Ever since its discontinuation last 2013, the rumors about return in the Escalade EXT appeared online. New generation with the regular Escalade SUV started on this model year, while its EXT pickup version should produce a comeback with 2017 model year. Originally the rumors stated that individuals could see even 2016 version from the model. However, this doesn’t are true, ever since the model remains to be not confirmed, so we are approaching end on this, 2015 year, when tastes automakers presents their new models. 2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT now may seem like the most probable option.
2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT DESIGN
Changes with this pickup truck should bring same volume of news because the new generation taken to regular SUV. The two will share same exterior and interior styling. This means that 2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT should have new front and back ends, which is redesigned and modernized. The most noticeable change may be the grille. Previous EXT had meshed grille design, while new model features horizontal stripes. Only one body style has become available – four-door crew-cab pickup.
Interior is changed much more. Its sleek lines and great curves, match the bold exterior. Transmission positioning just isn’t changed, it remains placed behind the controls, leaving a lot of space from the center console. Better materials and nicer finishes really accentuate the beauty with the cabin. Various interior trims is going to be available. Completely three equipment levels from the 2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT is going to be offered, including base Luxury and Premium.
2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT ENGINE
Under the hood with the 2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT are going to be available just one engine. It is a 6.2-liter EcoTec3 L86 V8 engine capable of deliver around 420 horsepower and around 460 pound-feet of torque. The power will probably be distributed to any or all wheels via Cadillac’s 10-speed automatic transmission, first in automaker’s history.
New EXT includes Magnetic Ride Control as standard along with towing capacity between 7,900 and 8,300 pounds, based on equipment. Fuel economy rates will likely be known down the line, but Cadillac claims that new Escalade EXT will deliver 17 percent more efficiency.
2017 Cadillac Escalade EXT PRICE AND RELEASE
New model originally should show up on the market by the end in this year, bus may seem like Cadillac will never launch it before next season, 2016. Most likely big reveal could happen in mid-2016, or, perhaps, throughout the fall. Pricing should start around $70,000 or $75,000 but exact MSRP will likely be known nearer to release date.