Safety

The Escalade ESV's second-row captain's chairs had the only Latch anchors in this three-row SUV. The Latch anchors are easy to access. The tether anchors are at the bottom of the captain's chair seatbacks, so their accessibility isn't great but this isn't uncommon. A variety of child-safety seats fit without a problem in the Escalade ESV, with the exception of the third row's center seating position.

The 2011 Escalade ESV received three out of five stars in rollover crash-test ratings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, but it hasn't undergone the agency's other crash tests. It also hasn't been crash-tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Standard safety features include rear-wheel drive, all-disc antilock brakes, an electronic stability system with rollover mitigation technology, traction control, a blind spot warning system, a backup camera with rear parking sensors, and six airbags, including side curtains for all three rows. Four-wheel drive is optional.

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    Glove Box
    Pull the bottom of the glove box handle upward to open it. Use the key to lock and unlock the glove box. ...

    Safety Belt Reminders
    Driver Safety Belt Reminder Light There is a driver safety belt reminder light on the instrument panel cluster. When the vehicle is started, this light flashes and a chime may come on to remind ...

    Tips and Troubleshooting
    IR Sensor Inoperative: Check that the batteries are good in the remote control. Check that the remote Control IR Sensor is not blocked. Aim the remote control toward the IR Sensor being controlled ...