent rear suspension, prettier styling, and a completely new front fascia. As we stated, the front dominates with a massive grille and active aerodynamic shutters improving aerodynamics. The Escalade also features new LED headlights and taillights, plus a rear spoiler. The design is really noticeable and can be even more ordering the $2,700 Sport Edition Package. This package includes black grille and body-side molding, plus a Midnight Silver 12-spoke 22-inch alloy wheels.
Cabin To Offers More Luxury
The upcoming 2022 Escalade as the flagship of the Cadillac lineup, must be up to date and provide plenty of luxury. For 2022, the manufacturer will use more quality materials and some of the new soft touches on the dash. However, like before, Faux leather is used in the base Luxury trim, while all other trims receive the real deal. For example, choosing the Platinum models, buyers should get more equipment and soft semi-aniline hides, interior ambient lighting, leather-covered dash, and door panels. Generally, the Platinum model offers a more upscale appearance. Like the outgoing model, the Cadillac Escalade comes in standard and long-wheelbase model form. The long-wheelbase model should provide more legroom for third-row riders and additional cargo space.
In terms of techs, the current model is refreshed, and the new one will follow that. That means the same three curved OLED displays remain to provide 38-inches of combined digital real estate. Alongside that, expect Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration and a Wi-Fi hotspot to be standard.
Two Powertrain Choices Available
Like the predecessor, the new 2022 Cadillac Escalade should probably use the same engines. This model is available with two engines. The first of them is available under the base model, and it uses a familiar 6.2-liter V8 direct-injected aluminum-block engine that provides an amazing output of 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. Moreover, this unit is also very efficient, thanks to automatic cylinder deactivation at light loads. From the latest rate in delivers in city/highway 14/20 mpg for (2WD), 14/19 mpg (4WD), 14/20 mpg (ESV 2WD), and 14/19 mpg (ESV 4WD).
The next engine is ideal for diesel lovers. This unit uses a 3.0-liter turbodiesel inline-6 delivering an output of 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. EPA fuel economy of this model on highway rates an amazing 30 mpg. On top of that, both models use the same 10-speed automatic transmission.
How Much Does a New 2022 Cadillac Escalade Cost?
The upcoming 2022 Cadillac Escalade is the SUV that is very popular in the US. According to Cadillac, the redesigned model will arrive at some point next year. From what we heard, the price of this SUV will not increase. So, consider that, the 2WD Luxury model will start at $76,195. However, if you are seeking more luxury, jump to Premium Luxury Platinum and Sport Platinum models. Both ones provide more equipment and 4WD as standard. However, the price of these trims can easily go up to $100,000.