Cadillac has recently opened about the changes it has made to the 2022 Escalade. Also, the crossover lineup for next year. The fifth-generation Escalade comes in five trims, from bottom to top: Luxury, Premium Luxury, Sport, Luxury Platinum, and Sports Platinum. It does start with the updates that come across the lineup. Two exterior colors they are going to retire. Those include Dark Mocha Metallic and Shadow Metallic. Moreover, they are going to be replacing by three colors, Galactic Gray Metallic, Mahogany Metallic, and Wilder Metallic. In fact, the Escalade only offers one free color, Black Raven; all of the Metallics do cost $625, and in addition to new ones will, too.
Cadillac Escalade Lineup
Moreover, safety is the word for next year’s model. It will have more features going into more vehicles. In fact, the entire lineup will get GM’s Buckle to Drive feature. This is part of the Teen Driver safety suite. In fact, trying to make sure teens get the buckle in the clasp before taking off when Buckle to Drive is activating. It will not let the vehicle be shifting into the drive until the seatbelt is fastening. Therefore, it does start with a beep and a message in the driver information center. That is once the vehicle is starting, and times out after 20 seconds.
The last near-term whole-lineup changes are Near Field Communication going away, the tech has been superseding by modern smartphone capability. Finally, Super Cruise will eventually join the Escalade options sheet.
After that, the middle Premium Luxury and Sport trims are the big beneficiaries. In 2021, those two offered adaptive cruise control, automatic seatbelt tightening, enhanced automatic emergency braking, and also reverse automatic braking as options. Moreover, these features will come standard in 2022. In addition, to piling in more features necessitating a change to the optional $3,650 Driver Assist Tech Package that is presently offering, because the package does include three of the features which will come standard.