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2015 Cadillac Escalade

I have never liked traveling to Monterey, CA. The picturesque coastal city is about 300 miles from my home in Los Angeles, which means cramped and uncomfortable regional aircraft are part of the equation when the turnaround is only one night. Over the years, I have cursed the LA Basin's bumper-to-bumper traffic en route to the airport, argued with TSA personnel over carry-on baggage and waited countless hours for the fog to lift just for the anguish of being packed into a small regional jet for the flight. Of course, the process repeats on the trip home with equal misery. Yet this time... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
6.2L V8
Power:
420 HP / 460 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$78,295
As-Tested Price:
$79,290
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