The 2013 Cadillac Escalade is the embodiment of presence and power, wrapped in elegance. With its signature styling, grand interior and sensational performance, Escalade is one of most acclaimed luxury SUV on the road.
Today’s pickups are available across the spectrum, from bare-bones work trucks to fully loaded luxury liners. At the sharp end of the luxury side is the 2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT. A true pioneer balances bold power with extraordinary accommodation. The 2013 Escalade EXT is a 5-passenger SUV that, thanks to its versatile Midgate® panel, can transform with ease into a 2-passenger luxury SUV with an 8’ bed. It offers all the styling and amenities that make Cadillac Escalade the most acclaimed SUV ever, while allowing 101 cu. ft.14 of secure storage and a maximum towing capacity of 7,600 lbs29. The Escalade EXT can carry and tow all the things you love in complete luxury.
Full-size luxury pickup, the 2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT is available in standard features on the entry-level Base model include an adaptive air suspension, automatic xenon headlights, foglamps, heated power-folding outside mirrors with driver-side auto-dimming, rear privacy glass, a roof rack, side steps, a fold-down midgate, lockable three-piece cargo cover, rear parking sensors, remote ignition and keyless ignition/entry.
Inside there’s tri-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, 10-way power front seats (with heating, cooling, driver memory settings and four-way lumbar adjustment), heated rear seats, power-adjustable pedals, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a tilt-only steering wheel and remote ignition. Electronic features include OnStar, Bluetooth, a navigation system, real-time traffic, a rearview camera and an eight-speaker Bose surround-sound audio system with a CD changer, satellite radio, rear seat audio controls, rear seat headphone jacks and an iPod/USB interface.
Powering the 2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT is a 6.2-liter V8 that produces 403 horsepower and 417 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission, full-time all-wheel drive and a heavy-duty locking rear differential are all standard.
In GAZ performance testing, the EXT went from zero to 60 mph in 7 seconds, which is very quick for a truck.
Standard safety features for the 2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT include antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Other standard safety features include rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and OnStar emergency communications.
As a conclusion we can say, Escalade EXT is a sport utility/pickup combination that quickly converts from a pickup with an enclosable eight-foot bed to a five-passenger luxury vehicle.