...The 2010 ESV rated five (out of five) stars from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration for front crashes, but both RWD and AWD versions fared less well with rollover scores (only three stars).If the Base Escalade ESV is not enough, the car can be upgraded to the Luxury trim. At this level, IntelliBeam headlamps are added, switching on the high beams automatically and toggling back to low beams when oncoming headlights or taillights are detected. A heated steering wheel, power tilt and slide sunroof, and a side blind-zone alert (which uses radar to detect objects or...
...Other standard safety features include rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and OnStar communication. All ESV trim levels except the base model also feature a blind-spot warning system. In Edmunds brake testing with the regular Escalade, we found that stopping distances were excessive, so it's likely that the larger, heavier ESV will fare even worse. The Escalade EXT has not been rated using the government's new, more strenuous 2011 crash testing procedures. Its 2010 ratings (which aren't comparable to the new ones)were a perfect five out of five stars for frontal-impact protection. The...
...22-inch wheels optional Power liftgate standard Interior The ESV's extended dimensions don't yield significant gains for first- or second-row occupants, but third-row passengers gain nearly 10 inches of legroom. Cargo volume behind the third row increases from 16.9 cubic feet to 45.8 cubic feet. With the third-row seat removed and the second row folded forward, maximum cargo volume is 137.4 cubic feet — about 28 cubic feet more than the regular Escalade. Interior features include: Optional DVD entertainment system includes a second 8-inch screen for third-row passengers Standard leather...
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