2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Overview
2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Exterior
The Cadillac Escalade has one of the most recognizable looks in the car industry and the 2013 Escalade Hybrid is no exception. With distinctive design elements, such as the typical Escalade grille and chrome accents, it’s not easy to tell the difference between the traditionally powered SUV and the hybrid—unless you catch sight of the obvious Hybrid badge placed around the car.
2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Performance
The hybrid system in the Escalade Hybrid incorporates a 6.0-liter V8 working together with a battery pack that is mounted under the second-row seats and two 60-kW electric motors located inside a unique automatic transmission, which is referred to as “Two-Mode.” This powertrain comes together to produce a 379 horsepower. Buyers can also decide if they’d prefer either rear-wheel or four-wheel-drive.
2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Efficiency
According to the EPA, the Hybrid returns 21 mpg combined, which is a great number for such a large SUV.
2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Interior
A contemporary design with high-quality materials creates a luxurious interior that will keep everyone comfortable, no matter the length of the drive. The straightforward layout allows for easy use of the controls, while the technologies all operate to perfect, allowing for a great driving experience. The Escalade Hybrid offers enough room for eight passengers, but it can get a little tight in the rear seat.
2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Safety
Standard safety features include stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes, a plethora of airbags, rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, a blind-spot warning system, and OnStar emergency communications. The Escalade Hybrid has received four out of five stars for overall protection in government crash testing.