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What’s New About the 2020 Cadillac Escalade

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If you’re a fan of the Cadillac Escalade, you might be familiar that the brand is releasing a fifth-generation model in the near future. Since the brand will release the 2021 Escalade in the first half of 2020, the 2020 Escalade will boast few changes. It will also have a purportedly brief production run, as both the company and consumers focus on the brand-new fifth-generation offering.

If you can’t wait another year to bring home a new Escalade, you might be considering the 2020 model. Here’s what you should know about this version of the SUV.

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Two discontinued colors, one new one

Per GM Authority, Cadillac is deleting two exterior colors available on the 2019 model: Bronze Dune Metallic and Manhattan Noir Metallic. The 2020 Escalade will be available in a brand-new exterior shade: Dark Mocha Metallic. This color will automatically come with the top-of-the-line Platinum trim, though lower trims offer this color for an upcharge.

Other changes

The 2020 Escalade gets rid of the Escalade Noir Package that was available on the 2019 model. This offering included a polished exhaust tip, premium carpeted floor mats, and 22-inch split seven-spoke alloy wheels with Chrome finish.

In addition, the 2020 model phases out the DVD playback system with dual screens and the rear-seat DVD entertainment system. This leaves the 2020 Escalade with a single rear-seat entertainment option.

Chicago Auto Show - 2018 Cadillac Escalade PremiumConcluding thoughts

If you fall in love with the new Dark Mocha Metallic color — and don’t mind sacrificing a cosmetic package and entertainment option — the 2020 Escalade is worth considering. Though, if you’re craving more drastic updates to the model, you might just want to wait for the 2021 Escalade, which will arrive in the first half of next year.

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News Source: GM Authority