2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV Owner Ratings & Reviews

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2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV - Big beast of a vehicle.

Escalade ESV Owner
Cadillac, Michigan
Overall
4.0
Value
4.0
Performance
4.0
Style
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Fuel Economy
1.0
Reliability
3.0
The Cadillac Escalade from 2005 is a huge vehicle, bigger than a Suburban from the same year. It's a stunning piece of automobile, with a huge grill and large style to match. The comfortable interior is definitely fit for a king or a queen, and the comfortable ride makes you feel as though you are floating down the road no matter where you go. There's plenty of room about the cabin for a big family and their things to carry around with them. The engine is powerful and can tow a lot with little concern.
Story
I hit a deer head on at 40 MPH and bounced it right off the front due to the bulky grill.
Pros
It's large and roomy, with plenty of space to carry most anything.
Cons
The biggest negative to a vehicle this size is the fuel economy. This is not a vehicle you buy to show everyone how much you care about the environment. This is one that is made to guzzle gas and be greedy every time you take it to the gas station. I am lucky to get 13 MPG on average. It is also a nightmare to park, you will not get this easily into a small parking spot at the local grocery store. Be prepared to have to walk since you generally have to park out in the sticks to have enough room. Since it is considered a luxury vehicle as well, insurance and registration tends to run a lot ... (more)